§ To continually support and improve engineering services that effectively address problems affecting both guests and colleagues.
§ To organize engineering staff and controls staff to correctly operate all M&E plant and equipment to suit the needs of the hotel.
§ To plan and implement a preventive maintenance program to try and achieve “zero defects” for all equipment in the Hotel.
§ To prepare operating budgets and capex budget for equipment required, repairs and maintenance, system modifications.
§ To assist in the assessment of training needs, planning of training courses, and presentation of training courses. To train and instruct other members of the staff by passing along your knowledge and skills. In addition, utilizing resources from the Engineering Training Library and of outside vendors and sources, assist them in their development and further advance your own. Participate in Corporate and Property Training as directed by Engineering Management. Set an example of continuous self-development.
§ To be an independent mechanic, able to analyze problems and to formulate plans to get work done quickly including procurement of materials, parts, etc., and necessary scheduling arrangements with a high degree of quality.
§ Language Skills - Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules (i.e., Lockout Tagout, JSAs), Safety Awareness information (such as MSDS) operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports, logs and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively with customers and to groups of colleagues.
§ Manage repair and maintenance project and building improvements by effectively coordinating and planning all tasks in advance of beginning any project. Utilize all possible resources. Coordinate efforts with engineering and other affected departments. Use project management techniques along with the appropriately assigned engineering team members to perform project planning and execution. All methods, materials and practices must meet and be in accordance with local codes, brand specifications, national codes and standard practices. Keep accurate completion and task records in the project files. Materials procurement and coordination of their availability are also critical to the success of your position. Our goal is to cost-effectively maximize the schedule.
§ The hotel functions 7 days a week, 24 hours a day. All colleagues must realize this fact and be aware that at times it may be necessary to move colleagues from their accustomed shifts as business demands. In addition, it is understood that business determines the amount of hours that are worked, and that some weeks may be scheduled at less than 40 hours, and other weeks at more than 40 hours.
§ Lead or facilitate the transfer of information regarding priorities, assignments, and problem solving at the various briefing sessions each day.
§ Fire Alarm/Life Safety System - to monitor systems as necessary, to be fully informed of the system operation and to handle emergencies involving the systems. To have a working knowledge of fire sprinkler and emergency power systems.
§ Energy Conservation - to observe and analyze energy and utilities usage in the hotel and on the grounds. To look for ways to conserve energy and report any ideas to the Engineering Management.
§ Emergencies - to be available for any emergencies and act in an engineering capacity to protect our guest and colleagues, and preserve the building and its systems during the emergency. To act as quickly and responsibly as possible to return the building to its normal operating status. To inform Engineering Management of any such emergencies.
§ Accident prevention and safety - to be aware of all existing departmental job safety analysis and to strive to work in an accident-free manner and to create a safe work environment for others. To continuously look for conditions which may endanger colleagues or guests of the hotel and to take immediate action to correct any hazardous conditions found.
§ Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by a colleague 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 colleague frequently works near moving mechanical parts and is frequently exposed to risk of electrical shock and vibration. The colleague occasionally works in high, precarious places and in outside weather conditions and is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, extreme cold, and extreme heat. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
§ To identify hazards and potential safety concerns, and take necessary action.
§ To train and supervise emergency response team as required, and co-ordinate life safety with the security department as appropriate.
§ To be properly trained in fire and life safety preventions and actions, and be knowledgeable of all evacuation procedures.