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Chief Engineer

posted April 22, 2019

Rita Suites Las Vegas
Las Vegas, NV
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About This Job

The Opportunity

We are currently looking for a Chief Engineer to lead our Engineering Team at The Rita Suites in Las Vegas, NV.

As a Chief Engineer, you'll be responsible for maintaining the entire hotel property, including the physical building structure, all mechanical, electrical, HVAC systems and related equipment with particular attention towards safety, guest satisfaction, security and asset protection. In addition, you'll be accountable for managing the budget, capital expenditure projects, preventative maintenance and energy conservation.


Job Responsibilities

Can you say Jack of All Trades? Here are some of the things that you'll be responsible for as a Chief Engineer:

  • Conducting walk-throughs and visually assessing the safe and efficient maintenance and operation of the physical structure of the hotel, all mechanical, electrical, HVAC systems and any other related equipment
  • Informing the General Manager and hotel department heads on a regular basis regarding the specific and overall condition of the building structure, related systems and equipment offering prudent, cost effective proposals for maintaining these systems
  • Ensuring all projects, including, but not limited to, routine maintenance, repairs, replacement and renovation projects, are completed on time and according to specifications.
  • Testing the salt water pool for chemical balance and operational condition
  • Maintaining effective Energy Management and Preventative Maintenance programs and conducting special training for other operating departments on the safe and efficient use of equipment and energy in the hotel
  • Working closely with other departments to ensure coordination of activities
  • Supervising Engineering associates including hiring, training, evaluations, development and disciplining
  • Preparing and adjusting weekly work schedules in accordance with staffing guidelines and labor forecasts
  • Authorizing requests for personal time off, holidays for team members, schedule changes, overtime, purchase requests and expenditures
  • Reviewing guest comments and ensuring that problems are identified and corrected in a timely manner.
  • Responding to guest requests in a timely, professional and friendly manner to help ensure that we are meeting or exceeding guest expectations.
  • Acting as the safety coordinator for the entire hotel including ensuring that all emergency equipment and systems are inspected, tested and certified per standards.
  • Maintaining a safe and working environment throughout the hotel for all associates, enforcing safety guidelines and building awareness about safety
  • Ensuring compliance with OSHA, Fire & Safety Laws
  • Recommending capital expenditures and acquiring bids as appropriate
  • Managing expenses within approved budget guidelines
  • Assessing critical repairs and facilitating an immediate and cost effective response
  • Implementing and managing procedures and practices that ensure quality assurance for work performed by hotel maintenance teams
  • Ensuring that there is an adequate inventory of parts, supplies, tools and materials available through effective ordering

 


Job Requirements


The ideal candidate for the Chief Engineer position will meet the following criteria:



  • Minimum of 2 years of experience as an Engineer in a hotel, hospital, or building, including two years in a supervisory capacity

  • Must have brand experience at properties of similar size and quality

  • Must have a thorough knowledge of all types of mechanical equipment such as chillers, boilers, water softeners, and refrigeration equipment

  • Must have extensive working knowledge of building systems to include but not limited to; HVAC, electrical, mechanical, plumbing, painting and carpentry

  • Must have excellent supervisory and interpersonal skills

  • Ability to work a varied schedule that may include evenings, nights, and weekends


An Equal Opportunity Employer


About Evolution Hospitality


Headquartered in Orange County, CA, Evolution Hospitality is one of the top privately-owned hotel management companies in the US. Evolution Hospitality has a well-defined vision, a strong sense of values and guiding principles, and a long-range, quality-minded approach to business. From unassuming beginnings with a single property, today Evolution Hospitality is recognized as a first-class operator of hotels.


We are proud to offer candidates a dynamic career, personal growth, a strong tradition of mutual trust, integrity and an opportunity to make an impact on the business. Simply put, it means that it feels a bit different to work here. We are universally driven by our fundamental values and beliefs. At Evolution Hospitality, all associates are selected and evaluated on two criteria equally: results and culture. Honesty and humility are equally important as intellect and ability, and each member of the team embraces the challenge of becoming a better human being, both personally and professionally, as part of the package. Superstars are those individuals that not only create value for the company but also genuinely embrace and live Evolution Hospitality's unique culture.


Are you ready to evolve? If you are interested in establishing a solid career and taking giant strides in personal growth, Evolution Hospitality is just the family you're looking for.


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About This Employer

Rita Suites Las Vegas

344 East Desert Inn Road
Las Vegas, NV 89109

(720) 792-2222

224 Room All Suite

www.ritasuites.com

Our Hotel

With spacious and comfortable suites just one block off Las Vegas Boulevard and two blocks from the Convention Center, The Rita Suites offers a quiet refuge in the heart of Las Vegas action and excitement. Check out nightlife, shows, special events, dining, shopping and all the LV energy just around the corner. Or step into our lobby bar, Till’s for a great place to meet up with friends, catch a favorite sport on one of 6 TVs, do a little gaming, or have appetizers, dinner or a late night snack. Complimentary breakfast 7 days a week. Select from Bloom, Calla, Poppy or Tiki Suites, each with distinctive features to meet your individual needs and expectations. Recently renovated suites include separate living and bedrooms, full or efficiency kitchens, 2 TVs each suite. 2-bedroom suites with Wynn golf course views also available. Pool and hot tub, wi-fi, guest laundry facilities, and business center are just a few of the on-site amenities. Reserve now your next stay at Rita Suites! Whether for business or pleasure, friends or family, for a short stay or a home away from home, we look forward to offering you an exciting and comfortable Las Vegas welcome.