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Director of Facilities - Chief Engineer

Location: Hialeah
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Position Overview:

The Dir. of Facilities (Chief Engineer) manages all engineering/maintenance operations, including maintaining the building, grounds, and physical plant with particular attention towards safety, security, and asset protection. Th D.O.F. Chief Engineer supervises the operation, maintenance, and repair of hotel equipment, tools, and facilities. All responsibilities shall be carried out in a timely, accurate, and professional manner, in accordance with YOTEL's core values.

Major Duties & Responsibilities:

- Plans and directs the work of the highly skilled engineering staff, placing emphasis on research and development to achieve engineering objectives.

- Organizes engineering staff to accomplish goals efficiently and authorizes recruitment of additional personnel as required.

- Monitors progress of projects, confers with project engineers, and reviews reports to see that development is progressing according to schedule and within budgetary guidelines.

- Reports to General Manager on a regular basis. Works closely with the Director of Rooms to establish long-range operating goals and expansion.

- Planning and coordinating an array of activities pertaining to installation of site equipment, supervision, commissioning and site surveying.

- Monitoring technical factors and quality standards, preparing and implementing quality control plans and associated procedures.

- Computing cost estimates for all quality control operations and effecting cost saving techniques/measures to achieve substantial reduction in operational expenditures.

- Develops the department's annual budget; monitors and reports variances against plan; keeps track of labor costs and related expenses.

- Create Fix-it SOP's, ensuring procedural adherence. Resolving unexpected issues related to technical as well as predictive maintenance by providing appropriate recommendations.

- Conduct progressive discipline from coach and counsel through to suspension with support from the Human Resources Department.

- Implementing up-gradations of equipment/ mechanisms or parameters depending by the product change to increase efficiency, quality and machine health.

- Accountable for managing the budget, capital expenditure projects, preventative maintenance and energy conservation.

- Create Preventive Maintenance Program which will entail performing systematic checks and inspections to aid in the upkeep of the hotel and assists in the established proactive maintenance program to prevent malfunctions, breakdowns and general depreciation.

- Immediately and courteously responds to guests needs in order to repair and/or resolve room maintenance requests and problems as they arise.

- Maintains tools, work spaces and equipment in safe, secure and good condition in order to reduce accidents and to prolong their use.

- Repairs and/or changes room locks for the security of hotel and guests.

- Adhere to proper key and phone controls.

- Adjusts and repairs electronic problems on hotel equipment, including televisions, alarm clocks, HVAC units, etc.

- Ensures hotel is in compliance with all federal, state and local laws, including OSHA, EEOC, Wage Hour and Health laws.

- Conduct daily line-ups and monthly departmental meetings in accordance with Human Resources guidelines.

- Maintain positive Union relations by adhering to guidelines outlined in CBA and educating subordinates on these guidelines.

- Maintains a friendly, cheerful and courteous manner always.

- Act as the Manager on Duty as assigned and take responsibility for all hotel related issues and events.

- Flexible schedule allowing for the ability to work all shifts including: mornings, evenings, overnights, holidays, and weekends.

- Perform other tasks as assigned by the General Manager.

Keywords: YOTEL/YOTELPAD Miami, Hialeah , Director of Facilities - Chief Engineer, Engineering , Hialeah, Florida

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