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Engineering Supervisor

  • The City, City of London (EC3), EC3N 1AX

Engineering Supervisor ** New Opening Hotel ** Canopy by Hilton London City

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Engineering Supervisor to join the opening team at Canopy by Hilton London City.

Reporting to the Chief Engineer, you will assist in the overall Engineering and Maintenance department including H&S and Fire Safety of the hotel and Deputise in the absence of the Chief Engineer and Maintenance Manager.

What about the job?

The Engineering Supervisor will assist the Chief Engineer and Maintenance Manager to manage the Maintenance Team, to efficiently maintain and ensure the highest standards on operations such as safety, security, maintenance and legal compliance. You will ensure that the hotel building is safe and efficiently maintained to meet guest expectations through the implementation of a comprehensive rooms, public areas, plant, and equipment maintenance program.

This role will give a great opportunity for an Engineering Supervisor to stamp their mark on the engineering team and play a major part in this company’s growth and development.

  • Deputise in the absence of the Chief Engineer and Maintenance Manager in the running of the Department
  • Ensure that all the hotel's technical processes and installations are maintained.
  • To have a thorough knowledge of the operation of all plant, boiler and air conditioning and heating equipment in the hotel and maintain in an efficient working order. 
  • To know who to contact for all systems relating to plant, equipment and utilities
  • To ensure all security/Health and safety procedures laid down by the hotel are strictly adhered to.
  • Assist in the completion of the Preventative Maintenance program throughout the property
  • Ensures routine maintenance contracts are adhered to and that service visits are carried out as per the contract
  • Delivers Training and coaching to the team as well as regular individual and group trainings
  • Shows awareness of market trends and can implement new initiatives
  • Thorough knowledge of statutory regulations ensuring the business is always operated within the law
  • You will be a confident communicator with proven experience of leading an engineering function and team within a similar environment

What about you? 

A Hotel Shift Engineer or Supervisor with 2 years’ experience in a similar role in the hospitality sector. You will be hands on and have advanced knowledge of building management/engineering and the use of a central BMS system.

  • Mechanical or Electrical background is essential, as well as strong knowledge of plumbing and temperature controls.
  • You will be a dynamic team player with a flexible approach and have experience in managing a team to successfully achieve the hotel’s goals.
  • You must have outstanding planning skills along with sound technical knowledge on air conditioning, plumbing, carpentry, painting, electrical and mechanical aspects.
  • You will enjoy solving problems swiftly with creative and solutions, offering advice and recommendations.
  • You must have excellent leadership and communication skills and be committed to deliver great customer service.
  • The successful candidate will be required to work flexible hours, weekends, and/or bank holidays.
  • You must have the right to work in the UK to be eligible for this role, documented evidence of eligibility will be required from candidates.

About the Hotel

Canopy by Hilton London City is part of 4C Hotel group. 4C Hotel group is an international hotel operator and developer. Our core values are, care, constant innovation, communicate and conscience. At 4C Hotels, we believe in nurturing opportunities for people to grow and developing order to reach their true potential, both in our industry and within the broader community.

Canopy is an upscale lifestyle brand of Hilton and is the energizing, hotel in the neighbourhood offering simple, guest directed service, thoughtful local choices, and surprisingly comfortable spaces so guests simply feel better going forward. 

Canopy London City is due to open this summer with 340 bedrooms, a destination restaurant, a café bar on the ground floor and a rooftop bar with views of the city. The hotel will be the first under Hilton’s Canopy Brand in the UK.

About the opportunity

  • Competitive salary
  • Free meals on duty and uniform provided
  • 28 days holiday inclusive of bank holidays which will increase through length of service
  • Workplace pension scheme
  • Healthcare cashback plan (HSF) inc: Perkbox and Employee Assist Helpline
  • Hilton worldwide discounted employee/friends and family room rates plus 50% F&B discount
  • Social events throughout the year
  • Opportunities to be involved in charity and community events
  • Learning & Development opportunities

If you feel you have all the skills and experience mentioned above, then please apply to join the Canopy by Hilton London City Collaborative!

4C hotel group is an equal opportunities employer, committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustain an inclusive culture.

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