Chief Engineer

Location: US - NJ - East Brunswick

Mar 8, 2018
Job Details

The Chief Engineer is responsible for the successful operation and administration of the Engineering department.  The Chief Engineer must drive results through effective hiring, training, coaching, counseling, leading, motivating and empowering all the associates.  The Chief Engineer must ensure maximization of profitability by controlling expenses through timeliness of inventory and proper par inventory control as well as proper training of Maintenance technicians.  The Chief Engineer must ensure that our associates and customers are treated with the utmost respect at all times since they are the key to our success.

Responsibilities – (not limited to)
*Passion and commitment to the department at an ownership level
*Oversee and teach associates to inspire loyalty and maximize profitability
*Ensure compliance with brand standards and SOP's
*Maintain effective and open communication
*Foster teamwork
*Must possess high energy, professionalism and confidence every day and in every way
*Be a highly motivated and enthusiastic leader
*Service hotel pool within the guidelines of the health department with proper documentation
*Maintain property in accordance with fire, building and health codes
*Operation of heavy equipment
*Daily and ongoing hotel preventative maintenance program execution
*Attention to detail is a must for PM’s detail to ensure the highest quality standards
*Conduct required stand-ups and meetings with enthusiasm and commitment to success
*Train Maintenance Engineers to deliver the best product at the highest standards
*Must be capable to successfully prioritize, delegate, organize and multi-task
*Must be able to monitor monthly expenses in compliance with the budget
*Must be able to conduct daily business with integrity and be ethical at all times
*Treat guest, associates, vendors and co-workers with professionalism and respect at all times
*Must maintain a safe working environment through ongoing compliance of safety guidelines
*Ensure emergency procedures are understood by all through ongoing training and documentation
*Conduct fire drills as specified with proper documentation
*Execute annual inspections of fire extinguishers, elevators, fire equipment and all required equipment
*Execute PM’s on all hotel equipment in a timely manner to ensure safety and asset care
*Ensure all personnel certification is current with regards to brand and health department requirements
*Execute all work orders in a timely manner with follow-up when needed
*Execute Maintenance department in compliance with hotel and brand standards
*Ensure all Maintenance Engineers are trained on “Lock Out Tag Out” procedure
*Must be able to coach and counsel and provide clear and concise direction
*Be able to work under pressure and meet or beat deadlines
*Effectively create a weekly schedule that reflects the occupancy for effective cost control
*Ensure proper training of all associates on all procedures and standards
*Ensure approved uniforms are being worn at all times with nametags
*Ensure all work areas, storage areas and maintenance carts are organized and well maintained
*Timely execution of associate evaluations
*Provide a well-maintained and comfortable room for each guest every day
*Maint all property vans to ensure the safety of our associates and guest
*Provide well-maintained meeting areas, public areas and back of the house
*Proactively monitor guest satisfaction and effectively increase scores in each area
*Interact positively with customers and take action to resolve issues to maintain high guest satisfaction
*Operate department in accordance with OSHA standards
*Comply with attendance rules and be available to work on a regular basis
*Perform other tasks that are deemed necessary to the success of the company, the hotel and the associates


Experience in hotel engineering.

Available to work on weekends and holidays.

Experienced within the Hilton Brand

Additional Details
Applicants who do not already have legal permission to work in the United States will not be considered.