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Chief Engineer

Summary
Chief Engineer
Salary $70000 - $80000 / Year
Plus Commission
Schedule Full Time
Experience Minimum 1 year of experience
Location 1900 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC 20009, USA

Chief Engineer


Description

  SUMMARY DESCRIPTION:

 The Chief Engineer supervises the operation, maintenance, and repair of hotel facilities, equipment, and tools. This involves overseeing and managing engineering staff, and may include a mix of both office work and property maintenance work.

 ESSENTIAL DUTIES

 

  • Supervising the maintenance team’s day-to-day operations
  • Overseeing the installation and maintenance of equipment
  • Planning, scheduling, and prioritizing maintenance team operations
  • Ensuring that guests receive prompt, professional, and courteous service
  • Ensuring that the function and appearance of all hotel facilities and amenities meet standards
  • Reporting major repairs and items which cannot be repaired immediately to management
  • Preparing reports on maintenance topics for management
  • Performing regular property, equipment, and facilities inspections
  • Coordinating responses to maintenance related inquires and issues
  • Other duties as requested by management or ownership

 

RESONSIBILITIES AND AUTHORITIES:

 

·       Ensuring the smooth daily operation of the hotel

·       Ensuring the proper functioning of all safety systems

·       Directing and supervising general repairs and preventive maintenance  

·       Maintaining accurate and adequate maintenance and safety records.

·       Thinking quickly and act appropriately in high-pressure and emergency situations.

·       Taking responsibility for the cleanliness and safety of property and equipment rooms

·       Developing and implementing maintenance and emergency policies and protocols

·       Supervising, training, and developing maintenance staff

 

REQUIREMENTS:

 

Education:      High school diploma or equivalent required

Associate’s degree in Building Maintenance, Technology, or a related field preferred

                        Previous hotel experience preferred..

 

Knowledge:    Must have a minimum of 3 years hands-on experience working on minor electrical, plumbing, mechanical and HVAC repairs.

Ability to read, speak and write the English language in order to communicate with

guests and other hotel employees, fully comprehend job assignments.

 

 

Skills:             Basic mechanical aptitude for operation and repair of hotel equipment.

Skill in the use of related tools (including hand and electric tools).

 

Licenses:        Boiler license (stationary engineer license) preferred

                        Certified Maintenance Professional (CMP) certification preferred

 

Physical:        Must be able be able to stand for long periods of time

                        May also be required to climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.

                        Position may also require regular lifting of up to 50 pounds.

Ability to push, pull, grasp, lift or carry supplies, equipment or tools weighting up to 100 pounds occasionally.

 

Other:             Ability to obtain and/or maintain any government required licenses, certificates or permits.

Due to the cyclical nature of the hospitality industry, engineering staff may be required to work varying schedules to reflect the business needs of the hotel.

Must be able to comply with strict deadlines.

 

 

 

 

This job specification should not be construed to imply that these requirements are the exclusive standards of the position. Incumbents will follow any other instructions, and perform and other related duties, as may be required by their supervisor.

 

  SUMMARY DESCRIPTION:

 The Chief Engineer supervises the operation, maintenance, and repair of hotel facilities, equipment, and tools. This involves overseeing and managing engineering staff, and may include a mix of both office work and property maintenance work.

 ESSENTIAL DUTIES

 

  • Supervising the maintenance team’s day-to-day operations
  • Overseeing the installation and maintenance of equipment
  • Planning, scheduling, and prioritizing maintenance team operations
  • Ensuring that guests receive prompt, professional, and courteous service
  • Ensuring that the function and appearance of all hotel facilities and amenities meet standards
  • Reporting major repairs and items which cannot be repaired immediately to management
  • Preparing reports on maintenance topics for management
  • Performing regular property, equipment, and facilities inspections
  • Coordinating responses to maintenance related inquires and issues
  • Other duties as requested by management or ownership

 

RESONSIBILITIES AND AUTHORITIES:

 

·       Ensuring the smooth daily operation of the hotel

·       Ensuring the proper functioning of all safety systems

·       Directing and supervising general repairs and preventive maintenance  

·       Maintaining accurate and adequate maintenance and safety records.

·       Thinking quickly and act appropriately in high-pressure and emergency situations.

·       Taking responsibility for the cleanliness and safety of property and equipment rooms

·       Developing and implementing maintenance and emergency policies and protocols

·       Supervising, training, and developing maintenance staff

 

REQUIREMENTS:

 

Education:      High school diploma or equivalent required

Associate’s degree in Building Maintenance, Technology, or a related field preferred

                        Previous hotel experience preferred..

 

Knowledge:    Must have a minimum of 3 years hands-on experience working on minor electrical, plumbing, mechanical and HVAC repairs.

Ability to read, speak and write the English language in order to communicate with

guests and other hotel employees, fully comprehend job assignments.

 

 

Skills:             Basic mechanical aptitude for operation and repair of hotel equipment.

Skill in the use of related tools (including hand and electric tools).

 

Licenses:        Boiler license (stationary engineer license) preferred

                        Certified Maintenance Professional (CMP) certification preferred

 

Physical:        Must be able be able to stand for long periods of time

                        May also be required to climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.

                        Position may also require regular lifting of up to 50 pounds.

Ability to push, pull, grasp, lift or carry supplies, equipment or tools weighting up to 100 pounds occasionally.

 

Other:             Ability to obtain and/or maintain any government required licenses, certificates or permits.

Due to the cyclical nature of the hospitality industry, engineering staff may be required to work varying schedules to reflect the business needs of the hotel.

Must be able to comply with strict deadlines.

 

 

 

 

This job specification should not be construed to imply that these requirements are the exclusive standards of the position. Incumbents will follow any other instructions, and perform and other related duties, as may be required by their supervisor.

 


Details
Salary $70000 - $80000 / Year
Plus Commission
Schedule Full Time
Experience Minimum 1 year of experience
Location 1900 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC 20009, USA

Skills
Building Maintenance
HVAC certification
Plumbing General Knowledge
Boiler Certification
Fire Life & Safety
By applying you confirm you have these skills.

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1900 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC 20009, USA