Director of Engineering

hersha hospitality   •  

Philadelphia, PA

Industry: Hospitality & Recreation

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Not Specified years

Posted 36 days ago

This job is no longer available.

Manage general and preventative maintenance functions to ensure guest service and sustainability standards are achieved and maintained throughout the hotel structure.   

 

Potential Career Path  

Area Chief Engineer – Regional Director of Engineering

 

Essential Job Functions

  • Interview, select, train, schedule, coach, and supportassociates, ensuring they perform in accordance with established brand or hotel standards and consistent with HHM core values. 
  • Conduct room inspections and identify repair needs. 
  • Manage and coordinate bids, quotes and contracts for 3rd party vendors. 
  • Oversee small projects, or PIPS, and manage and report on the work progress.    
  • Install or repair sheet rock and other wall coverings.
  • Paint designated areas and items.
  • Install and replace basic electrical fixtures.  Replace light switches, receptacles, light bulbs, and fixtures.
  • Install, replace, and program televisions.
  • Perform minor plumbing functions.
  • Replace and repair heating and cooling pumps as well as preventative maintenance on units.                   
  • Troubleshoot and repair kitchen equipment.
  • Perform preventative maintenance on a scheduled basis and complete work orders as necessary; keep accurate records of PM’s on all rooms and equipment.
  • Maintain the building exterior and “curb appeal” of entire hotel grounds
  • Refurbish, paint and finish furniture and fixtures as needed.
  • Test, examine, and maintain hotel’s life safety systems to ensure they are 100% operational at all times.
  • Maintain repair and preventive maintenance records and coordinate compliance of service contracts.
  • Perform and maintain work to local, state and Federal codes.
  • Be aware of guest satisfaction scores and work toward increasing departmental and overall guest satisfaction.
  • Follow sustainability guidelines and practices related to HHM’s EarthView program.
  • Practice safe work habits, wear protective safety equipment and follow MSDS and OSHA standards.
  • Perform other duties as requested by management.

Position Requirements

  • High School diploma and/or trade school course work in related field preferred.
  • Previous supervisory engineer/maintenance experiencerequired or equivalent training.
  • Certifications may be required.