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Chief Maintenance Engineer

Posted November 27, 2022

The Westin Huntsville
Huntsville, AL
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About This Job

Essential Functions:

  • Provide proper orientation and continued training for each associate.
  • Plan and hold departmental meetings on a scheduled basis.
  • Learn and use Company procedures for all aspects of the hiring process, to include, but not limited to, interviewing, hiring, and exit interviews.
  • Identify associates with potential and arrange for further training or cross training to enhance growth and development.
  • Audit departmental time records on a daily, weekly and monthly basis to provide proper departmental coverage and reduce unnecessary overtime.
  • Submit on time, all reports, payroll and/or administrative forms and assure accuracy.
  • Provide a weekly walk-through and inspection findings list to all property entities.
  • Ensure that guests can enter and exit the businesses freely and without distracting levels of trash, snow, etc. This applies to all entrances and exits including associate entrances and exits.
  • Address all guest concerns in a friendly and expedient manner, where possible go beyond the guests expectations for problem resolution; “WOW” them.
  • Schedule all work to minimize and/or prevent guest discomfort and maximize the businesses operational abilities. Provide priorities for all associates to assist in providing this high standard of service to our guests.
  • Maintain a highly functional communication level with all department heads to provide for and anticipate their needs.
  • Develop and maintain a continuous Preventive Maintenance Program for both properties, by working with department heads to develop this program and provide follow through.
  • Work with General Manager, owner(s) and/or Company representatives, as required, to provide refurbishment and/or Capital Improvement Programs.
  • Maintain all Company owned equipment in top functioning condition. Identify equipment, which may be approaching total failure or uneconomical status for replacement and notify the General Manager immediately of your findings.
  • Control costs in purchasing when arranging for outside services. Provide competitive bids as required for outside work.
  • Monitor all work performed by an outside service to ensure work accuracy and proper billing is made on services rendered. Have a clear understanding of all requirements agreed upon in all service contracts and/or outside service work.
  • Maintain an accurate departmental inventory of supplies and equipment at all times, to prevent waste or misuse of supplies and/or equipment.
  • Provide and maintain a neat and well organized work area at all times.
  • Operate the department within the agreed upon budgeted goals and standards.
  • Learn all Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Ensure the training of all associates in Safety and Security Standards.
  • Assign the highest priority in work tasks to safety and/or fire hazards.
  • Ensure the proper and timely reporting of accidents within the department and/or as relates to guests.
  • Attend and participate in all meetings as required by position.

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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The Westin Huntsville

6800 Governors West, NW
Huntsville, AL 35806

(256) 428-2000

232 Room Hotel

Working Here

Founded in 2001 by CEO Michael George, Crescent Hotels & Resorts lives in the belief that your drive to be the best is the force which has made Crescent Hotels & Resorts the Hotel Operator and Employer of Choice.Meet several of our associates and hear their story. With thousands of associates at Crescent, we make every day one of adventure where you can make a difference.

We Know Benefits 

Dedicated, satisfied, and engaged associates are the key to our continued success. 

At Crescent Hotels & Resorts, we strive for innovative ways to enhance our comprehensive selection of benefit offerings. Crescent associates working as few as 24 hours a week are eligible for our extensive menu of benefit programs.

Crescent's benefits offerings include:

  • Healthcare insurance and prescription drug coverage
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Flexible/dependent-care spending accounts
  • Life insurance and supplemental life insurance
  • Short/long-term disability insurance
  • Domestic Partner coverage
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • 401(k) with employer matching
  • Paid holidays, vacation, and personal time off
  • Tuition reimbursement program
  • Discounted hotel rooms for associates and family