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Chief EngineerDoubletree by Hilton AustinAustin, TX
A property of: Sage Hospitality Group
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Job Description

Why us?

Engineering

We invite you to apply to the DoubleTree Austin, part of the Sage Hospitality management group. You are considering an award winning team with a 30 year history of success in the Austin hospitality market. Our beautiful hotel has been recognized for many years for outstanding performance and we were recently awarded the prestigious 2018 Sage Property of the Year Award. In 2019 we were recognized as a Top 10 Doubletree in America, and we are currently ranked #55 in Overall Service out of 388 DoubleTrees in the Americas!

Building maintenance is essential in order to provide great service to our guests. Our Engineering department prides itself for keeping our facility in top condition for safety and guest satisfaction. We are committed to promoting an enriching work environment and are commitment to developing and promoting our winning team. We are also honored to have been selected as a winner for the local Recognize Good Award for Ethics in Business and have received numerous accolades for our work in the community.

We are loaded with perks: Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance, 401 (k) with employer matching, Sage and Hilton Hotel Discounts across the US, and SO much more!
  • Employee Referral Program- $200 to $1,000 based on position
  • Free Onsite Parking
  • Numerous recognition programs
  • Paid Time off for Vacation and Sick days
  • 7 paid Holidays


Job Overview

Supervise the implementation of all property and equipment preventive maintenance and repairs, monitor life safety systems and utilities and assist in the administration of the department in compliance with all corporate/franchise standards and local, state and national codes and regulations to protect assets, guests and employees. Supervise the day-to-day operations. Recommend and implement procedural changes. Monitor and control expenses.

Responsibilities

  • Supervise the Engineering employees; interview, schedule, train, develop, coach and counsel, provide open communications, make recommendations to performance reviews, resolve problems and recommend discipline, as appropriate.
  • Implement and schedule property and equipment preventive maintenance programs in compliance with corporate/franchise standards and local, state and national codes and regulations to ensure safety, convenience and satisfaction of all guests, managers and employees, to protect the assets and maintain the property in first class condition.
  • Prioritize service requests; schedule and monitor the service performed to ensure customer satisfaction, safety and convenience.
  • Test and examine the life safety systems to ensure they are 100% operational at all times to protect the asset, guests and employees.
  • Monitor utility consumption to determine the effectiveness of current systems.
  • Review purchase requests and monitor expenses to ensure budgeted goals are met/exceeded.
  • Assist in the administration of the department by preparing and maintaining schedules, logs, records or other documentation to ensure a smooth operation and minimize liabilities.

Job Requirements

Qualifications

Education/Formal Training

One to two years of post high school education.

Experience

Experience required by position is from two to three full years of full employment in a related position with this company or other organization(s).

Knowledge/Skills
  • Requires advanced knowledge of the Building Management/Engineering profession. This includes experiential knowledge required for management of people and complex problems.
  • Requires investigating and analyzing current activities and/or information in a specialized field involving readily available data and indicating logical conclusions and recommendations.
  • Requires supervisory skills.
  • Ability to provide information and associated services to hotel management and guests.
  • Comprehension and literacy required for procedures, reports, instructions, receipts.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Ability to communicate with management and staff.
  • Ability to visually check hotel premises.
  • Ability to communicate with management and staff.
  • Frequent lifting, pushing, pulling and carrying weights up to 25 lbs. and greater, for all hotel equipment and machinery.
  • Frequent bending and/or kneeling throughout the day for repairs and maintenance of hotel property, equipment and machinery.
  • Mobility throughout the hotel, all floors, varying heights and distances. Use of ladders and lifts required at times.
  • Continuous standing required in varying degrees throughout the day.
  • Climbing approximately 210 steps 10% of each day.
  • Climbing ladders approximately 20 feet 5% of each day.
  • Driving - limited driving on an occasional basis for supplies, equipment, etc. Generally within 20 miles.

Environment
  • Work inside 95% of a week; outside 5% of a week.
  • Abnormal temperatures - walk-in freezers below 32 degrees - 1% of the time.
  • Equipment operation - power hand tools (i.e. circular saw, drill).

Job Details

Senior level
Full-time

About this location

class:
Upscale
room Count:
251-500
location Type:
Urban

Values

Community
Integrity
Leadership
Personal Growth

Perks

401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Discounts
Dental Benefits
Family Medical Leave
Health Insurance Benefits
Hotel Discounts
Job Training
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Paid Time Off
Tuition Reimbursement
Vision Benefits
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Address6505 North Interstate Highway 35, Austin, TX, 78752 View map
Property typeHotel 
classUpscale 
room Count251-500 
location TypeUrban 

People (6)

Thelma RockholdSenior Vice President, Sage Hotel Management“Always treat your employees exactly as you want them to treat your best customers.” – Stephen R. Covey
Daniel del OlmoPresident, Sage Hotel Management"It always seems impossible until it’s done." - Nelson Mandela
Matt SchwartzSenior Vice President and Chief Technology OfficerMatt Schwartz currently serves as Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer at Sage Hospitality. In this capacity, Matt has responsibility for all aspects of IT including applications, infrastructure, business intelligence, project management and security for the entire company. Matt spends most days thwarting cyber attacks, enhancing Sage’s CRM database, and moving as much as possible to the Cloud. Prior to joining Sage, Matt served as the VP of Digital Solutions at Intrawest where he deployed a cloud-based Central Reservation System (CRS) to all of Intrawest’s resort properties including Winter Park and Steamboat. Prior to Intrawest, Matt held various leadership positions in IT and Finance at PetSmart and Staples. Matt has a strong passion for technology, starting his career as a “coder” of HTML and SQL. Matt earned a B.S. with Honors from Cornell University and an M.B.A from MIT’s Sloan School of Management.
Jason AltbergerChief Investment OfficerJason Altberger is Sage Hospitality’s Chief Investment Officer and leads Sage’s continued growth in the real estate investment market, targeting urban lifestyle hotels and developments that align with the company’s vision within the United States. Jason joins Sage after 18 years at real estate private equity firm DLJ Real Estate Capital Partners where he spent the final eight years of his tenure as Managing Director. In this role, he was responsible for a range of assets and investment opportunities and served as an investment committee member for both the US and China funds. He held previous positions with real estate merchant bank Cheslock, Bakker & Associates and the New York office of accounting firm Price Waterhouse. Jason received his undergraduate degree from Georgetown University, magna cum laude, and an MBA from The Wharton School of Business with highest distinction. He is also a licensed CPA, he is an avid runner and serves on the board of a charter school in New Jersey.
Zack NeumeyerChairmanZachary T. Neumeyer is a businessman and civic leader. He is the Chairman of Sage Hospitality and is the Vice Chair of Mobile Accord. He is or has been an investor and board member of companies in the technology, communications, manufacturing, senior housing, banking and service industries. He also works on K-12 education reform in Colorado and nationally. Zack’s civic focus is ensuring that every child in America can fulfill their potential. He works through many organizations focused on making our education system work. These include Board Chair of America Succeeds, Board Member of Colorado Succeeds and Teach For America Colorado. He believes that developing superb leadership is essential to improving our cities, states and country. Zack is a graduate of Cornell University—along with many others at Sage, who also refuse to disclose their graduation year. Continuing in his passion for education, he has taught or lectured at Cornell University, University of Colorado, Harvard University and The University of Denver.
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COMMUNITY CITIZENSHIPGiving back to our communities isn’t just a nice talking point. At Sage, it’s a way of life. Our associates are constantly encouraged to find better ways to take care of the places where we live, work and play. We want to make sure it’s never about us—it’s about doing all we can for the greater good.
LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENTWe believe leaders should be disruptors because that’s how change occurs. Sage is always looking for ‘A’ players—the leaders of leaders. We empower our leaders with a perfect balance of robust growth opportunities, efficient task force management and chances for personal fulfillment. We never forget that the best leaders are people focused first.
PERSONAL & PROFESSIONAL GROWTHAchieving personal and professional growth is one of our values at Sage Hospitality. We believe it’s not just about the work you do, but it’s about who you are. We know your job isn’t your life. That’s why we support our associates in finding the perfect balance between what they do and who they are. By encouraging associates to take initiative and responsibility for their own advancement, we empower them to own their outcomes—both personally and professionally.
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