1440 Multiversity
  • Facilities
  • Scotts Valley, CA, USA
  • Full Time

Position Summary

The Chief Engineer will report to Director of Facilities Maintenance and Safety and oversee many aspects of 1440 Multiversity's buildings, grounds, and safety systems; ensuring the property is safe and well maintained. The Chief Engineer administers the Maintenance and Grounds teams in completion of projects, management and scheduling of time for most efficient and productive use of team's time.


  • Work with Director of Facilities Maintenance and Safety in hiring, training, and managing the Safety, Maintenance and Grounds staff to effectively, efficiently, and safely perform their duties
  • Work with Safety Supervisor in execution of Cart Driving Safety program, Haz-Com Program, Illness Injury Prevention Program, Campus Disaster and Evacuation Programs
  • Maintain a full facilities and safety management plan, staff scheduling and reporting
  • Distribution of work orders, creating and maintaining inventory and equipment tracking. Create a system with appropriate deadlines for project completions
  • Regularly conduct walk-throughs to assess and plan work for the safe and efficient maintenance and operation of the physical structures of all buildings and grounds inclusive of all walking trails
  • Training and mentoring all team member in the consistent reporting of buildings, grounds, and related systems safe and proper operations
  • Assist the Director of Facilities and Safety in developing, organizing and maintaining proper storage, warehousing tools and equipment to carry out the normal day-to- day operating and maintenance requirements
  • Monitor and track campus vehicles and equipment maintenance needs
  • Meet with Contractors, Vendors, City agencies as well and Fire and Police officials in a professional and educated manner
  • Maintain existing ADA property functions and look for additional areas of convenience
  • Work with Landscaping supervisor in the Control the Abor Care plan and execute in accordance with safety and care requirements.
  • Work with Alarm companies on Annual and Semi-Annual system testing
  • Maintain all fire life safety equipment in full compliance with state agencies
  • Monitor and control utilities use for greatest efficiencies
  • Regularly work/walk with site managers and employees on better care of campus
  • Monitor KPI's and drive efficiency in performance
  • Lead by example in care of property, equipment, safe work practices and guest interaction
  • Participate in daily stand up meeting
  • Actively participate in monthly team safety meetings
  • Assure all team members understand the need of safe work practices
  • Must be willing to work flexible schedule when needed, nights, holidays, weekends and guest focused events, emergency situations
  • Must be willing to be on call

Essential Skills and Experience 

  • Knowledge of the maintenance and safety requirements for multi-building facilities, grounds, systems, and equipment (including newly developed technology) and their impact on the overall operations of the organization
  • Thorough trade knowledge in:
  • Paints and finishes
  • Plumbing and Drainage
  • Basic Electrical and Data
  • Carpentry and Building standards
  • HVAC standards of operation and maintenance
  • Populate and organize work order system for property workflow
  • Concurrently manage teams in several projects and routine maintenance
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills with an ability to communicate technical information to management, other department staff, and facilities staff so that responses are positive, plans are sound, and budgets and resources are allocated to ensure a fully operational and safe facility
  • Knowledge of commercial kitchen appliances and safety systems a plus
  • High school diploma and/or higher education degree or training program recognized by the industry or trade
  • 3-6 years in Facility / Safety management required
  • Solid ability to use Microsoft programs, including Outlook, Word and Excel
  • Must be readily available to respond to and help solve facility emergencies through use of a radio, a cell phone and/or delegation of personnel or contractor
  • Be available for emergency on-call situations
  • Bilingual a plus.
  • Able to stand and walk for a minimum period of 8 to 10 hours at a time

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.




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