• Director of Engineering

    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(10/5/2018 1:19 PM)
    Regular Full-Time
    Property Name
    Rittenhouse Hotel
    210 West Rittenhouse Square Philadelphia Pennsylvania 19103 US
  • Overview

    Opportunity:  Director of Engineering


    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 support associates, 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 experience required or equivalent training.
    • Certifications may be required.

    Work Environment and Context

    • Work schedule varies and may include working on holidays and weekends or alternate shifts.
    • Requires standing for extended periods, walking, pushing, lifting up to 50 pounds, bending and reaching, climbing, stooping, kneeling or crouching.

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