Position Description

Facilities Maintenance Engineer- Earn up to $18/Hour, Evening Shift, Lakeside Hotel Casino, Osceola, IA
Location Lakeside Hotel Casino & RV Park, Indianola, IA 50125
Req # 3371
# of openings 1
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Full-Time Positions Offer Great Benefits, Paid Vacation and Holidays After 90 Days, Paid Breaks and Free Meals!

Headquartered in Las Vegas, we are a personable, loyal, and friendly company that shares a connection with each of our customers and employees. Every employee at Affinity Gaming is committed to enhancing our guests' satisfaction by building upon our relationships and offering high-quality service at a reasonable price. With 11 properties (five in Nevada, three in Colorado, two in Missouri, and one in Iowa) we are dedicated to delivering a value-oriented product in a convenient, welcoming, and casual atmosphere. 

Summary: The Maintenance Engineer performs skilled routine manual labor in maintenance and repair of Lakeside Hotel Casino facilities, equipment and grounds. Under limited supervision, individuals have responsibility to perform assigned activities without detailed instructions as to specific procedures to be followed. Incumbents are expected to assist in the training of less experienced team members and to operate on a regular basis a variety of equipment.


  • Make routine plumbing repairs such as repairing leaks, unclogging toilets and/or drains.
  • Swimming pool maintenance such as chemical readings and balancing.
  • Replacing light bulbs and fluorescent lights and making electrical related repairs such as replacing electrical receptacles.
  • Perform routine carpentry work such as painting, installing doors and/or adjusting shelving.
  • Performing preventative maintenance on heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) PTAC systems such as replacing evaporative cooler pads, belts, pumps, air filters,
  • Sets up and tears down for events in Convention center.
  • Respond to guest repair requests. Communicate with guests to resolve maintenance issues with little to no supervision.
  • Assure each day’s activities are communicated to the other shifts and maintenance leadership.
  • Display general proficiency in any of the following categories:
    • HVAC and refrigeration,
    • electrical,
    • mechanical,
    • plumbing,
    • carpentry and finish skills,
    • kitchen equipment,
    • grounds maintenance
    • and/or general building management.
  • Display solid knowledge and skill in the safe use of hand and power tools and other materials required to perform repair and maintenance tasks.
  • Program TV's and perform general housekeeping and engineering-related duties.
  • Display working knowledge of computer programs related to preventative maintenance and other systems.
  • Perform troubleshooting of hotel Mechanical, Electrical, and Plumbing (MEP) systems.
  • Display the ability to train and mentor others engineers (e.g., Maintenance Engineer I).
  • Follow all company and safety and security policies and procedures;
    • use the Lockout/Tagout system before performing any maintenance work;
    • report any maintenance problems, safety hazards, accidents, or injuries;
    • complete safety training and certifications;
    • and properly store flammable materials.
  • Daily maintenance duties for casino and hotel as directed by supervisor or manager.
  • Communicating maintenance needs to supervisor or manager.
  • Troubleshoot and perform repairs on electrical equipment including lamps, cosmetic items, extension cords, vacuum cleaners, internet devices, replace electrical switches and outlets, and other items.
  • Prepare and paint walls, trim, doors, etc., drywall and wood trim repair and the complete and thorough cleanup of the painting or repair area.
  • Ensure uniform and personal appearances are clean and professional.
  • Adhere to quality expectations and service standards.
  • Maintain a positive working relationships with others and support the team to reach common goals.
  • More difficult or skilled work may be performed under the direct supervision of a Facilities Manager or Supervisor.
  • Must be 21 years of age or older.
  • All other duties as required.


Considerable knowledge of common tools and equipment used in construction and maintenance work; grounds maintenance methods and techniques; trees, plants, flowers, and shrubs; operation and maintenance of tools and equipment used in grounds maintenance; basic safety precautions and procedures; traffic laws, ordinances and rules related to truck and heavy equipment operations; equipment and procedures involved in the construction, maintenance, and repair of streets, roads, and drainage systems; the materials, tools, and methods used in general building repair and maintenance. Use of hand and power tools.


  • High School Diploma or HSED required. Associates Degree preferred.
  • Prior maintenance experience in a commercial environment preferred.


  • Must be able to obtain and maintain an Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission License.
  • Must have a valid Driver License.
  • May be required to obtain Certified Pool Operator (CPO) certification within 6 months.


  • Health, Dental, Vision, Free $25K Life Insurance Policy And Other Voluntary Benefits After 55 Days of Service, 401K With Company Match, Paid Vacation and Holidays after 90 Days of Service, Employee Discount Network, Free Meals, Free WiFi, Team Member Celebrations, Awards, Community Events and more...


This job posting is intended to describe the general nature of this position.  It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required. Employee benefits may vary by location, position, length of service and employment status. 

Final candidates will be required to complete a drug test and background check.  Many positions will require a state gaming license. Affinity Gaming is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, gender, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, or marital status. 

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