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Chief Engineer

Company: DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel
Location: South Bend
Posted on: November 24, 2022

Job Description:

The DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel is looking for a Chief Engineer to join our team. Our great Indiana hotel located in the heart of downtown South Bend, has 291 guest rooms, & 15,000 square feet of meeting and banquet space. Our restaurant, Baker's Bar & Grill is set in a glass atrium in our 9 story hotel with Starbucks, an indoor pool and fitness center.The Chief Engineer is responsible for ensuring proper operations, maintenance, service and repair of all equipment, while supporting the goals of guest satisfaction, cost control and profitability. He/she is also responsible for overseeing and participating in the Preventative Maintenance program, ensuring that all rooms and public space meet AFP Management standards. Competitive Wages starting at $70,000 based on Experience Health, Dental, Vision, Life, and Disability Insurance 401K program Free Parking Meal Program Hilton Travel DiscountsEssential Job Function: Approach all encounters with guests and employees in an attentive, friendly. courteous and service-oriented manner. Maintain regular attendance in compliance with AFP Management standards, as required by scheduling which will vary according to the needs of the hotel. Maintain high standards of personal appearance and grooming, which include wearing the proper uniform and name tag when working. Comply at all times with AFP Management standards and regulations to encourage safe and efficient hotel operations. Train and supervise the hourly Engineering staff and coordinate all scheduling. Review Engineering staffs worked hours for payroll compilation and submit to accounting on a timely basis. Focus the Engineering Department on their role in contributing to Guest Satisfaction. Motivate, coach, counsel and discipline all Engineering personnel according to AFP Management standards. Conduct all 90 day and annual employee performance appraisals according to AFP Management standards. Prepare and conduct all Engineering interviews and follow hiring procedures according to AFP Management standards. Attend weekly staff meetings and provide training on a rotational basis using the steps to effective training according to AFP Management standards. Respond to employee emergency situations using information contained in M.S.D. sheets. Keep M.S.D. sheets current and easily available (with Housekeeping Manager). Establish ongoing training for all departments especially Housekeeping, Front Desk and Kitchen to maintain basic upkeep of their departments and equipment. Adhere to budgeted or re-forecasted expense allotments, using proper procedures for all purchases and keep all necessary items (light bulbs, name tags, etc.) stocked. Coordinate all inspections of the fire safety systems, including extinguishers, smoke alarms, etc., to maintain proper safety standards. Manage energy expenses and continually work towards energy conservation. Participate in required M.O.D. coverage as scheduled. Ensure that the Preventative Maintenance program is implemented and administered according to AFP Management standards. Evaluate and spot check the work of all staff and contractors or outside laborers. Handle guestroom maintenance requests in a timely manner. Maintain files of and be familiar with all operational manuals and warranty agreements for equipment. Immediately follow up on any alarms to determine the exact location and cause. Determine emergency status and report to Guest Services and/or the General Manager with findings. Ensure that employees are at all times attentive. Friendly, courteous and helpful to guests, all other employees and managers. Carry a pager at all times. Act as emergency contact person. Attend monthly all-employee meetings and any other functions required by management. Maintain a professional working relationship and promote open lines of communication. Ensure that pool and spa are in compliance with area health codes. Use proper two-way radio etiquette at all times when communicating with other employees. Ensure the proper use of radio etiquette within department. Chair Safety Committee, as well as help coordinate fire drills and the training of all employees on safety procedures. Establish and maintain key control system.Physical requirements: Long hours sometimes required. Heavy work - Exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 50 pounds of force frequently and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects. Ability to stand during entire shift.Education & Experience: At least 5 years of progressive experience in a hotel or a related field; or a 2-year college degree and 3 or more years of related experience; or a 4-year college degree and at least 2 years or related experience. Supervisory experience required. Current Certification as required by Federal, State or Local governing agents pertaining to trade requirements (i.e., HVAC, pool operation, electrical), property specific. Must have a valid driver's license for the applicable state.The DoubleTree Hotel is an Equal Opportunity Employer, offering employment opportunities to all qualified persons without regard to race, color, national origin, disability, religion, age, sex, veteran status or other classifications protected by law.Job Type: Full-timePay: From $70,000.00 per yearBenefits: 401(k) Dental insurance Employee discount Health insurance Life insurance Paid time off Vision insuranceSchedule: 8 hour shift Day shift Monday to Friday On callWork Location: One location

Keywords: DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, South Bend , Chief Engineer, Hospitality & Tourism , South Bend, Indiana

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