Sage Hospitality Group Chief Engineer in Portland, Oregon
We are looking for a new Chief Engineer for The Hotel Zags. Stylish, inviting, and convenient to lively local attractions, The Hotel Zags is an oasis all its own, offering a hospitality experience enlivened by natural beauty and the quirky culture of the city around it. Boutique in size and independent in nature, The Hotel Zags is located in the Fountain District, a hidden gem of Portland's downtown district.
From its vibrant color schemes, modern furnishings, and large picture windows that perfectly frame views of the city and the hotel’s courtyard, the hotel brings the outdoors inside. Designed with stone-covered walkways, the hotel entrance is also framed by a Living Wall robust with plant life to mirror the nearby Columbia River Gorge. Though the property has a style and energy all its own, The Hotel Zags is all about the city around it.
Chief Engineer develops, implemens and manages emergency programs for the operation and maintenance of all equipment and physical structures and landscaping in compliance with corporate/franchise standards, local, state and national codes and regulations to protect the asset, guests and employees, to ensure optimum operations, minimize expenses and maximize customer satisfaction. Position is responsible for the short and long term planning and day-to-day operations of the engineering division. Recommends the department's budget and capital expenditures and manages expenses within approved budget constraints.
Position is tasked with technical and strategic oversite of all IT Systems at the hotels and restaurants, project management for IT projects, develop IT budgets for capital projects, and ensure the hotel adheres to hotel brand standards.
Supervise the Human Resources in the division to attract, retain and motivate the staff; hire, train, develop, empower, coach and counsel, conduct performance and salary reviews, resolve problems, provide open communication vehicles, discipline and terminate, as appropriate.
Develop, recommend, implement and manage the department's budget capital expenditure plan, forecasts and objectives consistent with maintaining a first class property and management's expectations.
Develop, implement and manage a maintenance program and negotiate maintenance contracts for the hotel, the grounds and all of the equipment in compliance with corporate/franchise standards and local, state and national codes and regulations to ensure the safety, convenience and satisfaction of all guests, managers and employees to protect the asset and maintain the property in first class condition.
Develop, implement and direct all Emergency Programs; ensure all equipment is maintained, conduct inspections and drills, ensure compliance with all codes and regulations, train all employees and maintain accurate records to ensure a safe environment which protects the asset, guests and employees.
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 for minimal cost.
Bachelor’s degree and relevant experience.
4-6 years’ experience in a full service, luxury environment with multiple Food & Beverage operations
4-6 years’ experience in information technology and operations at a hotel property
Requires advanced knowledge of building management/engineering. May require advanced working knowledge of other major areas in the hotel and the skill to integrate and communicate that information.
Requires advanced knowledge of building management/engineering and housekeeping operations.
Ability to communicate technical topics to non-technical IT stakeholders across all levels of the organization.
Ability to learn and deploy new technologies quickly and adapt technical solutions to changing business needs.
May require considerable working knowledge of other major areas in the hotel and the skill to integrate and communicate that information.
Must have advanced working knowledge in the following areas:
General plumbing, refrigeration, air conditioning, electrical systems, boilers, bathroom fixtures and tiling, painting – prep to finish, basiccarpentry, and wallpaper.
Requires analyzing activities and/or information involving some original data manipulation or interpretation to arrive at logical conclusions.
Requires management skills.
Ability to provide information and associated services to hotel management and guests.
Excellent comprehension and literacy required for procedures, reports, budgets, instructions.
Ability to communicate technical topics to non-technical IT stakeholders across all levels of the organization
Ability to learn and deploy new technologies quickly and adapt technical solutions to changing business needs
The Hotel Zags is certified Gold for Sustainability at Work. As one of Oregon’s Healthiest Employers, The Hotel Zags offers perks that are comparable to progressive employers.
Medical, dental, & vision insurance
Health savings and flexible spending accounts
Basic Life and AD&D insurance
Paid time off for vacation, sick time, and holidays
Eligible to participate in the Company’s 401(k) program with employer matching
Employee Assistance Program
Great discounts on Hotels, Restaurants, and much more.
Bold. Bright. Caring. Energetic. Driven. Strategic. Daring. To deliver the type of outstanding experience we aim to provide our guests, we need remarkable individuals who are passionate and committed to making a difference.If this sounds like you, then explore the career positions at The Hotel Zags that await you.
Position Type: Regular Full-Time
Property : The Hotel Zags
Category: Building & Facility Maintenance
Address : 515 SW Clay St
City : Portland
State : Oregon
EOE Protected Veterans/Disability