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Director, Engineering

Company: Great Wolf Lodge
Location: Saint Paul
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:

At Great Wolf, the Director of Engineering sets the vision and managing the effective functioning of the entire hotel/resort and/or property, including physical buildings, grounds, mechanical, electrical, and HVAC systems. This is a senior management level position, which manages budget, capital expenditure projects, preventative maintenance and energy conservation.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Develops engineering organizational strategies by contributing engineering information, analysis, and establishing engineering objectives
  • Establishes engineering operational strategies by evaluating engineering trends; establishing critical measurements and designing engineering systems
  • Determine and monitor production, productivity, quality, and customer-service strategies
  • Develops engineering financial strategies by estimating, forecasting, and anticipating requirements, trends, and variances; aligning monetary resources; developing action plans; measuring and analyzing results; initiating corrective actions; minimizing the impact of variances
  • Establishes best practice standards including developing policies, procedures, and workflows
  • Conduct engineering project management by evaluating feasibility; identifying requirements and resource utilization, studying available technology, conferring with engineering consultants, completing cost-benefit studies, and estimating costs relative to budget
  • Maintains uninterrupted operations by coordinating provision and backup of supplied utilities
  • Provides technical information by analyzing operational problems, collecting, analyzing, and summarizing technical data and trends
  • Updates job knowledge by tracking updates in regulations and codes; participating in educational opportunities, maintaining personal networks and active participation in professional organizations
  • Conduct supervisory responsibilities by communicating and enforcing values, policies and procedures; selection, orientation, training, coaching and disciplinary counseling, and monitoring job performance Basic Qualifications & Skills
    • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
    • Plumbing License, Certified Pool & Spa (CPO) License, Aquatic Facility Operator (AFO) Certified
    • 2+ years of work experience with managing multiple teams of technical employees through projects
    • 1+ years of senior management experience
    • Experience with engineering design Desired Qualifications & Traits
      • 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 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 Wolf Lodge, St. Paul , Director, Engineering, Executive , Saint Paul, Minnesota

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