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Chief Engineer (E)

Posted October 5, 2021

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel & Suites Houston by the Galleria
Houston, TX
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About This Job

**At least four (4) years of previous hotel Chief Engineering or Engineering Management experience in full-service hotel required.**

**Must be skilled in HVAC, electrical, carpentry, drywall, painting, plumbing, roofing, and landscaping**

**Must be able to troubleshoot and repair routine mechanical and electrical malfunctions in hotel systems and equipment**

Job Description

Interview, hire, train, recommend performance evaluations, resolve problems, provide open communication and recommend discipline and/or termination when appropriate.

Troubleshoot and repair malfunctions in mechanical or electrical systems (e.g., HVAC, plumbing) and other equipment throughout the hotel.

Perform preventative maintenance assignments on a scheduled basis.

Respond in a courteous manner to all guest questions, complaints, and or requests to ensure strong guest satisfaction.

Communicate with hotel department heads to become aware of maintenance needs and ensure timely response to internal requests.

Service the hotel's pool, including adjusting chemicals and cleaning filters; completing maintenance request forms and record logs.

Maintain the building exterior and "curb appeal" (e.g., snow removal, lawn care, painting, and gardening).

Maintain franchise standards and follow-up on inspection deficiencies.

Coordinate compliance of service contracts.

Implements and maintains Crescent’s preventative maintenance program.

Implement and maintain Crescent’s room care programs.

Implement and maintain Crescent’s engineering department minimum standards.

Assist General Manager with annual Capital Plan development.

Actively participate in Crescent’s Safety Plan and energy improvements.

Communicate both verbally and in writing to provide clear direction to staff.

Comply with attendance rules and be available to work on a regular basis.

Perform any other job-related duties as assigned by the General Manager or Crescent Corporate.

Required Skills and Abilities:

At least four (4) years of previous hotel Engineering Management experience in full-service hotel required. Must have the ability to communicate in English. Self-starting personality with an even disposition. Maintain a professional appearance and manner at all times. Ability to communicate well with guests. Must be willing to “pitch-in” and help co-workers with their job duties and be a team player. Must be able to recognize potential safety hazards and security problems in the hotel and act upon each accordingly. Be skilled in several areas such as HVAC, electrical, carpentry, drywall, painting, plumbing, roofing, and landscaping. Must be able to troubleshoot and repair routine mechanical and electrical malfunctions in hotel systems and equipment. Must be willing and able to be responsive to complaints about maintenance, must be flexible to work any shift including holidays and weekends. 

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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DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel & Suites Houston by the Galleria

5353 Westheimer Road
Houston, TX 77056-5474

(713) 961-9000

476 Room Hotel

doubletree3.hilton.com

At A Glance

Our 100% non-smoking Houston, TX hotel is 30 to 45 minutes from William H 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 steps from the Galleria Mall, featuring over 400 shopping and dining outlets.

Our business guests will appreciate the convenience of in-room work stations, lobby tech 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 The Restaurant. Featuring flexible meeting and event space, over-sized deluxe guest rooms and residential suites with full kitchens, our Houston Galleria hotel is convenient to all that Houston has to offer.