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Hotel Regional Maintenance Engineer

posted October 5, 2019

Tru by Hilton Wichita Northeast
Wichita, KS
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About This Job

ONE Lodging - now part of Aimbridge Hospitality

***Please note, this position requires up to 50% travel, a valid Driver License w/ clean MVR (driving record).

BIG PICTURE

The Regional Maintenance Engineer is typically charged with oversight of multiple properties within an assigned geographic region. He or she is responsible for providing leadership and guidance to aid property level Engineers in the field in maintaining all equipment, systems and building components, including but not limited to mechanical and electrical systems, pumps, HVACs refrigeration, plumbing, locks and other equipment/work normally maintained at each hotel.

CORE ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Oversee and direct the training activities of property level Maintenance Technicians to ensure duties are carried out completely, effectively and efficiently.
  • Educate and train property level Maintenance Technicians on current safety issues to ensure compliance with all federal, state and local laws and safety regulations.
  • Monitor each property's execution and achievement of the hotel's preventative maintenance program goals.
  • Provide guidelines and assistance on reduction in energy usage through training and focus on best practice directives.
  • Establish guidelines for the replenishment of engineering supplies; Implement procedures to secure inventory of assets such as tools, basic supplies, TVs, and standard FF&E within each hotel.
  • Promote and enforce administrative processes; Ensure all PM logs are kept current.
  • Track life safety tests and ensure that proper documentation readily available.
  • Provide operations teams with front-line support in emergency mechanical or natural disaster situations.
  • Ensure that each hotel has a current and detailed emergency procedures manual.
  • Assist the Corporate Director of Engineering in securing and reviewing competitive bids for capital projects through national and local preferred vendors.
  • Ensure that up-to-date spreadsheets are kept by each assigned property listing on-site mechanical equipment with location, origination date, make, model and known repairs.
  • Ensure that assigned properties keep documentation of equipment and have building system warranties.
  • Inform senior leadership of recommendations for asset preservation of major mechanical repair/replacement during budget process; Assist with 5-year Capital Expenditure plan.
  • Provide input to GM on performance of engineering/maintenance staff during property visits.
  • Actively participates in the on-boarding, training and development of maintenance/engineering staff to ensure consistency, continuous improvement and positive team morale.
  • Support cross-hotel communication to synergize operations, share best practices and leverage organizational resources.
  • Performs other tasks and duties as necessary.
  • Must be able to move, lift, carry, push, pull, and place objects weighing less than or equal to 50 pounds without assistance.
  • Must be able to reach overhead and below the knees, including bending, twisting, pulling, and stooping.
  • Must be able to stand, sit, or walk for an extended period of time.

REQUIRED ATTRIBUTES

  • Appropriate combination of education and experience to support on-the-job effectiveness.
  • Minimum of 5 years' previous senior-level maintenance engineering experience with multi-property responsibility.
  • Previous managerial experience to include supervision of a large team.
  • Hospitality background to include experience with major hospitality brands (Wyndham, Marriott, Choice, Hilton, IHG, etc).
  • HVAC certification and/or other specialized certifications.
  • Thorough knowledge of all aspects of hotel maintenance, to include energy management, plumbing, carpentry, electrical, painting, machine repair and boilers.
  • Proficiency with computer software to include Microsoft Project, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.
  • Skill in handling the stresses of multiple, concurrent and conflicting priorities and issues.
  • Knowledge of OSHA requirements, including site safety.
  • Strong ability to collaborate effectively with all levels of onsite workers and corporate senior management.
  • Flexibility and mobility to maintain a schedule of frequent travel (approximately 50% field, 50% office).
  • Exceptional communication skills, in both verbal and written formats.
  • Exceptional service orientation, with keen ability to focus and deliver on guest needs.
  • Reliable and responsible character, with exceptional follow up and attention to detail.
  • Proven leadership skills in supporting employees to consistently attain personal, departmental and organizational performance goals.
  • Proactive approach, with exceptional initiative and problem solving abilities to ensure the highest levels of productivity and guest satisfaction.
  • Ability to work effectively as an independent contributor, and as a part of a collaborative team.
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About This Employer

Tru by Hilton Wichita Northeast

1236 North Greenwich Road
Wichita, KS 67206

(316) 925-5100

98 Room Hotel

tru3.hilton.com

At A Glance

Welcome to Tru by Hilton Wichita Northeast. We’re close to dining, arenas and lots of family fun at Exploration Place and the Sedgwick County Zoo. Check into different with efficient rooms including free WiFi and a 55-inch TV with 150 channels.

Mix it up at the ‘Build Your Own’ breakfast bar with 30 sweet and savory toppings for donuts, bagels, oatmeal and more. Get your fill of drinks, gourmet snacks and single-serve wine and beer from the 24/7 market.

Our lobby has zones to eat, sip, work and play. Zip through a book in a cushy chair, shoot pool or win big at board games. Tea, coffee and hot chocolate are yum and free.

Affordable travel now comes with unexpected things – like certainty.

About Aimbridge Hospitality

At Aimbridge Hospitality, bigger really is better!  Now is a great time to join Aimbridge, the largest hotel management company in North America.  Currently with approximately 30,000 Associates and a diverse portfolio of more than 800 hotels and resorts, we are continuing to grow and expand!  Scale means opportunity, and here’s what that looks like at Aimbridge:

  • Culture – At Aimbridge we have high expectations for results and performance. That’s why we value passionate and service minded people who love to be challenged and who desire opportunities to directly contribute to the overall success of the Company.
  • Careers – We invest in training, technology, and talent. Through a collaborative and supportive approach, Aimbridge can take you where you want to go!  When you join Aimbridge, your professional network will instantly expand.  You’ll become part of industry history as Aimbridge Hospitality secures its place as not only the largest third-party manager of hotels and resorts, but also the best!
  • Community – Being good corporate citizens is something we take seriously at Aimbridge. Impact and connection is what it’s all about!  We engage internally and externally in a variety of ways to make a positive difference for each other, and within our local communities.