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Job ID DIREC10084 Date posted 12/01/2020 Location Traverse City, Michigan Job Type Full Time

At Great Wolf, the Director of Engineering sets the vision and manages 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
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