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Engineer Supervisor

Avenue of the Arts Costa Mesa, a Tribute Portfolio Hotel

3350 Avenue of the Arts
Costa Mesa, CA 92626

238 Room Hotel
Managed By Wincome Hospitality

Compensation: $24.00 - $26.00/hr, Full-Time

General Description: 

As Lead Engineer, you'll be responsible for performing general and detailed maintenance work with very little supervision to ensure hotel maintenance quality and safety standard are achieved and maintained. As Lead Engineer, you will be expected to demonstrate leadership skills, great communication skills, and demonstrate a positive attitude with your co-workers and with guests. You will take more of a leadership role with the Engineering Team in regularly inspecting specific maintenance issues around the hotel and take proactive measures to correct these issues before being asked to work on them.

Work Requirements:

Responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following:

  • Ability to comprehend English language sufficient to understand information such as labels and instructions, receive job assignments and communicate progress and/or completion of assignment, and guest requests. Respond and communicate with guests to resolve maintenance issues with little to no supervision. 
  • Perform preventive maintenance on tools and equipment, including cleaning and lubrication. Visually inspect tools, equipment, or machines. 
  • Carry equipment (e.g., tools, radio). 
  • Identify, locate, and operate all shut-off valves for equipment. 
  • Maintain maintenance inventory and requisition parts and supplies as needed. 
  • Assure each day’s activities and problems that occur are communicated to the other shifts using approved communication programs and standards. 
  • Display advanced ability to read standard blue prints and electrical schematics concerning plumbing and HVAC. Display above average engineering operations skills and strong general mechanical ability. 
  • Display proficiency in at least three of the following categories, above average skills in three more of the following categories and basic skills in the remaining categories: air conditioning and refrigeration, ice machines, electrical, mechanical, plumbing, pneumatic/electronic systems and controls, carpentry and finish skills, kitchen equipment, vacuums, television equipment programming, pool maintenance and upkeep, vehicles, energy conservation, and/or general building management 
  • Display solid knowledge and skill in the safe use of hand and power tools and other materials required to perform repair and maintenance tasks. 
  • Safely perform highly complex repairs of the physical property, electrical, plumbing and mechanical equipment, air conditioners, refrigeration and pool heaters - ensuring all methods, materials and practices meet company standards and Local and National codes - with little or no supervision. 
  • Troubleshoot and perform repairs on all types of equipment (e.g., pump and motor replacement), plumbing (e.g., plunge toilets and unclog drains), electrical equipment including lamps, air conditioners, HVAC equipment, cosmetic items, extension cords, vacuum cleaners, internet devices, replace electrical switches and outlets, and program TV's. 
  • Use the Lockout/Tagout system before performing any maintenance work. Display advanced knowledge of all engineering computer programs related to preventative maintenance, energy management, and other systems, including devices that interact with such programs. Follow all company and safety and security policies and procedures; report any maintenance problems, safety hazards, accidents, or injuries; complete safety training and certifications; and properly store flammable materials. 
  • Perform advanced troubleshooting of hotel Mechanical, Electrical, and Plumbing (MEP) systems. Display the ability to train and mentor other engineers as necessary. Display ability to perform Engineer on Duty responsibilities, including readings and property walks. 
  • Ensure uniform and personal appearances are clean and professional, maintain confidentiality of proprietary information, and protect company assets. 
  • Welcome and acknowledge all guests according to company standards, anticipate and address guests service needs, assist individuals with disabilities, and thank guests with genuine appreciation. Adhere to quality expectations and standards. 
  • Develop and maintain positive working relationships with others, support team to reach common goals, and listen and respond appropriately to the concerns of other employees. 
  • On time for shift & able to work a varied schedule that may include evenings, nights, and weekends.
  • Speak with others using clear and professional language. Move, lift, carry, push, pull, and place objects weighing less than or equal to 75 pounds without assistance and heavier lifting or movement tasks with assistance. Move up and down stairs, service ramps, and/or ladders. Reach overhead and below the knees, including bending, twisting, pulling, and stooping.
  • Perform other reasonable job duties as requested.

*The company’s employment policy is “at-will”.  Under the “at-will” policy, neither you nor the company is committed to continuing the employment relationship for any specific term.  (Refer to employee handbook for details).

Posted November 17, 2023

Avenue of the Arts Costa Mesa, a Tribute Portfolio Hotel


As a Tribute Portfolio Hotel, Avenue of the Arts Costa Mesa Hotel is an eclectic, music-inspired luxury hotel located in the heart of Orange County. Elevating the luxury experience, the luxury hotel is the city’s only AAA Four-Diamond hotel and is located across from Segerstrom Center for the Arts and only 2.5 miles from SNA Airport.

Avenue of the Arts Costa Mesa Hotel is by no means your average hotel in Southern California. From the moment you arrive with a grandiose double-door entrance, you step into another world – an eclectic, creative world inspired by the luxe, the glamour, and the style of Orange County. Beyond captivating design, enjoy social scenes and first-class hospitality dedicated to helping you make the most of every moment.

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