Chief Engineer - Calgary
Our client is hiring a full-time Chief Engineer for their North Calgary hotel facility who will be report to the Hotel General Manager.
The Chief Engineer will be responsible for all administrative, financial and operating aspects of the hotel as they directly relate to the engineering division. He/she is responsible for the safe and profitable operation of the hotel.
Approach all encounters with guests and employees in an attentive, friendly, courteous and service-oriented manner
Inspect the whole property personally on a daily basis and make notes of areas where maintenance is required.
Maintain a close contact with all service contractors
Maintain regular attendance in compliance with Hotel and Resort standards, as required by scheduling which will vary according to the needs of the hotel.
Maintain high standards of personal appearance and grooming, which include wearing the proper uniform and name tag when working.
Comply at all times with Hotel and Resort standards and regulations to encourage safe and efficient hotel operations.
Maintain a warm and friendly demeanor at all times
Supervise and train all Engineering staff in Customer Service, Empowerment, Standard Operation Procedures and Loss Prevention Standards.
Create, approve and post all Engineering staff schedules according to Hotel and Resort standards.
Create and adhere to annual budget for department
Develop financial forecasts and actively participate in monthly profit/ loss review meetings.
Develop and implement plans to maintain property, equipment, grounds and other assets in an acceptable state of repair
Ensure the hotel is in compliance with all local, province and federal laws.
Create and implement a preventative maintenance program for all hotel equipment.
Ensure that all emergency and life safety equipment and systems are inspected, tested and certified per regulatory standards.
Ensure that room maintenance requests are handled in a prompt and courteous manner
Follow up on all alarms immediately to determine the exact location and cause. Determine emergency status and report findings to Front Desk. Take immediate action as necessary.
Assist as necessary with special projects and renovations.
Participate in M.O.D. program
Actively participate in energy conservation programs
Review all guest and meeting planner comment cards to ensure problems are identified and corrected in a timely manner.
Ensure compliance with the Canadian Disabilities Act (CDA)
Administer all vendor contracts controlled by the engineering department.
At least 5 years of progressive facilities management experience in a hotel or a related field; or a 4-year college degree and at least 1 year of related management experience; or a 2-year college degree and 3 or more years of related management experience.
4th Class Power Engineering Minimum required
High school diploma or equivalent required.
Excellent people person
Hands on plumbing experience and troubleshooting
Hands on Electrical Experience and troubleshooting
Hands on HVAC experience and troubleshooting
Natural Gas general knowledge and troubleshooting
Business Equipment and Computer Applications
Business Management Software
Long hours sometimes required
Heavy work- Exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 50 pounds of force frequently and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects.
Travel related to company business sometimes required
Salary $60,000 annually
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