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Chief Engineer

Employer
Hilton Hotels
Location
Woking, Surrey
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
18 Feb 2024
Chief Engineer

**Exciting Opportunities to Join the “Pre-Opening Team” at Hilton Woking - Launching in Summer 2024!**

Get ready to be part of something truly extraordinary at Hilton Woking, as we prepare to unveil our doors in summer 2024 and take a leading role in Woking's Victoria Square redevelopment. Join us on our journey, where we are committed to fostering a unique team culture, becoming an integral part of the community, and embracing sustainable practices in everything we do.

Our upcoming hotel will showcase 189 guest rooms, including 12 exclusive suites. Guests will immerse themselves in the warm ambiance of our lobby bar, GLOW, indulge in culinary delights at the all-dining restaurant, OXBO, and enjoy breath-taking views at the chic Sky Bar, LOFT. The success of our hotel relies on hosting Meetings & Events for up to 500 guests, making it imperative to assemble a high-performing team committed to delivering the ultimate guest experience across all areas of our business.

 

A WORLD OF REWARDS

  • Competitive Salary
  • Uniform provided and laundered
  • Free and healthy meals when on duty
  • Grow your Career
  • Personal Development programmes designed to support you at every step of your career
  • A chance to make a difference through our Corporate Responsibility programmes – Find out what and how we are doing (https://cr.hilton.com)
  • Team Member Travel Program: discounted hotel nights plus 50% off Food and Beverages (subject to individual outlets)
  • Team Member Referral Program
  • High street discounts: with Perks at Work
  • Holiday: 28 days including bank holidays (increasing yearly to up to 33 days)
  • Discounted dental and health cover
  • Free Car Parking for Management roles
  • Modern and inclusive Team Member’s areas
  • What will I be doing?

  • 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
  • Diagnose, maintain, and repair mechanical equipment within the hotel
  • Maintenance of all hotel fixtures and fittings to ensure they are in safe condition and take action when any unsafe situations arise
  • 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
  • Manage all Team Member related activities, including recruitment, performance management, training, career planning, disciplinary matters, and team motivation
  • What are we looking for?

  • Advanced knowledge of building management/engineering
  • 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
  • Flexibility to respond to a range of different work situations
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Previous experience of facilities management
  • Proficient, at an advanced level, with computers and relevant computer programs
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    EVERY JOB MAKES THE STAY.

    At Hilton, It Matters Where You Stay, but The Stay is only one side of the story.

    We know it takes hundreds of jobs to create unforgettable experiences for our guests – and behind every job, there’s an extraordinary person working to make each Stay magical.  That’s why at Hilton, Every Job Makes the Stay.

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