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POST DATE 9/9/2016
END DATE 10/9/2016

The Watergate Hotel Washington, DC

Washington, DC
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Entry Level (0 - 2 years)


The Hotel Step inside a legendary revival at The Watergate Hotel, a luxurious urban resort located along the banks of the Potomac River. Here modern design blends with a storied past to redefine luxury. A place where travel and business are occasions worth celebrating, attention to every detail is the standard, and intrigue can be found just beyond every curve. Location The Watergate Hotel is centrally located in Washington, D.C., a city of political power, prestige, and elegance is culturally rich with theaters, museums, architectural splendors and unforgettable national memorials. The Watergate Hotel is situated within walking distance of the best the city has to offer. Organizational Structure The Assistant Chief Engineer will report to the Director of Engineering. General Duties and Responsibilities Assist the Director of Engineering in setting up the department during the pre-opening phase of the hotel; assist with writing departmental SOPs as directed. Participate in development and implementation of engineering building systems and maintenance budget including energy cost and consumption and Capex. Oversee total asset maintenance management and repair. Oversee staff performance of engineering department. Coach, counsel and train departmental staff; assist in the onboarding of all new Engineering associates; provide continuous training on systems and protocols whenever possible. Develop and implement the Preventive Maintenance programs based on The Watergate Hotel guidelines. Assist in the management of the annual CAPEX plan and assist in the budgeting for all engineering aspects. Oversee the strategic direction of general projects related to the enhancement of the hotel. The project management will cover the areas of planning, administration, implementation and evaluation of financial results of project. Engineering contractors selection and documentation. Telecommunication system upgrades or enhancements. Annual maintenance of the contingency systems that support IT&T equipment and systems. Annual testing and conformance of emergency power systems. Training and demonstration on various systems such as key system for rooms, A/V equipment, lighting system, and temperature control system etc.