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Assistant Chief Maintenance

Company: Hilton Seattle
Location: Seattle
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:


Seattle Hilton

The Hilton Seattle is searching for an Assistant Chief Engineer. This is a full-time manager position that will be responsible for the direct maintenance of the building, equipment and grounds while achieving superior guest service goals. The Maintenance Engineer must display strong leadership and organizational skills to assure that the facility is effectively maintained. Strong attention to detail, schedule flexibility and a minimum of two years' experience in engineering/maintenance is a must.

This is a full-time position, and we are ready to hire now - pay is 65 to 75K DOE. If you have the hospitality experience we are looking for, we want to hear from you right away! for more information, call the HR office at 206 695-6095


The Assistant Chief Engineer provides support to the Chief Engineer and Engineering Department at Hilton Seattle by performing the duties below.This position reports to the Chief Engineer.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

-Assists in the daily operation, maintenance, preventative and repairs of the building plumbing, electrical, HVAC and all other building system.
-Inspect buildings, grounds and equipment for unsafe or malfunctioning conditions.
-Conduct periodic general preventative maintenance on the mechanical, electrical, HVAC, and plumbing systems in the building.
-Responsible for the normal lubrication, adjustment, cleaning, replacement of consumable parts (such as filters, indicator lights, etc.), and periodic testing of the equipment.
-Responsible for the performance and maintenance of the building's system which includes, but is not limited to; air handling units, re-circulating air systems, water pumping systems, cooling plant and all plumbing system components.
-Assist with installation and modifications of the building equipment systems.
-Respond quickly to emergency situations.
-Perform all assigned work to ensure the safety of the building and its tenants as well as guests of the Hilton Seattle Downtown, and the continuous operation of the site.
-Prioritize service calls and follow-up completion.
-Coordinate maintenance efforts with outside contractors and technicians when work cannot be performed in-house.
-Coordinate contractor and management approvals for work orders that require the use of an outside contractor.
-Maintain detailed log of work orders.
-Order parts and supplies as required, as well as maintain stock and inventory control.
-Be responsive to building staff, tenants and guests' complaints in the areas of safety, plumbing, mechanical, electrical and environmental needs.
-Prepare and maintain maintenance logs and records.
-Be familiar with and conform to all written operating procedures associated with site.
-Oversee maintenance/engineering staff, including plumber, painter, electrician, mechanic and general maintenance.
-Ensure projects are well defined and understood, develop effective project plan which results in project results that meet cost, schedule, quality, functionality objectives (short and long term) and compliance with business controls.
-Develop product specifications and suppliers sources for materials required to perform job. Material/equipment selections should be based on the lowest life cycle cost and in accordance with existing building grade.
-Oversee the quality and completion of all maintenance items performed during the day by maintenance personnel.
-Other related duties to be assigned.
Education & Experience Requirements:

-Minimum 5 years maintenance experience and 3 years of engineering experience in a supervisory/management position of hotel
-College degree or Technical school graduate in related field preferred.
-Maintenance operation experience required.
-Thorough knowledge of skilled trades such as HVAC, plumbing, electrical, and carpentry. Advanced knowledge or certification in one of these areas is required.
-Proven ability to oversee, manage, train, coach, direct and guide a diverse team of engineers (maintenance personnel).
-Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedural manuals.
-Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
-Ability to communicate effectively before groups of customers or employees (at all levels of the organization).
-Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, proportions to practical situations to enable job performance on daily tasks.
-Bilingual (English/Spanish)- preferred
-Computer knowledgeable required.

Physical Demands:

While performing the duties of this job, the Assistant Chief Engineer is frequently required to stand; walk; use of hands and fingers, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to sit and talk or hear and taste or smell. The employee must frequently lift, push, pull and/or move up to 150 pounds.

Work Environment:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee frequently works in outside weather conditions. The employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts; in high, precarious places; is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, extreme heat, risk of electrical shock, and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Our company does not discriminate against its associates or applicants because of race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, physical or mental disability or medical condition. Equal employment opportunity will be extended to all persons in all aspects of the employer-associate relationships, including recruitment, hiring, advancement, compensation, benefits, training, promotion, transfer, discipline, layoff, recall and termination. Every reasonable accommodation will be made for disabled associates.

Resumes and applications for employment will be evaluated on the basis of qualifications to meet the requirements of the position and ability to perform the requirements of the position.

Keywords: Hilton Seattle, Seattle , Assistant Chief Maintenance, Professions , Seattle, Washington

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