HEI Hotels

Chief Engineer

Job Locations US-NJ-Weehawken
Posted Date 1 month ago(3/9/2021 4:51 PM)
Requisition ID
2021-13986
Category
Engineering
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
FLSA Status
Exempt
Location Name
Envue Hotel, an Autograph Collection

About Us

For travelers craving convenient freedom and an uncluttered view, EnVue, Autograph Collection is New York City on exhibit. Unparalleled hotel rooftop views and easy transportation options brings the iconic city closer than ever. Now EnVue rises from the revitalized Hudson River waterfront offering a clean slate for new generations to create their own history.
Working at EnVue, our team member are empowered to do their best as they grow their careers through our various training programs – CBT or classroom style. Associates are offered a wealth of health and wellness benefits plus 401K and additional life insurance for family members. Working hard has its privileges such as HEI and Marriott Hotel discounts for employees and their immediate family members at location all over the world. We make life in and out of work stress free by providing company paid parking, lunch and dinner meals, open communication and participating in community relation events.

We value U.S. military experience and invite all qualified military candidates to apply.

Overview

Supervise the implementation of all property and equipment preventive maintenance and repairs, monitor life safety systems and utilities and administer the department in compliance with all corporate/franchise standards and local, state and national codes and regulations to protect assets, guests and associates. Effectively manage engineering related capital projects. Responsible for the preventative maintenance and repair of both hotels mechanical/electrical systems and equipment, and for the general maintenance and upkeep of the physical plant, FF and E, grounds, swimming pool, etc. as defined by HEI Hotels and Resorts and Marriott Brand standards.

Responsibilities

  • A complete understanding of all building related systems – Electrical, HVAC, Plumbing, Life Safety, IT, etc.
  • A complete understanding of all building related equipment – HVAC and R, Kitchen, Laundry, Pool, etc.
  • Follows company preventative maintenance procedures and guidelines for guestrooms, equipment, public space, grounds, landscaping, and building envelop, etc.
  • Maintains engineering related check book accounting procedures to ensure department operates with-in budgeted guidelines while maintaining required stock of supplies and materials.
  • Effectively interview, supervise, train, manage performance, assign tasks and follows-up with engineering staff to ensure maximum productivity.
  • Maintains accurate records and filing system to support R and M Budget, PM Programs, Capital Budget, Capital Projects, Life Safety Systems and Inspections, etc.
  • Maintains all Engineering Spaces in a safe, clean, organized, energy efficient manner.
  • Tours hotel complex daily identifying items requiring engineering, housekeeping or other departmental actions.
  • Considered the property expert on all Life Safety related items, trains all managers in these areas.
  • Has a firm understanding of all Brands related issues and procedures.
  • Has a firm understanding of all Brand related GSS, GSI, AYS, DTS problem tracking procedures and is working to correct them.
  • Has experience entering Purchase Orders and Requisitions into database.
  • Has intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Office, preferably M365.
  • Conducts daily pre-shift meetings, monthly department meetings and attends all required meetings as a dept. leader
  • Keeps up to day on all HEI and Brand trainings.
  • Ability to remain calm in stressful situations, seen as a strong leader through-out hotels.
  • Remains current on related technology advances that would enhance operations.
  • Comply with attendance rules and be available to work on a regular basis.
  • Perform any other job duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • College degree or courses will be considered helpful, engineering related preferred.
  • Vocational schooling, military training, certification and/or experience in building related trades required in 1 or more of the following areas: HVAC, Electrical, Plumbing, and Carpentry.
  • Certified Pool Operator (CPO) required.
  • 5+ years of hands-on experience at a comparable location. All HEI Chief Engineers are working Chief’s.
  • Hotel experience required
  • Knowledge of hotel operations, including marketing plans, security and safety programs, personnel and labor relations, preparation of business plans, repairs, maintenance, budget forecasting, quality assurance programs, hospitality law, and long-range planning.
  • Skilled in several areas such as HVAC, electrical, carpentry, dry walling, painting, plumbing, roofing, and landscaping.
  • ADA related Physical Demand Section: Frequent walking, climbing, bending, lifting, pushing, pulling, talking, smiling, writing, at times working in cramped noisy locations susceptible to extreme hot and cold temperatures with or without reasonable accommodation.
  • Leadership skills to motivate and develop staff and to ensure accomplishment of goals. Able to set priorities, plan, organize, and delegate.
  • Command of the English language both written and verbal.

Benefits

HEI Hotels and Resorts is committed to providing a comprehensive benefit program that offers you choices for your physical, mental and financial wellness, creating value in your most important investment - you!

For your physical and mental wellness we offer competitive Medical, Dental and Vision insurance programs geared to you and your family's needs as well as Vacation/Sick/Holiday benefits. For your financial wellness, HEI provides a wide array of coverage, including Supplemental, Spousal and Child Life insurance as well as Short and Long-Term Disability plans. Our 401(k) Savings Plan with matching funds, and discounts through our 'YouDecide' and Hotel Room Discount programs provide additional incentives for choosing HEI as the employer of your future.

 


HEI Hotels and Resorts is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.

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