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Assistant Chief Engineer
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One Orms Street
(401) 553-0411
(401) 553-0404
Assistant Chief Engineer

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Creating "heart connections" with customers, associates and owners is the foundation for success at Meyer Jabara Hotels. Whether a seasoned hotel professional or just beginning a career in hospitality, experience, dedication to customer service and a spirit to serve form the cornerstone of a future with Meyer Jabara Hotels.

Position Summary:

To assist the Chief Engineer in the operation of the engineering department.  Assume full responsibility for the department in the absence of the Chief Engineer.


Essential Functions:

  • Attendance as scheduled is required.
  • Adhere to all Marriott and Meyer Jabara Hotel policies and procedures.
  • Maintain all major equipment and systems in the Hotel.
  • Administer all preventative maintenance programs.
  • Assist the Chief Engineer in the training of all personnel.
  • Insure guest satisfaction to the best of your ability.
  • Support the Quality Improvement Process.
  • Follow and teach safe working practices.
  • Be familiar with all the duties and responsibilities of the Chief Engineer.
  • Maintain all major electrical and mechanical equipment, especially the


HVAC and refrigeration units.

  • Maintain the files and logs kept in the Engineering department.
  • Assist the Chief Engineer in controlling inventory and expenditures.
  • Effectively manage the Perfect Rooms Team program.
  • Have a working knowledge of all Marriott and Meyer Jabara Hotel standard operating procedures.
  • Coordinate with all department heads on support required from the engineering department.
  • Actively participate in the Hotel Theme and Journey programs.
  • Correct or report any potentially unsafe situation to the Chief Engineer.
  • Always maintain a positive attitude towards guests and employees.


  • A minimum of two years of college or equivalent in mechanical, electrical and technical disciplines.
  • Four years training in HVAC, refrigeration and be certified as Universal”.
  • Minimum of two years hotel maintenance preferred.



  • Qualified in HVAC and refrigeration maintenance.
  • Working knowledge of electricity, plumbing, carpentry, and painting.
  • Self-starting, even tempered personality with the ability to get along with others and function under pressure.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Required to work flexible shifts, weekends and holidays.
  • Ability to satisfy guest needs.
  • Must be able to meet standards of appearance.
  • Must have reliable transportation to and from work.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license.


Physical Job Requirements:

  • Frequent lifting, pushing, pulling and carrying required to inspect and repair
  • Frequent bending and kneeling required to inspect and repair
  • 100% mobility required to quickly reach all areas of hotel in emergency situations
  • Frequent standing and climbing of stairs and ladders
  • Frequent need to drive company truck to get equipment and supplies