Director of Facilities

Kailua-Kona, HI Full-time
KOHANAIKI is an EEO employer - M/F/Vets/Disabled

Position Title:


   Director of Engineering and Facilities




Reports to:


    Vice President of Operations




Job Summary:          The Director of Engineering and Facilities will be responsible for the overall maintenance operations of the property including effectively leading the maintenance department, managing projects and repairs, and managing departmental budget.







Job Responsibilities and Standards:


The following description of job responsibilities and standards are intended to reflect the essential functions of the position.  This outline does not detail every aspect of the position and there may be other responsibilities and duties as assigned.


           Job Specifics


·       Oversee Facilities Department, Supervise and direct the Facilities Supervisor and Facilities staff on daily Work Orders and projects.

·       The Director oversees a team of Maintenance specialists responsible for all engineering operations for interior/exterior facilities including plumbing, refrigeration, heating/cooling, painting, carpentry, and electrical.

·       Coordinate assignment of Work Order duties with the Facilities Supervisor’s.

·       Receive updates on staff performance and Work Order status after every shift.  Reports may be sent via the Facilities Administrator for processing to the Facilities Supervisor’s.

·       Ensure that all technicians complete their daily Work Orders and provide updates on incomplete Work Orders in ALICE.

·       Monitor and develop Staff performance to include providing supervision and professional development, conducting counseling and evaluations.

·       Ensure effective communication and good relations between the Facilities Department and other departments at Kohanaiki.

·       Utilize the ALICE system for all work orders and labor/materials tracking, for all work performed (daily).

·       Contact sub-contractors and/or order parts for reactive repairs as needed.

·       Director is to provide support and advice (when needed) to Subordinates to ensure proper repair and replacement procedures are followed.

·       Maintain proper accounting practices and adhering to the financial goals of the Department.

·       Accountable for managing budget, capital expenditure projects, and preventative maintenance.

·       Maintaining the successful operations of the Following: Club Operations, Hale Club Operations, Home Owners Association, & Kohanaiki Shores.

·       Provide Weekly updates to the VP. Of Operations or CEO as requested.

·       Maintain and Monitor the Water Quality Monitoring & Testing Program.

·       Oversee and is responsible for the successful operation of Kohanaiki’ s Waste Water Plant. Adhering to the Hawaii’s Department of Health policies.

·       Oversee and is responsible for the operation of the 8 water wells and the Reverse Osmosis plant operations. As well as maintain all pumping stations.

·       Ensure all equipment is kept clean and well maintained, at all times.

·       Responsible for managing the Fire safety monitoring systems on the property to ensure the safety and comfort of members and employees.




·       Must have 5+ years’ facilities/engineering experience. Preferably in a hospitality setting.

·       Must have 5+ years’ experience leading a team.

·       Must have experience with managing P&L/Departmental budget and be able to forecast for department needs.

·       Previous experience including but not limited to plumbing, carpentry, electrical, HVAC, pool, refrigeration and water treatment and waste-water treatment.

·       Poses a high school diploma or equivalent.

·       Valid driver’s license.

·       Excellent verbal communication skills and must be very customer service oriented

·       Must be able to work in a fast paced work environment while meeting deadlines as directed. 

·       Must be able to lift 50 pounds

·       Able to work under pressure

·       Able to work weekends and holidays 

·       Must be able to stand, walk, climb ladders for extended periods of time

·       Must able to multi task, have excellent inter-personal skills

·       Must be able to speak and read English fluently. 



         Customer Service Responsibility

·       Ensures that the club's customer service standards are maintained at an exceptional level.  

·       Presents self in a professional manner including appearance, identification, and general communication and conduct at all times.

·       Makes a positive contribution to the work environment through presentation of positive attitude, demonstration of cooperation and teamwork, and constructive approach to daily events.

·       Listens effectively, responds to guests’ requests in a friendly “can do†manner.



·       Demonstrates adherence to the club's safe practice procedures and makes recommendations to improve safety.  Reports any unsafe work practice VP of Operations and Human Resources.

·       Consistently utilizes proper body mechanics in performance of responsibilities, as evidenced by supervisor’s observation and no injury to self or others due to improper work habits.

·       Follows proper reporting procedures when injured at work.  Is aware of the location of material safety data sheets and refers to them when necessary.



Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.


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