Maintenance Engineer Supervisor
Property Name:
Hotel Galvez and Spa, a Wyndham Grand Hotel
Job Title 
Maintenance Engineer Supervisor
Location: 
Texas-Galveston
Company Name: 
Wyndham Hotel Group
City: 
Galveston
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.
Job Title:  Maintenance Engineer Supervisor
Location: Hotel Galvez
Constructed in 1911, Hotel Galvez & Spa was named after Bernardo de Galvez, the Spanish Colonial governor who first chartered the Texas Gulf Coast and for whom the city of Galveston was named.  For more than 100 years, Hotel Galvez & Spa has been pleasing guests from around the world with elegant décor, luxurious service, scenic Gulf Coast event space, and a majestic location across from the water. Old world style and grace embody every detail, with upscale modern amenities to please today's most discerning travelers. In fact, our AAA 4-Diamond property is the only historic beachfront hotel on the Texas Gulf Coast and renowned as one of the finest Galveston hotels on the beach.
 
Wyndham Hotel Group is searching for a Maintenance Engineer Supervisor to work at our beautiful Hotel Galvez & Spa property in Galveston, TX.  The Maintenance Engineer Supervisor is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Engineering Department. In the absence of the Director and/ or Assistant, the supervisor will assume the administrative, financial and operation aspects of the hotel for the Engineering department.
 
The ideal candidate will possess the following: a working knowledge of refrigeration; air conditioning; electric; plumbing; kitchen equipment and other mechanical devices; ability to meet the physical demands of the position, such as heavy lifting, working on ladders, and standing or walking for extended periods of time.
Responsibilities will include but not be limited to:
  • Maintain a warm and friendly demeanor at all times.
  • Must be able to effectively communicate both verbally and written, with all level of employees and guests in an attentive, friendly, courteous and service oriented manner.
  • Must be effective at listening to, understanding, and clarifying concerns raised by employees and guests.
  • Must be able to multitask and prioritize departmental functions to meet deadlines.
  • Approach all encounters with guests and employees in an attentive, friendly, courteous and service-oriented manner.
  • Attend all hotel required meetings and trainings.
  • Maintain regular attendance in compliance with Wyndham Standards, as required by scheduling, which will vary according to the needs of the hotel.
  • Maintain high standards of personal appearance and grooming, which includes wearing the proper uniform and nametag.
  • Comply with Wyndham Standards and regulations to encourage safe and efficient hotel operations.
  • Maximize efforts towards productivity, identify problem areas and assist in implementing solutions.
  • Must be effective in handling problems, including anticipating, preventing, identifying and solving problems as necessary.
  • Must be able to understand and apply complex information, data, etc. from various sources to meet appropriate objectives.
  • Must be able to cross-train in other hotel related areas.
  • Must be able to maintain confidentiality of information.
  • Must be able to show initiative, including anticipating guest or operational needs.
  • Perform other duties as requested by management.
  • Assist in developing and implementing plans to maintain property, equipment, grounds and other assets, in a safe and acceptable state of repair.
  • Ensure that the hotel is in compliance with all local, state and federal laws.
  • Ensure that all emergency and life safety equipment and systems are inspected, tested and certified per hotel standards or authority having jurisdiction.
  • Supervise the Engineers and ensure they are properly trained in the customer service program, standard operating procedures and loss prevention standards.
  • Actively participate in energy conservation programs per Wyndham’s standards.
  • Review all Guest and Meeting Planner comment cards to ensure that problems are identified and corrected in a timely manner.
  • Ensure compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
  • Assist with the administration of all vendor contracts controlled by the Engineering Department hotel standards.
  • Assist in developing and controlling wage/salary, other expenses and energy budgets per Wyndham’s financial standards.
  • Assist in developing financial forecasts and actively participate in monthly profit/loss review meetings.
  • Assist as necessary with special projects and renovations.
  • Repair and program hotel electronic lock system.
  • Assist in scheduling preventive maintenance tasks.
 
 
Basic Qualifications
  • High School Diploma or equivalent and/ or experience in a hotel or a related field required.
  • Previous supervisory skills required
Preferred Qualifications
  • At least three year of progressive experience in a hotel or related field preferred
  • Trade school and / or College course in related field helpful
     
 
Physical requirements
  • Flexible and long hours sometimes required.
  • Heavy work – Exerting in excess of 100 pounds of force occasionally, and or in excess of 50 pounds of force frequently and/ or in excess of 20 pounds constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects
 
            
Wyndham Hotel Group is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer (M/ F/D/V)

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