IHG Chief Engineer - Hotel Indigo Old Town Alexandria in Alexandria, Virginia
Do you see yourself as a Chief Engineer for our Hotel Indigo Old Town Alexandria ?
What's your passion? Whether you're into tennis, shopping or karaoke, at IHG we're interested in YOU. At IHG we employ people who apply the same amount of care and passion to their jobs as they do their hobbies - people who put our guests at the heart of everything they do. And we're looking for more people like this to join our friendly and professional team.
This exciting role will perform a variety of administrative duties for general managers and/or staff of an assigned department or hotel function.
At Hotel Indigo® we deliver inspired service. In all we do, we are vibrant, curious and original.
• Be vibrant by carrying ourselves in a way that says to our guests we are energetic, motivated, confident.
• Be curious by being aware of our hotel and neighborhood and going out of our way to help guests learn and discover what's going on.
• Be original by building connections with our guests and being imaginative to create memorable experiences.?
This challenging position has overall responsibility for managing the engineering/maintenance operations of the hotel and may have responsibility for the Loss Prevention function. You will manage the department's daily activities while you plan and organize work, communicate goals, and schedule employees to ensure proper coverage. Responsibility includes ensuring the staff is properly trained and have the tools and equipment needed to carry out their job duties. You will educate/train employees on current safety issues to ensure compliance with federal state and local laws and safety regulations. You may assist with other duties as assigned and serve as "manager on duty" as required while maintaining and repairing the interior and exterior of buildings, hotel rooms and contents; ensuring the execution and achievement of the hotel's preventive maintenance program goals.
This role will monitor budget and control expenses within all areas of the department and participate in the preparation of the annual departmental operating budget and financial. You will establish and maintain procedures to: (1) ensure the security of inventory and assets such as tools, supplies, equipment, furniture, televisions, etc., (2) replenish supplies and inventory in a timely and efficient manner, and (3) to minimize waste. You will work with corporate product managers, engineers, and/or outside architects regarding renovations and other such projects; contact contractors for bids and meet with appropriate construction supervisors and may be responsible for determining the security requirements necessary to ensure that hotel property, employees, and guests are protected against theft, crime, and other hazards, and/or manage the relationship with a third party security firm contracted for such purposes.
This important position requires some college or advanced vocational training plus four years of experience in general building maintenance and/or construction including supervisory experience,or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Hotel experience is preferred.
You will need professional certification and license if required by law and may be required to work nights, weekends, and/or holidays. This job requires ability to perform the following: carrying, lifting pushing and/or pulling items weighing up to 100-300 pounds, frequently standing up and moving about the facility, frequently handling objects and equipment to maintain the facility, frequently bending, stooping, kneeling, climbing and crawling.
In return we'll give you a competitive financial and benefits package which may include healthcare support, dental, vision, disability and life insurance support, and a matching 401k plan. Hotel discounts worldwide are available as well as access to a wide variety of discount programs and the chance to work with a great team of people. Most importantly, we'll give you the room to be yourself.
So what's your passion? Please get in touch and tell us how you could bring your individual skills to IHG.
IHG is an equal opportunity employer: Minorities / Females / Disabled / Veterans.
Job: Hotel General Management
Requisition ID: R147584