• Maintenance Engineer 1/Electrician- Full Time

    Job Locations US-CA-Carlsbad
    Posted Date 2 months ago(3/5/2019 10:24 AM)
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  • Location

    La Costa Resort and Spa


    La Costa


    Nestled among the beautiful coastal foothills of Carlsbad, CA, Omni La Costa Resort & Spa is honored as the #1 Wellness Spa by Spa magazine. Omni La Costa's acclaimed restaurants present an updated take on locally inspired cuisine and culinary delights. Steps from your door, world-class accommodations, championship golf and tennis, eight pools and more anxiously wait to welcome your arrival.


    Omni La Costa associates enjoy a dynamic and exciting work environment, comprehensive training and mentoring, along with the pride that comes from working for a company with a reputation for exceptional service. We embody a culture of respect, gratitude and empowerment day in and day out. If you are a friendly, motivated person, with a passion to serve others, Omni La Costa may be your perfect match.

    Job Description



    The E1 is a valuable member of the Resort’s Engineering Team dedicated to ensuring our Resort is in working order at all times. The E1 diagnoses problems, performs repairs and completes preventive maintenance tasks throughout the Resort according to Omni standards and with “expert level” proficiency. “Expert level” means the Engineer will be able to perform almost all functions, accurately, safely, correctly and in a timely manner without supervision and only minimal instruction. Outside of the day-to-day tasks (routine) of an E1, the overall quality of other work assigned to an E1 is superior and rarely requires inspection or follow-up by supervisors and managers. He/she is aware of safety regulations and executes safe work practices. The E1 is a “hospitality professional”, communicating clearly and effectively with both guests and Associates. He/she is also a mentor to others, teaching and coaching other Engineers to be successful.



    Skills and abilities may be prioritized and changed by management prior to a new job opening based on business needs and the current inventory of skills in the department.  Skills and abilities will be assessed through on-the-job observation and by practical skills testing. E1’s will demonstrate additional skills and proficiency as indicated by checked boxes below. (no fewer than two categories to be checked by hiring managers).

    • Plumbing: E1’s will meet all plumbing requirements of E2, E3, & E4 including:
    • Must know how to use jetter equipment and a power snake (hand operated and electrical)
    • Measuring layout, dry fit, and solder
    • Changing out fill valves, wax rings, and motion censored plumbing fixtures
    • Use of drain clearing equipment: plungers, hand snakes, & augers
    • Clearing drains and toilets using snakes, plungers, and augers.
    • Electrical: E1’s will meet all electrical requirements of E2, E3, & E4 including:
    • Performing replacement of ballast
    • Repairing and replacing contactors and relays
    • Troubleshooting lighting fixtures
    • Repairing and replacing receptacles, switches and GFCI’s
    • Identifying voltages
    • Resetting breakers/GFCI’s
    • Being able to identify if an outlet has power
    • Changing out light bulbs
    • HVAC: E1’s will meet all HVAC requirements of E2, E3, & E4 including:
    • Troubleshooting electrical contactors
    • Repairing & replacing heating and cooling actuators as well as reheating 3 way valves
    • Troubleshooting as well as repairing & replacing capacitors and thermostats
    • Changing out filters in AC units
    • Cleaning of coils and valves
    • Additional skills/abilities: E1’s will also have proficiency in these functions:
    • Replacing compressors, thermostats, and fuses.
    • Checking charges and condensing fan motors and blowers
    • Understanding pressures
    • Troubleshooting and repairing and replacing of cooling towers/water treatment
    • Repairing gas fired heaters
    • Mechanical: E1’s will meet all Mechanical requirements of E2, E3, & E4 including:
    • Changing out heating and cooling pumps
    • Changing out fan motors
    • Repairing pool heaters
    • Cleaning and grooming of pools
    • Conduct pool readings
    • Finish: E1’s will meet all Finish requirements of E2, E3, & E4 including:
    • Intermediate knowledge of identifying and applying all types of paints, stains, dry wall finish, wall coverings, flooring, grout etc.
    • Basic knowledge of finish of identifying and applying all types of paints, stains, dry wall finish, wall coverings, flooring, grout etc.
    • Basic knowledge of finish of identifying and applying all types of paints, stains, dry wall finish, wall coverings, flooring, grout etc. preferred but not required
    • Refrigeration: E1’s will meet all Refrigeration requirements of E2, E3, & E4 including:
    • Changing fan motors, reading sight glass and charge units
    • Proficient in diagnosing and troubleshooting small appliances & refrigeration units
    • Basic troubleshooting of refrigeration units, including verifying of power, water and gas.
    • Additional skills/abilities: E1’s will also have proficiency in these functions:
    • Repairing U line ice makers








    • EPA Certification is required if working with HVAC.


    • CPO Certification is highly preferred but not required
    • Hotel / Resort experience preferred.
    • Five years of experience working in the maintenance field in a similar position of responsibility required.



    Must have a valid state issued driver’s license and be able to provide a clean DMV printout.


    Omni Hotels & Resorts is an equal opportunity employer - vets/disability. The EEO is the Law poster and its supplement are available using the following links: EEOC is the Law Poster and the following link is the OFCCP's Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination policy statement 

    If you are interested in applying for employment with Omni Hotels & Resorts and need special assistance to apply for a posted position, please send an email to 



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