Posted July 29, 2019

Job Description


Position Summary:

At Hyatt Residence Club, the Chief Engineer is a leadership role that’s responsible for managing, developing and the overall operations of the maintenance department at the resort. Also responsible for managing the maintenance department staff members.

Responsibilities:

  • Review contracts and negotiate revisions, changes and additions to contractual agreements with vendors, consultants, clients, suppliers and subcontractors
  • Requisition supplies and materials to complete construction projects
  • Opening Properties: Confer with supervisory personnel, owners, contractors, and design professionals to discuss and resolve matters such as work procedures, complaints, and construction problems
  • Interpret and explain plans and contract terms to administrative staff, workers, and clients, representing the owner or developer
  • Plan, organize, and direct activities concerned with the maintenance of structures, facilities, and systems
  • Prepare and submit budget estimates and progress and cost tracking reports
  • Develop and implement quality control programs
  • Inspect and review projects to monitor compliance with building and safety codes, and other regulations
  • Capable of working with building code officials, planning/zoning officials and community design committees when required
  • Experience in managing utility systems
  • Prior equipment specifying and purchasing experience preferred
  • Maintain communications with Corporate Staff

Requirements:

  • Demonstrated ability to effectively interact with people of diverse socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds
  • 6 years or more of progressive hotel or building management experience
  • Service oriented style with professional presentations skills
  • At least 6 years’ experience in a senior role within facility management
  • Proven leadership skills
  • Engineering/Facility Management degree preferred
  • Must possess the following strengths: high energy, entrepreneurial spirit, motivational leader, effective communicator, effective in providing exceptional customer service and ability to improve the bottom line
  • Clear concise written and verbal communication skills in English
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel