Engineering Supervisor
Hilton
Durban, Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa
5d ago

JOB DESCRIPTION

An Engineering Supervisor will take care of the hotel's infrastructure to ensure the premises are safe and functional for guests and Team Members alike.

What will I be doing?

As an Engineering Supervisor, you are responsible for the effective management of all engineering and maintenance operations within the hotel, including energy conservation.

An Engineering Supervisor will perform the following tasks to the highest standards :

  • Execute duties as assigned by the General Manager
  • Regularly inspect the hotel to ensure it meets safety standards and take corrective action as required.
  • Arrange for routine maintenance in hotel rooms, lobby and back of house facilities
  • 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
  • Manage LightStay and monitor engineering key performance indicators
  • Ensure regular & effective communication with the Engineering team to achieve / maintain a high level of trust & engagement
  • Be a role model for others in regards to passionate. friendly service, demonstrating our HGI brand personality behaviours
  • What are we looking for?

    An Engineering Supervisor 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 travelers the finest in accommodations, service, amenities and value.

    Hilton is dedicated to continuing its tradition of providing exceptional guest experiences across its . 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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