Chief Engineer - Gaylord (22025753)

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Marriott International
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Chief Engineer - Gaylord (22025753)


Nashville, TN 



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Gaylord Gnrl Jackson Showboat located at 2802 Opryland Drive, Nashville, TN, 37214 is hiring a Chief Engineer.
Responsibilities include:
The Chief Engineer is responsible for supervising and coordinating the work activities of officers and crew of the engineering department, engaged in operating and maintaining paddlewheel, engines, boilers, deck machinery and electrical refrigeration and sanitary equipment aboard the vessel. This position oversees the installation and repair of systems and equipment onboard by outside contractors. The Chief Engineer directs, coordinates, and exercises functional authority for the planning, organization, control, integration, and completion of engineering projects.
Assist with managing the physical plant including equipment, refrigeration, HVAC, plumbing, water treatment and electrical systems. Assist with managing the budget, capital expenditure projects, preventative maintenance and energy conservation. Responsible for maintaining regulatory requirements. Assist with leading the emergency response team for all facility issues.
Education and Experience
Professional Certification(s) or License:
USCG License as Chief Engineer, 2000 HP or greater, motor vessel
Valid Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) – ability to obtain and maintain
Valid Driver’s License
High school diploma or GED; 10 years experience in maritime engineering and maintenance or related professional area; technical training in HVAC-R/electrical/plumbing.
Bachelor's degree from an accredited university in Building and Construction, Engineering, Mechanics, or related major; 5 years experience in the engineering and maintenance or related professional area.
Assisting with the Management of Engineering Operations and Budgets
Assists with managing the vessel physical plant including equipment, refrigeration, HVAC, plumbing, water treatment and electrical systems emergency equipment, etc.
Assists with promoting regulatory compliance, to facility USCG regulations and safety standards. Maintains engine room logbook as required by USCG regulations.
Assists with managing and controlling heat, light and power and recommends current best methods for energy conservation and economical facility operations.  
Assists with the development of specifications and requirements for service contracts and administers such contracts to support building needs.  
Distributes preventive maintenance and repair work orders and monitors timeliness and quality of completion.  
Assists with the oversight of the maintenance of grounds, guestrooms, public space, restaurants, property vehicles and recreational facilities.  
Assists with the development of a long term plan for preventative maintenance and asset protection and overseeing execution of plan.  
Builds positive relationships with external customers such as city building/zoning department, fire prevention bureau and vendors.  
Ensures fire crew has complete understanding of all procedures, equipment and alarms.  
Performs monthly property inspection to verify buildings and grounds are maintained in excellent condition.  
Inspects and evaluates the physical condition of facilities in order to determine the type of work required.  
Selects and orders or purchases new equipment, supplies, and furnishings.  
Manages parts and equipment inventory.  
Maintaining Property Standards
Verifies building and equipment licenses and certifications are current.  
Maintains property life safety systems, firefighting equipment, sprinkler systems and alarm systems.
Ensuring Exceptional Customer Service
Displays leadership in guest hospitality, exemplifying excellent customer service and creating a positive atmosphere for guest relations.
Establishes guidelines so employees understand expectations and parameters.  
Reviews comment cards, guest satisfaction results and other data to identify areas of improvement.  
Shares plans with property leadership and ensures corrective action is taken to continuously improve guest satisfaction.  
Strives to improve service performance.  
Managing and Conducting Human Resources Activities
Interviews, selects and trains employees  
Appraises employee's productivity and efficiency for the purpose of recommending promotions or other changes in status  
Provides for the safety and security of the employees or the property  
Monitors employee attendance and records absences/tardiness.  
Helps direct supervisors to achieve their own development goals.  
Conducts annual performance appraisal with direct reports according to Standard Operating Procedures.
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.
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..
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.
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
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.
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.
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
Coworker Relationships - Interacts with others in a way that builds openness, trust, and confidence in the pursuit of organizational goals and lasting relationships.
Customer Relationships - Develops and sustains relationships based on an understanding of customer needs and actions consistent with the company’s service standards.
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
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.
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
Applied Learning - Seeks and makes the most of learning opportunities to improve performance of self and/or others.
Business Acumen - Understands and utilizes business information to manage everyday operations and generate innovative solutions to approach team, business, and administrative challenges.
Technical Acumen - Understands and utilizes professional skills and knowledge in a specific functional area to conduct
Repairing — Repairing machines or systems using the needed tools.
Tools and Equipment - The ability to properly and safely operate, maintain, clean, and store various types of hand/power tools, machines, and motor equipment.
Technical Instructions/Blueprints - The ability to read and understand technical instructions, schematics, and blueprints (e.g., electrical schematics, building blueprints).
Maintenance and Repair - Skill and knowledge in Maintenance and Repair including carpentry, internal surfacing, building repair, electronics, painting, and plumbing.
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.
Basic Competencies - Fundamental competencies required for accomplishing basic work activities.
Basic Computer Skills - Uses basic computer hardware and software (e.g., personal computers, word processing software, Internet browsers, etc.).
Mathematical Reasoning - Demonstrates ability to add, subtract, multiply, or divide quickly, correctly, and in a way that allows one to solve work-related issues.
Oral Comprehension - Demonstrates ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
Reading Comprehension - Demonstrates understanding of written sentences and paragraphs in work-related documents.
Writing - Communicates effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
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Additional Location(s):  Brentwood, Tennessee; Goodlettsville, Tennessee; Hendersonville, Tennessee; Murfreesboro; Tennessee; Smyrna, Tennessee; Franklin, Tennessee; Columbia, Tennessee
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