Engineering/Maintenance Supervisor

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POST DATE 9/11/2016
END DATE 10/11/2016

The Townsend Hotel Birmingham, MI

Birmingham, MI
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Full Time
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Entry Level (0 - 2 years)


The Engineering/Maintenance Supervisor will report to the Director of Facilities at The Townsend Hotel. We are a luxury boutique hotel, (150) rooms, located in downtown Birmingham, Michigan. Salary range $47,476 - $55,000, based on experience. The ideal candidate will have extensive experience in finish carpentry, woodworking or wood finishing. Experience with "Mohawk" or "Mohawk" type wood repair or refinishing skills is highly desirable. The Engineering Supervisor will assign and direct the work of a team of (8) staff members. PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: Assist the Director of Facilities in administrating programs involving electrical, mechanical and general construction, repair and maintain of existing facilities and equipment, operation of hotel utilities (i.e. gas, electric, air conditioning systems and water). Performs, assists and verifies completion of routine maintenance and operation of physical structure of hotel, all mechanical, laundry equipment, electrical, H.V.A.C. systems, offices, employee work areas and any other related equipment which contributes to the safe and effective operation of the facility. Visually inspects quality of work and directs staff and outside contractors in tasks according to performance and productivity standards. Completes tasks as necessary to ensure Preventive Maintenance stays on schedule up to and including completing preventative maintenance tasks him or herself. Acts as Engineering Manager in the absence of the Director of Facilities in such capacities as hiring, performance coaching and training. Takes on the responsibility of completing any special projects that are the responsibility of the Director. Hires, trains, supervises and disciplines department staff and all other staff under direction of the Director of Facilities. To service and maintain system controls, devices, instruments and various building hardware. Prepare monthly statistical reports. Assist the Director of Facilities in the establishment and control of the annual budget. Time Requirements: A minimum of 50 hours per week or longer if circumstances dictate in order to provide support and direction for the staff. Physical Demands: Ability to grasp, lift and carry or otherwise move goods weighing up to 100 lbs. Ability to climb stairs, ladders or use a lift to work at heights up to 30 feet, often reaching above head. Ability to perform duties in confined space and in awkward positions. Ability to perform tasks requiring bending, stooping, kneeling, walking, and standing for an extended period of time. Environmental Conditions: Ability to work in outside environments between the temperatures of 0 to 105 degrees in rain, snow and any combinations of said conditions.