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Company: The Westin Pasadena
Location: Pasadena, CA
Career Level: Mid-Senior Level
Industries: Lodging

Description

Qualifications

  • College degree or courses will be considered helpful, engineering related preferred.
  • Vocational schooling, military training, certification and/or experience in building related trades required in 1 or more of the following areas: HVAC, Electrical, Plumbing, and Carpentry.
  • 3+ years of hands-on experience at a comparable location.
  • Hotel experience preferred.
  • Knowledge of hotel operations, including marketing plans, security and safety programs, personnel and labor relations, preparation of business plans, repairs, maintenance, budget forecasting, quality assurance programs, hospitality law, and long-range planning.
  • Be skilled in several areas such as HVAC, electrical, carpentry, dry walling, painting, plumbing, roofing, and landscaping with or without reasonable accommodation.
  • ADA related Physical Demand Section: Frequent walking, climbing, bending, lifting, pushing, pulling, talking, smiling, writing, at times working in cramped noisy locations susceptible to extreme hot and cold temperatures with or without reasonable accommodation.
  • Leadership skills to motivate and develop staff and to ensure accomplishment of goals. Able to set priorities, plan, organize, and delegate.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills. Ability to adapt communication style to suit different audiences, such as effectively communicating with supervisors, coworkers, public etc.


Responsibilities

  • Assume control of the Engineering Department when the Chief Engineer is not available.
  • Understand all building related systems and equipment – Electrical, HVAC, Plumbing, Life Safety, IT, HVACandR, Kitchen, Laundry, Pool, etc.
  • Follow company preventative maintenance procedures and guidelines for guestrooms, equipment, public space, grounds, landscaping, and building envelop, etc.
  • Maintain engineering related check book accounting procedures to ensure department operates with-in budgeted guidelines while maintaining required stock of supplies and materials.
  • Interview, hire, train, recommend performance evaluations, resolve problems, provide open communication and recommend discipline and/or termination when appropriate.
  • Effectively supervise, train, and assign tasks to and follow-up with engineering staff to ensure maximum productivity.
  • Understand the engineering records and filing system to support RandM Budget, PM Programs, Capital Budget, Capital Projects, Life Safety Systems and Inspections, etc.
  • Monitor and maintain all Engineering Spaces in a safe, clean, organized, energy efficient manner.
  • Tour hotel complex daily identifying items requiring engineering, housekeeping or other departmental actions.
  • Considered the property expert on all Life Safety related items, trains all managers in these areas.
  • Understand all Brands related issues and procedures; as well as all Brand related GSS, GSI, AYS, DTS problem tracking procedures and is working to correct them.
  • Basic understanding of elementary accounting procedures.
  • Basic understanding of PC operation and a working knowledge of Microsoft Office programs and internet use.
  • Ability to remain calm in stressful situations, seen as a strong leader through-out hotel.
  • Comply with attendance rules and be available to work on a regular basis.
  • Perform any other job duties as assigned.


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