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Six Flags Six Flags International Director of Maintenance in Grand Prairie, Texas

Description

Director of Maintenance

Location: Chongqing, China

Job Summary:

This preferable bi-lingual position will be responsible for the high-level execution, planning, project controls, budget, risk and business management, new capital construction, preventative maintenance, and rehab projects. Will work closely with the Park President and various senior leaders to establish clear guidelines including timelines and budget expectations. The ideal candidate should demonstrate a proven track record of developing a high performing team, operational controls, and to effectively grow the organization while ensuring safe operating efficiencies.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Lead the Maintenance Division to deliver results in a broad array of activities, including facilities maintenance, annual preventative maintenance activities, repair and rehabilitation of structures and equipment, new construction, architectural design , landscaping , and support for park operations

  • Analyzes financial reports related to budgets, operations, performance of facility maintenance, capital improvement projects, and maintain full P&L responsibility

  • Prepare, administer and maintain both Operating and Capital budgets

  • Scheduling, planning, and timely execution of all projects related to Maintenance or Capital

  • Responsible for ensuring all projects are completed in a safe and timely manner so as not to adversely affect the Guest Experience

  • Evaluate performance data to refine business and operational practices, ensure safe and efficient operations, effective manpower utilization, and effective budget controls.

  • Provide leadership, coaching and development for the entire Maintenance Team

  • Act as a liaison with officials having regulatory oversight and inspection responsibilities

  • Active management of Maintenance and Construction projects ensuring effective use of Company capital and resources

Skills & Qualifications

  • Ability to understand and communicate in Mandarin is highly desirable.

  • 5 or more years active management of large scale capital projects

  • 10 or more years of escalating experience in Theme Park construction and maintenance management.

  • Knowledge of Global Industry Standards and processes (ASTM F24, EN 13814, CSEI, TUV)

  • Ability to effectively manage multiple projects

  • Must be professional, energetic, self-motivated, and able to motivate others, and have a positive attitude.

  • Professional grooming and conduct must be constantly displayed.

  • Computer Skills a must – Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint) and Microsoft Project

  • Strong analytical skills- ability to derive strategic directions and drive improvements from report data

  • BA or BS in Business, Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or related field preferred

  • Ability to understand and communicate in Mandarin is highly desirable.

Six Flags promotes a smoke and drug free equal opportunity workplace

Qualifications

Skills

Required

  • Language: Advanced

Behaviors

Required

  • Dedicated: Devoted to a task or purpose with loyalty or integrity

  • Team Player: Works well as a member of a group

  • Innovative: Consistently introduces new ideas and demonstrates original thinking

  • Functional Expert: Considered a thought leader on a subject

  • Detail Oriented: Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well

Education

Required

  • Bachelors or better

Experience

Required

  • 5 or more years active management of large scale capital projects

  • 10 or more years of escalating experience in Theme Park construction and maintenance management.

  • Knowledge of Global Industry Standards and processes (ASTM F24, EN 13814, CSEI, TUV)

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