Xanterra Leisure Holding, LLC

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Full Time General Maintenance Engineer Lead

Full Time General Maintenance Engineer Lead

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Under direction of the Facilities Maintenance Manager and/or supervisor on duty, the Lead Maintenance Engineer is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day duties of the facilities craft personnel, while performing advanced routine and extensive preventative maintenance and repair activities associated with the operation of all Grand Canyon Railway & Hotel facilities.



  • Fully understand and support Xanterra Mission Statement and Core Values. 
  • Knowledge of all functions associated with the Engineering/Maintenance Department trades under supervision of the Maintenance Manager.
  • Handle multiple calls or work orders, work independently and perform trade call outs as necessary.
  • Preform intermediate computer skills to effectively communicate electronically; conduct product, equipment and General Building Code compliance research.
  • Perform Lock Out / Tag Out Procedures.
  • Carryout repairs on ceilings, floors and walls by combining plaster of spackle and painting.
  • Assist lower level skilled Maintenance Technicians in different phases of building, construction and general maintenance and review tasks performed by them to ensure that they are a good condition. While assisting with training and development of lower General Maintenance grades.
  • Repair and change electronic door locks in the building and perform complex lock servicing to ensure maximum safety of all employee and guest.
  • Assist in the development of in-house projects, including feasibility, cost and priority.
  • Coordinate trade teams for in-house project implementation under the direction of the project manager.
  • Ensure that work orders are being completed in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Make Maintenance Manager aware of any delays in completing work orders.
  • Assist the Maintenance Manager in scheduling staff.
  • Provide recommendations to the Maintenance Manager on recommendations for promotion to higher grade in craft.
  • Provide technical assistance to craft supervisors as required to execute complex work when required.
  • Ensure that staff is adhering to all prescribed Company, statutory/regulatory policies and procedures regarding worker safety, risk management, environmental policies, HAZMAT, HAZCOM, confined space, lockout/tag out and vehicle operation.
  • The Lead Maintenance Engineer’s schedule will include weekends with regularly scheduled days off during the week.
  • Other duties as assigned.



  • Requires a valid Arizona Driver’s License, and be able to comply with the Xanterra/GCR Company Vehicle Policy.
  • Minimum four (4) years’ experience in general building maintenance, or in trades such as electrical, refrigeration, plumbing, etc. and competency in General Maintenance I & II positions.
  • Possess physical ability to complete assigned tasks, including entering confined space, ascending/descending ladder, and lifting up to 100 hundred pounds.
  • Must have basic computer skills with knowledge of Word and Excel software.
  • Must have good verbal and written communication skills with ability to give clear directions.
  • Must be able to possess or obtain a (Certified Pool Operator) CPO certificate within 90 days of accepting a lead position.


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