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Chief Engineer
Newport Hotel Group, New York, NY 

We are seeking an experienced and detail orientated Chief Engineer to join our team. In this role you will lead the maintenance team in the day to day efforts of maintaining the hotel property. Ideal candidate will be well organized and possess working knowledge of electrical, plumbing, HVAC, and maintaining safety standards and requirements. The primary goal of this position is to ensure the hotel is safe and functional for our associates and guests.


Chief Engineer Responsibilities

  • The Chief Engineer will oversee and participate in day to day operation/maintenance of assigned hotel
  • Trouble shoot and repair malfunctions in electrical/mechanical systems (e.g. HVAC, plumbing) and other hotel equipment as needed
  • Oversee day to day activities of maintenance technicians
  • Follow OSHA Guidelines to ensure safe working environment (lock-out, tag- out, maintain MSDS sheets etc.)
  • Supervise and schedule maintenance staff
  • The Chief Engineer will interview, hire and train maintenance staff
  • Participate in performance management activities
  • Conduct ongoing room preventative maintenance program 
  • Review maintenance problems, complaints and work order to prioritize and scheduled work
  • Troubleshoot and diagnose malfunctioning equipment and mechanical systems
  • The Chief Engineer will inspect property to identify potential and current needs
  • Estimate department expenditures for budget purposes and assist with capital budget process
  • Solicit contractor bids and evaluate proposals
  • Ensure signed vendor agreement and Certificate of Insurance (COI) or in place prior to commencement of work
  • The Chief Engineer will coordinate with local health, safety, fire and building inspectors to ensure compliance with applicable codes and regulations
  • Perform preventative maintenance assignments on a scheduled and as needed basis
  • Service hotel pool to include adjusting chemical levels and cleaning filters (not all inclusive)
  • Complete maintenance logs as required
  • The Chief Engineer will maintain building exterior not serviced by contractor (e.g. snow removal, lawn care, painting)
  • Perform other duties as assigned


Job Requirements

 Chief Engineer Qualifications

  • Previous hotel engineering experience preferred
  • Strong leader of people
  • Chief Engineer candidates mush have excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Working knowledge of kitchen equipment/refrigeration preferred
  • Working knowledge of fire protection and life safety systems
  • Reliable with the ability to multi-task and work under pressure
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Chief Engineer candidates mush have 1-2 years of management experience
  • Familiar with common computer software programs (e.g. Microsoft office)
  • Must be willing to work rotational work schedule, including weekends and holiday (odd hours)

Job Details

Mid level
Full-time

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