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Chief Engineer
Property Name
Smyth
Job Title
Chief Engineer
Location
New York-New York City
Company Name
City
New York
Work Permit
Applicants who do not already have legal permission to work in the United States will not be considered.
Management Position
Yes
Bonus Pay
No
Accommodation
No
Industry
Hotel/Resort
Position Categories
Engineering/Maintenance/Grounds

Inspired Careers

Our ability to create exceptional experiences comes from an equally exceptional place - the hearts and minds of our team members. And regardless of whether our candidates have already built successful hotel careers, or join us from comparable boutique hotel jobs, we know our most successful team members are those who are ready to be their best authentic selves.

Job Description


Job OverviewThis position leads the engineering department and is responsible for all of the maintenance, repair, and operation of equipment and systems of the property. Also responsible for the landscaping, life safety and security of the occupants, environmental initiatives, and maintaining the operation's vehicles and controlling the property's parking areas.Essential Functions
  • Maintain the hotel facility and related equipment in a safe and efficient manner
  • Manage adequate inventory of parts, supplies, tools and material for the department
  • Must be able to respond to emergency situations, such as fire alarms, and other life-safety situations
  • Maintain a working knowledge of all federal, state, local laws, codes, and regulations
  • Conducts walk-through and visually assesses the safe and efficient maintenance and operation of the physical structures of the property, all mechanical, electrical, HVAC systems and any other related equipment
  • Verifies completion of all routine maintenance on public spaces, meeting rooms, outlets, back of the house spaces and grounds. Verifies completion of all repairs, replacement, and renovation projects to offices and employee work areas
  • Assure proper certification of all employee mechanics and technicians, as required
  • Negotiate, prepare, and administer agreements and contracts with consultants and contractors
  • Produce annual operating budget for payroll, expenses, utilities, and capital improvements
  • Direct ADA compliance efforts of the property

Job Requirements


  • Minimum three years of leadership experience in the facilities management of related properties or other comparable business
  • Proven track record in managing an efficient work force focusing on preventative maintenance of the asset's public areas, guestrooms, and physical property
  • Experience in organizing, implementing, and maintaining a preventative maintenance tracking system and work order system
  • Experience in coordinating and managing hospitality capital improvement projects (i.e. public areas and guestrooms renovations, FF&E repair and reupholstering, FF&E procurement, site and building maintenance and upgrades)
  • A firm understanding of Federal, State and local codes as they apply to these fields
  • Must have extensive working knowledge of building systems to include but not limited to; HVAC, electrical, plumbing, refrigeration, roofs, building finishes, mechanical operations, energy management and Preventative Maintenance Programs
  • Strong mathematical skills to complete reports, financial statements and forecasting.
  • Must have a valid Driver’s License