Director of Engineering

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POST DATE 9/15/2016
END DATE 10/14/2016

Doubletree Times Square West New York, NY

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


Crescent Hotels and Resorts is The Employer of Choice and Team Crescent is the award winning management company with an extremely robust portfolio in North America. With a deep history of hiring and supporting highly accomplished individuals, we operate a very positive and attractive company which has consistently ranked Crescent Hotels as a front runner in hotel management. We offer an extremely robust career path, benefits and investment in our associates. Scheduled to open in the fall of 2016, the DoubleTree will be one of the largest hotels in Times Square. The 37-story, 200,000-square-foot new-build hotel is located on the southern edge of Times Square in the Broadway Theater District. The Javits Convention Center and the city-within-a-city Hudson Yards are nearby. The DoubleTrees location in Manhattan is arguably the epicenter of tourism and visitation in the city. JOB OVERVIEW Supervise the implementation of all property and equipment preventive maintenance and repairs, monitor life safety systems and utilities and administer the department in compliance with all corporatefranchise standards and local, state and national codes and regulations to protect assets, guests and associates. Responsible for the preventative maintenance and repair of the hotels mechanicalelectrical systems and equipment, and for the general maintenance and upkeep of the physical plant, FFE, grounds, swimming pool, etc. as defined by Crescent and brand standards. REPORTS TOGeneral Manager ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS 1.Interview, hire, train, recommend performance evaluations, resolve problems, provide open communication and recommend discipline andor termination when appropriate. 2.Troubleshoot and repair malfunctions in mechanical or electrical systems (e.g., HVAC, plumbing) and other equipment throughout the hotel. 3.Perform preventative maintenance assignments on a scheduled basis. 4.Respond in a courteous manner to all guest questions, complaints, and or requests to ensure strong guest satisfaction. 5.Communicate with hotel department heads to become aware of maintenance needs and ensure timely response to internal requests. 6.Service the hotels pool, including adjusting chemicals and cleaning filters completing maintenance request forms and record logs. 7.Maintain the building exterior and curb appeal (e.g., snow removal, lawn care, painting, and gardening). 8.Maintain franchise standards and follow-up on inspection deficiencies. 9.Coordinate compliance of service contracts. 10.Implements and maintains Crescents preventative maintenance program. 11.Implement and maintain Crescents room care programs. 12.Implement and maintain Crescents engineering department minimum standards. 13.Assist General Manager with annual Capital Plan development. 14.Actively participate in Crescents Safety Plan and energy improvements. 15.Communicate both verbally and in writing to provide clear direction to staff. 16.Comply with attendance rules and be available to work on a regular basis. 17.Perform any other job related duties as assigned.