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Chief Engineer

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Property Name:
Holiday Inn Suites Farmington Hills - Detroit
Job Title: 
Chief Engineer
Company Name: 
Farmington Hills
Work Permit: 
Applicants who do not already have legal permission to work in the United States will not be considered.
Management  Position: 
Bonus Pay: 

Welcome to Crescent Hotels & Resorts, a premier hotel management and ownership group. Crescent seeks energetic, innovative individuals who have a desire to work in a results-driven environment. Our success is the direct result of everyone working together toward a common goal: To deliver exceptional service to our valued guests and provide a high quality work environment for our associates.

Strong core values related to customer service and associate satisfaction account for the continued success of our company. We are more than just a collection of hotels, we are a progressive company determined to be the employer of choice in the hospitality industry. We are pleased that you have chosen to learn more about our growing organization and are confident that Crescent will provide you with a very rewarding career.


Supervise the implementation of all property and equipment preventive maintenance and repairs, monitor life safety systems and utilities and administer the department in compliance with all corporatefranchise standards and local, state and national codes and regulations to protect assets, guests and associates. Responsible for the preventative maintenance and repair of the hotels mechanicalelectrical systems and equipment, and for the general maintenance and upkeep of the physical plant, FFE, grounds, swimming pool, etc. as defined by Crescent and brand standards.


1.Interview, hire, train, recommend performance evaluations, resolve problems, provide open communication and recommend discipline andor termination when appropriate.

2.Troubleshoot and repair malfunctions in mechanical or electrical systems (e.g., HVAC, plumbing) and other equipment throughout the hotel.

3.Perform preventative maintenance assignments on a scheduled basis.

4.Respond in a courteous manner to all guest questions, complaints, and or requests to ensure strong guest satisfaction.

5.Communicate with hotel department heads to become aware of maintenance needs and ensure timely response to internal requests.

6.Service the hotels pool, including adjusting chemicals and cleaning filters completing maintenance request forms and record logs.

7.Maintain the building exterior and curb appeal (e.g., snow removal, lawn care, painting, and gardening).

8.Maintain franchise standards and follow-up on inspection deficiencies.

9.Coordinate compliance of service contracts.

10.Implements and maintains Crescents preventative maintenance program.

11.Implement and maintain Crescents room care programs.

12.Implement and maintain Crescents engineering department minimum standards.

13.Assist General Manager with annual Capital Plan development.

14.Actively participate in Crescents Safety Plan and energy improvements.

15.Communicate both verbally and in writing to provide clear direction to staff.

16.Comply with attendance rules and be available to work on a regular basis.

17.Perform any other job related duties as assigned.

3 years experience in engineering preferred
Experience in a leadershipsupervisory role preferred


This description excludes non-essential and marginal functions of the position that are incidental to the performance of the fundamental job duties. Furthermore, the specific examples in each section are not intended to be all-inclusive. Rather, they represent the typical elements and criteria considered necessary to perform the job successfully. Other job-related duties may be assigned by the associates supervisor.

Furthermore, this description is subject to change, in the sole discretion of the Company, and in no way creates an employment contract, implied or otherwise each associate remains, at all times, an at will associate.

Holiday Inn and its divisions are committed to expanding access to employment for people with disabilities and disabled veterans. If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, and your disability prevents you from applying through our website, please advise what reasonable accommodation Holiday Inn can provide to assist you in applying for one of our open positions. You may contact us by sending an email to referencing the open position for which you are applying.

Reasonable accommodations are considered on a case-by-case basis.

Please note that only those inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation for applying for a specific posted position will be responded to. Requests will be kept confidential and shared strictly on a need-to-know basis only.

Holiday Inn is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage minorities, women, veterans and disabled individuals to apply.

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