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Chief Engineer

Chief Engineer


Job description

A Chief Engineer will manage the Engineering Team to efficiently maintain all hotel operations, ensuring safety, security, conversation, and compliance at the highest levels.

What are we looking for?

A Chief Engineer who is always working on behalf of our Guests and with other Team Members. To successfully fill this role, you should maintain the attitude, behaviors, skills, and values that follow:

•       Advanced knowledge of building management/engineering

•       A degree in Engineering or similar

•       Exposure to budgeting and basic accounting

•       Positive attitude

•       Good communication skills

•       Committed to delivering a high level of customer service

•       Strong leadership skills and previous experience in managing a team

•       Excellent grooming standards

•       Flexibility to respond to a range of different work situations

•       Ability to work under pressure

•       Ability to work on their own

•       Previous experience in facilities management

•       Proficient, at an advanced level, with computers and relevant computer programs

It would be advantageous in this position for you to demonstrate the following capabilities and distinctions:

•       First Aid

•       Qualification in the engineering field

What will you be doing?

As Chief Engineer, you are responsible for the effective management of all engineering and maintenance operations within the hotel, including energy conservation. You are also responsible for the development of the Engineering Team and staying abreast of compliance regulations and procedures in the field of Engineering, as required for hotel standards. Specifically, a Chief Engineer will perform the following tasks to the highest standards:

•       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

•       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 a 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 expenses

•       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

CVs should be sent to italy_cv@zeusintl.com

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