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Chief Engineer (salaried)DoubleTree - Raleigh Durham Airport at RTPDurham, NC
A property of: Dimension Development Company

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This is the job description for CHIEF ENGINEER (Salaried).

Job Title: Chief Engineer
Department: Maintenance
Company: Dimension Development
Reports To: General Manager
Supervises: Maintenance Associates

Job Purpose: To supervise maintenance operations - i.e., refrigeration, heating, plumbing, etc., maintain the highest standards of the physical structure of the hotel to ensure guest satisfaction in all areas of the property.

Job Responsibilities:
1. Supervise, develop and maintain ongoing maintenance operation for hotel, including refrigeration, heating,
plumbing, water treatment, preventive maintenance, hotel rooms, A/H units, ice machines, pools, lighting,
kitchen equipment, emergency generators, water softeners, switch rooms, roof exhausts, electrical substations,
2. Ensure projects are completed according to specifications and on time by studying work schedules and
estimating worker-hour requirements for completion. Establish or adjust work procedures to meet production
3. Work closely with Housekeeper and Front Desk Manager to ensure coordination of activities. May confer with
other supervisors to coordinate activities of individual departments.
4. Aid and instruct craftsmen in scheduling work, ordering material and completing assignments by a specified
date. May estimate, requisition, and inspect materials.
5. Meet with architects to discuss blueprints, contact contractors to submit bids for new construction, and meets
with construction supervisors to discuss different phases of work.
6. Perform work within departmental expense plans.
7. Analyze and resolve work problems, or assist workers in solving problems. Initiate or suggest plans to motivate
workers. Recommend or initiate personnel actions, such as training, promotions, transfers, discharges, and
disciplinary measures. Reward employees who meet/exceed expectations. Confer with workers' representatives.
8. Interprets specifications, job orders, and company policies to workers and enforces safety regulations.
9. Establishes or adjusts work procedures to meet production schedules, recommends measures to improve
10. May set up machines and equipment.
11. Other duties as assigned.

Job Skills:
1. Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited
standardization exists. Interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagrammatic, or schedule
2. Read and understand instructions, safety rules, etc. Write reports with proper format, punctuation, spelling, and
grammar. Speak with poise, voice control, and confidence, using correct grammar and well-modulated voice.
3. Ability to understand the technologies required in the work you are directing.

Job Qualifications:
Education: Vocational Institution Certificate and completion of apprenticeship in plumbing/electrical repair.
Experience: 2 years supervisory experience in the maintenance field and 3 years experience in the plumbing,
electrical, and painting trades; OR, an equivalent combination of educ. & experience.
Licenses/Certifications: None required

Management Activities:
X Interview, select and train associates
X Set and adjust associates' rates of pay and hours of work
X Direct the work of associates
X Appraise associates' productivity and efficiency for purpose of recommending promotions or other changes in
X Handle associate complaints
X Discipline associates
X Plan the work
X Determine the techniques to be used
X Apportion the work among associates
X Determine types of materials, supplies, machinery, equipment/tools used or merchandise to be bought, stocked
& sold
X Control the flow and distribution of materials or merchandise and supplies
X Provide for the safety and security of the employees or the property
X Plan and control the budget
X Monitor or implement legal compliance measures
X Customarily and regularly direct the work of at least 2 or more full-time associates or their equivalent (1 full-time
associate at 40 and 2 half-time associates at 20 hours each, are equivalent to 2 full-time associates).
X Authority to hire or fire other associates, or makes suggestions and recommendations as to the hiring, firing ,
advancement, promotion or any other change of status of other associates are given particular weight.

Physical Requirements and working conditions:
Ability to speak and hear in English. Close and distance vision. Frequent sitting with some walking and standing.
Frequently lifts/carries up to 25 lbs. Continual use of manual dexterity and gross motor skills with frequent use of
bi-manual dexterity and fine motor skills. Continually works in normal office conditions and in close proximity to others.

Additional physical, visual and working requirements:
X Outdoor weather conditions
X Stand for long periods of time
X Extreme cold (non-weather)
X Walk extended distances
X Extreme heat (non-weather)
X Lift/carry 6-25 lbs.
X Near moving or mechanical parts
X On high precarious places
X Reach hands and arms in any direction
X With fumes or airborne particles
X Kneel and/or stoop repeatedly
X Near toxic or caustic chemicals
X Near risk of electrical shock
X Near loud noises
X In areas of strong vibration

While this job description is intended to be an accurate reflection of the requirements of the job, management reserves the right to add or remove duties from particular jobs when business need dictates.

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Dental Benefits
Disability Insurance
Health Insurance Benefits
Hotel Discounts
Life Insurance
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Paid Time Off
Pet Insurance
Tuition Reimbursement
Vision Benefits
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Address4810 Page Creek Lane, Durham, NC, 27703 View map
Property typeHotel 
room Count101-250 
location TypeUrban 

People (9)

Lilibeth GonzalezCluster Director of Operations"Dimension provides the tools, resources and support to their employees to ensure success for the team and individuals. I really appreciate that Dimension Development fosters an environment where associates are motivated to excel and provide high levels of service."
Nicole LemSales Manager"I appreciate the support we receive from the Dimension Development senior leadership team which allows us to work together to achieve our goal.”
Jimmie MorrisExecutive Housekeeper"I have worked for Dimension for the past 20 plus years. Dimension has given me opportunities to grow in areas of customer service, sales, and technology. It is my opinion, that Dimension is a strong company that cares about its employees. Here at Dimension, we are family."
Oscar MercedesGuest Services Representative"I have been in the hospitality for 10 years! What I enjoy he most of this industry is creating memorable experiences with lasting memories!"
Cesar Espericueta Jr.Engineering“I started with Dimension Development at the age of 18, the courtyard Santa Clarita was my first job and I love that we are like a big family. This job has taught me a lot of skills that I can use in both my professional and personal life.”
Kristy ShawenSales Manager“I am impressed on how Dimension Development truly cares about the wellness of their associates.”

Culture (2)

A CULTURE OF SERVICE AND LONG-TERM SUCCESSDimension began as a family business, and that family feeling remains important to us. We combine that with a strong emphasis on individual accountability, expecting excellence from every Dimension associate. Simply stated, we measure everything we do. And we strive to improve anything that enhances guest satisfaction, boosts profits and investor returns, and contributes to the retention of great associates. We are gritty. We are scrappy. We hustle.
Reputation of SuccessDimension has earned a reputation of success by sticking with a few, basic principles: Be affiliated with great brands! Recruit and retain great people! Continuously improve! We've built a winning tradition by: Selecting winning development sites and capitalizing on well-timed acquisitions; Working with a winning combination of leading lenders, architects, contractors, and vendor-partners; Maintaining a geographically diversified portfolio of superior hotel product concepts.
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