Director of Engineering & Life Safety

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POST DATE 9/18/2016
END DATE 10/18/2016

Viceroy New York New York, NY

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


The Director of Engineering & Life Safety reports directly to the Director of Rooms and the General Manager, and supports the Engineering and Security teams in the maintenance, repair, improvement and overall safety of a 240 room property. Essential functions include: Develops Engineering/Facilities strategy and annual budget in determining projected expenses, operating equipment and CAPEX requirements in line with the development of the Annual Business Plan Develop, recommend and direct the operations, policies, procedures, plans and programs of the Engineering department Monitor staff performance in all phases of job functions, assign responsibilities, effectively delegate duties to team and review performance; rectify any deficiencies with respective personnel Create, execute and continually review and refine the hotel preventative and reactive maintenance programs Ensure the implementation of systems, processes and equipment in accordance with energy conservation, environmentally friendly guidelines where possible Maintain complete knowledge of correct maintenance and use of equipment. Use equipment only as intended Conduct walk-throughs and visually assess the maintenance and operation of the physical structures of the hotel Conduct periodic and scheduled audits on the completion of all maintenance projects Maintain inventory of all parts and supplies; purchase all related parts, supplies, tools and equipment Ensure the engineering team responds to all guest/team member requests in an efficient and timely manner. Prepare new policies/procedures, training issues, and other department statistics for the monthly communication meetings. Ensure all payroll, overtime, and benefit records are accurate and up to date ·Oversee the guestroom / equipment preventative maintenance and scheduled maintenance efforts, by coordinating with all related departments. Ensure that all engineers and outside contractors follow proper safety procedures. Oversee Security team including all Fire & Life Safety programs for the building Bid, contract and oversee outside vendors and inspect the quality of their work. Be available in any emergency situation (mechanical failure, weather, fire, flood, etc.) Produce monthly utility accrual worksheet, profit and loss analysis, declining balance entries, budget tracking file entries, and yearly budget, capital plan preparation and presentation