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Chief Engineer

posted March 23, 2019

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel & Suites Houston by the Galleria
Houston, TX
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DoubleTree Hotel & Suites by the Galleria is looking for a Chief Engineer that’s detail oriented, hands on, and passionate about maintaining the physical condition of the building and hotel equipment. Submit your resume if this is the opportunity you’re looking for.
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About This Job

The Chief Engineer will report directly to the General Manager and will be responsible for the basic physical condition, engineering, organization, and budgeting of expenses within the department and specific areas of the hotel. Responsibilities also include preventative maintenance of building and equipment and maintaining the safety and security of the hotel.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: 

-Work directly with the General Manager, Rooms Management Team to identify and accomplish all technical and or skilled related projects within the hotel including but not limited to the following: electrical, plumbing, and carpentry projects. HVAC inspections and maintenance of outdoor pool. Guest room repair issues (caulking, tile repair, painting, and plumbing).

-Determine needs for contract repair/services. Perform, administer and document preventive maintenance. Carpet repair/tile floor repair. Minor roof repairs, painting projects, and exterior projects.

-Perform capital review, keep status current. Provide ongoing training for property-based engineering personnel. 

-Maintain all electrical, mechanical, life safety systems, preventative maintenance systems.

-Budget management experience, cost control and financial responsibility experience with stationary engineering licensed preferred.

-Directly responsible for fire and hotel safety guidelines and programs.

-Update and maintain engineering policies, procedures, work order system

-Establish a professional working relationship with all vendors to assure quality, delivery, warranties, exchanges, upgrades etc. are consistently met.

-Create and implement preventive maintenance programs.

-Obtain competitive bids for all supplies and work orders.

-Make cost evaluations on in-house repairs versus subcontractors.

-Contract and supervise waste disposal service and recycling programs.

QUALIFICATIONS:

-Maintain all electrical, mechanical, life safety systems, preventative maintenance systems.

-Budget management experience, cost control and financial responsibility experience with stationary engineering licensed preferred.

-Directly responsible for fire and hotel safety guidelines and programs.

-Update and maintain engineering policies, procedures, work order system

-Excellent organizational and time management skills

-Previous Hilton brand experience a plus

-Excellent communication skills, verbal and written

Command of the English language, written and verbal

-Possess excellent interpersonal skills

-At least five years of direct hotel Chief Engineer management experience in a full-service hotel.

-Three to five years hotel, institutional, HVAC systems experience.

-Refrigeration, HVAC certification required

-Strong technical skills in HVAC, electrical, mechanical, plumbing, and carpentry.

-Familiar with chillers, cooling towers, chemical treatments, pneumatics, control systems, water systems, boilers, refrigeration, compressors etc.

-Strong energy management background. Strong background in grounds and public space security plus in-room security.

BENEFITS:

-Holiday pay

-Paid time off after 90 days

-Free parking

-Free life insurance

-Matching 401k


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About This Employer

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel & Suites Houston by the Galleria

5353 Westheimer Road
Houston, TX 77056-5474

(713) 961-9000

476 Room Hotel

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Receive a warm welcome and a signature DoubleTree chocolate chip cookie at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel & Suites Houston by the Galleria. Our 100% non-smoking Houston, TX hotel is 30 to 45 minutes from Hobby and George Bush Intercontinental airports. This Houston Galleria hotel’s location is convenient to world-class restaurants, entertainment venues and popular attractions. Stay with us and be just one block from the Galleria Mall, featuring over 400 shopping and dining outlets.

Our business guests will appreciate the convenience of in-room work stations, a fully equipped 24-hour business center, and the proximity of the Central Business District, home to numerous Fortune 500 companies.

Relax at our outdoor pool, utilize our fitness center, and enjoy a meal at McKinley’s Bar and Grille. Featuring flexible meeting and event space, residential suites with full kitchens, and an Executive Lounge for our Executive guests, our Houston Galleria hotel is convenient to all that Houston has to offer.