Chief Property Engineer

Doubletree Hotel Dallas-Campbell Center, Dallas, TX

Posted January 11, 2017

Doubletree Hotel by Hilton Campbell Centre - CHIEF PROPERTY ENGINEER “Advance your career and become part of Aimbridge Hospitality; one of the Fastest growing Hotel Management Companies in the country!”

Aimbridge Hospitality is one of the largest and most dynamic independent management companies in North America and the Caribbean. With an award winning portfolio of over 450 hotels and resorts with more than 63,000 guestrooms, our company operates across a full spectrum of property types in addition to independent luxury, boutique, and lifestyle hotels.

QUALIFICATION STANDARDS

Education & Experience:

  • At least 5 years of progressive experience in a hotel or a related field; or a 2-year college degree and 3 or more years of related experience; or a 4-year college degree and at least 2 years of related experience.
  • Supervisory experience required.
  • High School diploma or equivalent required.
  • Current Certification as required by Federal, State or Local governing agents pertaining to trade requirements (i.e. HVAC, pool operation, electrical), property specific.
  • Current certification and licensing to operate and repair the hotels boilers and chillers as required by state, city, and local legislation.
  • Must have a valid driver's license for the applicable state.

Physical requirements:

  • Long hours sometimes required. Typically a 50 hour work week.
  • Heavy work - Exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 50 pounds of force frequently and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects.
  • Ability to stand during entire shift.

Mental requirements:

  • Must be able to convey information and ideas clearly.
  • Must be able to evaluate and select among alternative courses of action quickly and accurately.
  • Must work well in stressful, high pressure situations.
  • Must maintain composure and objectivity under pressure.
  • Must be effective in handling problems in the workplace, including anticipating, preventing, identifying and solving problems as necessary.
  • Must have the ability to assimilate complex information, data, etc. from disparate sources and consider, adjust or modify to meet the constraints of the particular need.
  • Must be effective at listening to, understanding, clarifying and resolving the concerns and issues raised by coworkers and guests.
  • Must be able to work with and understand financial information and data, and basic arithmetic functions.

DUTIES & FUNCTIONS

Essential:

  • Approach all encounters with guests and employees in an attentive, friendly, courteous and service oriented manner.
  • Maintain regular attendance in compliance with Aimbridge Hospitality standards, as required by scheduling which will vary according to the needs of the hotel.
  • Maintain high standards of personal appearance and grooming, which include wearing the proper uniform and name tag when working (per brand standards).
  • Comply at all times with Aimbridge Hospitality standards and regulations to encourage safe and efficient hotel operations.
  • Comply with certification requirements as applicable for position to include: Food Handlers, Alcohol Awareness, CPR and First Aid
  • Train and supervise the hourly Engineering staff and coordinate all scheduling.
  • Review Engineering staff's worked hours for payroll compilation and submit to accounting on a timely basis.
  • Focus the Engineering Department on their role in contributing to the guest service scores.
  • Motivate, coach, counsel and discipline all Engineering personnel according to Aimbridge Hospitality standards.
  • Conduct all 90 day and annual employee performance appraisals according to Aimbridge Hospitality standards.
  • Prepare and conduct all Engineering interviews and follow hiring procedures according to Aimbridge Hospitality standards.
  • Attend weekly staff meetings and provide training on a rotational basis using the steps to effective training according to Aimbridge Hospitality standards.
  • Respond to employee emergency situations using information contained in M.S.D. sheets. Keep M.S.D. sheets current and easily available (with Housekeeping Manager).
  • Establish ongoing training for all departments especially Housekeeping, Front Desk and Kitchen to maintain basic upkeep of their departments and equipment.
  • Adhere to budgeted or re-forecasted expense allotments, using proper procedures for all purchases and keep all necessary items (light bulbs, name tags, etc.) stocked.
  • Coordinate all inspections of the fire safety systems, including extinguishers, smoke alarms, etc., to maintain proper safety standards.
  • Manage energy expenses and continually work towards energy conservation.
  • Participate in required M.O.D. coverage as scheduled.
  • Ensure that the Preventative Maintenance program is implemented and administered according to Aimbridge Hospitality standards.
  • Evaluate and spot check the work of all staff and contractors or outside laborers.
  • Handle guestroom maintenance requests in a timely manner.
  • Maintain files of and be familiar with all operational manuals and warranty agreements for equipment.
  • Immediately follow up on any alarms to determine the exact location and cause; determine emergency status and report to Guest Services and/or the General Manager with findings.
  • Ensure that employees are at all times attentive, friendly, courteous and helpful to guests, all other employees and managers.
  • Act as emergency contact person.
  • Attend monthly all-employee meetings and any other functions required by management.
  • Maintain a professional working relationship and promote open lines of communication with managers, employees and other departments.
  • Ensure that pool and spa are in compliance with area health codes.
  • Use proper two-way radio etiquette at all times when communicating with other employees; Ensure the proper use of radio etiquette within department.
  • Chair Safety Committee, as well as help coordinate fire drills and the training of all employees on safety procedures.
  • Establish and maintain key control system.

Marginal:

  • Be familiar with the organization of Aimbridge Hospitality Hotels and know the function of each department.
  • Conduct daily property tour of the hotel and exterior perimeter for debris and trash removal; Check the lighting and irrigation periodically.
  • Handle items for “Lost and Found” according to the standard.
  • Perform any other duties as requested by the General Manager.
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Doubletree Hotel Dallas-Campbell Center

8250 North Central Expressway

Dallas, TX 75206

Telephone (214) 691-8700

Doubletree Hotel Dallas-Campbell Center

301 Room Hotel

Highlights

  • Centrally located to popular Dallas attractions businesses
  • Over 15,000 sq. ft. of meeting space, including a rooftop ballroom
  • Complimentary business center, fitness center and shuttle within a 3-mile radius
  • Backdoor Comedy Club onsite, named "best comedy club" in Dallas
  • WiFi available in each room and public lounge areas for a small fee
  • Enjoy daily breakfast, lunch and dinner at Brass Cactus restaurant

At A Glance

Feel welcomed at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Dallas – Campbell Centre and savor a warm, freshly baked DoubleTree chocolate chip cookie. Situated within easy access of Central Expressway and Northwest Highway, this Dallas hotel is close to Park Lane and Lovers Lane DART rail stations. Discover nearby Dallas attractions within a three-mile radius via the hotel’s complimentary shuttle service.

Each of this Dallas hotel’s inviting accommodations boasts stunning city vistas from floor-to-ceiling windows. Unwind in a spacious guest room and stay productive at the large desk with WiFi or upgrade to a Junior Suite with a combined sleeping room and living area. Enjoy all the support you need for business in the complimentary business center. Situated close to a wide range of business corporations, this Dallas – Campbell Centre hotel presents over 15,000 sq. ft. of meeting space for up to 700 guests. Celebrate your dream wedding in the rooftop ballroom and admire spectacular Dallas views or host a corporate event in a professional boardroom.

Enjoy an evening of fun and laughter at this Dallas hotel’s Backdoor Comedy Club, named ‘best comedy club’ by D Magazine and the Dallas Observer. Feel relaxed in the warm and comforting atmosphere of Dallas restaurant, Brass Cactus and tasty international dishes. Stay active in the fitness center with modern equipment or explore nearby Dallas dining and shopping options within close walking distance of the hotel.