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Chief Engineer

Yonkers, NY

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Chief Engineer
Hampton Inn & Suites
Company Description

Are you interested in joining one of the largest and fastest growing hotel companies in the Northeast United States? Do you want to join an organization that recognizes your contributions and hard work? Do you want to be part of a company where you have the ability to develop and grow your career? If so, then look no further than Colwen Hotels!
At Colwen Hotels, we are on the lookout to engage the best and brightest hospitality professionals in the industry to join our incredibly service-driven and focused team. Our award-winning properties are made up of passionate, dedicated and energetic individuals who provide exceptional service to both our guests and their fellow associates. We approach each and every day with a “can do” attitude and what we like to call “stick-to-itiveness” that provides a level of service that creates memorable experiences for our guests. Equally as important, Colwen Hotels is committed to sustainability, responsibility and stewardship in the communities where we work and grow.
Colwen Hotels is part of a fully integrated organization that designs, builds, owns and manages branded and independent hotels in markets across the Northeast. With more than twenty operating hotels and nearly twenty more in various stages of construction and development, it is a very exciting time to join our team!
Job Description

The Hampton Inn & Suites Yonkers is seeking a friendly and detail orientated Chief Engineer. In addition to overseeing the engineering day to day operation of the hotel, the candidate will also be responsible for consistently delivering results that contribute to the mission and overall success of the hotel by accomplishing performance objectives focused on business revenues, guest and associate satisfaction.
Trouble shoot and repair malfunctions in
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
Interview, hire and train technicians I and II
Participate in performance management activities
Conduct ongoing room preventative maintenance program (see maintenance manual for system specifics
Review maintenance problems, complaints and work order to prioritize and scheduled work
Troubleshoot and diagnose malfunctioning equipment and mechanical systems
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
Ensure work with selected contractors is complete to specifications
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
Maintain building exterior not serviced by contractor (e.g. snow removal, lawn care, painting)

Previous hotel engineering experience preferred
Proficient in English language.
1-2 years of management experience
Familiar with common computer software programs(e.g. Microsoft office)
Must be willing to work holidays (all hotels are 24/7)
May require overnight stays
Some work in office
Must be willing to work odd hours
Additional Information

Colwen Hotels offers a comprehensive rewards and compensation package for eligible associates that includes:
Opportunities for advancement and career growth
Warm and supportive work environment
Competitive Wages
Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
Company-funded Health Reimbursement Account
Flex Spending Account
Voluntary Life Insurance
Short Term and Long Term Disability
401(k) retirement plan with Employer Match
Paid Time off Programs
Holiday Pay
Jury Duty Leave and Bereavement Leave
Hotel Discounts
Colwen Hotels is an equal opportunity employer. EOE M/F/D/V

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