Chief Engineer


Job title: Chief Engineer

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Job description: JOB OVERVIEW:
Responsible for the leadership and management of all functions of the Engineering department, in accordance with hotel standards. Manage all engineering operations for interior/exterior facilities including electrical, refrigeration, plumbing, heating/cooling, structural, ground care and parking areas. Manage other engineering work necessary to maintain the property in an optimum and efficient condition to ensure the safety and comfort of guests and employees.

QUALIFICATIONS:

-High school graduate and vocational/technical background.
-5+ years’ experience in hotel engineering/maintenance.
-Certified in all hotel engineering/maintenance positions.
-Knowledge of all technical aspects of engineering/maintenance ( i.e. mechanical, electrical, plumbing and HVAC).
-Ability to communicate well in written and spoken English.
-College degree (in Engineering).
-2+ years as an Assistant Director of Engineering at a Resort property.
-Active involvement in college level business or technical courses.
JOB FUNCTIONS:

-Maintain complete knowledge at all hotel features/services, hours of operation, daily house count and expected arrivals/departures, etc. to ensure work orders are scheduled around critical times; conduct monthly department meetings, insuring meetings are informative, upbeat and fun.
-Review daily log books and stay informed about all day-to-day activities; Meet with General Manager each morning prior to the line-up to discuss any opportunities and offer assistance.
-Promote open-door policy among staff members; Identify and resolve performance problems not in line with company standards; Consistently apply hotel standards/procedures in evaluation and discipline of staff; Administer fair employee performance appraisals in a timely manner.
-Create an atmosphere for advancement through ongoing training programs.
-Achieve objectives through direction and delegation.
-Set standards for the departmental in image, appearance and grooming; properly represent the company and the procession to outside organizations; Return business telephone call the same day.
-Develop a list of departmental goals and objectives; Plan for the execution of hotel projects.
-Prepare annually and control monthly all R&M and HLP expenses within the budgeted or forecasted parameters; Prepare annual and control monthly the capital expenditures budget.
-Always use comparative bidding on service contracts and obtain the corporate office’s approval before releasing a bid.
-Establish, direct and maintain the appropriate organizational climate to meet the needs of the hotel’s employees and guests.
-Direct and be an active part of the guest rooms and public area preventative maintenance program to achieve hotel standards.
-Control the initiation, transfer and maintenance of the hotel keying system.
-Reduce waste through recycling.
-Institute and maintain the utility management program to conserve energy without discomfort to internal and external customers.
-Manage the inspection of all building systems and life-safety systems to insure minimum downtime, expense and discomfort to our guests.
-Effectively comply with all codes; effectively deal with insurance companies.
-Coordinate all carpentry projects; Control painting and decorating; Maintain plumbing systems, grounds and landscaping, and swimming pool water features.
-Coordinate and control all in-house and contractor projects.
-Oversee maintenance of the Central Plant; Maintain HVAC systems, Kitchen facilities, refrigeration systems, laundry facilities, electrical systems, life-safety systems, and sewage systems; Maintain the energy management system, including continuous improvement.
-Ensure employees maintain safe conditions and procedures in work areas and other associated areas; Ensure each employee successfully completed the Training Certification Process and reviews all departmental safety information (i.e. MSDS’s).
-Practice emergency procedures in compliance with hotel/company standards; react and assist in hotel emergency situations as needed.

Expected salary:

Location: Henderson, NV

Job date: Fri, 19 Mar 2021 23:22:03 GMT

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