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Lead engineering enthusiast/director of engineering/security

Jersey City

This is a Full-time position in Jersey City, NJ posted December 13, 2019.

POSITION TITLE: Lead Engineering Enthusiast/Director of Engineering and SecurityREPORTS TO: Chief Enthusiast/General Manager  POSITION SUMMARY:Responsible to manage all aspects of maintenance staff on a daily basis.

Directs, coordinates and performs routine, preventive and emergency interior / exterior maintenance and repairs to obtain optimum efficiency and economy of hotel operations.Directs the Engineering staff, accounting/budgeting, asset protection, inventory control and human resources.CHIEF ENGINEER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
· Familiar and complies with the hotels mission and standards in performing maintenance activities.
· Maximize maintenance team potential with a balanced focus on operations, guests, employee and owners satisfaction.
· Represents the engineering department during the daily HOD morning meetings. 
· Prioritize, plan, schedule assign and supervise the engineering department staff.
· Oversee the maintenance tasks, work orders and special projects ensuring timely and accurate completion.
· Respond to guest’s maintenance needs promptly and ensure guests receive professional, efficient prompt and courteous service to hotel standards.
· Maintain the physical appearance and operational efficiency of the hotel including physical.

mechanical, electrical, plumbing etc.
· Installation & maintenance of all equipment related to HVAC, DG Sets, Water treatment, Fire Safety etc.
· Ensure proper records are kept relating to all plant and equipment for the hotel including repair and service records.
· Prepare reports as required by the Housekeeping Manager and General Manager.
· Ensure that stores have adequate stocks of materials, equipment and tools and are kept in a clean and safe environment.
· Take responsibility for the cleanliness and safety aspects of all plant and mechanical equipment rooms.
· Attend all Facility Management/Property meetings as required, passing on necessary information to the maintenance team in regular junior staff meetings.
· Ensure the proper use and periodic maintenance of all equipment.
· Perform daily and weekly property document inspections.
· Ensure property, grounds, physical plant and work areas are maintained to standard and that all safety equipment and conditions are to code.
· Establish and maintain department equipment and supply inventory levels appropriate to property requirements
· Provide training to staff on supplies, inventory, maintenance and ordering procedures.
· Train engineering department staff on correct maintenance procedures and assists in repairs as needed.
· Maintain, monitor and test hotel’s emergency and security systems, features like Fire Alarm, CCTV, baggage scanners etc.
· Discuss with GM/Owner/Department heads on maintenance status and inspection reports.
· Respond to corporate and management inquires.
· Develop, implement, and direct all emergency programs.
· Develop, implement and manage energy conservation programs for the property to minimize expenses.
· Coordinate with the equipment suppliers for AMC and any outstanding issues.
· Ensure maintenance staff is wearing proper uniforms with name tag and upholds hotels grooming and hygiene standards
· Responsible for quality service, meeting/exceeding financial goals, short and long term planning of Capital Investments and day-to-day operations.PREREQUISITES:Advanced knowledge of building management/engineering and automated work order systems, with positive attitude, Good communication skills and Committed to delivering a high level of customer service.

EDUCATION:Bachelor or science, Diploma or college degree in Electrical or Civil engineering preferred.EXPERIENCE:Minimum of 5 years maintenance experience and 3 years supervisory or manager experience in engineering hotel department.

Hotel Opening and Hilton experience a plus.