Sandia Administration
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Position Summary

Under general supervision, responsible for the overall operation/administration of the Resort & Casino Facilities department and/or maintenance activities including building maintenance, repair, remodel, renovation, construction, and contract services.


The facility is a 24/7 establishment.  This position will be required to work any shift, including swing and graveyard.

Supervision Exercised

Supervised by the Chief Operating Officer.


Supervises the Facilities Supervisors.

Major Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Directs, supervises and evaluates the work assigned employees.
  2. Participates in the preparation of bid specification and related construction documents; evaluates bids and proposals in accordance with purchasing and building safety policies.
  3. Provides direction to Facilities staff regarding building maintenance, (in particular the mechanical plant, chillers, cooling towers, boilers, fan units), maintenance and repair of guest facilities, (in particular the casino floor, the hotel guest rooms, restaurant and kitchen production equipment), receiving incoming material and equipment and inventory control for capital equipment.
  4. Works closely with the major operating departmental managers, in particular; casino, food and beverage, culinary, housekeeping, security, convention center and front desk to give timely solutions to any facility and/or equipment related problem and/or provide timely follow up and information as to the status and progress of project and work to be completed.
  5. Oversees schedules for preventative maintenance, equipment replacement, energy maintenance, health and safety, and hazardous materials.
  6. Coordinates construction, remodel and renovation activities.  Ensures compliance with applicable codes, regulations and ordinances.
  7. Maintains blueprints and specification files for buildings, systems and major equipment.
  8. Manages, trains, and evaluates assigned staff in each area of the facilities maintenance function.
  9. Inspects buildings, facilities and equipment for damage and/or vandalism.  Ensures that repairs are made.
  10. Participates in the evaluation and selection of contracted services; provides guidance and day-to-day supervision of staff responsible for coordinating contracted services.
  11. Assists in preparation of annual budget for Facilities Department; administers budget and monitors departmental expenses.
  12. Maintains inventory and orders equipment/supplies as needed.
  13. Interviews applicants and makes hire and discharge recommendations.
  14. Prepares and maintains files, records, reports, and related documents in support of departmental activities.
  15. Conducts staff meetings and ensures effective customer/employee relations.
  16. Enforces general Resort and Casino policies, rules, practices, procedures and other management control documents.
  17. Perform additional duties and responsibilities as necessary or assigned.



Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  1. Ability to supervise and direct the work of others.
  2. Ability to type, prepare and maintain office reports and records.
  3. Ability to maintain an equipment/supply inventory.
  4. Knowledge of the operation/maintenance requirement on electrical, heating, cooling and related building mechanical systems.
  5. Knowledge of basic carpentry.
  6. Knowledge of general safety rules, requirements, procedures and reporting requirements.
  7. Ability to communicate effectively and maintain good public relations.
  8. Knowledge of overall supplies used in casino operations.


Minimum Qualifications, Education and Experience


  1. Bachelor’s Degree and four (4) years’ experience in general construction or building maintenance.  Any combination of education from an accredited college or university in a related field and/or direct experience totaling eight (8) years may substitute for the required education and experience.
  2. Four (4) years’ Facility supervisory experience.

Licensing Status

  1. Must be able to obtain and maintain the required Gaming License.
  2. Will require a post-offer, pre-employment and random drug screening.

Working Conditions

  1. Work is performed indoors and outdoors. Outdoor work is subject to extreme temperatures and inclement weather conditions.
  2. Must be able to work a flexible schedule including weekends and holidays.
  3. Work hours are subject to change with overtime work required.
  4. Subject to hazards, which may cause personal bodily harm; smoke, common colds, influenza, dust, orders and elevated noise levels.
  5. Tasks may be performed on uneven, inclined, hard and soft-carpeted floors, outdoor surfaces, cement structures and surfaces.
  6. Duties may involve walking, standing for long periods of time, sitting and crouching.
  7. Specifically required movements include the following:
  • Trunk-bend, twist, rotate, push, pull, and carry
  • Arms-reach, carry, lift, twist, and rotate
  • Legs-lift, push, pull, twist, and rotate
  • Hands-Grasp, manipulate, bilateral coordination, hand and eye coordination, overall and finger dexterity.