Chief Engineer

Beaver Creek Lodge

Location: US - CO - Beaver Creek

Aug 8, 2017
Job Details


This position is primarily responsible for managing all engineering/maintenance operations, including maintaining the building, grounds, and physical plant with particular attention towards safety, security, and asset protection.  Accountable for managing the budget, capital expenditure projects, preventative maintenance, and energy conservation.  Responsible for maintaining regulatory requirements.  Leads the emergency response team for all facility issues.

Essential Duties / Tasks / Responsibilities:

  • Core duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Develops and maintains a schedule and budget for the assigned engineering project.

  • Provides reports on the status of project milestones and adjusts schedules accordingly.

  • Controls expenditures within limitations of budget.

  • Supervises day to day operations of Engineering.

  • Establishes and maintains open, collaborative relationships with Grand Performers and other department leaders.

  • Strives to improve service performance.

  • Celebrates successes and publicly recognizes the contributions of team members.

  • Provides feedback to Grand Performers based on observation of service behaviors.

  • Supervises Grand Performers’ ability to execute department and hotel emergency procedures.

  • Manages department’s controllable expenses to achieve or exceed budgeted goals.

  • Ensures hotel policies are administered fairly and consistently.

  • Manages the physical plant including equipment, refrigeration, HVAC, plumbing, water treatment, electrical and life safety systems.

  • Maintains and operates equipment at optimum effectiveness, efficiency, and safety.

  • Establishes and manages an effective room’s maintenance program.

  • Ensures regulatory compliance to facility regulations and safety standards.

  • Establishes priorities for total hotel maintenance needs.

  • Empowers Grand Performers to provide excellent customer service.

  • Maintains accurate logs and records as required.

  • Ensures disciplinary procedures and documentation are completed according to the Progressive Discipline Policy.

  • Does effectively plans, schedules, and evaluates preventative maintenance programs.

  • Handles guest problems and complaints effectively.

  • Inspects and evaluates the physical condition of facilities in order to determine the type of work required.

  • Recommends or arranges for additional services such as painting, repair work, renovations, and the replacement of furnishings and equipment.

  • Selects and orders or purchases new equipment, supplies, and furnishings.

Knowledge / Skills / Abilities (KSA’s):

1.  Minimum 10 years experience in full service, preferably in an upscale hotel. 

2.  Discipline certifications preferred

3.  Strong computer skills including knowledge of database software, internet software, order processing systems, Microsoft Office suite.

Experience / Education / Certifications:

  1. Bachelor’s degree - required

  2. Hospitality or related industry experience - required

  3. Valid Driver’s License - required

Work Environment / Physical Demands:

The physical demands described herein are representative of those that must be met by an incumbent to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the incumbent is regularly required to lift, reach with hands and arms, stand for extended periods of time and use fingers (keyboard etc.) to handle or feel.
  • The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

Additional Details
Applicants who do not already have legal permission to work in the United States will not be considered.