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Building Maintenance Specialist 

About the Organization Desert Champions manages and operates a curated selection of sports and entertainment events and properties, the largest of which is the BNP Paribas Open held annually at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden, operated by Desert Champions. In addition to hosting this prestigious sporting event, Desert Champions manages the Indian Wells Music Festival, Easter Bowl, the Oracle Challenger Series, and the USA Pickleball National Championships.

Nestled in Southern California, just outside of Palm Springs, the picturesque Indian Wells Tennis Garden is home to the second largest tennis stadium in the world, featuring 16,100 seats, newly renovated 45 luxury stadium suites, 12 broadcast booths, 20 food and beverage concessions and world-renowned Wolfgang Puck restaurant, Spago. The Tennis Garden, which spans more than 54 acres and boasts two 19,000 square foot shade structures, 29 world-class courts, eight acres of exposition space and a year-round full-service Tennis Club, also features a permanent 8,000-seat Stadium 2 with three fine dining restaurants, including world-famous Japanese restaurant Nobu.

EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  
Category Operations  
Position Building Maintenance Specialist  

Position requires skilled work in multiple trades. The employee in this position is responsible for work in maintenance, construction, alterations, and repairs. Duties include determining work methods and procedures with very little supervision.

Position Requirements
  1. Candidates must be proficient in two or more of the following trades:
  1. Electrical - inspects, installs, troubleshoots, and repairs electrical fixtures including, ballast, outlets, and bulbs.
  2. HVAC – performs preventive maintenance on HVAC systems including changing filters, belts, and cleaning condensate drains and coils.
  3. Refrigeration – inspect and troubleshoot food and beverage equipment.
  4. Plumbing – inspect, installs, troubleshoots, and repairs plumbing fixtures including rebuilding flush valves and sink faucets.
  5. Painting – prepare surfaces for painting. Knowledgeable in proper use of brushes, rollers, spray equipment and paints for both interior and exterior uses.
  6. Welding – knowledgeable in one or more types of welding and the proper and safe methods of use.
  7. Carpentry – installs, repairs, and replaces: doors, windows, building hardware, fencing, flooring, ceiling, shelving, cabinets and counters. Constructs form work for various concrete projects.
  1. Stock and inventory materials and supplies.
  2. Clean and maintain tools, materials, and work site.
  3. Follow company procedures to ensure a safe work environment.
  4. Other duties as assigned.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Language Ability:

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.

Math Ability:

Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.

Reasoning Ability:

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

Computer Skills:

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Microsoft Office products such as Word, Excel and PowerPoint, Outlook, as well as, inventory control systems and payroll systems.


High School Diploma/G.E.D.; and 4-6 years’ experience working in a building maintenance/construction related field.


  • Heavy equipment/lifts: fork, reach, scissor, boom
  • All forms of power tools

Knowledge, Skills and Other Abilities:

Considerable knowledge of the practices, methods, and materials used in construction or maintenance such as: carpentry, electrical, painting, plumbing, masonry, concrete, and HVAC. Knowledge of occupational hazards and safety procedures. Skilled in the operation and use of all types of power and pneumatic tools.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl, and talk or hear, use hands, reach with hands and arms, and climb or balance. The employee must occasionally lift over 50 pounds. Employee must have exceptional vision.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The position entitles flexible working hours based on events and might include nights, weekends and major holidays.

The noise level in the work environment is usually loud. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently working near moving mechanical parts, in outdoor weather conditions, at risk of electrical shock, and in extreme heat (non-weather). The employee is occasionally exposed to wet or humid conditions (non-weather), work in high, precarious places, exposed to airborne particles, and vibration.

Certificates and Licenses:

  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Fork, Scissor and Reach Lift
  • CPR and First Aid
  • OSHA

Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Close Date  
Number of Openings 7  
Open Date 12/26/2018  

This position is currently not accepting applications.

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