Chief Engineer at the Marriott Park RidgePark Ridge MarriottPark Ridge, NJ
A property of: Spire Hospitality, LLCPosted 3 weeks ago

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Job Description

The Marriott Park Ridge is seeking a Chief Engineer to join their positive and talented team! Conveniently located a short distance from Woodcliff Lake, Nyack, The Outlets at Bergen Town Center and the bustle of New York City, the Marriott Park Ridge boasts 289 rooms, 18,000+ sq. ft. of event space and two restaurants on-site.

Job Overview: To maintain the entire hotel facility, including physical building structure, all mechanical, electrical, HVAC systems and related equipment in accordance with energy conservation and preventative maintenance programs. Ensure the upkeep of guest areas to maintain an attractive hotel. Participate in management of all rehabilitation, expansion, and special projects.

Responsibilities and Duties:

* Conduct walk-through and visually assess the safe and efficient maintenance and operation of the physical structure(s) of the hotel, all mechanical, electrical, HVAC systems and any other related equipment.
* Completion of all routine maintenance on public spaces, meeting rooms, outlets, back of the house spaces and grounds. Assigns and verifies completion of all repairs, replacement, and renovation projects to offices and employee work areas.
* Adheres to all corporate required purchasing policies and controls, to include all outside contractor bids, budgets and schedules.
* Maintains effective energy management and preventative maintenance programs, conducting special training for other operating departments on the safe and effective use of equipment and energy in the hotel.
* Informs the General Manager and hotel department heads, on a regular basis, regarding the specific and overall condition of the building structure(s), related systems and equipment offering prudent, and cost-effective proposals for maintaining the same. Access and input information into a computer and generate reports.

In addition to performance of the essential functions, his position may be required to perform a combination of the following supportive functions, with the percentage of time performing each function to be solely determined by the supervisor based upon the requirements of the hotel.

* Maintains appropriate supply of materials and equipment to carry out the normal day-to-day operating and maintenance requirements of the hotel.
* Maintains organized and efficient administrative and filing systems within Property Operations for the timely and accurate handling of correspondence, reports, requisitions for purchase, and other administrative requirements of the department.
* Maintains a well-defined, and organized system within the shop for the inventory maintenance, and storage of all tools, products, materials, and equipment necessary to execute the required activities of the department.
* Immediately available to report to the hotel in the event of any hotel emergency which necessitates the skills and expertise of the Chief Engineer. By example such emergencies.
may include, but not be limited to fires, power or other equipment failures, floods, lighting, earthquake, or other disasters of similar nature and magnitude.
* Perform other duties as requested.

Job Requirements

Specific Job Knowledge and Skills:

The individual must possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities and be able to explain and demonstrate that he or she can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation.

* Excellent knowledge of electrical systems, components, and devices, HVAC systems, boilers, mechanical systems, and the maintenance and repair of all.
* Excellent knowledge of public construction and building systems; all related permits, licensing, new and existing codes pertaining to public building and fire safety.
* Skilled in use of computers and software programs associated with property operations.
* Skilled in the proper and safe use of all tools, equipment, materials, chemicals, and products relating to the department.
* Excellent verbal and written interpersonal communication skills.
* Ability to remain informed on state-of-the-art developments effecting the safe and effective operation of the building facility.
* Ability to analyze all associated systems as their design, intent, and effective performance.

Physical Demands:

* Most work tasks are performed indoors. Temperature is moderate and controlled by hotel environmental systems; however, must be able to work in extreme temperatures like freezers (-10F) and kitchens (+110F), possibly for one hour or more.
* Must be able to stand and exert well-paced mobility for up to 4 hours in length.
* Must be able to exert well-paced ability in limited space and to reach other locations of the hotel on a timely basis.
* Must be able to bend, stoop, squat and stretch to fulfill cleaning and repair/maintenance tasks.
* Must be able to lift 25 lbs. On a regular and continuing basis.
* Must have the ability to bend, squat, and frequently lift 50 lbs. and occasionally lift 100 lbs.
* The worker is subject to hazards includes a variety of physical conditions, such as proximity to moving mechanical parts, electrical current, working on scaffolding and high places, exposure to high heat or exposure to chemicals.
* The worker is subject to atmospheric conditions, one or more of the following conditions that affect the respiratory system or the skin: fumes, odors, dusts, mists, gases or poor ventilation.
* The worker is subject to oils; there is air and/or skin exposure to oils and other cutting fluids.
* Requires grasping, writing, standing, sitting, walking, repetitive motions, bending, climbing, listening and hearing ability and visual acuity.
* Talking and hearing occur continuously in the process of communicating with guests, supervisors and other employees.
* Vision occurs continuously with the most common visual functions being those of near and color vision and depth perception.
* Requires manual dexterity to use and operate all necessary equipment.
* Must have finger dexterity to be able to operate office equipment such as computers, printers, 10-key adding machine, electric typewriter, multi-line touch tone phone, filing cabinets, FAX machines, photocopiers, dolly and other office equipment as needed.

Qualifications:

* Graduation from high school and from an apprenticeship, advance-training program for operating engineers recognized by the industry and trade. Or any other combination of education, training, or experience that provides the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the job.
* Three years of experience performing building maintenance in a hotel or related industry. One-year experience as a head or assistant chief engineer in same or similar environment.
* Any licenses or permits that may be required by law or company regulations, such as an Electrician's License. Black Seal License required.
* All employees must maintain a neat, clean and well-groomed appearance (specific standards available).
* Additional language ability preferred.

Job Details

Senior level
Apprenticeship

About this location

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

Values

Community
Customer Service
Diversity
Hospitality
Leadership
Passion
Teamwork

Perks

401(K)
Dental Benefits
Disability Insurance
Family Medical Leave
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Health Insurance Benefits
Hotel Discounts
Job Training
Legal Consultations
Life Insurance
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Park Ridge Marriott
Park Ridge Marriottshow more
Address300 Brae Blvd, Park Ridge, NJ, 07656 View map
Property typeHotel 
classMidscale 
room Count251-500 
location TypeUrban 

People (5)

Barbara DoucetVP of Human ResourcesBarbara Doucet joined Spire Hospitality as our VP of Human Resources. Barbara spent the last 11 ½ years at Omni, starting at the hotel level before being promoted to regional and corporate positions, culminating to her current role as VP of HR supporting well over 50 upscale full-service hotels and corporate. Barbara and her team will continue to have an intense focus on team member support, culture, recruiting, retention and employee development and will work closely with the hotel teams to support our future growth.
Bill DeforrestVice ChairmanBill DeForrest’s hotel experience began with entry-level associate positions then moved to general manager, regional director of operations, vice president of hospitality management and vice president of sales and marketing. He joined Lane Hospitality, now Spire Hospitality, as senior vice president of development in 1996 and was promoted to President & CEO in 2000. After more than 20 years leading what is today Spire Hospitality, DeForrest serves as the Vice Chairman of the company. Under Bill’s leadership, Spire Hospitality established itself as one of the leading and most respected hotel management companies, and Bill continues to be involved in its growth in the Vice Chairman role. DeForrest earned an MBA from the University of Denver and has served on numerous boards, state hotel associations, industry leadership groups and charitable foundations, including The Summit Foundation, Utah Hotel & Lodging Association and local resort association boards. He currently serves on IHG Owners Association board of directors and was previously chairman of the association. DeForrest led more than 6,000 members of IHG Owners Association as global chairman in 2011.
Bill KeatingExecutive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer30+ years of experience in strategic planning, finance, real estate development and operations. Responsible for the development of office, residential, retail and mixed-use projects. Prior to Spire Hospitality, Keating worked extensively in acquisition activities for Lane Industries and its subsidiaries, overseeing more than 25 acquisitions in the hospitality, radio broadcasting and security service industries.
Dawna ComeauxSenior Vice President25+ years in the hospitality industry, representing all major hotel brands, including 260 hotels across 45 states with more than 8,000 employees Prior to joining Spire Hospitality, Comeaux led the sales, revenue management and operation teams of one of the largest third-party hospitality management companies, Pillar Hotels and Resorts Previously, Comeaux held the Senior Vice President of Sales and Senior Vice President of Operations role for Archon Hospitality and was an Area Director of Operations for Prism Hotels
Chris RussellChief Executive OfficerIndustry veteran overseeing a diverse portfolio of assets from Marriott, Hilton, IHG and independent hotels. Previously led Archon Hospitality, the in-house hotel management company for a Goldman Sachs subsidiary. Archon sold in 2011 and the business was rebranded Pillar Hotels & Resorts where Russell remained President/CEO managing over $2 billion of assets consisting of 260 hotels in 45 states with 8,000 employees. Pillar Hotels & Resorts sold to Aimbridge Hospitality in 2016 and subsequently joined Spire in 2018.

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