Resorts - Chief Engineer - Big Cedar Wilderness Club in Ridgedale, MO by Bluegreen Vacations

Date Posted: 6/14/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

The purpose of the Chief Engineer is to direct the resort maintenance/technical and public area staff to effectively maintain all resort facilities/equipment/property. The Chief Engineer is responsible for maintaining proper working relations within the department and with other operating departments on property and for providing outstanding guest satisfaction.

• Ensure all maintenance and public area SOP's are being followed as outlined in the SOP manual.
• Accountable for the safe and efficient maintenance of the resort through proper supervision and management of maintenance, technical and public area staff.
• Assist as required in solving complex maintenance problems.
• Direct the implementation of maintenance plans with consideration to operational and budgetary constraints.
• Schedule and perform routine/preventive/emergency maintenance and troubleshooting of equipment.
• Work with other department managers to schedule and co-ordinate inspections and repairs.
• Responsible for the hiring, training and supervision of maintenance staff.
• Responsible for supervising overall activities of maintenance and public area staff, including employee development through training, performance evaluations, and salary administration.
• Organize and hold monthly department meetings.
• Develop, implement, and monitor all maintenance policies and procedures, inspections and schedules, and maintain logs and reports.
• Manage and achieve all areas of budgets by implementing proper cost controls i.e.: purchase orders/inventory, reviews/bids, etc.
• Establish both short and long term budgets and forecasts for maintenance. Display sound judgement in regards to managing cost control measures.
• Provide outstanding guest satisfaction and courteous cooperation with fellow associates in all departments.

Job Requirements

4-year college degree and/or comparable industry experience and/or Technical Trade School education
8+ years Maintenance Industry/Hospitality experience. 6 years in a leadership capacity for a 700+ keys facility with 80% seasonal occupancy, multiple buildings and complex mechanical equipment.
Oversight responsibility for a department of 50 or more mechanics and support staff.
Extensive knowledge of plumbing, electrical, HVAC, refrigeration, masonry, carpentry and safety operating systems. Knowledge in OSHA regulations, National, State and Local building regulations and codes, equipment operations and preventive maintenance procedures; Extensive knowledge and certification in swimming pool and spa operations and maintenance; Demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks; Microsoft Office Systems proficiency; Microsoft Project and CAD (Computer-aided design) experience a plus; Facility specific skills to include but not limited to Hot SOS, TSW, BORS, etc.

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