Sandia Administration
Job Code
Employment Status



Position Summary
Under direct supervision of the Hard Maintenance Supervisor, the Hard Maintenance Lead is a working lead person and is required to assume the same duties ensuring required carpentry, plumbing, painting, carpet repair to include minor electrical and plumbing maintenance duties necessary to keep the casino in good repair or upgrade all facilities and structures pertaining to Sandia Resort and Casino. The Hard Maintenance Lead is responsible for equipment and tools necessary to perform such work, and will assume the Hard Maintenance Supervisors’ duties when absent.
Supervision Exercised
Under the direct supervision of the Hard Maintenance Supervisor, the Lead position will oversee the work orders and workers assigned to the Hard Maintenance Department.
Major Duties and Responsibilities
  1. Lead for job/work orders in progress. Directs individual workers or crews in the accomplishment of work, resolves technical problems as required by the Supervisor.
  2. Assures satisfactory completion and review of the quality of work.
  3. In the absence of the Supervisor, will assign new work, and provide specific instructions. On more complex work orders, may make advance visits to job site to assist in the determination of work required.
  4. May shift workers from one job site to determine the extent of work required, after coordination with the Supervisor and/or Facilities Manager.
  5. Coordinates work with other involved units and requests assistance from other units as needed and/or directed by the Supervisor or Facilities Manager.
  6. Keeps Supervisor and/or Facilities Manager informed on overall work operations and problems.
  7. Coordinates, with the Supervisor required training, may recommend promotions, demotions and commendations.
  8. Completes job performance reports in the absence of the Supervisor with guidance of the Facilities Manager.
  9. May conduct one-the-job training as required by the Supervisor and/or Facilities Manager.
  10. May recommend resolution to disciplinary problems and will refer more serious problems to the Supervisor, Assistant Facilities Manager with a detailed report.
  11. Shares responsibilities for ensuring mechanical work performed and that work complies with code requirements of OSHA and building codes governing the Pueblo of Sandia, Sandia Casino.
  12. Uses a variety of carpenter’s, plumber’s, concrete and mechanical hand tools, portable power tools and standard measuring instruments.
  13. May replace ceiling lights.
  14. Selects materials necessary for the completion of assigned work orders.
  15. Work orders may include work orders on tile and sheetrock.
  16. In the absence of the Supervisor, is responsible for record keeping requirements for all work orders and materials used.
  17. Must have knowledge for resolving material receipt/inventory.
  18. Shares responsibilities for equipment status, repair and inventory with staff.
  19. Must ensure compliance with environmental rules regarding storing and use of various types of equipment and materials used.
  20. Must have knowledge of material ordering
  21. Must comply with job site safety.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  1. General construction or building maintenance experience.
  2. Experience acquired through a formal apprenticeship or equivalent training and experience.
  3. Facilities maintenance experience and knowledge of required work ranging in a variety of general maintenance and repairs.
  4. Knowledge of general safety rules, requirements, procedures and reporting requirements.
  5. Ability to communicate effectively and maintain good public and employee relations.


Minimum Qualifications, Education and Experience
  1. High School diploma or equivalent
  2. Three (3) years of responsible experience in construction or facilities maintenance work environment. 
  3. Prior Lead experience preferred.
  4. Valid New Mexico Driver’s license
Licensing Status
Must be able to successfully pass a Background Investigation.