Director of Facilities

MGM Resorts International   •  

Robinsonville, MS

Industry: Restaurants & Food Services


5 - 7 years

Posted 421 days ago

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It is the primary responsibility of the Director of Facilities to provide strategic leadership and direction for the Facilities Department. All duties are to be performed in accordance with departmental and MGM Resorts International policies, practice and procedures. Responsible for the administration and operation of the Maintenance and Engineering Department.  Ability to perform as a Property and Building Manager. 


  • Works with upper management to ensure compliance of Gold Strike Casino Resort P & P.
  • Responsible for monitoring compliance with state building codes and regulations, OSHA safety codes and adherence to fire department standards of safety and evacuation procedures.
  • Recruits, interviews and recommends prospective employees, including engineers, laborers, painters, carpenters.
  • Evaluates job performance and recommends appropriate discipline and rewards.
  • Responsible for the maintenance and operation of all the equipment on the property site as well as several off-site warehouses and the building structure itself.  This includes refrigeration and air conditioning, the fire alarm system, boilers, primary and secondary power systems, and emergency generators.
  • Responsible for the aesthetics of the exterior and interior of the building continually evaluates and coordinates remodeling projects.  Scheduling labor and material for remodeling and refurbishing projects.
  • Responsible for the scheduling of department personnel to maintain 24 hours day coverage for preventative maintenance on building and equipment including external utilities such as water, power, gas, sewer, and also internal utilities, power systems and fire protection. 
  • Cooperates with all department heads, sets up departmental meetings, supervisory meetings and internal departmental meetings.
  • Monitors any new construction.  Also interacts as necessary with designers, architects, contractors, public utilities representatives, the Fire Department, the Health Department, insurance agencies, and OSHA.
  • Works with department heads in preparing budgets, as well as the wants and needs not covered in budgets.
  • Monitors requisitioned supplies and equipment for the Maintenance and the Engineering departments.

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee in this position.  It is not intended to give all details or a step-by-step account of the way each procedure or task is performed.  The incumbent is expected to perform other duties necessary for the effective operation of the department.


Assistant Chief Engineers


Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or equivalent education and experience. Seven (7) years of leadership experience in facilities/engineering management experience at a major hotel/casino, resort complex.


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SECTION 3: COMPETENCIES & working conditions


  • In-depth  knowledge of carpentry, plumbing, air conditioning, electrical, mechanical and hazardous chemicals.
  • Ability to read blueprints and computer printouts.
  • Read, write, and understand English.
  • Computer proficiency
  • Excellent organization and multi-tasking skills and very detail oriented.
  • Knowledgeable of planning, reading, writing, using math, and discriminating colors
  • Possess strong organizational ability in developing effective methods that ensures product quality with all projects
  • Able to lead and mentor a team.
  • Ability to make decisions.


  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is constantly standing, sitting, listening, using computer, telephone, and speaking.
  • Reaching, stooping, bending, crawling, kneeling and twisting.
  • Walking distances up to 1,000 ft., between departments and casino floor.
  • Using wrist motion, dexterity, eye-hand coordination, and writing.
  • Carrying, pushing and pulling up to 100 lbs.


Work performed indoors and outdoors. Employee may be exposed to dust, fumes, odors, and hot and cold temperatures. Employee will be required to stand on concrete floors and to occasionally walk on uneven or wet surfaces. Employee may be exposed to secondhand smoke. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Regular scheduled hours but must be flexible if needed for occasional work outside of normal business hours.