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Hyatt Engineering Manager in PHILADELPHIA, Pennsylvania

Description:

As one of Philadelphia’s only hotels on the National Register of Historic Places, The Bellevue Hotel - An Unbound Collection by Hyatt has been at the forefront of shaping the city’s cultural, culinary and cocktail scene since becoming its first luxury hotel in 1904. The deep-rooted history of The Bellevue Hotel connects guests with distinctive architecture, modern and spacious rooms, elite events and dining fit for any special occasion. Magnificent stories abound waiting to be discovered.

The Engineering Manager is responsible for maintaining all equipment, systems and building components, including, but not limited to, mechanical and electrical systems, pumps, HVAC, refrigeration, plumbing, locks, furniture, paint, wall coverings, tile and other equipment/work normally maintained/performed by hotel Maintenance Engineers. This position leads, monitors, directs and supervises all maintenance personnel.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provides maintenance training to all new hires as well as on-going training to maintenance staff

  • Assigns daily duties to maintenance staff and observes performance to ensure adherence to hotel policies and operating procedures as well as measures productivity of the team

  • Assists third party partner with recruiting and selecting hotel maintenance staff

  • Liaison with third party partner to review colleague performance; conducting coaching, appraisals, and progressive discipline

  • Effectively and professionally communicates with colleagues at all levels

  • Ensures all fire, life safety and elevator inspections are completed and any discrepancies are corrected

  • Administers the preventative and repair maintenance program as required: properly completes work orders on time

  • Records and reports completed repairs and items that need further attention

  • Adheres to all local, state, and federal laws and safety regulations

  • Completes training regarding safety, security, department procedures, and service guidelines

  • Informs management of hazardous situations, emergencies or threats to the safety and security of hotel guests, staff or assets

  • Ensures the security of all inventory, including but not limited to: tools, supplies, equipment, furniture, and televisions

  • Replenishes supplies and inventory efficiently to minimize waste

  • Assists other departments with moving furniture and unloading supplies

  • Maintains a professional image at all times through appearance and dress

  • Meets with vendors and suppliers to discuss scope for repair activities

  • Obtains pricing and bids as directed

  • Follows company policies and procedures

  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

Education : High school education/GED. Specialty certifications preferred.

Experience: 6 years of engineering/maintenance experience. Previous Hospitality/Chief Engineer/Engineering Manager experience required. Project Management experience preferred.

Skills and abilities: This position requires advanced maintenance skills and aptitude plus advanced skills in all aspects of running an engineering department. Must have knowledge of general building maintenance, carpentry, plumbing, building electrical units and HVAC.

  • Ability to communicate with guests.

  • Ability to stand for long periods of time.

  • Ability to provide friendly guest service with a smile.

  • Ability to lift, pull and push moderate weight.

Primary Location: US-PA-Philadelphia

Organization: The Bellevue Hotel

Pay Basis: Yearly

Job Level: Full-time

Job: Engineering/Facility Maintenance

Req ID: PHI001883

Hyatt is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, age, religion, disability, veteran status, genetic information, citizenship status or any other group protected by law.

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