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General Engineer

posted April 6, 2019

1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge
Brooklyn, NY
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ABOUT 1 HOTELS

As a luxury lifestyle hotel brand inspired by nature, 1 Hotels cultivates the best of eco-conscious design and sustainable architecture, together with extraordinary comfort and an unrivaled level of service. 1 Hotels launched in 2015 with the opening of exclusive properties in Miami’s South Beach and Manhattan’s Central Park. 1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge, which opened in February 2017, is the first ground-up build, flagship property for 1 Hotels in Dumbo’s Brooklyn Bridge Park. All 1 Hotels properties are inspired by a simple idea: those that travel the world also care about it. 1 Hotels upholds this vision by channeling nature through design and culinary partnerships, while connecting with the local community and taking sustainable steps to make a big difference. Additional information can be found at www.1hotels.com.

Some benefits of working with us - Our culture is caring and thoughtful, and we deliver good-natured and informed service, perfectly executed to evoke a sense of fulfillment and well-being. As a part of our team, you can look forward to activities that drive your passion for nature such as:

• Sustainable, beautiful and inspiring work environment - You see and feel nature everywhere in the hotel - our hotel was built in Brooklyn Bridge Park

• Work life balance: Paid Time Off, Holidays

• Annual 8 hours paid to volunteer & hotel organized volunteer opportunities

• Pre-tax benefits to encourage commuting, and even free bicycle parking

• Wellness is important - competitive healthcare benefits & delicious, healthy meals - which are free

• Financial security - a great retirement savings plan

• Career advancement, in-house training, education assistance.

POSITION OVERVIEW

Team members of the Engineering department strive to maximize guest engagement, achieve operational excellence and uphold brand standards. Engineers are responsible for maintaining the building, grounds and physical plant with particular attention towards safety, security and asset protection.

PRINCIPLE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

• Respond and attend to guest and in house requests for repair, maintenance and preventative maintenance. Resolve general plumbing issues such as unclogging drains, plunging toilets, and repairing leaky spigots, plumbing lines, pumps and faucets. Perform general HVAC trouble shooting and repairs.

• Perform miscellaneous repairs such as maintenance on equipment, dry wall repair, vinyl wall covering installation/replacement throughout hotel area.

• Perform preventative maintenance on tools and equipment (electrical, mechanical, vacuums, televisions), including cleaning, troubleshooting and lubrication.

• Troubleshoot and repair kitchen equipment.

• Maintain daily logs of operation and maintenance.

• Communicate with leaders/team members when necessary to resolve maintenance issues.

• Maintain accurate logs and records as required and ensure regulatory compliance to facility regulations and safety standards and procedures are followed; report maintenance problems, safety hazards, accidents, or injuries; and complete safety training and certifications.

• Ensure uniform and personal appearance are clean and professional, maintain confidentiality of proprietary information, and protect company assets.

• Perform carpentry work as directed/needed.

• Perform swimming pool maintenance and fitness equipment repairs.

• Use computer programs/hand held devices for communication purposes.

• Welcome and acknowledge all guests according to company standards, anticipate and address guests' service needs, and assist individuals with disabilities.

• Speak with others using clear and professional language.

• Develop and maintain positive working relationships with others, and listen and respond appropriately to the concerns of other team members.

• Ensure adherence to quality expectations and standards.

• Reach overhead and below the knees, including bending, twisting, pulling, and stooping. Be able to perform manual material handling of 50lbs individually or with assistance of a co-worker when over 50lbs if necessary.

• Visually inspect tools, equipment, and/or machines.

• Move up and down stairs, service ramps, and/or ladder. Grasp, turn, and manipulate objects of varying size and weight. Use lift in order to reach high areas throughout property when necessary. Perform other reasonable job duties as requested by Leaders.

• Accountable for understanding and usage of HotSOS system. Completing work orders and tasks in an efficient manner as they are assigned to optimize departmental performance.

• Maintain the physical plant including equipment, refrigeration, HVAC, plumbing, water treatment, electrical and life safety systems and make repairs to such equipment if necessary.

• Participate in preventative maintenance program to perform services include painting, repair work, renovations and the replacement of furniture and equipment. Communicate areas that need attention to staff and follow-up to ensure understanding.

• Learn how to operate all functional equipment for all seasons and assist with upcoming storms. Maintaining the grounds (i.e. snow removal, keeping common pass-throughs safe and clear for our guests and team members).

• Ensure daily operations to be incompliance with all engineering policies, standards and procedures are being followed and documented.

• Participate in the development and implementation of corrective action plans to improve guest satisfaction and strive to improve service performance.

• Identify opportunities to optimize performance and create value by challenging existing processes, encouraging innovation and driving necessary change.

• Establish and maintain open, collaborative internal and external relationships. Develop lasting relationships with guests to secure repeat business.

• Embody the 1 Hotels Vision, Mission and Compass; deliver on Our Promise, provide Good-Natured Service and uphold our Brand Pillars.

REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS

Reports to the Director of Engineering.

QUALIFICATIONS & SKILLS

REQUIRED:

• A high school degree or GED;

• Experience in engineering and maintenance or related professional area; technical training in HAVC-R/electrical/plumbing.

• Detailed knowledge of Engineering operations; demonstrated strong leadership skills; and proven achievements in optimizing guest and team member engagement.

• Experience successfully leading in a fast-paced environment and prioritizing demands.

• Strong interpersonal, team member relations and leadership abilities.

• Technically savvy and familiar with Engineering operating/programs.

• Ability to identify and solve problems.

• Professional & appropriate business appearance and demeanor aligned with the 1 Hotel brand and culture.

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

• Flexibility to meet the demands of a 24-hour operation

PREFERRED:

• Prior experience in a quality luxury hotel or restaurant brand; specifically in Engineering.

• Fluency in a second language other than English.

• Certificate of Fitness for including standpipe, sprinkler, fuel oil storage, FSD and piping systems.

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About This Employer

1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge

60 Furman Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201

(347) 696-2500

194 Room Hotel

1hotels.com

ABOUT 1 HOTELS

As a luxury lifestyle hotel brand inspired by nature, 1 Hotels cultivates the best of eco-conscious design and sustainable architecture, together with extraordinary comfort and an unrivaled level of service. 1 Hotels launched in 2015 with the opening of exclusive properties in Miami’s South Beach and Manhattan’s Central Park. 1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge, which opened in February 2017, is the first ground-up build, flagship property for 1 Hotels in Dumbo’s Brooklyn Bridge Park. All 1 Hotels properties are inspired by a simple idea: those that travel the world also care about it. 1 Hotels upholds this vision by channeling nature through design and culinary partnerships, while connecting with the local community and taking sustainable steps to make a big difference. Additional information can be found at www.1hotels.com.

Some benefits of working with us - Our culture is caring and thoughtful, and we deliver good-natured and informed service, perfectly executed to evoke a sense of fulfillment and well-being. As a part of our team, you can look forward to activities that drive your passion for nature such as:

  • Sustainable, beautiful and inspiring work environment - You see and feel nature everywhere in the hotel - our hotel was built in Brooklyn Bridge Park
  • Work life balance: Paid Time Off, Holidays
  • Annual 8 hours paid to volunteer & hotel organized volunteer opportunities
  • Pre-tax benefits to encourage commuting, and even free bicycle parking
  • Wellness is important - competitive healthcare benefits & delicious, healthy meals - which are free
  • Financial security - a great 401(k)/retirement savings plan
  • Career advancement, in-house training, education assistance.