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Chief Engineer

Company: Pasea Hotel & Spa
Location: Huntington Beach
Posted on: March 14, 2023

Job Description:

Salary Range: $95,000 - $105,000 (DOE) Job Summary: Manages all Engineering activities to ensure smooth operation of all systems and services required to meet/exceed Company standards, provide outstanding guest service and financial profitability. Builds and manages teams effectively. Essential Duties/Responsibilities: Provides guidance and direction to ensure overall departmental success. Responsible for planning department goals and directing team members to achieve results. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include inspecting facilities for maintenance needs, interviewing, hiring, and training team members; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining team members; addressing complaints and resolving problems. Responsible for planning department goals and directing team members to achieve results. Approves leave and time away from work within company policy. Monitors day-to-day Engineering operations to ensure property is maintained to exceed guest expectations and meet or exceed property standards. Takes corrective action as needed. Prepares schedules to ensure staffing levels are optimal. Develops, implements and manages the property's maintenance program. Negotiates maintenance contracts for the property, including structure, grounds and all equipment. Ensures all local, state, and national codes and regulations are met to ensure safety, convenience, and satisfaction of guests and team members and to protect the assets and maintain property in excellent condition. Maintain safe environment throughout property for all team members and guests. Acts as the safety coordinator and ensures all emergency equipment and systems are inspected, tested and certified per standards. Provides team members with information about safe use of systems and structures. Ensures team members have current knowledge of proper usage of tools, chemicals and cleaning supplies by providing training and ensuring proper labeling and handling of hazardous supplies in accordance with federal, state, local and company regulations. Monitors usage of supplies. Resolves customer complaints and anticipates potential problems by reviewing and monitoring complaints, operational issues, business flow and team member performance to ensure high levels of customer satisfaction and quality. Notifies Management and/or Security of all unusual events, circumstances, missing items, or alleged theft. Takes action to control expenses and maximize profitability within assigned areas. Assists budgeting, forecasting, inventory control, policy and procedure implementation and enforcement. Utilizes computer programs to analyze reports. Makes recommendations, decisions and takes action based on that information to maximize profitability. Ensures quality while minimizing waste or loss of supplies to maintain profitability. Job Requirements: High school diploma or general education degree (GED), or equivalent combination of education and experience. Vocational schooling, military training, certification and/or experience in building related trades required in one or more of the following areas: HVAC, electrical, plumbing, and carpentry. Bachelor's degree in Engineering/Facility Management desired. Five or more years related progressively responsible related hotel or building maintenance/facilities management experience with one year as Chief Engineer or Engineering Supervisor in a similar setting. Requires ability to manage others in the department by mentoring and providing that results in staff that meets/exceeds guest expectations and provides a high level of guest satisfaction. Requires knowledge and ability to complete reports, financial forecasts and budgets. Must have strong working knowledge of building systems including HVAC, electrical, plumbing, refrigeration, roofs, building finishes, mechanical operations, energy management and Preventative Maintenance Program Ideal Candidate Will Have: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, team members, guests and the general public. Must be able to speak, read, write and understand English to communicate with management, team members and guests. Bilingual Spanish preferred. Able to work independently with minimal guidance and as part of a team. Strong attention to detail and the ability to handle multiple tasks. Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form. Physical Requirements: While performing the duties of the job the team member regularly stands and walks for sustained periods of time. Works at a quick pace, maneuvering between various property areas. The team member frequently grasps objects. The team member regularly reaches by extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction. The team member occasionally stoops and crouches. The team member talks often and frequently needs to hear sounds or voices. Many aromas and smells are present in the guest rooms and other property areas. Balance is frequently required to prevent falling when walking or standing while moving tools and equipment. The team member occasionally pushes and pulls furniture or equipment. Lifting is regularly required to assess or maintain systems or equipment. Exerts up to 75 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects. The team member is required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading; visual inspection involving small defects, small parts, and/or operation of systems and equipment (including inspection.) The team member is required to have visual acuity to perform an activity where the seeing job is at or within arm's reach when performing mechanical or skilled trades tasks of a non-repetitive nature such as carpentry, painting, mechanics. The team member is required to have visual acuity to safely operate tools and equipment. The team member is required to have visual acuity to identify problems and determine the accuracy, neatness, and thoroughness of the work assigned. The team member is subject to environmental conditions found working both inside and outside. The team member is occasionally subject to extreme heat, with temperatures above 100 degrees for periods of more than one hour, while working outside during periods of hot outdoor temperatures or some indoor environments. The team member is subject to loud noise produced by property operations equipment and tools. There is sufficient noise to cause the team member to shout in order to be heard above the ambient noise level. The team member is subject to hazards which includes proximity to moving mechanical parts, moving vehicles, electrical current, or exposure to chemicals. The team member is occasionally subject to atmospheric condition such as fumes, odors, or dusts. The team member may be required to wear a respirator at times. (ref. 49466)...

Keywords: Pasea Hotel & Spa, Huntington Beach , Chief Engineer, Engineering , Huntington Beach, California

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