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Chief Engineer / Director of Maintenance

posted September 9, 2019

Hyatt Regency Valencia
Valencia, CA
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About This Job

Summary

To supervise all maintenance operations - i.e., refrigeration, heating, plumbing, etc., maintaining standards.

What you will be doing

  • Supervise, develop and maintain ongoing maintenance operation for hotel, including refrigeration, heating, plumbing, water treatment, preventive maintenance, hotel rooms, A/H units, ice machines, pools, lighting, kitchen equipment, emergency generators, water softeners, switch rooms, roof exhausts, electrical substations, etc.
  • Ensure projects are completed according to specifications and on time by studying work schedules and estimating worker-hour requirements for completion. Establish or adjust work procedures to meet production schedules.
  • Work closely with Housekeeper and Front Desk Manager to ensure coordination of activities. May confer with other supervisors to coordinate activities of individual departments.
  • Aid and instruct craftsmen in scheduling work, ordering material and completing assignments by a specified date. May estimate, requisition, and inspect materials.
  • Meet with architects to discuss blueprints, contact contractors to submit bids for new construction, and meets with construction supervisors to discuss different phases of work.
  • Perform work within departmental expense plans.
  • Analyze and resolve work problems, or assist workers in solving problems. Initiate or suggest plans to motivate workers. Recommend or initiate personnel actions, such as training, promotions, transfers, discharges, and disciplinary measures. Reward employees who meet/exceed expectations. Confer with workers’ representatives.
  • Interprets specifications, job orders, and company policies to workers and enforces safety regulations.
  • Establishes or adjusts work procedures to meet production schedules, recommends measures to improve production.
  • May set up machines and equipment.
  • Work with Human Resources to develop Safety Training materials. 
  • Interview, select and train associates
  • Set and adjust associates’ rates of pay and hours of work
  • Direct the work of associates and operation details of entire department workforce

Skills Required

  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagrammatic, or schedule form.
  • Read and understand instructions, safety rules, etc. Write reports with proper format, punctuation, spelling, and grammar. Speak with poise, voice control, and confidence, using correct grammar and well-modulated voice.
  • Ability to understand the technologies required in the work you are directing.

The ideal candidate for this position

  • Vocational Institution Certificate and completion of apprenticeship in plumbing/electrical repair.
  • 2 years supervisory experience in the maintenance field and 3 years experience in the plumbing, electrical, and painting trades; OR, an equivalent combination of educ. & experience.




Compensation: DOE

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About This Employer

Hyatt Regency Valencia

24500 Town Center Drive
Valencia, CA 91355

(661) 799-1234

224 Room Hotel

www.valencia.hyatt.com

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Welcome to Our Valencia Hotel Near Six Flags Magic Mountain

Valencia brings you its best when you stay at Hyatt Regency Valencia. Our newly renovated lobby is just the beginning of your experience whether you’re here on business, a family vacation, a sports tournament or a religious retreat. Luxuriously-appointed guestrooms and suites await, placing you nearby everything the City of Santa Clarita has to offer, from Six Flags, Universal Studios and Hollywood to Ice Station Valencia, the Aquatic Center and the Santa Clarita Conference Center.

Making it a Seamless Stay
  • California-Style Amenities: Relax by the fireplace at our outdoor lounge, swim in the outdoor heated pool, work out in the StayFit gym or sip cocktails in our cozy lobby lounge.
  • Dining for Days: Choose from California-inspired cuisine in our Vines Restaurant and Bar, order room service or explore the many unique dining options close by.
  • In-Room Luxury: Fall into your plush Hyatt Grand Bed® and indulge yourself with our deluxe KenetMD bath amenities. And expect modern comforts like complimentary in-room Wi-Fi, marble baths and large flat-screen HD TVs.
  • Area Adventure: Get going to Six Flags Magic Mountain and Universal Studios theme parks. Or you may choose to tee off at one of our area golf courses, shop the Valencia Town Center or taste the wine at nearby vineyards. You may also decide to hike on one of our many hiking trails or visit one of our nearby  equestrian facilities.