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Salary:

Location: East Elmhurst, NY 11369 USA

Type of employment : FULL_TIME

Industry: Hospitality
Department: Engineering
Career Level: Management
Work Hours: Full-time (Salaried)

Date Posted: 18 Nov 2020

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Summary

The Area Facilities Director is responsible for the management and operation of the mechanical, life/safety, electrical, plumbing, elevators and buildings for the LaGuardia Plaza Hotel and Hampton Inn - LaGuardia located in East Elmhurst, New York; and for the supervision of all engineers.  The Area Facilities Director reports to General Managers in both properties and the Project Manager for our managing company.  The Area Facilities Director strategically and tactically manages issues that include indoor air quality regulations, building codes, energy management technology, staffing and for operations pertaining to the acquisition of both properties. Will develop cost saving programs for their assets (Water, HVAC, Lighting, etc.). The Area Facilities Director develops and reviews the schedule of work (SOW) for all projects and also obtains and reviews proposals for projects to ensure the scope and pricing are correct. The Area Facilities Director will be responsible for issuing purchase orders (POs) via Birchstreet for their properties with approval of General Managers and at their direction.   In addition, the Area Facilities Director must have or obtain several certifications necessary.

 

 

Responsibilities:

 

Building:

  • Responsible for the overall management of the mechanical, life/safety, electrical and plumbing operations for both properties. 
  • Manage the flow and schedule of maintenance and repair projects.
  • Collaborate with the Project Manager in developing and managing projects, such as upgrading mechanical systems, building renovations, ADA compliance and all improvements.
  • Ensure that grounds near the Jacuzzi, pool, sauna, fitness area and restrooms are on par with the standard meant to be maintained.

  

Staff Management & Supervision:

  • Manages assigned staff including providing coaching, feedback, development and training.
  • Train, supervise and conduct performance reviews on a quarterly basis for Assistant Chief Engineers, Lead Engineers, and all Building Engineers.
  • Uphold all policies and procedures and ensure employee's understanding & compliance.
  • Create and conduct staff development programs for engineering and operations personnel. 

 

Financial Reporting:

  • Assist General Managers and Regional Controller in submitting weekly and monthly reports regarding department purchases.

 

 

 

Project Management:

  • Enforce standards and procedures for the management of the engineering staff and improvements in accordance with hotel rules, regulations and practices.
  • Develop and oversee capital improvement and repair projects, building improvement projects and staff improvement projects.
  • Ensure the maintenance of the fitness equipment is up to par
  • Maintain all chemical supplies for the fitness area, the pool and jacuzzi
  • Conduct routine maintenance on hotel shuttles

 

Operations Services:

  • Conduct Payroll for department
  • Ensure that guests receive prompt, professional treatment and courteous service in response to all maintenance needs.
  • Perform daily inspections to ensure property grounds and work areas are maintained to standard.
  • Ensure all safety equipment and conditions are up to code.
  • Ensure proper lockout/tagout procedures are indicated and followed.
  • Maintain monitor and test hotels' emergency and security systems, features and procedures.
  • Ensure all tools and equipment are in working condition and up to code.
  • Oversee the coordination of all technical service providers and vendors, including bidding contracts and the monitoring of quality control.
  • Monitor staff efforts in the quality and timeliness of completing work order requests.
  • Conduct meetings with engineers regarding any concerns related to delegated daily and weekly tasks.
  • Oversee Assistant Chief Engineers and Engineers in the implementation of a comprehensive safety program, including but not limited to preventative maintenance, annual services of all electrical, plumbing and carpentry projects, system testing, and regulatory compliance for FSD.

 

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering preferred or equivalent experience.
  • 7 - 10 years of direct experience in the management of mechanical, electrical and plumbing operations.
  • Applicable military experience or other related operations experience will be considered including power plants, multi-family, hotels, hospitals, facilities, etc.
  • Refrigeration or electrical license preferred.
  • Experience managing, coaching and training building engineering staff.
  • Experience implementing companywide policies and procedures relating to the mechanical operations, safety, code compliance and technology utilization.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Experience with proactively managing indoor air quality issues including water leaks and floods.
  • Knowledge of codes and standards relating to Indoor Air quality.
  • Fire & Safety Certification
  • Sprinkler & Standpipe Certification
  • HVAC Certification
  • Boiler Certification
  • Experience handling building emergencies such as floods, power outages, inclement weather, earthquakes and bomb threats.
  • Experience with OSHA, EPA and other regulatory agency requirements including Asbestos O&M Plans and NESHAPS renovation requirements.
  • Demonstrated ability to present complex data in order to facilitate analysis and decision-making.
  • Demonstrated ability to review operating and capital budgets with the ability to reduce costs and recommend ways to enhance company profitability.
  • Experience with computerized building management systems, preventative maintenance and work order systems.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint is required.
  • Will be required to perform off site duties through the use of a personal vehicle.
  • Will be required to travel for engineering related duties, inspections, review of work in progress and meetings. 
  • Must have a valid driver's license.
  • Comply with all company standards and policies, as established in the employee handbook.
  • Other duties as requested by Management

Area Facilities Director (Chief Engineer) - East Elmhurst, NY

Summary

The Area Facilities Director is responsible for the management and operation of the mechanical, life/safety, electrical, plumbing, elevators and buildings for the LaGuardia Plaza Hotel and Hampton Inn - LaGuardia located in East Elmhurst, New York; and for the supervision of all engineers.  The Area Facilities Director reports to General Managers in both properties and the Project Manager for our managing company.  The Area Facilities Director strategically and tactically manages issues that include indoor air quality regulations, building codes, energy management technology, staffing and for operations pertaining to the acquisition of both properties. Will develop cost saving programs for their assets (Water, HVAC, Lighting, etc.). The Area Facilities Director develops and reviews the schedule of work (SOW) for all projects and also obtains and reviews proposals for projects to ensure the scope and pricing are correct. The Area Facilities Director will be responsible for issuing purchase orders (POs) via Birchstreet for their properties with approval of General Managers and at their direction.   In addition, the Area Facilities Director must have or obtain several certifications necessary.

 

 

Responsibilities:

 

Building:

  • Responsible for the overall management of the mechanical, life/safety, electrical and plumbing operations for both properties. 
  • Manage the flow and schedule of maintenance and repair projects.
  • Collaborate with the Project Manager in developing and managing projects, such as upgrading mechanical systems, building renovations, ADA compliance and all improvements.
  • Ensure that grounds near the Jacuzzi, pool, sauna, fitness area and restrooms are on par with the standard meant to be maintained.

  

Staff Management & Supervision:

  • Manages assigned staff including providing coaching, feedback, development and training.
  • Train, supervise and conduct performance reviews on a quarterly basis for Assistant Chief Engineers, Lead Engineers, and all Building Engineers.
  • Uphold all policies and procedures and ensure employee's understanding & compliance.
  • Create and conduct staff development programs for engineering and operations personnel. 

 

Financial Reporting:

  • Assist General Managers and Regional Controller in submitting weekly and monthly reports regarding department purchases.

 

 

 

Project Management:

  • Enforce standards and procedures for the management of the engineering staff and improvements in accordance with hotel rules, regulations and practices.
  • Develop and oversee capital improvement and repair projects, building improvement projects and staff improvement projects.
  • Ensure the maintenance of the fitness equipment is up to par
  • Maintain all chemical supplies for the fitness area, the pool and jacuzzi
  • Conduct routine maintenance on hotel shuttles

 

Operations Services:

  • Conduct Payroll for department
  • Ensure that guests receive prompt, professional treatment and courteous service in response to all maintenance needs.
  • Perform daily inspections to ensure property grounds and work areas are maintained to standard.
  • Ensure all safety equipment and conditions are up to code.
  • Ensure proper lockout/tagout procedures are indicated and followed.
  • Maintain monitor and test hotels' emergency and security systems, features and procedures.
  • Ensure all tools and equipment are in working condition and up to code.
  • Oversee the coordination of all technical service providers and vendors, including bidding contracts and the monitoring of quality control.
  • Monitor staff efforts in the quality and timeliness of completing work order requests.
  • Conduct meetings with engineers regarding any concerns related to delegated daily and weekly tasks.
  • Oversee Assistant Chief Engineers and Engineers in the implementation of a comprehensive safety program, including but not limited to preventative maintenance, annual services of all electrical, plumbing and carpentry projects, system testing, and regulatory compliance for FSD.

 

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering preferred or equivalent experience.
  • 7 - 10 years of direct experience in the management of mechanical, electrical and plumbing operations.
  • Applicable military experience or other related operations experience will be considered including power plants, multi-family, hotels, hospitals, facilities, etc.
  • Refrigeration or electrical license preferred.
  • Experience managing, coaching and training building engineering staff.
  • Experience implementing companywide policies and procedures relating to the mechanical operations, safety, code compliance and technology utilization.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Experience with proactively managing indoor air quality issues including water leaks and floods.
  • Knowledge of codes and standards relating to Indoor Air quality.
  • Fire & Safety Certification
  • Sprinkler & Standpipe Certification
  • HVAC Certification
  • Boiler Certification
  • Experience handling building emergencies such as floods, power outages, inclement weather, earthquakes and bomb threats.
  • Experience with OSHA, EPA and other regulatory agency requirements including Asbestos O&M Plans and NESHAPS renovation requirements.
  • Demonstrated ability to present complex data in order to facilitate analysis and decision-making.
  • Demonstrated ability to review operating and capital budgets with the ability to reduce costs and recommend ways to enhance company profitability.
  • Experience with computerized building management systems, preventative maintenance and work order systems.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint is required.
  • Will be required to perform off site duties through the use of a personal vehicle.
  • Will be required to travel for engineering related duties, inspections, review of work in progress and meetings. 
  • Must have a valid driver's license.
  • Comply with all company standards and policies, as established in the employee handbook.
  • Other duties as requested by Management

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Reference # 31845
Posted on 18 Nov 2020
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Location(s) East Elmhurst, NY
Department Engineering
Career level Management
Hours/Status Full-time (Salaried)
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