Chief Engineer - Hotel Indigo Lower East Side

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POST DATE 9/16/2016
END DATE 10/15/2016

Hotel Indigo New York, NY

New York, NY
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Full Time
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Entry Level (0 - 2 years)


Do you see yourself as a Chief Engineer? What's your passion? Whether you're into sports, gardening, shopping or car racing, 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 challenging position has overall responsibility for managing engineering/maintenance operations of the hotel and may have responsibility for the Loss Prevention function as well. Experience New York like a local when you stay at Hotel Indigo Lower East Side. Ideally located in the heart of New York Citys Lower East Side sits a brand new boutique-style urban oasis that features spacious accommodations and breathtaking Manhattan views. From the moment you walk in, you will capture the exciting detail expressed through contemporary artwork inspired by the neighborhoods roots and eccentric furnishings that express the local flavor and give a voice to the art, street style, galleries, tastes, flavors, libations, sounds, fashions and people of the L.E.S. Guests will enjoy an authentic neighborhood setting, eclectic design and décor, and our intimate, personalized service that's how we bring Refreshingly Local to life. For our guests, its what sets the Hotel Indigo brand apart from other boutiques and hotel chains. The all-new Hotel Indigo Lower East Side anticipates, meets and exceeds guest expectations. This challenging position has overall responsibility for managing 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.