Chief Engineer

Hyatt Place New York City / Times Square - New York, NY

Hotel in the Times Square (500+ rooms) area is seeking an experienced Chief Engineer!!!

Chief Engineer

Hotel in the Times Square (500+ rooms) area is seeking an experienced Chief Engineer who is responsible for maintaining the physical functionality and safety of the hotel while ensuring that hotel guests receive hospitable and responsive service during the stay ensuring guest satisfaction and loyalty.

Lead the Engineering Team in the day-to-day engineering and maintenance operations of the hotel, including service standards, equipment schedules, and work schedules
Communicate with Housekeeping to coordinate and prioritize maintenance activities for Guest rooms and public areas
Develop systems and procedures to ensure the health and safety of Guests and Team Members, as well as the proper conditions for plants, machinery, and property
Communicate with Government agencies to ensure full compliance with statutory regulations
Prepare Capital and Repairs and Maintenance budgets for Engineering
Perform daily checks around the hotel
Conduct lift emergency release procedures as required
Diagnose, maintain, and repair mechanical equipment within the hotel
Ensure good relationships are built with internal and external customers
Maintenance of all hotel fixtures and fittings to ensure they are in safe condition and take action when any unsafe situations arise
Develop, implement, and direct all emergency programs
Develop, implement and manage energy conservation programs for the property to minimize
Perform special projects and other responsibilities as assigned
Identify and introduce environmentally-friendly systems and equipment
Monitor Key Performance Indicators for the Engineering Department and take corrective action, as required, to improve equipment inventory, quality audit, productivity, and other objectives
Manage all Team Member related activities, including recruitment, performance management, training, career planning, disciplinary matters, and team motivation

FSD Certification Mandatory. Must be capable of completing the requirements for certification of Hotel Fire Safety Director within the first 6-8 months of employment. (Classes and certifications paid by the employer)
HVAC experience Required
Additional City certifications preferred
Advanced knowledge of building management/engineering
Engineering degree or similar
Exposure to budgeting and basic accounting
Able to lift 50 lbs. Requires walking or standing to a significant degree, reaching, handling, feeling, talking, hearing, seeing.
Good communication skills
Committed to delivering a high level of customer service
Strong leadership skills and previous experience of managing a team
Excellent grooming standards
Flexibility to respond to a range of different work situations
Previous experience of facilities management
Proficient, at an advanc
ed level, with computers and relevant computer programs