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HVAC/R - Engineering (Full Time)

Sunriver Resort

Sunriver Resort

Rancho Palos Verdes, CA, USA
Posted on Thursday, June 20, 2024

HVAC/R - Engineering (Full Time)

Job Locations US-CA-Rancho Palos Verdes
ID 2024-6434
Engineering and Maintenance
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
USD $36.00/Hr.


Responsible for maintaining the general condition of the property with regards to all aspects of basic electrical, carpentry, plumbing, mechanical and painting work. Complete maintenance request work orders from all departments on a timely basis. Participate in the preventive maintenance program for all building equipment and rooms. Complete other special projects assigned periodically by the Director of Engineering.


  • Maintain complete knowledge of and comply with all departmental policies/service procedures/standards.
  • Maintain complete knowledge of correct maintenance and use of equipment. Use equipment only as intended.
  • Anticipate guests’ needs, respond promptly and acknowledge all guests, however busy and whatever time of day.
  • Maintain positive guest relations at all times.
  • Resolve guest complaints, ensuring guest satisfaction.
  • Monitor and maintain cleanliness, sanitation and organization of assigned work areas.
  • Receive daily work assignments from Director of Engineering/Chief Engineer and review priorities and special projects.
  • Organize materials, tools and equipment to perform daily assignments.
  • Maintain timelines and work schedule in accordance with the preventive maintenance program.
  • Check work orders and night report for any problems. Make rounds checking these problem areas and note any information needed or safety concerns in the resort.
  • Schedule work in accordance with preventive maintenance program in rooms, coordinating with the Executive Housekeeper and Front Office.
  • Perform electrical work orders:
    • Replace light switches
    • Reset circuit breakers
    • Replace wall plug receptacles
    • Replace fluorescent light ballast
    • Replace electrical solenoid valve
    • Replace small motors
    • Use test equipment; ohm-meter, voltage tester, amp probe
  • Perform plumbing work orders:
    • Unplug sinks, toilets, garbage disposals and drain lines
    • Repair or replace valves, gate, globe, ball, solenoid valves
    • Replace washer, gaskets, vacuum breakers, toilet seals
    • Work with different types of pipe including conduit, copper, black, cast iron and pipe hangers.
  • Perform Preventive Maintenance work orders.
    • Monitor and maintain all laundry equipment
    • Monitor and maintain all kitchen equipment
    • Maintain guestrooms using Rooms Preventive Maintenance Program Punch List
    • Change air-conditioning filters every 3 months
    • Check HVAC equipment; change filters, belts, bearings and lubricate as necessary. Also check for unusual noise or vibration, adjusting as necessary
    • Change or repair locks as needed
    • Check and test-run emergency generator weekly
  • Perform general maintenance to guestrooms and public areas.
  • Assist electrician, carpenter, plumber and painter in all phases of repair work
  • Assist other engineering personnel as instructed by Manager in regards to routine and preventive maintenance
  • Maintain cleanliness and organization of the work area to include:
    • Inventories
    • Requisition (receipt and storage)
    • Trash removal and clean up
  • Maintain the proper use, cleaning, maintenance and storage of all tools.
  • Handle chemicals for designated uses/surfaces.
  • Ensure security of any assigned keys.

Additional Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Assist with any special projects assigned
  • Assist with room’s maintenance, which includes replacement of switches, outlets, light bulbs, rewiring of lamps and appliances, caulking bathtubs, showerhead replacement.
  • Assume the responsibilities of the Duty Engineer, which includes carrying a radio, cell phone, conducting rounds and checking building equipment.
  • Attend designated department and staff meetings.
  • Recommend energy saving ideas.
  • Recommend safety ideas; participates in fire prevention and other life safety programs.
  • Wipe down walls, clean and paint as needed.
  • Repair furniture.



  • Minimum 5 years experience in commercial electricity , HVAC, and refrigeration
  • Refrigerant Universal Certification
  • Working knowledge of all electrical supplies and equipment.
  • Knowledge of proper chemical handling and disposal.
  • Working knowledge of:
    • health codes
    • electrical codes
    • national/local fire codes
    • local mechanical codes
    • blue prints and wiring schematics
    • power and hand tools, meters, etc. as it relates to the technical trades
  • Fluency in job related English, both verbal and non-verbal.
  • Provide legible communication and directions.
  • Compute mathematical calculations (add, subtract, multiply and divide numbers).
  • Ability to:
    • Interpret manufacturer’s literature for installation, preparations, use and upkeep of various materials and products used throughout the property
    • Be well organized and follow instructions
    • Focus attention on details
    • Operate high reach lifts
    • Prioritize tasks and comply with deadlines for work assignments
    • Be a clear thinker and perform well under pressure work assignments
    • Work and perform job functions with minimal supervision
    • Work cohesively with co-workers as part of a team


  • High school graduate or equivalent vocational training
  • Certification or completion of seminars for specialized training
  • Ability to perform basic carpentry skills


Base Pay Start Rate: $36/Hr.

We offer a competitive benefit package for full-time, regular team members that includes: group medical, dental, vision, life, and disability benefits, as well as participation in a pre-tax flexible benefit plan for healthcare and dependent care reimbursement and an employee assistance program. We also offer paid time off/sick time and are proud to offer participation in a 401(k) plan with a company match!



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