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Maintenance Technician

Desert Diamond Casino West Valley

9431 W. Northern Ave
Glendale, AZ 85305

Hotel Casino
Managed By Desert Diamond Casinos

Position Summary

Under direct supervision of the Maintenance Supervisor, performs preventive maintenance, repair, and renovation on facilities and grounds.

This list of duties and responsibilities is illustrative only of the tasks performed by this position and is not all-inclusive.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Repairs and maintains physical structures of the Tohono O’odham Gaming Enterprise Facilities.
  • Performs plumbing, electrical, HVAC, and carpentry maintenance and repairs such as replacing solenoid valves, switches, relays and thermostats, rewiring, small construction build outs, repairs and refinishes furniture, installing plumbing pipe and related plumbing fixtures, unstopping clogged sinks, toilets, drains and garbage disposals, resetting circuit breakers, replacing cord caps and light switches, makes minor repairs to heating, refrigeration, air conditioning units and other electrical equipment; repairs damaged walls and doors; paints inside and outside building walls.
  • Performs routine maintenance tasks on the casino Facilities daily.
  • Performs small patch plaster jobs.
  • Performs urgent maintenance and repairs including opening sewer blockages.
  • Uses power and hand tools to perform repair and maintenance work.
  • Alternate ON-CALL shifts and work shift work.
  • Performs all types of tile work, carpet repairs, chair and table repair.
  • Drives trucks to transport materials and supplies.
  • Orders parts and supplies.
  • Follows proper procedure when ordering and purchasing parts and submitting paper work.
  • Replaces defective lighting problems and makes the necessary repairs. 
  • Refinishes concrete work on floors, walkways, and other projects.
  • Paints structures, repairs plaster and woodwork with carpenter tools.
  • Repairs and installs kitchen equipment.
  • Repairs or replaces mechanical equipment in buildings as needed.
  • Repairs or replaces routine plumbing fixtures as necessary. 
  • Responsible for the safety and security of personnel within the casino by ensuring the safety devices are in good working conditions.
  • Mixes prepared paints and paints a variety of exterior and interior surfaces.
  • Completes general landscaping and street repairs.
  • Accomplishes clean-up of equipment and shops.
  • Attends and participates in meetings and planning sessions.
  • Opens, tracks and closes out work orders; conducts data entry on work orders.
  • Conducts inventory of materials, re-orders, and stocks materials.
  • Observes safety rules and maintains a safe environment.
  • Contributes to a team effort and accomplishes related results as required.
  • Assists in building emergencies such as fire alarms, water and electrical outages.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Minimum Qualifications

    Education And Experience

    High school diploma or GED plus two (2) years commercial building maintenance experience; or four (4) years combined residential and commercial maintenance experience. Must have a valid driver’s license with a clean driving record and be insurable (for driving). Must be 18 years of age or older. No felony, theft or stealing convictions. Must be able to successfully pass a pre-employment drug/alcohol screen, background investigation, obtain and maintain a gaming license and to include the following:

    Knowledge, Abilities, Skills, And Certifications

  • Familiar with an automated work order system
  • Knowledge of use of maintenance tools, chemicals, cleaners, and disinfectants.
  • Knowledge of the methods and practices used in preventive maintenance and repair work.
  • Knowledge of occupational hazards and applicable safety practices.
  • Knowledge of rough and finish carpentry.
  • Ability to communicate, read, and write clearly in basic English.
  • Ability to demonstrate outstanding guest service at all times.
  • Ability to establish and maintain professional relationships with individuals of varying social and cultural backgrounds and with team member at all levels.
  • Ability to understand and follow oral and written instruction.
  • Ability to prepare and maintain work orders.
  • Ability to use hand tools and electrical tools.
  • Ability to prioritize and accomplish tasks within strict deadlines.
  • Ability and willingness to learn theory and principles, and to become certified in a variety of building trades.
  • Ability to demonstrate excellence in everything, and continually seek improvement in results.
  • Ability to obtain forklift certification.
  • Skills in the safe operation of power tools and shop equipment.
  • Skills in diagnosing and repair of equipment utilized.

    Physical Demands

    While performing the duties of this job, the team member frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The team member regularly is required to climb or balance; and talk or hear. The team member occasionally is required to sit; and taste or smell. The team member must occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. 

    Work Environment

    Work is performed both indoors and outdoors. Exposure to natural weather conditions and various dusts and mists may occur while performing outdoor duties.  Exposure to chemicals may occur. Standing and walking may be on uneven surfaces or unstable ground. Situations where safety-toe shoes, safety goggles, gloves, protective face shields, or hardhats are needed may occur. Some work is performed in a casino setting with exposure to second-hand smoke and a high noise level. Evenings, graveyards, holidays and/or weekend work may be required.  Extended hours and irregular shifts may be required.   

  • Posted June 18, 2024

    Desert Diamond Casino West Valley

    Desert Diamond Casino West Valley is in the center of the excitement, with nearby shopping, dining, and nightlife. We are the official casino partner of Westgate Entertainment District.

    Our casino offers a variety of table games which include live Blackjack, Craps, Roulette, Mini-Baccarat, Pai Gow Poker, Ultimate Texas Hold ‘Em, Three Card Poker, Spanish 21 and a Sportsbook.

    Food & Beverage venues include the Nineteen 86 Steakhouse, the Edge, the Rock Bar, a Food Court and the casino Sports Bar.

    We have the best guest service in town and our team members add the fun! We offer a friendly, fun work environment and our benefits package is unparalleled.  Flexible schedules, paid time off, tuition assistance and insurance options, are just a few of the benefits you'll receive.

    If you are looking for an exciting, fast-paced career with plenty of growth opportunity - Desert Diamond Casinos and Entertainment is the place for you!

    Owned and operated by the Tohono O'odham nation, we are one of the premier entertainment and gaming destinations in Southern Arizona - Sahuarita, Tucson, and Why, known for our beautiful properties offering quality entertainment, great food, exciting games, and outstanding guest service.

    We are considered to be one of the largest and most respected employers in the area, offering competitive salaries, great benefit packages, and career advancement opportunities.