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Chief Engineer

1,000 Sign-On Bonus potential

Posted November 17, 2022

Hotel Vinache
New Orleans, LA
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About This Job

Sign-On bonus eligibility requirements are as follows:

$400 - after 30 days

$300 - after 60 days

$300 - after 90 days

Requirements: 

1st or end Class Stationary Engineering License

HVAC and Boiler Certification required

Previous chief engineer/ maintenance manager experience required, strongly preferred in a hotel setting  

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

1. Interview, hire, train, recommend performance evaluations, resolve

problems, provide open communication and recommend discipline and/or

termination when appropriate.

2. Troubleshoot and repair malfunctions in mechanical or electrical systems

(e.g., HVAC, plumbing) and other equipment throughout the hotel.

3. Perform preventative maintenance assignments on a scheduled basis.

4. Respond in a courteous manner to all guest questions, complaints, and or

requests to ensure strong guest satisfaction.

5. Communicate with hotel department heads to become aware of

maintenance needs and ensure timely response to internal requests.

6. Service the hotel's pool, including adjusting chemicals and cleaning filters;

completing maintenance request forms and record logs.

7. Maintain the building exterior and "curb appeal" (e.g., snow removal, lawn

care, painting, and gardening).

8. Maintain franchise standards and follow-up on inspection deficiencies.

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Chief Engineer

10. Implements and maintains Crescent’s preventative maintenance program.

11. Implement and maintain Crescent’s room care programs.

12. Implement and maintain Crescent’s engineering department minimum

standards.

13. Assist General Manager with annual Capital Plan development.

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

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

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

17. Perform any other job-related duties as assigned.

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.

PERFORMANCE STANDARDS

Customer Satisfaction:

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.

Work Habits:

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

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

Hotel Vinache

1300 Canal Street
New Orleans, LA 70112

155 Room Hotel

hotelvinache.com

How Lovely to See You.

Vibrant. Captivating. Eclectic. And that’s just on the outside. At Hotel Vinache, you’ll find yourself in the heart of an alluring city with deep roots, many stories to tell, and a soul that comes alive in the form of food, fun, and dynamic culture. Discover an elegant, boutique New Orleans hotel on Canal Street, steps away from The French Quarter and Bourbon Street, where historic venues ooze with personality, music spills out into the streets, and the charm of the city seeps into your heart. Memorable city, memorable stay.