Chief Engineer

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Engineering



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Overview

The ultimate mission of the Chief Engineer will be to lead the Engineering team to drive our guests’ satisfaction by exceeding their expectations. The position is primarily responsible for maintaining the building, grounds and mechanical equipment with particular attention towards safety, security and asset protection. In addition, the role is accountable for vendor oversight, departmental budget, and overall property preventative maintenance programs.

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for all Engineering employees including hiring, training, scheduling, and evaluations
  • Conducting walk-throughs and assessing the safe and efficient maintenance and operation of the physical structure of the hotel, all mechanical, electrical, HVAC systems and any other related equipment
  • Ensure that all projects, routine maintenance, repairs, and replacement projects are completed in a timely fashion and according to brand standard and all applicable build codes
  • Obtain and present cost effective proposals for maintaining or repairing all systems throughout the hotel
  • Perform guest response and preventive maintenance work orders as necessary
  • Schedule work in accordance with preventive maintenance program in rooms and public space with all other departments to ensure limited guest impact
  • Ensure that all Life Safety equipment and systems are inspected, tested and certified per code and any applicable brand standards
  • Assessing critical situations (fire, natural disasters, major mechanical malfunctions, etc) and facilitating an immediate and appropriate response
  • Maintaining effective preventative maintenance and work order programs through the utilization of electronic systems (Quore, PM Works, or brand specific programs)
  • Organize materials, tools and equipment to perform daily assignments
  • Maintain cleanliness and organization of the work area at all times
  • Maintain the proper use, cleaning, maintenance, and storage of all tools
  • Handle chemicals for designated uses/surfaces in accordance with Safety Data Sheets
  • Ensure key security program is in place and adhered to
  • Ensuring property grounds are maintained
  • Qualifications

  • High school diploma or GED and 3 years of experience in the area of maintenance
  • Hospitality experience is preferred
  • Basic Computer skills required to include processing emails, basic spreadsheet manipulation, and database/systems navigation including familiarity with Microsoft Office (Outlook, Excel, and Word)
  • Must have knowledge of: Methods, and materials used in general building maintenance, carpentry, plumbing, building and electrical units and HVAC
  • Must possess or have the ability to obtain a certified pool operator license
  • * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.


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