Chief of Engineering
Property Name:
The Summit, a Dolce Hotel
Job Title 
Chief of Engineering
Location: 
Ohio-Cincinnati
Company Name: 
Wyndham Hotel Group
City: 
Cincinnati
Work Permit: 
Applicants who do not already have legal permission to work in the United States will not be considered.
Management Position: 
No
Accommodation: 
No
Wyndham Hotel Group is the world's largest and most diverse hotel company with approximately 7,410 hotels worldwide. With iconic brands and hotel choices in every category from upscale to economy, we offer not only the most lodging choices around the world but also exceptional customer service and great value.

Wyndham Hotel Group is excited to add the Summit, a Dolce hotel, to our portfolio of amazing properties. The Summit hotel offers 239 contemporary and comfortable guest rooms focused on relaxation. With over 34,500 square feet of indoor and outdoor meeting space, including 10,700 square feet of terrace and gardens, the blank canvas at the Summit provides infinite possibilities to plan your next celebration or exceptional meeting. Opening in early 2018.


Currently, we are searching for a Chief of Engineering to join our teamThis position is responsible for overseeing the engineering
department and is responsible for all maintenance of the hotel facilities
(mechanical, electrical, plumbing, HVAC systems, painting, locking systems and
related equipment).



Responsibilities
will include but not be limited to:

  • Oversee
    and supervise engineering & maintenance staff including staffing,
    training, coaching/counseling, and performance management to insure their
    work productivity and quality meets standards and deadlines.
  • Complete
    weekly work schedule for department.
  • Develop
    & manages department & capital budget and projects. Assumes
    responsibility to insure departmental spending and payroll remains within
    budgeted guidelines.
  • Control
    utility consumption.
  • Ensure
    compliance with all codes and regulations. Maintains hotel’s special
    permits and licenses as required by local authorities.
  • Establish
    and maintains a preventative maintenance program.
  • Develop,
    maintain, monitor all safety policies, procedures, and programs for the
    property. Coordinates with other departments all work necessary to
    maintain general conditions, safety and health standards & training
    set form by hotel policies and other legal requirements.
  • Inspect
    facilities, equipment, or work areas to ensure conformance to established
    standards. Oversee ongoing and emergency repairs required to keep the
    hotel facilities in a marketable condition at all times.
  • Negotiate
    contracts for property operations. Manages contractor/vendor work.
  • Interact
    as needed with guests, contractors, vendors, and corporate executives.
  • Assist
    department staff with all of their tasks as needed to include trouble
    shooting, regular maintenance and repairs.
  • Conduct
    regular inspections via walk-thrus of public areas, back of the house
    areas, guest rooms and exterior areas.
  • Compile
    and prepares reports for upper management’s review and use.
  • Act
    in capacity of Manager On Duty and any other management capacity as
    assigned.

 

Basic Qualifications

  • Minimum 3 years of experience as a
    Chief Engineer with supervisory responsibility at a
    hotel/resort/conference center with a minimum of 5 years of engineering
    experience.

 

Preferred
Qualifications

  • Must be able to read and interpret
    documents to include: blueprints/schematics, procedural manuals,
    budgets/financial statements, OSHA standards such as LockOut/TagOut, MSDS,
    etc.
  • Ability to troubleshoot/repair and/or
    maintain: physical building including all FF&E, AC and refrigeration
    equipment, electrical systems, mechanical equipment (motors, starters,
    pumps, fans, etc.), plumbing and drains, fire alarm and life safety
    equipment.
  • Excellent interpersonal and
    communication skills.
  • Demonstrated leadership - Proven
    ability to effectively lead and train a diverse workforce.
  • Demonstrated analytical ability and
    financial acumen and reporting writing skills.
  • Effective presentation and
    interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to respond to emergencies,
    even if after hours, as required.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
    of products.
  • High school graduate or equivalent
    required. College degree and/or technical school preferred.
  • Ability to obtain any government
    required license, certificate, or permits that may be required by law or
    company regulations.
  • Clean, valid driver’s license
    required.
  • Experience with overseeing and
    communicating with contractors and gathering estimates.
  • Must be able to abide by the company
    appearance standards and compliance with the designated uniform.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and communicate
    effectively with team members at all levels of the organization.
  • Proficiency in oral and written
    communication skills in English.
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