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Job Title
Chief Engineer

Job Profile
7325
Job Title:
Chief Engineer
Area of Interest:
Engineering & Facilities
Position Type:
Full Time - Regular
Hourly/Management:
Management
Location/Property:
Marriotts Shadow Ridge Resort
Property Description URL:
Marriotts Shadow Ridge Resort,9001 Shadow Ridge Road
City/Town:
Palm Desert
State/Province:
California
Country:
*United States
Shift:
Variable Shifts
Job Description:
Are you ready to grow your dream career while making others' vacation dreams come true? Marriott Vacations Worldwide is a world premier organization for Vacation Ownership with resorts at destinations around the globe. Join our team and help deliver unforgettable experiences that make vacation dreams come true.
Job Summary
Manages all engineering/maintenance operations, including maintaining the building, grounds and physical plant with particular attention towards safety, security and asset protection.
Accountable for managing the budget, capital expenditure projects, preventative maintenance and energy conservation.
Responsible for maintaining regulatory requirements.
Leads the emergency response team for all facility issues.
CANDIDATE PROFILE
Education and Experience
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High school diploma or GED; 4 years experience in the engineering and maintenance or related professional area; technical training in HVAC-R/electrical/plumbing.
OR
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2-year degree from an accredited university in Building and Construction, Engineering, Mechanics, or related major; 2 years experience in the engineering and maintenance or related professional area; technical training in HVAC-R/electrical/plumbing.
CORE WORK ACTIVITIES
Managing Property Operations and Engineering Budgets
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Supervises Engineering in the absence of the Director of Engineering.
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Assists in managing the physical plant including equipment, refrigeration, HVAC, plumbing, water treatment, electrical and life safety systems.
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Maintains and operates equipment at optimum effectiveness, efficiency and safety.
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Establishes and manages an effective rooms maintenance program.
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Ensures compliance with all Engineering departmental policies, standards and procedures.
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Manages department's controllable expenses to achieve or exceed budgeted goals.
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Select and order or purchase new equipment, supplies, and furnishings.
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Inspect and evaluate the physical condition of facilities in order to determine the type of work required.
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Recommend or arrange for additional services such as painting, repair work, renovations, and the replacement of furnishings and equipment.
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Supervises the day to day operations of Engineering.
Maintaining Property Standards
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Maintains accurate logs and records as required.
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Assists in effectively planning, scheduling and evaluating preventative maintenance programs.
Providing Exceptional Customer Service
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Handles guest problems and complaints effectively.
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Empowers employees to provide excellent customer service.
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Displays leadership in guest hospitality by exemplifying excellent customer service and creating a positive atmosphere for guest relations.
Managing Profitability
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Helps establish priorities for total property maintenance needs.
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Ensures on-going communication occurs in all areas of responsibility to create awareness of business objectives, awareness of expectations and recognition of exemplary performance.
Managing and Conducting Human Resources Activities
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Celebrates successes and publicly recognizes the contributions of team members.
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Establishes and maintains open, collaborative relationships with employees.
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Ensures employees are treated fairly and equitably.
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Strives to improve service performance.
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Provides feedback to employees based on observation of service behaviors.
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Supervises employee's ability to execute departmental and property emergency procedures.
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Reviews employee satisfaction results to identify and address employee problems or concerns.
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Solicits employee feedback.
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Helps ensure regulatory compliance to facility regulations and safety standards.
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Ensures disciplinary procedures and documentation are completed according to Standard and Local Operating Procedures (SOPs and LSOPs) and support the Peer Review Process.
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Ensures property policies are administered fairly and consistently.
MANAGEMENT COMPETENCIES
Leadership
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Adaptability
- Determines how change impacts self and others; displays flexibility in adjusting priorities; and communicates both the reasons for change and how it impacts the workplace.
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Communication
Customizes approach to conveying complex information and ideas to others in a convincing and engaging manner; appropriately interprets verbal and non-verbal behavior; and models active listening to ensure understanding..
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Problem Solving and Decision Making
- Models and coaches others on breaking complex issues into manageable parts, identifying and evaluating alternatives and their implications before making decisions, and involving and gaining agreement from others when making key decisions.
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Professional Demeanor
- Exhibits behavioral styles that convey confidence and command respect from others; makes a good first impression and represents the company in alignment with its values.
Managing Execution
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Building and Contributing to Teams
- Leads and participates as a member of a team to move the team toward the completion of common goals while fostering cohesion and collaboration among team members.
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Driving for Results
- Sets high standards of performance for self and/or others; assumes responsibility for work objectives; initiates, focuses, and monitors the efforts of self and/or others toward the accomplishment goals; proactively takes action and goes beyond what is required.
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Planning and Organizing
Gathers information and resources required to set a plan of action for self and/or others; prioritizes and arranges work requirements for self and/or others to accomplish goals and ensure work is completed.
Building Relationships
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Coworker Relationships
- Interacts with others in a way that builds openness, trust, and confidence in the pursuit of organizational goals and lasting relationships.
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Customer Relationships
- Develops and sustains relationships based on an understanding of customer needs and actions consistent with the company’s service standards.
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Global Mindset
Supports employees and business partners with diverse styles, abilities, motivations, and/or cultural perspectives; utilizes differences to drive innovation, engagement and enhance business results; and ensures employees are given the opportunity to contribute to their full potential.
Generating Talent and Organizational Capability
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Organizational Capability
- Evaluates and adapts the structure of team assignments and work processes to best fit the needs and/or support the goals of an organizational unit.
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Talent Management
- Provides guidance and feedback to help individuals develop and strengthen skills and abilities needed to accomplish work objectives.
Learning and Applying Professional Expertise
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Applied Learning
- Seeks and makes the most of learning opportunities to improve performance of self and/or others.
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Business Acumen
Understands and utilizes business information to manage everyday operations and generate innovative solutions to approach team, business, and administrative challenges.
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Technical Acumen
- Understands and utilizes professional skills and knowledge in a specific functional area to conduct and manage everyday business operations and generate innovative solutions to approach function-specific work challenges
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Equipment Maintenance
- Knowledge of routine and preventative maintenance of mechanical systems including timely management of the preventative maintenance process to protect an owner's assets.
o
Equipment Selection
— Determining the kind of tools and equipment needed to do a job.
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Troubleshooting
— Determining causes of mechanical or technological operating errors and deciding what to do about it.
o
Telecommunications
— Knowledge of transmission, broadcasting, switching, control, and operation of telecommunications systems.
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Purchasing and Materials Management
- Knowledge of practices and procedures needed to maintain material, equipment and supplies; including vendor identification and contract negotiation, supply requisition and purchasing, and inventory control.
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Building and Safety Codes
- Knowledge of local and Federal building and safety codes.
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Emergency Systems
- Knowledge of fire prevention, air quality, and emergency power systems.
This includes the ability to operate, maintain, and inspect the property’s fire prevention equipment (e.g., sprinkler system, fire alarm), air quality equipment (e.g., carbon monoxide detectors), and emergency power system.
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Hazardous Materials and Chemicals
- The ability to handle and store hazardous materials and chemicals. This includes knowledge of the safety precautions required for each chemical.
o
HVAC/Refrigeration
- Knowledge of heating, ventilation, and air conditioning, equipment, including boilers, chillers, air handling units/controls, and refrigeration equipment.
This includes the ability to inspect, repair, and maintain equipment, charge refrigeration systems, replace air filters, and clean coils.
o
Energy
- Knowledge of energy management and efficient operation of the building and associated systems including retro and continuous commissioning and demand side management. This also includes minimizing the carbon footprint and complying with applicable environmental codes.
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Safety and Personal Protective Equipment
- Knowledge of the lock out tag out process and the personal protective equipment (PPE) safety process required (e.g., ear plugs, gloves, respirators, safety glasses) for a given work activity, and correct ways to use the lock out tag out and PPE equipment.
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Maintenance and Repair
- Skill and knowledge in Maintenance and Repair including carpentry, internal surfacing, building repair, electronics, painting, and plumbing.
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Contract Negotiating
- Knowledge and ability to prepare contract documents to formalize business process.
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Tools and Equipment
- The ability to properly and safely operate, maintain, clean, and store various types of hand/power tools, machines, and motor equipment.
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Water Facility Maintenance and Safety
- Knowledge and ability to treat and maintain water for use in primary outlets (e.g., rooms, restaurants, recreation, sewage).
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Basic Competencies
- Fundamental competencies required for accomplishing basic work activities.
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Basic Computer Skills
- Uses basic computer hardware and software (e.g., personal computers, word processing software, Internet browsers, etc.).
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Mathematical Reasoning
- Demonstrates ability to add, subtract, multiply, or divide quickly, correctly, and in a way that allows one to solve work-related issues.
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Oral Comprehension
- Demonstrates ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
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Reading Comprehension
- Demonstrates understanding of written sentences and paragraphs in work-related documents.
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Writing
- Communicates effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
Marriott Vacations Worldwide is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture.
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Location: USA-CA-Palm Desert
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