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Chief Engineer 

Employer
Hilton Hotels
Location
London, Greater London
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
26 Sep 2022
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Chief Engineer 

Position

Chief Engineer - The Waldorf Hilton London

 

The Waldorf Hilton London is an iconic & historic London hotel built in the late 1800, located in Aldwych.

The hotel features 298 Guest Rooms, including 19 suites. Blending Edwardian “Du Siecle” with modern comfort. Our hotel sits in the center of London’s glitzy theatre district, just a few minutes’ walk from Covent Garden, The Royal Opera House and Trafalgar Square.

Guests of this hotel will experience first-class service, distinguished by an unrivalled commitment to a personalised approach. We ensure a comfortable, luxurious stays all our guests, with guidance on locally immersive experiences where desired.

Homage’s restaurant and Décor pays tribute to the Grand Cafés of Europe Renaissance, offering a high standard of Modern British Food. Good Godfrey’s bar & Lounge offers crafty & cosmopolitan cocktails as well as canapés and light bites. The Wild Monkey Bar opened in October 2021 that is in partnership with our local gin distillery offers sublime and sophisticated cocktails at high standard.

 

Benefits

A chance to make a difference through our Corporate Responsibility programmes – Find out what and how we are doing (https://cr.hilton.com)

High street discounts: with Perks at Work

Team Member Travel Program: discounted hotel nights plus 50% off Food and Beverages (subject to individual outlets)

Holiday pay increasing with length of service

Team Member Referral Program

Healthy meals provided

Laundry service and full provision of uniform

A Chief Engineer will manage the Engineering Team to efficiently maintain all hotel operations such that safety, security, conversation, and compliance are ensured at the highest levels.


What will I be doing?

As Chief Engineer, you are responsible for the effective management of all engineering and maintenance operations within the hotel, including energy conservation. You are also responsible for the development of the Engineering Team and staying abreast of compliance regulations and procedures in the field of Engineering, as required for hotel standards. Specifically, a Chief Engineer will perform the following tasks to the highest standards:

    Lead the Engineering Team in the day-to-day engineering and maintenance operations of the hotel, including service standards, equipment schedules, and work schedules Communicate with Housekeeping to coordinate and prioritize maintenance activities for Guest rooms and public areas Develop systems and procedures to ensure the health and safety of Guests and Team Members, as well as the proper conditions for plants, machinery, and property Communicate with Government agencies to ensure full compliance with statutory regulations Prepare Capital and Repairs and Maintenance budgets for Engineering Perform daily checks around the hotel Conduct lift emergency release procedures as required Diagnose, maintain, and repair mechanical equipment within the hotel Ensure good relationships are built with internal and external customers Maintenance of all hotel fixtures and fittings to ensure they are in safe condition and take action when any unsafe situations arise Develop, implement, and direct all emergency programs Develop, implement and manage energy conservation programs for the property to minimize expenses        Coordinate renovation bidding, define the cost and scope of the project, and oversee the general contractor and subcontractors to ensure quality work is performed cost effectively Perform special projects and other responsibilities as assigned Identify and introduce environmentally-friendly systems and equipment Monitor Key Performance Indicators for the Engineering Department and take corrective action, as required, to improve equipment inventory, quality audit, productivity, and other objectives Manage all Team Member related activities, including recruitment, performance management, training, career planning, disciplinary matters, and team motivation
What are we looking for?

A Chief Engineer serving Hilton brands is always working on behalf of our Guests and working with other Team Members. To successfully fill this role, you should maintain the attitude, behaviours, skills, and values that follow:

    Advanced knowledge of building management/engineering A degree in Engineering or similar Exposure to budgeting and basic accounting Positive attitude Good communication skills Committed to delivering a high level of customer service Strong leadership skills and previous experience of managing a team Excellent grooming standards Flexibility to respond to a range of different work situations Ability to work under pressure Ability to work on their own Previous experience of facilities management Proficient, at an advanced level, with computers and relevant computer programs
It would be advantageous in this position for you to demonstrate the following capabilities and distinctions:

    First Aid Qualification in engineering field

What will it be like to work for Hilton?

Hilton is the leading global hospitality company, spanning the lodging sector from luxurious full-service hotels and resorts to extended-stay suites and mid-priced hotels. For nearly a century, Hilton has offered business and leisure travellers the finest in accommodations, service, amenities and value. Hilton is dedicated to continuing its tradition of providing exceptional guest experiences across its global brands.  Our vision “to fill the earth with the light and warmth of hospitality” unites us as a team to create remarkable hospitality experiences around the world every day.  And, our amazing Team Members are at the heart of it all!


 

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