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Engineering Manager

Location: JW Marriott Savannah Plant Riverside District - Savannah, Georgia
Job Title: Engineering Manager
Employment Status: Full-Time
Pay Type / FLSA Status: Salaried (Exempt)
Available Shift: All Shifts / Flexible
# of Openings: 1
Requisition Number: 4668

Description

Beginning Summer 2019, JW Marriott Savannah Plant Riverside District is set to transform Savannah’s historic riverfront into a vibrant new entertainment destination inviting guests and visitors to experience incredible dining between 12+ outlets, live music and concerts, high-end shopping and inspired hotel stays. The JW Marriott Savannah will offer 419 beautifully appointed guest rooms and suites for couples, families, business guests and groups looking for inspiration, and discerning travelers with an appetite for something different.

 

JW Marriott Savannah offers a work experience unlike any other—where pursuing your passion is not only welcomed, it’s actively encouraged. We’re seeking over 700 new associates (aka Grand Performers) to fill positions in entertainment, hospitality and other specialty services at Plant Riverside District.

 

As a Grand Performer, you will have access to ELITE Benefits/Perks such as:

•Hotel Stay and Food/Beverage discounts at Marriott Hotels Worldwide for you and your family/friends

•Discounted Employee Menu – as low as $2/meal

•We are all friends here!  Refer your friends and get a Bonus up to $2000 if they are hired!

•Largest Hospitality Employer in Savannah – growth opportunities are unlimited!

•20% Discount at all Kessler restaurants, Art Galleries, and Spas

•Start early with your Retirement Plan!  401K match up to 6% - goes into effect after 3 months

•Health Insurance Plans as low as $22/week!

•Stay Healthy!  Kessler Wellness Challenge – promotes healthy lifestyle with discounts at gyms and giveaways

•Discounted Bus Passes

•We care about your Fur Babies too!  We provide discounted Pet Insurance!

• 23 days of Paid Time Off (PTO)/year – start accruing right away!

•Enjoy the Holidays! We offer Seven (7) paid holidays throughout the year!

•”Tickets at Work” discounts, special access to theme parks and more!

•Recognition Program with amazing prizes!

•Tuition Reimbursement and Professional Certification Assistance

•Company paid Basic Life Insurance $10,000

 

*****This position is expected to start 3 months prior to opening date*****

 

Objective / Purpose

The overall objective and purpose of the Engineering Manager role is to assist department head in managing budget, capital expenditures, preventative maintenance and energy conservation. Accountable for maintaining the building and grounds with particular attention towards safety, security and asset protection. Assigns, tracks and follows up on status of work assigned to staff and contractors. Helps increase guest and employee satisfaction through effective communications and training.

 

Areas of Responsibility (AOR)

Primary areas of responsibility include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Supporting Chief Engineer in Department Operations and Engineering Budgets
  • Assists in effectively planning, scheduling and evaluating preventative maintenance programs.
  • Helps establish priorities for total property maintenance needs.
  • Supervises the day to day operations of Engineering.
  • Assists in managing the physical plant including equipment, refrigeration, HVAC, plumbing, water treatment, electrical and life safety systems.
  • Maintains and operates equipment at optimum effectiveness, efficiency and safety.
  • Supervises distribution of repair work orders.
  • Assists in maintaining grounds, meeting rooms, ballrooms, public space, restaurants, property vehicles and recreational facilities as needed.
  • Acts as technical liaison for all departments in property.
  • Supervises Engineering in the absence of Chief Engineer.
  • Recommends or arranges for additional services such as painting, repair work, renovations, and the replacement of furnishings and equipment.
  • Selects and makes purchases of new equipment, supplies, and furnishings.
  • Inspects and evaluates the physical condition of facilities in order to determine the type of work required.
  • Manages parts, supplies and equipment inventories effectively by minimizing downtime and maximizing cash flow.
  • Assists in evaluating and implementing new technologies, equipment and supplies.
  • Assists in establishing and implementing an energy conservation program.
  • Helps ensure necessary permits and licenses for building and physical plant are obtained and kept current.
  • Helps ensure regulatory compliance to facility regulations and safety standards.
  • Ensures compliance with all Engineering departmental policies, standards and procedures.
  • Ensures all employees have the proper supplies, equipment and uniforms.
  • Displays leadership in guest hospitality by exemplifying excellent customer service and creating a positive atmosphere for guest relations.
  • Supervises staffing levels to ensure that guest service, operational needs and financial objectives are met.
  • Helps train employees in safety procedures.
  • Assists in training other department employees in fire protection, safety and evacuation procedures.
  • Assists in performing operational activities as necessary.

 

Knowledge / Skills / Abilities (KSA)

To perform this role successfully, an individual must have experience achieving desired result(s) in their areas of responsibility. The requirements listed below are representative of observable behaviors and essential knowledge, skill, and abilities required of a successful incumbent.

  • Strategic business leader - Works strategically to devise plans in alignment with organizational goals.
  • Cultivates engagement - Builds loyalty to the company and not to themselves. Proven ability to host/facilitate effective meetings, motivate teams to produce results with tight timeframes while simultaneously managing several projects.
  • Generates alignment - Ensures proper time and effort is spent to build high level performance and consistency throughout collection.
  • Leads with courage - Provides a culture of accountability.
  • Execution of plans - Utilizes our systems, tools and resources to accomplish results and achieve goals
  • Advanced level of written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Ability to implement and uphold service standards
  • Ability to prioritize and organize work assignments
  • Ability to work well in stressful, high-pressure situations
  • Comprehensive knowledge of a safe work environment.

 

 

Supervisory Responsibilities

Supervisory and leadership responsibilities include achieving results through providing direction and accountability of the following Grand Performers within the culture and policies established by the Kessler Collection.

Engineer 1

Engineer 2

Engineering Supervisor

Environmental Service Attendant

Grounds/Landscaping Attendant

 

Standards & Culture

Individuals must serve as a cultural ambassador by upholding and promoting our standards.

Image & Presence: Bohemian. Our team is sophisticated and purposeful in their communication and body language

50% Classical European, 35% Colorful Gypsy Lifestyle,  15% Funky California Free Spirit

Service: Intuitive. Our team inspires the guest (and Grand Performer) experience with warmth and deliberate elegance.

Greet, Undivided Attention, Enthusiastic Response, Smile, Thank You

Listen, Empathize & Apologize, Accept Responsibility, Do Something About  it, Exceed Expectations, Recover Loyalty

 

Performance: Extraordinary. Our team rises to outperform and consistently beat our best for even better.

Be Aligned:  Collaborate effectively to accomplish goals and achieve results in the Kessler way.

Be Accountable:  Have courage, accept responsibility for actions and/or inactions and expect others to do the same.

Key Partnerships:

To perform this role successfully, an individual must cultivate successful relationships with the following individuals to achieve alignment and support.

Chief Engineer

Property OPS Leadership team

 

Minimum Qualifications

Education, License, Certifications, Experience

Bachelor’s degree – preferred

4+ years of relevant work experience in similar scope and title – required

Experience within luxury brand/markets – required

Trade related certifications – preferred

 

Work Environment / Conditions

The work environment/conditions described herein are representative of those that an incumbent may experience.

  • Must be comfortable working in a shared space, with constant noise, without the use of a private office.
  • Must be able to cope with frequent changing priorities and deadlines with a high degree of optimism, professionalism & collaboration.
  • Schedules may vary from week to week based on business demands in excess of 40 hours with or without notice.

 

Physical Demands

The physical demands described herein are representative of those that must be met by an incumbent to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the incumbent is regularly required to move 10lbs on a daily basis.
  • Push, pull, and lift up to 50lbs on a weekly basis.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the incumbent is regularly required to travel by foot, car, bus, airplane or other means of transportation which require sitting, waiting and standing for long and short periods of time.



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