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Director of Engineering

posted September 11, 2019

Hotel 48Lex
New York, NY
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About This Job

Opportunity: Director of Engineering

Manage general and preventative maintenance functions to ensure guest service and sustainability standards are achieved and maintained throughout the hotel structure.    

Potential Career Path

Area Chief Engineer – Regional Director of Engineering

Essential Job Functions

  • Interview, select, train, schedule, coach, and support associates, ensuring they perform in accordance with established brand or hotel standards and consistent with HHM core values.  
  • Conduct room inspections, and identify repair needs.
  • Manage and coordinate bids, quotes and contracts for 3rd party vendors.
  • Oversee small projects, or PIPS, and manage and report on the work progress.   
  • Install or repair sheet rock and other wall coverings.
  • Paint designated areas and items.
  • Install and replace basic electrical fixtures.  Replace light switches, receptacles, light bulbs, and fixtures.
  • Install, replace, and program televisions.
  • Perform minor plumbing functions.
  • Replace and repair heating and cooling pumps as well as preventative maintenance on units.                    
  • Troubleshoot and repair kitchen equipment.
  • Perform preventative maintenance on a scheduled basis and complete work orders as necessary; keep accurate records of PM’s on all rooms and equipment.
  • Maintain the building exterior and “curb appeal” of entire hotel grounds
  • Refurbish, paint and finish furniture and fixtures as needed.
  • Test, examine, and maintain hotel’s life safety systems to ensure they are 100% operational at all times.
  • Maintain repair and preventive maintenance records and coordinate compliance of service contracts.
  • Perform and maintain work to local, state and Federal codes.
  • Be aware of guest satisfaction scores and work toward increasing departmental and overall guest satisfaction. 
  • Follow sustainability guidelines and practices related to HHM’s EarthView program.
  • Practice safe work habits, wear protective safety equipment and follow MSDS and OSHA standards.
  • Perform other duties as requested by management.

Position Requirements

  • High School diploma and/or trade school course work in related field preferred.
  • Previous supervisory engineer/maintenance experience required or equivalent training.
  • Certifications may be required.

Work Environment and Context

  • Work schedule varies and may include working on holidays and weekends or alternate shifts.
  • Requires standing for extended periods, walking, pushing, lifting up to 50 pounds, bending and reaching, climbing, stooping, kneeling or crouching.

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About This Employer

Hotel 48Lex

517 Lexington Avenue
New York, NY 10017

(212) 838-1234

116 Room Hotel

www.hotel48lexnewyork.com

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Our Hotel

Conveniently situated in Manhattan’s Midtown East neighborhood, Hotel 48LEX offers a sophisticated guesthouse experience in the atmosphere of a residentially-styled, upscale boutique hotel. We take inspiration from the privilege of being your host, whether it's for a week or just the day, and pride ourselves on providing a refined, yet relaxed, stay.   

High-style accommodations, signature amenities and thoughtful guest services combine to create an effortless and personalized experience. Refined art, exemplary elegance, craft cocktails and more provide an atmosphere of relaxed sophistication. World class luxury awaits at Hotel 48LEX.  

Equal parts transformative, sleek and comfortable, we invite visitors to join us to experience the feel of their own Park Avenue pied-à-terre in the heart of Midtown.