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Maintenance Manager, Lake Tahoe

  • Department:
    Resort Operations
  • Status:
  • Reports to:
    Operations Manager, Lake Tahoe
  • Location:
    Lake Tahoe, CA


Exclusive Resorts seeks a Maintenance Manager to perform work of average to considerable difficulty in the advanced journey-level performance of building maintenance, to include the primary fields of electrical; heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC); carpentry; plumbing, etc; and performs other tasks as assigned.   The Maintenance Manager works with minimum supervision, and directly and/or indirectly assists management by assuming responsibility for performing or coordinating the application of advanced principles, techniques, and applied methods of maintenance practices by other technicians and associates.  He or she assists in the development of policies, conducts meetings, trains and/or coaches staff, and functionally supervises other Engineering Technicians.

The Maintenance Manager must be able to demonstrate the knowledge, skills and ability gained through related work experience. Under general supervision, he or she directly or indirectly assists General / Contributing and Journey level Maintenance Technicians by applying principles and practices of facilities operations, maintenance techniques and methods of skilled building maintenance practices, to routine tasks associated with engineering related projects.  He or she will perform multi-advanced skilled duties in the maintenance and repair of resort buildings, off-campus housing, systems and equipment.  The Maintenance Manager performs the same kind of work as a Technician III, but must have reached Journeyman’s Level in two or more trades and may functionally supervise other employees.


  • Troubleshoot and diagnose problems, make adjustments, repairs and/or performs preventative maintenance on generators, HVAC equipment, vehicles, commercial appliances, or water & waste water equipment, etc.
  • Estimate time, cost, and material for assigned work, establishing sequences and methods to be used; inspect maintenance and repair work to ensure compliance with specifications; recommend modifications and requirement changes to facilitate completion of assigned tasks
  • Perform preventive/predictive maintenance per requirements and perform non-scheduled or emergency maintenance when required to support operations
  • Conduct periodic inspections of buildings and facilities to determine repair needs, and assist in the development and implementation of preventive maintenance programs
  • Maintain accurate records with regard to annual inspection of equipment and general preventative maintenance
  • Analyze and solve electrical and mechanical problems which cause interruptions or otherwise limit productive capacity of equipment
  • Perform basic electrical repairs and hard wiring installation of 120/240 Volt single phase circuits and 208 Volt 3 phase circuits
  • Prioritize repair requests and plans work to ensure necessary parts are available and tasks are completed quickly and efficiently
  • Repair, modify, construct, fabricate, install and maintain building structures and equipment, (e.g. roofs, floors, walls, ceilings, foundations, generators, HVAC equipment, compressors, etc.) to provide safe conditions for associates, using various hand and power tools (e.g. roto rooter, snakes, welders, oxygen/acetylene torches, volt/ohm meters, ladders, etc.)
  • Identify and correct building and equipment problems by performing carpentry, electrical, plumbing, painting, and HVAC work to maintain buildings and equipment in safe condition, prevent degradation of state property and systems, and prevent failures, that would cause reduction in service using hand, power and specialty tools
  • Servicing, repairing, calibrating, regulating, fine-tuning, or testing machines, devices, and equipment that operate primarily on the basis of electrical or electronic (not mechanical) principles
  • Servicing, repairing, adjusting, and testing machines, devices, moving parts, and equipment that operate primarily on the basis of mechanical (not electronic) principles
  • Diagnose mechanical problems and determine how to correct them, checking blueprints, repair manuals, and parts catalogs as necessary
  • Dismantle devices to gain access to and remove defective parts, using hoists, cranes, hand tools, and power tools
  • Inspect facilities (e.g. houses, trailer, buildings, etc); equipment (e.g. fire safety, generators, compressors, etc.); systems (e.g. electrical, plumbing, power sources, etc.); and work of vendors to determine condition of facilities, safe operation of equipment, quality and safety of work, and scheduled maintenance using hand, power and specialty tools
  • Repair, replace or install plumbing systems and components (e.g. water, sewer and drain lines, valves, faucets, etc) in resort buildings and structures by using appropriate materials and tools (e.g. various types of piping, fittings, valves, tanks, pipe wrenches, cutters, adhesives etc.)
  • Repair water, gas, electric or air pipes and lines in or under floors, walkways, and walls to repair leaks and breaks using cement materials and various hand, power or specialty tools
  • Remove, relocate, repair, install and test electrical equipment (e.g. switches, conduit wiring, receptacle lights, circuits, etc.) to maintain electrical power in resort buildings and structures, detect shorts and defective connections, and restore operation of non-functioning equipment using various hand, power and specialty tools, computers, blueprints and materials
  • Oversee vendors and contractors to determine that work is correctly performed and completed in a timely manner, that the correct materials are utilized, and to assure that procedures meet state and local requirements by reviewing plans and specialized drawings and using work orders, estimates, and visual inspection
  • Provide technical expertise to facilities personnel and outside contractors to assist them in understanding specific job requirements and in the planning for future expansion and projects by drawing or sketching diagrams and layouts and using blueprints, codes, and estimates
  • Analyze electrical circuits, wiring diagrams and drawings, and installs, repairs, calibrates, services or replaces electrical devices and systems, and power generation devices to prevent overload using an amp probe, recording meter and various hand, power, and specialty tools
  • Train and instruct new Contributing, General and Journey Maintenance Technicians
  • May perform any combination of the essential job functions related or unrelated as required or assigned by the Director of Engineering or designee per Engineering Team duties, may include but not limited to; snow removal, Preventive Maintenance Program, Sanitation, rotating shift or any other unrelated Engineering job functions


  •  Requires a completion of a technical program and must have reached Journeyman’s Level in two or more trades and five years of general building maintenance experience
  • Must have one year or equivalent experience as a Journey Maintenance Technician III
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with guest, vocational students, and coworkers is also required
  • Must be willing and able to work a flexible schedule that includes evening and weekend duty
  • Equivalent combination of education, training, and experience may be considered
  • Working knowledge of challenges unique to the area