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Chief Engineer

Posted July 4, 2020

Hyatt Place Page/Lake Powell
Page, AZ
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About This Job

The Hyatt Place Hotel in Page, Arizona is a new property which is the market leader for those visiting this amazing part of the country. We are seeking a Chief Engineer to lead the facility maintenance team and to ensure the highest of standards for the property and guests.

The Chief Engineer is responsible for implementing and maintaining the maintenance operation for the exterior and interior facilities, including but not limited to life safety issues, electrical, refrigeration, plumbing, HVAC, structural, finishes, landscaping and grounds, and all areas of the hotel's physical plant.

What you will be doing:

Implement and maintain Engineering Department standards and all other policy and procedures

Conduct walk-throughs and visually assess the safe and efficient maintenance and operation of the physical structures of the hotel, all mechanical, electrical, HVAC system and any other related equipment

Implement and maintain the Preventative Maintenance, Room Care, and Landscape and Grounds program.

Hire, Orient, Train, and develop the Department employees and perform reviews and feedback based upon their performance.

Coordinate all scheduling, time off requests, and monitor and approve all overtime.

Ensure property is clean, orderly, and is a safe environment for guests and associates.

Directs and administers complete routine maintenance on public spaces, meeting rooms, outlets, pools (if necessary) BOH spaces and grounds.

Respond in a courteous manner to guest questions, complaints, or requests

Ensure that all systems and equipment are functioning properly and efficiently.

Coordinate and direct special projects, including, but not limited to: renovations, remodeling, and painting.

Adhere to all corporate-required purchasing policies and controls, including, but not limited to, all outside contractor’s bids, budgets and schedules. Follow prescribed safety procedures for personnel and equipment by the company and OSHA.

Maintain effective Energy Management and Preventative Maintenance programs and conduct special training for other operating departments on the safe and efficient use of equipment and energy in the hotel.

Maintain Critical Maintenance Log and all related documents and participate in Monthly Leadership calls.

Monitor the level and quality of services performed by outside contractors in accordance with the agreements, service contracts, warranties, service repairs, etc.

Respond to guest issues in a timely, courteous manner and communicate with department heads to advise of maintenance needs and ensure timely response to internal requests.

Be aware of Quality Assurance Audits and outline areas of concern with the General Manager and prepare action plans prior to audit for positive scoring.

Assist the General Manager with Annual Capital Plan Development this includes but not limited to Assisting with project scope development, obtaining competitive quotes and inputting all required documentation for review and approval.

Implement and Maintain the Hazardous Communication Program, Crisis Management, and participate in all Safety Programs of the hotel.

Maintain communication with the Housekeeping department and work collaboratively together with Housekeeping Manager to develop an organized process for P.M's and to assist during deep cleaning schedules with moving furniture and flipping mattresses if needed.

Administer and complete training on all company/brand requirements.

This position should expect to be available to report to the hotel in the event of any critical hotel emergency which necessitates the skills and expertise of the Chief Engineer which may occur at any time.

Must be able to participate in the hotel's MOD program.

Revenue Improvement, Cost Management/Profitability, Exceeding Guest Expectations, Associate Engagement, and Outstanding Physical Product.

Other duties as assigned

Understand fire exit and extinguisher locations, and follow all hotel safety rules and procedures.

Assists others as needed such as General Manager & other departmental leaders on special projects, as necessary.

Must have a positive attitude at all times.

Comply with all department, hotel, and company policies and procedures.

Perform any assigned task not outlined above that the associate has the ability to perform.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

This employee manages the entire engineering and maintenance staff.

This employee is responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of the facilities of the hotel.

The employee will carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws.

Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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About this Employer

Hyatt Place Page/Lake Powell

1126 North Navajo Drive
Page, AZ 86040

(928) 212-2200

102 Room Hotel

www.hyatt.com

Our Hotel

From Hyatt Place Page / Lake Powell, you have boundless views of Arizona's desert landscape. Drive 20 minutes to hike Horseshoe Bend—a famed curve of the Colorado River—explore the breathtaking Antelope Canyon, or play Lake Powell National Golf Course. A two-hour drive puts you at prized national parks like Arizona’s Grand Canyon and Utah's Zion National Park.

Modern luxury amidst classic thrills and adventure stay in any of our suite-style rooms with sofa beds and minifridge’s. Our brand new hotel provides comfortable and clean amenities. 

  • Breakfast
  • All-day dining
  • Bar