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Put the World on Vacation
At Wyndham Destinations our mission is simple: to put the world on vacation. With a spirit of caring, creativity and fun, our teams help families and friends create memories that last a lifetime. As the world’s largest vacation ownership company and part of Travel + Leisure Co., we’re shaping the future of the travel industry.
The Engineering Supervisor serves as a supporting role to the Engineering Manager and/or Assistant Manager. He/She will partner with the Engineering Manager and/or Assistant Manager in the leadership, planning, organization, and direction for the engineering department the most efficient and effective manner possible, while maintaining the company’s expected high quality standards. The Engineering Supervisor will oversee daily operations of the engineering department; provide supervision and direction of Engineering Technicians; perform safety inspections; maintain Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), including the new Global Harmonized System for chemicals (GHS), regulations.
Essential Job Functions
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Responsible for overseeing the engineering operation of the resort: Assist the engineering leadership with management of the engineering department and vendor operations. Ensures assigned area of responsibility meets all company and compliance standards. Provides direction and supervision to the Engineering Technicians for daily operations of the engineering department. Demonstrate and apply broad knowledge of concepts, practices, and procedures for managed work group(s) and how it supports related operations. Ensure the engineering department meets all Internal, Quality, and Loss Prevention Audit standards. (40% time) Maintain positive customer and associate relationships: Create a positive and engaging work environment based on Wyndham’s Count On Me philosophy. Embrace and exhibit the highest level of ethics and integrity consistent with company standards. Demonstrate an ability to motivate and communicate expectations with humility and respect. Partner with Human Resources and department leadership to ensure we follow all compliance and work place standards. (35% time) Collaborate with department leadership and support all financial aspects of the engineering department: Provide input with the engineering leadership with engineering department financials, assist with management of monthly engineering budget and monthly P&L reports. (10% time) Build strong working vendor/contractor relationships and knowledge of HOA. Develop professional relationships with vendors and contractors for resort and capital projects. Request and receive bids for presentation to resort management. (5% time) Build a Count on me Culture. Support and implement resort management strategic initiatives and programs. Identify areas of process improvement and leverage best practices by working with appropriate departments and colleagues as necessary. (5% time) Performs other duties as needed. (5% time)
Must be able to travel for short durations (1-2 days) to attend certification training (i.e. pool, HVAC). May also need to travel locally to vendor or supplier stores for parts and supplies; this is based on resort and specific needs. Travel minimal.
Minimum Requirements and Qualifications
High School diploma or equivalent required
Eighteen months of education and training beyond high school level in general repair or closely related technical area preferred.
Certification in HVAC, Electrical, Plumbing is preferred
CPO (or willingness to obtain).
CPR Certified (or willingness to obtain).
Knowledge and skills
Strong contractor and vendor negotiation skills.
Knowledgeable in safety use for power tools and shop tools
Knowledgeable use of general Engineering tools and equipment
Knowledgeable and experience with elevators
Knowledgeable and experience with pool pumps and filtration systems
Knowledgeable in/or EPA Certification.
Knowledgeable in ADA requirements.
Knowledgeable of power, water and sewer distribution.
Working understanding and ability to read blue prints.
Knowledgeable in fire codes and fire protection.
Excellent communication skills.
Demonstrate analytical ability to grasp numbers and understand their impact (e.g. demonstrated ability to work under pressure).
Have proven strong leadership ability; demonstrate understanding and application of management approaches for work direction, motivation, performance management and disciplinary action.
Demonstrate the highest level of customer service to current and prospective owners in order to maintain a positive brand image and company reputation.
Ability to ensure administrative functions and duties are assigned and completed according to WVO standards, including timekeeping, vendor contracts, and personnel action forms.
Create a positive work environment by maintaining the highest level of ethics and integrity consistent with applicable regulatory standards and Wyndham Vacation Ownership values.
Commands a presence of respect and humility; demonstrating the ability to motivate and readily communicate expectations and follow up.
Demonstrated knowledge & application of applicable codes, laws & regulations.
Professional appearance and excellent communication skills in dealing with guests and corporate personnel.
Ability to keep sensitive information confidential.
Valid driver’s license
Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, Outlook
Power/hand tool operation
Pumps and mechanical motors
Competent skills in basic electrical, carpentry, painting and small machinery repair.
Three years of related work experience
One year of supervisory experience preferred
One or more years in mechanical fields such as HVAC, electrical, plumbing.
Unless there is a legal requirement, experience will be accepted for the education requirement.
Describe the following:
Level of decision making authority
Works on assignments that are complex in nature where independent action and a high degree of initiative are required in resolving problems and developing recommendations, ensuring consistent functioning operations offering high levels of our Count On Me Service.
Level of autonomy
Supervision from engineering department leadership is received. Must have the ability to work independently with remote supervision utilizing business partners and vendors to ensure compliance and protection of assets and employees at all times.
The impact of his/her decision on the organization
Judgment and decisions can have a low to moderate level of impact to the company and HOA.
Works on problems of moderate scope, work to minimize loss, damage or down time that could impact associates and/or guests.
Supervises various and moderate size work groups and teams.
Supervises associate level staff.
Required to partner with any and all vendor relations and supervise expectations.
Shared responsibility for department financials; ensure all department expenses are in line with budget.
High responsibility over department inventory.
Regularly interacts with engineering department leadership team on the business plan and operation of the resort and engineering department.
Regularly interacts with resort management team, direct reports, associates, resort guest, cooperate business partners, and outside customers (third party vendors, contractors, and suppliers). Partnerships with these groups ensure effective management of the resort operation, completion of work orders and administrative functions.
Hand Held Radio
Key Programmer – hand held
General hand held tools (i.e. screwdrivers, hammer, wrenches)
General Power Tools (i.e. saw, power drill,)
Shop tools (i.e. table saw, drill press)
Plumbing specific tools (i.e. drain auger,
Resort Vehicles/Golf Cart
Snow Removal Equipment – site specific
Landscape equipment – site specific
Welding tools and equipment – site specific
A Place for Everyone
Hospitality is at the heart of all we do at Travel + Leisure Co., including how we treat each member of our growing community. Here, you’ll find a team that’s inclusive, values diversity, and is built on a foundational respect for people from all over the world.
We are an equal opportunity employer, and all applicants will be considered for employment without attention to their membership in any protected class. If you require any reasonable accommodation to complete your application or any part of the recruiting process, please email your request to email@example.com, including the title and the location of the position for which you are applying.
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