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HVAC/Central Plant Specialist (West Valley) - Desert Diamond Casinos & Entertainment

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HVAC/Central Plant Specialist (West Valley)


Desert Diamond Casinos & Entertainment


Glendale, Arizona 85305
United States

Date Posted:

May 17, 2022

Ending Date:

Aug 01, 2022

Type of Position:

Full Time



Job Description

Position Summary:
Under direct supervision of the Maintenance Supervisor, performs general maintenance, preventive maintenance, service, and repair commercial, boilers, chillers, air handlers, cooling towers, heat exchangers, water pumps, pneumatic control, refrigeration equipment, and HVAC. This list of duties and responsibilities is illustrative only of the tasks performed by this position and is not all-inclusive.


Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
• Maintains and repairs boilers, chillers and other related equipment such as air handlers, heat exchangers, water pumps and pneumatic controls for HVAC.
• Maintains cooling towers, blowers, fans, motors, expansion valves, condenser pumps, dampers and control valves in central plant.
• Contacts and coordinates schedules and oversees the on-site work of contractors and vendors.
• Formulates and implementation of a preventative maintenance program.
• Schedules and performs monthly preventive maintenance inspections on all HVAC commercial and refrigeration equipment.
• Installs new equipment and systems.
• Makes necessary repairs to maintain the property operations; responds to repair orders promptly and efficiently to avoid service disruption.
• Ensures and performs maintenance, servicing, remodeling, troubleshooting, and repair tasks; examines various electrical systems and makes recommendations for new equipment, repairs, and modifications.
• Responds and takes appropriate actions in the event of emergency or critical incidents, i.e. system failures, fires, flooding, or other emergencies.
• Inspects repairs and install boiler controls, evaluate water levels, pressure and temperature.
• Contributes to a team effort and accomplishes related results as required.
• Performs other duties as required.


Minimum Qualifications:
Education and Experience:
High School Degree or GED plus five (5) years experience in maintaining and repair of boilers chillers, air handler units, roof top units, cooling towers, energy management systems and HVAC equipment; HVAC certification required; Must have a valid driver’s license with a clean driving record and be insurable (for driving).  Must be 18 years of age or older. Must be able to successfully pass a pre-employment drug/alcohol screen, background investigation, obtain and maintain a gaming license and to include the following:


Knowledge, Abilities, Skills, and Certifications:
• Supervisory ability.
• Knowledge of operation of the operation, repair and maintenance of various types of refrigeration equipment.
• Knowledge of HVAC installation, troubleshooting, repair and maintenance.
• Knowledge of refrigerant recovery.
• Knowledge of mechanical equipment, plumbing, utilities, distribution systems, and controls, including maintenance and troubleshooting.
• Working knowledge of HVAC and associated systems employing computer-based monitoring and control devises.
• Knowledge of HVAC, low temp refrigeration, commercial kitchen equipment and/or kitchen gas equipment.
• Knowledge of 24/7 environments and how to perform work.
• Knowledge of business English, proper spelling, grammar, punctuation, and basic arithmetic.
• Knowledge and ability to order parts, supplies or service manuals related to equipment or repairs.
• Ability to diagnose malfunctions of building mechanical systems.
• Ability to read, understands, follow, and enforce safety procedures, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals.
• Ability to use hand and power tools applicable to trade.
• Ability to perform preventive maintenance according to published guidelines.
• Ability to troubleshoot electrical problems such as shorts, outages, faulty equipment, or other electrical malfunctions.
• Ability to repair and/or replace building mechanical systems components, including programmable logic controls.
• Ability to use computer-based monitoring and control devices in maintaining and troubleshooting HVAC systems.
• Ability to develop maintenance schedule for all HVAC commercial equipment and maintain records.
• Ability to communicate effectively in the English language, both verbally and in writing with personnel and the general public.
• Ability to apply basic mathematical skills.
• Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written and oral form.
• Skills in operating business computers and office machines, including in a Windows environment, specifically Word, Excel, Access, and presentation software (such as PowerPoint).


Physical Demands:
While performing the duties of this job, the team member regularly is required to stand; expected to climb stairs and ladders; walk for long distances throughout the day; work in mechanical rooms or on the roof all of which may be in excess of 100 degrees; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The team member occasionally is required to sit; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The team member must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.


Work Environment:
Work may be performed in an office and casino setting with exposure to second-hand smoke and a high noise level. Evenings, graveyards, holidays and/or weekend work may be required. Extended hours and irregular shifts may be required.

Additional Information

Salary: Starting at $30.14 - $40.77/HR


All applicants must be able to demonstrate their US work authorization during the employment verification process.

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Desert Diamond Casinos & Entertainment

West Valley:

Monday–Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. 
Southern Arizona:
Monday–Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

The Desert Diamond Casinos & Entertainment offers a convenient, memorable entertainment experience in Tucson, Sahuarita, Why and Glendale, Arizona. Amenities include unmatched gaming options, fine dining, the Monsoon Nightclub and world-class sporting events, music concerts and comedy sets at the Diamond Center. Desert Diamond Casinos & Entertainment also offers one of the region's finest convention centers and high-tech meeting facilities.

An enterprise of the Tohono O’odham Nation, Desert Diamond Casinos & Entertainment has been in the gaming and entertainment business for almost 30 years, beginning in 1985 with the opening of Papago Bingo in the Tucson area.

In 1993, the first Desert Diamond Casino was opened on Nogales Highway. Six years later, a smaller facility opened in Why, Arizona. The third Desert Diamond Casino near Sahuarita was opened in 2001. In 2007, the original casino on Nogales Highway was replaced with a new casino, hotel and convention center complex.  Our newest property, Desert Diamond Casino – West Valley opened in late 2015 and has quickly become one of the Phoenix metropolitan area’s hottest spots.

Desert Diamond Casinos & Entertainment West Valley - located in Glendale, Arizona offers a 35,000 sq. ft. casino.  The property opened in February 2020, offering more than 1,100 slot machines, 380 bingo seats, 36 poker-style tables, and 48 blackjack-style tables.

Food and beverage-wise, the casino offers A massive bar with a second-story mezzanine overlooking the casino floor, a food court, Nineteen 86 Steakhouse, Edge Bar and Winners Sports Bar.

Desert Diamond Casinos & Entertainment Tucson offers over 1,000 slots, a poker room with 8 poker tables and the area's most competitive tournaments, 24 table games including live blackjack, high-stakes bingo and fabulous keno.The hotel located only minutes from the Tucson International Airport includes complimentary wireless internet access, a heated outdoor pool, jetted hydro-spa, patio seating with a fire pit, exercise facilities, coffee bar and lounge.

Desert Diamond Casinos & Entertainment Sahuarita offers hundreds of slots and live blackjack tables. Food & Beverage venues include three restaurants - the Agave Restaurant offering fine dining, the Diamond Buffet and the Diamond Grill, as well as the two cocktail lounges.

Desert Diamond Casinos & Entertainment Why is the perfect rest stop for travelers on their way to Puerto Peñasco (Rocky Point) or making the trek to western Arizona. Guests can play slots at the self-service gas station and fully stocked convenience store.