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Assistant Director, Engineering

Company: Great Lakes Services, LLC
Location: Kansas City
Posted on: July 22, 2021

Job Description:

At Great Wolf, the Assistant Director of Engineering supervises maintenance operations and physical condition of the facility to ensure the highest quality standards of guest satisfaction within the allotted budget.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Meets maintenance operational standards by contributing maintenance information to strategic plans and review; implementing production, productivity, quality, and customer-service standards; resolving problems
  • Evaluates functionality and reliability of facility systems and associated equipment by conferring with operating departments; identifying problems and requirements
  • Maintains function and reliability of facility systems and associated equipment by implementing a preventive maintenance program; operating and testing systems and equipment; restoring, repairing, rebuilding, or replacing faulty or inoperative components and parts
  • Improves function and reliability of facility systems and associated equipment by studying performance results; identifying, recommending, and implementing changes, expansions, and additions
  • Perform supervisory responsibilities by selecting, training, scheduling, coaching and counseling with disciplinary measures, as necessary
  • Evaluate performance of the team and recommending compensation actions
  • Maintains safe and healthy work environment by following standards and procedures; complying with legal codes and regulations
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities, staying up to date with the industry
  • Accomplishes maintenance and organization mission by completing related results as needed

Basic Qualifications & Skills

  • Associate's degree or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years experience with hands-on equipment maintenance; must include experience with solving electronics failures, using such tools as test clips for device packages along with grabbers, SMD tweezers, probes, and insertion/extraction tools
  • 3+ years experience with supervising work for a team of technically skilled individuals

Desired Qualifications & Traits

  • Plumbing License, Certified Pool & Spa (CPO) License, Aquatic Facility Operator (AFO) Certified
  • Previous experience in leadership role in resort/waterpark setting
  • Able to develop, implement, and monitor programs that adhere to all appropriate regulations, including: Ergonomics, Emergency Response, Injury and Illness Prevention, and Hazard Communications
  • Excellent people management skills including resolving conflict, coaching and developing others, promoting teamwork, and performance management

Physical Requirements

  • Able to lift up to 15 lbs
  • Able to bend, stretch, and twist
  • Able to sit or stand for long periods of time
  • Able to climb multiple flights of stairs on daily basis and walk frequently

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: Great Lakes Services, LLC, Kansas City , Assistant Director, Engineering, Other , Kansas City, Kansas

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