IHG Assistant Chief Engineer in Phuket, Thailand
HOTEL INDIGO PHUKET PATONG
Responsible for the efficient operation of the hotel property and all its equipment, ancillary maintenance and repair services and protection of the Owner’s asset. Structural aspects of the hotel as well as the maintenance of grounds and external facilities all fall within the span of responsibility.
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.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Provide advice to senior management on all aspects of engineering support, environmental controls and the operational efficiency of the property.
Ensure the effective financial management of the engineering department by setting maintenance budgets, capital works program’s and engineering plans and ensuring that performance against there are regularly monitored and reviewed. Responsible for the general cost control aspects of maintenance, the preparation of departmental cost budgets and their implementation and submission to management.
Control of Capital Project Planning, in liaison with management, to ensure capital funding is effectively allocated and budgeted in accordance with company directives and philosophy.
Plan, implement and administer an energy management program by establishing energy reduction objectives, the maintenance of records and regular reporting of performance against these objectives.
Ensure the staff awareness of energy management within the property by conducting regular education and training programs on energy conservation and matters related to efficient operation of equipment in a cost-effective fashion.
Contribute to the hotel’s profitability by ensuring the effective management of the buildings environmental controls and energy conservation systems. Evaluate, control and record energy usage and implement and upgrade energy conservation systems.
Contribute to guest satisfaction standards by ensuring that technical support services quickly address, and where possible, anticipate, individual needs. Ensure the safety and comfort of guests and that any requests for service are handled in a courteous and efficient fashion.
Ensure adherence to all statutory regulations and fire codes by regularly reviewing policies and safety procedures. Ensure that any tests and inspections required on plant by statutory authorities are carried
out as and when required and that all records and documentation associated with such tests and surveys are correctly kept and/or displayed. Ensure that the hotel fulfills all compliance requirements.
Ensure a technically competent engineering staff by selecting, training and developing a motivated, well-qualified maintenance team. Carry out regular work sampling studies within the department and evaluate the performance and productivity of personnel.
Maintain the condition of the physical assets of the hotel by carrying out any upgrading and project work in liaison with architects, interior designers and management.
Ensure the effective operation of all the mechanical and electrical systems and equipment by implementing and managing a preventative maintenance program. Closely monitor the condition of the physical property and equipment by conducting continual inspections of the building. Ensure that preventative maintenance schedules are in operation and regularly upgraded.
Contribute to a high standard of quality control within the hotel by actively participating in the hotel’s Quality Assurance Program.
Ensure the cost effectiveness and technical efficiency of all services performed by outside contracts by close supervision. Ensure all work is carried out in accordance with contracts, leases, services agreements and warranties.
Ensure the quality of all work completed by both employees and external contracted staff adheres to the standards of good engineering practice.
Contribute to the effectiveness of management decision making by representing the engineering department at all management and staff meetings and by ensuring regular liaison with heads of other departments
Works with Human Resources on manpower planning and management needs
Works with Director of Finance in the preparation and management of the Department’s budget.
Required Skills –
Communication skills are utilized a significant amount of time when interacting with others; demonstrated ability to interact with customers, employees and third parties that reflects highly on the hotel, the brand and the Company.
Good writing skills
Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office
Problem solving, reasoning, motivating, organizational and training abilities
Strong Leadership skills in managing teams to drive for results
- Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or equivalent
- 3 years of engineering experience with 1 year in a management capacity, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Requisition ID: PHU000346