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Lead Engineer

POSITION SUMMARY:  Assists in supervising and coordinating maintenance activities.  Performs land and boat engineering functions: perform inspection, maintenance, repair, cleaning of vessel and facility equipment.  Make rounds of the engineering and casino spaces to ensure proper operation of equipment.  Member of the vessel emergency response team. Practices the Rising Star Core Values of Commitment, Integrity and Excellence.


Essential Job Functions:

  • Perform scheduling, timekeeping and supervision of engineering personnel as assigned.
  • Apply Federal, State and County codes and regulations in the performance and/or supervision of construction, repair, installation, fire safety, sanitation and waste management functions.
  • Assist in managing day-to-day administrative duties, including inventory management, recordkeeping, procurement and contracted services.
  • Assist in properly training, ensuring proficiency skills are met, and equipping engineering personnel.
  • HVAC - maintain and service all equipment at a level necessary for proper operation.
  • Ability to plan and complete assigned work with minimum supervision.
  • Ability to perform electrical and mechanical work including troubleshooting, installations and repair.
  • Participate in emergency response drills.
  • Extensive knowledge of ship and facility layout, systems, general equipment operating procedures and ability to line up various systems for operation.
  • Makes routine rounds of engine room, facility and casino spaces notifying management of any unusual operating conditions.
  • All other areas (carpentry, painting, stocking, and general labor) as necessary and as assigned.
  • Maintain sufficient inventory to adequately complete job assignments.
  • Provide service to internal and external customers which reflects the company culture of Satisfaction, Togetherness, Appreciation and Recognition. (S.T.A.R.)
  • Responsible for immediately informing on-site IGC Agent on duty, Security and Supervisor on Duty of any Internal Control or State Regulation violations related to gaming activity of which you commit, witness or become aware; must report pursuant to company Self-Reporting Policy.


Other Job Functions: 

  • Performs miscellaneous duties as assigned.
  • Note: this position will not perform or assist with any gaming function.


Job Qualifications:

  • Experience Required:  Extensive mechanical background (hands on experience working on engines, compressors, etc.). Welding and Burning experience preferred, Plant or Vessel Maintained experience preferred, electrical experience, HVAC/Refrigeration experience preferred.  Desire past mechanical and electrical experience in a military, merchant marine or plant operations setting. Supervisory experience preferred.
  • Education Required:  High school diploma or equivalent; trade school or related education preferred.
  • Skills, Knowledge and/or Abilities Required: Ability to follow orders.  Ability to work well and communicate effectively with others.  Ability to understand/comply with departmental, company and government agency regulations. Ability to diagnose and repair equipment.
  • Licenses, Certifications, Bonding, and/or Testing Required:  Indiana Gaming Commission Occupational License - Level 3 (Must be at least 18 years of age).
  • Other Specialized Requirements:  Experience in hospitality business or casino operations a preferred.  Possess one of the following preferred qualifications: USCG QMED Certification, Certified Welder, Universal Refrigerant License, Electrician Certification or Diesel Engine Maintenance Certification.
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