Maintenance Engineer Salary
- Assure the overall success of the hotel by meeting or exceeding the guest expectation for working order of mechanical systems. The Chief Engineer must maintain a safe and working environment throughout the hotel for all associates, enforce safety guidelines and build awareness about safety. Manage the physical operations of the hotel to ensure the total comfort and satisfaction of hotel guests.
- -Check and perform major repairs to refrigeration, heating, ventilation and air conditioning plumbing, water treatment, and electrical systems.
- -Communicate with hotel department heads to become aware of maintenance needs and ensures timely response to requests, e.g., Housekeeping Department for laundry/housekeeping equipment and room repairs, Food and Beverage Department for kitchen equipment, Guest Services Department for various guest concerns.
- -Work with corporate product managers, engineers and outside architects to discuss renovations and new construction; contact contractors for bids and meet with construction supervisors to discuss phases of construction to ensure timely completion within budget and provide future maintenance.
- -Ensure the execution of the hotel’s preventive maintenance program .
- -Maintain standards of product quality for all areas of the hotel as outlined in the HIW standards manual and reports deficiencies to the General Manager.
- -Hire, train, and provide career development for all maintenance personnel; conduct performance evaluations and provide feedback to employees; may include dealings with trade unions.
- -Serve as member of Executive Committee/Management Team, Manager on Duty (when required) and works with other management personnel to establish hotel service standards to achieve maximum profitability and efficiency.
- Education/Experience: Two years of college or vocational training in electrical or mechanical engineering or plumbing and a minimum of three years experience in a building maintenance department, including one year in a supervisory capacity.
- Certification: Journeyman’s accomplishment in one of the trades.
- Specialized technical crafts: electrical, HVAC, plumbing, etc.
- Ability to train and lead others.
- Able to understand and follow verbal/written instructions, communicate both verbally and in writing, utilize analytical thought processes, understand verbal/written technical and mechanical instruction, and be highly organized.
- Communicate effectively and courteously with employees, guests and contractors in writing, via telephone and in person.
- Able to lift 75lbs. throughout an 8-hour shift.