Chief Maintenance Engineer

    • Job Tracking ID: 512688-708591
    • Job Location: Grand Rapids, MI
    • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
    • Level of Education: Any
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: October 24, 2019
    • Years of Experience: 5 - 7 Years
    • Starting Date: ASAP
    • Hotel: Doubletree by Hilton Grand Rapids Airport
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Job Description:

 

The Doubletree Grand Rapids is looking the Chief Maintenance Engineer to join our management team. If you have building engineering experience in a hotel, hospital or apartments please complete our application. Some responsibilities include:

  • Conduct walk-through and visually assess the safe and efficient maintenance and operation of the physical structure(s) of the hotel, all mechanical, electrical, HVAC systems and any other related equipment.
  • Completion of all routine maintenance on public spaces, meeting rooms, outlets, back of the house spaces and grounds. Assigns and verifies completion of all repairs, replacement, and renovation projects to offices and employee work areas.
  • Adheres to all corporate required purchasing policies and controls, to include all outside contractor bids, budgets and schedules.
  • Maintains effective energy management and preventive maintenance programs, conducting special training for other operating departments on the safe and effective use of equipment and energy in the hotel.
  • Informs the General Manager and hotel department heads, on a regular basis, regarding the specific and overall condition of the building structure(s), related systems and equipment offering prudent, and cost effective proposals for maintaining same. Access and input information into a computer and generate reports.
  • Maintains appropriate supply of materials and equipment to carry out the normal day-to-day operating and maintenance requirements of the hotel.
  • Maintains organized and efficient administrative and filing systems within Property Operations for the timely and accurate handling of correspondence, reports, requisitions for purchase, and other administrative requirements of the department.Maintains a well-defined, and organized system within the shop for the inventory maintenance, and storage of all tools, products, materials, and equipment necessary to execute the required activities of the department.
  • Immediately available to report to the hotel in the event of any hotel emergency which necessitates the skills and expertise of the Chief Engineer. By example such emergencies may include, but not be limited to fires, power or other equipment failures, floods, lighting, earthquake, or other disasters of similar nature and magnitude.
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Experience and Skills:

  • Excellent knowledge of electrical systems, components, and devices, HVAC systems, boilers, mechanical systems, and the maintenance and repair of all.

  • Excellent knowledge of public construction and building systems; all related permits, licensing, new and existing codes pertaining to public building and fire safety.

  • Skill in use of computers and software programs associated with property operations.

  • Skilled in the proper and safe use of all tools, equipment, materials, chemicals, and products relating to the department.

  • Excellent verbal and written interpersonal communication skills.

  • Ability to remain informed on state-of-the-art developments effecting the safe and effective operation of the building facility.

  • Ability to analyze all associated systems as to their design, intent, and effective performance.

  • Ability to positively communicate and instruct employees, offering assistance in areas where they lack knowledge, skills or experience. Able to rephrase, or "translate" fairly technical information into terms in which a layperson may easily understand.

  • PLEASE PROVIDE ANY CERTIFACATION THAT YOU HAVE IN THE FIELDS OF HVAC, PLUMBING, CARPENTRY, POOL OR ELECRICAL .  ALSO LIST SCHOOLING THAT YOU MAY HAVE IN THESE AREAS

Benefits

Complete Benefit Package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance and 401K  plus many others

 

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