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Chief Engineer Wanted in London

Posted: 45 days ago
Place: EC3N 4AF, Greater London

Looking to join a culture of excellence as a Chief Engineer and be part of the most recognised name in the hospitality industry?
“We are Hilton! We are Hospitality!”
We create heartfelt experiences for our guests and meaningful opportunities for our Team Members. Achieving consistently the title of “Great places to work”, this is not just a job – we offer you a journey of self-discovery, growth and an exceptional career.
Why join the Hilton family as a Chief Engineer?

“It’s your world”– Your next role could be as an Area Manager, or why not move into a different department like Front Office, Accounts or Human Resources in over 100 different countries.
Personal Development programs for Supervisors and Managers.
Worldwide travel perks - up to 30 nights at discounted rates and 50% F and B discounts.
Industry leading benefits including contributory pension scheme, discounted dental and health cover, and high street discounts.
28 Days holidays including bank holidays (increasing yearly)
Complimentary meals on duty and uniforms provided.

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.

What are We are 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

To apply for this role

We are looking to fill this job as soon as possible and aim to come back to you within the next 2 weeks. If you are successful, you will be invited for an interview followed by a trial shift.
In line with the Asylum and Immigration Act 1996, we do require all applicants to have the eligibility to live and work in the United Kingdom. Documentation will be required at interview stage.
Please notify us if you have any criminal convictions or cases pending.

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