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Asstistant Chief Engineer

Posted September 12, 2022

Los Angeles Athletic Club & Hotel
Los Angeles, CA
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Basic Function

Oversees the day-to-day activities for the Facilities Department. Responsible for maintaining a safe environment and for assisting with all engineering functions and maintenance at The Club, including staff oversight, building structure, building systems, equipment, athletic facilities, hotel, restaurants, kitchen, and parking facilities. 

Objective / Accountability

  • Ensure that building is maintained in optimum working condition by implementing regular maintenance programs and manage preventive measures.
  • Manage work order process by reviewing and prioritizing work orders and assign work among engineers and maintenance staff, carpenter, and painter as needed. Ensure that work is done properly and timely.
  • With the Director of Facilities, contact and receive bids from outside contractors. Ensure that work is done accurately and completely.
  • Prepare purchase orders for equipment and maintain adequate inventories of supplies, machinery, and electrical parts.
  • Participate on LAAC Safety committee.
  • Work with the Director of Facilities to fill vacant positions within the department, and conduct skills inventory as needed to fill skill gaps within the department.
  • Manage employee performance by supervising, train, coaching and disciplining as appropriate.
  • Manage employee schedules, requests for time off, and approve all employee time cards.
  • Other duties and projects as assigned by the Director of Facilities.

Supervision Exercised

  • Assists with hiring, training, and disciplining engineers, maintenance workers, carpenters, and painters.

Supervision Received

  • Reports directly to the Director of Facilities.

Responsibility and Authority

  • Employee Relations: You are responsible to maintain helpful and cooperative relations with members and guests. Has authority to approve and deny time off. May recommend discipline to Director of Facilities and Human Resources.
  • Materials or Products: Responsible for the custody, repair, maintenance of the building, boilers, chillers, co-generator, equipment, and tools.
  • Contacts: Members, guests, vendors, and employees.

Knowledge and Qualifications

  • Equivalent Education Level: 2 year college education or vocational training required.
  • Licenses/Certifications: A valid steam engineer license issued by The City of Los Angeles for 500 horsepower or greater is strongly preferred.
  • Strong working knowledge of maintenance, refrigeration, electrical, carpentry, plumbing, and painting.
  • Experience: 3 to 5 years general maintenance experience in building maintenance facilities that operate a steam boiler.  3 to 5 years in performing general maintenance duties such as light electrical, carpentry, painting, plumbing, refrigeration, and HVAC.  Supervisory experience desired but not required.
  • Essential Functions: Must be able to inspect all areas of the building. This requires walking, climbing, crawling, walking stairs, bending, etc.  Must be able to communicate (verbal and written) with co-workers, members, outside workers.
  • Must be able to lift 50lbs.

Essential Functions

  • Courteous, professional and business-like appearance, demeanor and behavior.
  • Ability to show up for work on time prepared to work.
  • Ability to follow directions from your Supervisor or prevailing Manager on duty.
  • Ability to accept constructive criticism.
  • Ability to interact well with co-workers, Members and guests.
  • Ability to understand and follow work rules and procedures.

    Ability to address and resolve issues with tact and professionalism.

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)

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About this Employer

Los Angeles Athletic Club & Hotel

431 W 7th Street
Los Angeles, CA 90014

(213) 625-2211

102 Room Hotel

laac.com

A private oasis in DTLA.

The Los Angeles Athletic Club Hotel is a boutique hotel that occupies the top three floors of a 12-story historic landmark private club building. A stay at a historic private club is an entirely unique experience. Collapse onto cool cotton sheets after a rigorous game of squash. Rejuvenate in our spa with a steam or massage, and indulge in one of our signature cocktails offered at our award-winning bar, Invention.