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Situated on the beautiful Warm Springs River, where horses run wild and the sun shines 300 days a year, Kah-Nee-Ta Resort and Spa is destination for high desert adventure in Oregon!  Our guests can take in the incredible landscape on a scenic horseback ride, or hike one of our scenic trails. Enjoy the bounties of the land at our luxurious full-service spa…or by barreling down a water slide into our hot springs-fed, double-Olympic sized pool. There's something for everyone here, right down to our accommodations, which range from suites and private-view balcony rooms, to teepees and a full-service RV park. Additionally, Kah-Nee-Ta's meeting and conference facilities are tailored to make your next event truly legendary. 

When joining the Kah-Nee-Ta Resort & Spa team you will become a part of the rich culture and history that makes us a unique destination resort.  

Job Summary

Responsible to assist the Facilities Manager and Facilities Supervisor in maintaining the entire resort facility.  Acts as facilitator and coordinator for specific resort projects, including maintenance operations, grounds and capital improvements as prioritized by the Facility Manager.  

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Assists the Facility Manager and Facility Supervisor in assigning and monitoring the daily completion of all routine maintenance as well as repair, replacement and renovation projects of the resort facilities, both public and employee related. 
  • Plans and conducts work requiring judgement in the independent evaluation, selection and substantial adaptation and modification to standard techniques, procedures and criteria.
  • Researches equipment and products and prepares reports as directed by the Facility Manager.
  • Informs the Facility Manager, on a regular basis, regarding the specific and overall condition of the building structures, related systems and equipment, offering prudent and cost effective proposals for maintaining same.
  • Assists Facilities Manager in maintaining appropriate supplies of materials and equipment to carry out the normal day to day operating and maintenance requirements of the resort.
  • Be immediately available to report to the resort in the event of any resort emergency which necessitates the skills and expertise of the position. 
  • Perform other duties as requested, such as coordination and supervision of special guest requests for room and/or meeting space modification and construction of props for specials resort functions.
  • Researches and evaluates new products and equipment used in the maintenance, renovation and development of the resort facilities 
  • Due to the cyclical nature of the hospitality industry and various deadlines, employee may be required to work varying schedules to meet the business needs of the resort.  This may include weekends and holidays. 
  • Helps wherever needed to fulfill the functions of the Facilities Department.  

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:

  • High school diploma and graduation from an apprenticeship and/or advanced training program for operating engineers recognized by the industry and trade.  Or any other combination of education, training or experience that provides the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the job.
  • Previous 3-5 years’ experience in facilities maintenance is preferred.  

KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS:

  • Excellent knowledge of electrical systems, components and devices, H.V.A.C systems, boiler, mechanical systems and the maintenance and repair of all.
  • Excellent knowledge of public construction and building systems; all related permits, licensing, new and existing codes pertaining to public building and fire safety.
  • Skill in use of computers and software programs associated with Engineering.
  • Skilled in the proper and safe use of all tools, equipment, materials, chemicals and products relating to the department.
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Ability to remain informed on state-of-the-art developments effecting the safe and effective operation of the building facility.
  • Ability to analyze all associated systems as to their design, intent and effective performance.
  • Ability to positively communicate and instruct employees, offering assistance in areas where they lack knowledge, skills or experience.  Able to rephrase, or “translate” fairly technical information into terms in which a lay person may easily understand.
  • Ability to bend, lift, push and pull equipment and/or supplies weighing up to 150 lbs.
  • Ability to effective use senses: sight, hearing, smell, etc. to detect signs of emergency situations.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license.

 Benefits and Perks

  • Medical, dental, vision, and life insurance, PTO, and retirement benefits.
  • Resort outlets discount.
  • Free or reduced employee meals.
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