Since opening its doors in 1912, The Adolphus has served as an icon of Dallas and an integral part of the City’s history and culture. Situated on the original site of City Hall, the hotel was modeled after a beaux arts German castle. In its recent restoration and renovation, the hotel’s storied past is both celebrated and reimagined. There is a sense of discovery at every turn.
Supervise the implementation of all property and the physical preventive maintenance and repairs of the hotel interior, exterior and preventative maintenance of the aesthetics. Administer department in compliance with all corporate/franchise standards and local, state and national codes and regulations to protect assets, guests and team members. Responsible for maintaining and repair of the hotel’s preventative maintenance program and upkeep of the physical plant, FF&E, grounds, swimming pool, etc. as defined by the hotel’s brand standards.
We seek to hire the best. Leaders of high character and humility with genuine passion and aptitude for hospitality. People who choose to be in hospitality because they have an open and generous nature and seek to make guests happy. We are a group of people who are proud of the work we do. Caring leaders, perfectionist chefs, intelligent creatives, generous hosts, meticulous operators, inspiring teachers, tireless doers, and all-around devotees of hospitality. We create value by empowering the team. We encourage our teams to stretch their thinking, move beyond their comfort zone and achieve their full potential. By providing a platform of support service, like the best in technology, finance resources, talent development, marketing and communication support, we allow them to focus on the heart of their business – hospitality and people. We are passionate about people and attract, develop and retain the best in hospitality. We thoughtfully seek out and groom talent, both within our company and outside, by promoting from within, developing a culture of growth and learning and partnering with the local community.
At Makeready http://makereadyexperience.com/ we create independent hotel, restaurant and retail brands. Each of our brands has a distinct point of view but they all share a common purpose: to inspire deeper connections with the world around them – city by city, person by person. Every Makeready experience embraces local culture, honors past and present, and invites curious guests to delve into the detail of their surroundings.
REPORTS TO: Director of Engineering
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Interview, hire, train, recommend performance evaluations, resolve problems, provide open communication and recommend discipline and/or termination when appropriate.
Perform preventative maintenance assignments on a scheduled basis.
Respond in a courteous manner to all guest questions, complaints, and or requests to ensure strong guest satisfaction.
Communicate with hotel department heads to become aware of maintenance needs and ensure timely response to internal requests.
Service the hotel's pool, including adjusting chemicals and cleaning filters; completing maintenance request forms and record logs.
Maintain the building exterior and "curb appeal" (e.g., snow removal, lawn care, painting, and gardening).
Maintain franchise standards and follow-up on inspection deficiencies.
Coordinate compliance of service contracts.
Implements and maintains hotel’s preventative maintenance program.
Implement and maintain hotel’s room care programs
Implement and maintain engineering department minimum standards.
Assist DOE with annual Capital Plan development.
Actively participate in Safety Plan and energy improvements.
Communicate both verbally and in writing to provide clear direction to team members
Comply with attendance rules and be available to work on a regular basis.
Perform any other job-related duties as assigned.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.
REQUIRED SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Must have the ability to communicate in English.
Maintain a professional appearance and manner at all times.
Can communicate well with guests.
Must be willing to “pitch-in” and help co- workers with their job duties and be a team player.
Must be able to recognize potential safety hazards and security problems in the hotel and act upon each accordingly.
Must be willing and able to be responsive to complaints about maintenance.
About The Adolphus
The Adolphus has a deep commitment to hospitality and a focus on providing immersive experiences that are storied, iconic and authentic.
Recognized for more than a century as the iconic address for Dallas hospitality, The Adolphus offers timeless culture, vibrant and storied surroundings, imaginative and collaborative food and drink, and immersive experiences. In it's re-imagining, the 407 room downtown hotel recalls a grand European home.