Hotel Chief Maintenance Engineer
To commensurate with experience
The Chief Mechanical Engineer (CME) is responsible for fulfilling the technical aspects of the maintenance contract, ensuring that facilities are well maintained and operable, and for managing the maintenance staff under her/his supervision.. Assigns and schedules work, answers questions, and serves as primary quality control inspector. The CME may spend up to 80% of her/his time performing work orders as required. Interfaces with subcontractors on all requisitioned work assignments to achieve full contract compliance.
Duties and responsibilities
- Reviews job requests and work orders daily to determine work load priorities. Assigns work to staff and monitors progress towards completion.
- Performs corrective and preventive maintenance activities on systems to provide continuous performance of HVAC, electricity, gas, life safety, security, pool, and other systems required for operations.
- Performs routine facility inspections for conformance with operational and safety requirements and standards.
- Performs general trades work in facility as required.
- Requisitions tools, equipment, and supplies required for operations.
- Informs and confers with General Manager to resolve facility problems and personnel issues.
- Keeps guests and Hotel Management informed of the progress and status of all open work orders, projects, staff attendance, and other activities to help ensure adequate use of resources and timely completion of work orders in a cost effective manner.
- Ability to budget both time and funds to complete projects and duties assigned.
- Becomes familiar and ensures compliance with OSHA regulations and standards.
- Interacts professionally with the public, vendors and staff; maintains effective working relationships and works in cooperation with the site management team to effectively meet agency and Hotel objectives.
- Responds to all emergencies as requested in compliance with contract requirements.
- Prepares records, reports, and other documentation related to work performed in an accurate and timely manner.
- Must respond to after-hours emergency calls.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
- Takes pride in appearance as a guest facing representative of hotel staff
Directly supervises employees. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with Hotel Facility Management policies and all applicable laws. Responsibilities include planning, assigning and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; providing both positive and corrective reinforcement; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
- Applicants must have a high school diploma or equivalent GED.
- Must have a minimum of six years of related commercial experience.
- Must be able to read blueprints and as-built drawings.
- Must be a team player, have strong work ethic, positive attitude, and desire to succeed while representing our firm with the best possible service to our clients.
- Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug test and extensive criminal background checks.
- Must be computer literate.
- Must have a sense of urgency
- Must take pride in work and produce both effective and visually attractive work.
This job requires occasional sitting; regular standing, use of hands and arms to feel and reach; regular walking climbing, balancing, stooping kneeling, crouching, talking, and hearing.
Palmer Gosnell Hospitality Management offers a competitive salary and benefits to include medical, dental, vision; paid time off; and 401k. Potential for quarterly bonuses.
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $18.00 - $24.00 per hour
- 401(k) matching
- Dental insurance
- Employee discount
- Flexible schedule
- Flexible spending account
- Health insurance
- Life insurance
- Paid time off
- Vision insurance
- 8 hour shift
- Day shift
- Night shift
- On call
Keeping our hotel and employees safe as possible with the Hilton Clean Stay Initiative, practicing social distancing, wearing masks and gloves.
- Maintenance: 6 years (Preferred)