Posted November 24, 2022Holiday Inn San Jose - Silicon Valley
We are looking for an energetic, adventurous and a certified Chief Engineer to join our team! Holiday Inn San Jose Silicon Valley is a full-service hotel featuring 354 guest rooms, over 12,000 sf of meeting space and a recently renovated public area including a new pub with patio. The ideal Chief Engineer will lead and guide the Engineering team by setting clear and objective goals that include exceeding our guest expectations while managing the day-to-day operations of the maintenance department. Requires a detailed, organized, analytical and problem-solving skilled individual who has a vast knowledge of hotel maintenance.
JOB OVERVIEW: Supervise the implementation of all property and equipment preventive maintenance and repairs, monitor life safety systems and utilities and administer the department in compliance with all corporate/franchise standards and local, state and national codes and regulations to protect assets, guests and associates. Responsible for the preventative maintenance and repair of the hotel’s mechanical/electrical systems and equipment, and for the general maintenance and upkeep of the physical plant, FF&E, grounds, swimming pool, etc. as defined by Crescent and brand standards.
REPORTS TO: General Manager
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
REQUIRED SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Must have the ability to communicate in English. Self-starting personality with an even disposition. Maintain a professional appearance and manner at all times. Can 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, drywalling, 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.
Our customers are what we are about. One of the keys to a positive guest experience is positive interaction with Crescent staff. It is essential that you remain professional at all times, and that you treat all guests and associates with courtesy and respect, under all circumstances. Every Crescent associate is a guest relations ambassador, every working minute of every day.
In order to maintain a positive guest and associate experience, your work habits should always meet and strive to exceed hotel standards for work procedures, dress, grooming, punctuality and attendance. You should be adaptable to change in your work area and in hotel procedures with a willingness to learn new skills and/or improve existing ones, have the ability to solve routine problems that occur on the job and ask for help whenever you are not sure how to do something.
Safety & Security:
The safety and security of our guests and associates is of utmost importance to Crescent. Every Crescent associate should adhere to the hotel security policies and procedures, particularly regarding key controls, lifting heavy objects, using chemicals, and effectively reporting safety hazards and safety concerns.
This description excludes non-essential and marginal functions of the position that are incidental to the performance of the fundamental job duties. Furthermore, the specific examples in each section are not intended to be all-inclusive. Rather, they represent the typical elements and criteria considered necessary to perform the job successfully. Other job-related duties may be assigned by the associate’s supervisor.
Furthermore, this description is subject to change, in the sole discretion of the Company, and in no way creates an employment contract, implied or otherwise; each associate remains, at all times, an “at will” associate.
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)
Welcome to Holiday Inn San Jose - Silicon Valley
Welcome to the Holiday Inn San Jose - Silicon Valley, 2 miles from San Jose International Airport SJC. Minutes from downtown San Jose, our pet friendly contemporary hotel reflects the unique energy of California's thriving Bay Area. Step inside our warm and welcoming ambiance making you feel right at home.
Unwind in our inviting accommodations that feature modern amenities. Drink and dine in style at our newly renovated on-site restaurant and Pub featuring breakfast and dinner specialties. Closed. Our well-equipped business center and elegantly appointed event spaces will cater to all your needs.
Our convenient location gives easy access to I-880, I-280 and Highway 101. Take advantage of the light rail system adjacent to the hotel. Visit popular points of interest including Kaiser Permanente San Jose Medical Center, Kaiser Permanente Hospital, Regional Medical Center and Operation Warp Speed distribution locations.