Our Company & Our Property

Auberge Resorts Collection is a portfolio of extraordinary hotels, resorts, residences, and private clubs. While each property is unique, all share a crafted approach to luxury and bring the soul of the locale to life through captivating design, exceptional cuisine, and spas, and gracious yet unobtrusive service. With 19 hotels and resorts across three continents, Auberge invites guests to create unforgettable stories in some of the world’s most desirable destinations. Please visit aubergeresorts.com to learn more about our Collection.  Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram: @AubergeResorts and #AlwaysAuberge.

About Stanly Ranch, Auberge Resorts Collection

A private Napa Ranch cultivating the future of wellbeing. Stanly Ranch - a land that was established with legacy in mind and furthers its progression now with enlightened 21st century ideals. A vanguard in the movement toward holistic wellbeing, Stanly Ranch empowers an immersive agricultural experience intended to not only revitalize those lucky enough to visit, but to leave them transformed. Guests, owners, and locals alike will be captivated by an active and engaged private ranch lifestyle uniquely curated to nourish the mind, body, and soul through a rare connection to the land and its bounty.

Role Summary

Join our team as Director, Engineering and become one of the authors of our story.  As an Executive Committee member, you will lead the Engineering function of Stanly Ranch, with a primary role in the successful opening of the resort.  Post-opening, you will encourage attention to detail and have an eye for maintaining the asset at a luxury level.  As part of the Auberge family, you will support the team members of Stanly Ranch to provide exceptional service for our guests who will want to return to experience the deeply personalized service that Auberge Resorts is known for.

Core Responsibilities
  • Maintain complete knowledge of resort fire system, well water system, septic system, and irrigation system; maintain knowledge of temporary power systems.
  • Responsible for oversight of all resort systems, heat, light, and power; seeks on-going efficiencies and best usage of energy, electricity, etc.; makes on-going recommendations for efficiencies, cost savings, and operational improvements.
  • Implements and monitors ongoing preventive maintenance program for equipment, guest rooms and public areas. Insures proper maintenance of buildings, equipment, and landscape. Personally, conducts inspections, troubleshooting, supervision, and repair work for all areas of the resort.
  • Maintains written standards of department performance expectations.
  • Develops and maintains a strategy to ensure guest rooms, public areas, heart of house, laundry and kitchen equipment are code compliant and meets service expectations.
  • Regularly educates team members on preventive maintenance and equipment use.
  • Serves as member of Executive Committee, partnering with peers to ensure facilities are in good working order.
  • Functions as the overall leader for the Engineering department:
    • implements cross training to build skill levels and competency within the department.
    • counsels team members on work performance and recommends disciplinary actions as needed
    • schedules, completes various labor reports, makes assignments for work orders, manages department payroll.
    • holds team members accountable for departmental standards.
    • prepares and implements the department strategic plan, operational budget, and monthly forecasts. 
    • researches and prepares capital requests for approval and subsequent implementation.
  • Ensures safety issues are addressed on a timely basis.  Leads the Safety Committee.
  • Coordinates and monitors work performed by outside contractors based upon the operational needs of the hotel.
  • Ensures completion of work tickets in a timely manner.
  • Responds to emergency situations.

Required Skills
  • The individual must have knowledge of various trades, plumbing, carpentry, painting, electrical, mechanical, air conditioning and refrigeration, kitchen equipment, boilers and chillers, and the overall mechanics of building operations and maintenance. 
  • Understanding of expenses and payroll cost control.
  • Ability to manage key talent and culture processes:
    • Recruitment and selection
    • Performance management
    • Daily rallies and on-going development of Engineering team
  • Computer literate (ability to learn new programs, interact with Excel/Word and GSuite)
  • Outgoing and enthusiastic with a positive attitude.
  • Excellent written and verbal English communication skills, including in front of a group, with ability to communicate detailed instructions and hold team accountable for results.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, with ability to work with people from a variety of backgrounds.
  • Self-motivated and results oriented.
  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret common technical reports, journals, and financial reports.
  • Ability to perform job functions with attention to detail, speed, and accuracy
  • Ability to work well under pressure

Required Qualifications
  • Minimum five years’ experience as Chief Engineer in hospitality field
  • Supervisory experience
  • High School graduate
  • Proven management and administrative skills
  • Valid local driver’s license

Preferred Qualifications
  • Spanish language competency
  • College degree
  • Pre-opening/project management experience

What Else?

At Auberge, we are passionate about our mission to be the best-loved operator of one-of-a-kind luxury properties and experiences.  We are storytellers and story-makers, delivering simple pleasures and creating unforgettable memories.  Born in Napa and inspired by the most relaxing places in the world, we prize simplicity, comfort, and beauty.  Whatever role we play in Auberge, and wherever we work, we all live by the view that our core purpose is to enrich people’s lives. 

The successful candidate will have well-rounded experience in all areas of Engineering, ability to communicate a passion for project management, maintaining an asset with strong attention to detail, sustainability, and the bucolic and agrarian lifestyle Stanly Ranch will be known for.

If you feel that our approach is aligned with your own passions and beliefs, we look forward to your application to speaking with you about becoming part of our family.

Stanly Ranch is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V. Stanly Ranch provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all team members and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Stanly Ranch complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

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