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Area Chief Engineer

at HCareers

Posted: 10/16/2020
Job Reference #: 9447_1539190
Keywords: electrical

Job Description

Murfreesboro Embassy Suites

Job Description


Telecommute: No

Bonus Eligible: Yes

Direct Reports: Yes

Reports To: General Manager

Equipment: Cell Phone allowance

Primary Purpose:

The primary purpose of the Area Chief Engineer is to manage the engineering departments and supervise maintenance operations for the hotels within their area while proactively managing business needs and potential risks to property, associates and guests.

Work Performed:

The Area Chief Engineer will be tasked with the following duties, responsibilities, and assignments:

    - Leading and developing a diverse and effective team that is qualified and capable of leading the engineering functions of the properties ;
    - Maintaining an adequate inventory of parts and supplies;
    - Troubleshooting and repairing malfunctions in mechanical and electrical systems and other equipment throughout the hotel;
    - Managing and collaborating in the development of the engineering and c apital budget, which at times involves strategic agility and sound planning capability;
    - Leading, developing and training the hotel engineering team in accordance with Atrium Core Values ;
    - Creating work schedules, managing and measuring department productivity;
    - Overseeing preventative maintenance assignments and the execution of Capital projects in partnership with the Atrium Capital team;
    - Maintaining Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS), Lock Out/Tag Out procedures and all relevant Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) standards;
    - Tracking guest room requests for servicing and ensuring completion;
    - Being the head of the loss prevention and risk management programs. Managing the hotel s loss prevention committees and ensuring all life safety systems are code compliant with the brand and the authority having jurisdiction (i.e. Fire Marshall, Building Inspector, etc.); and
    - Any and all other work as required to complete the primary purpose of the position


Required Prior Experience:

7 + years of progressive engineering experience

Working k nowledge of facilities regulations and safety standards ( i.e. OSHA, EPA, ADA, CFC, NFPA)

Prior responsibility for a department budget with a fundamental understanding of a P&L statement, labor costs and other R&M expenses

Experience in managing utilities and energy systems

Understanding of capital planning and replacement cycles

Preferred Prior Experience:

Experience maintaining with commercial laundry and kitchen equipment.

Prior multi-site responsibility

Prior hotel experience

Required Education:

Prior knowledge of and experience in mechanical, electrical , HVAC, plumbing and general building construction

Preferred Education:

Bachelor's degree

Preferred Licenses/ Certification:

Certifications in mechanical, electrical, plumbing, HVAC

Required Technology:

Knowledge of computer equipment, basic telephony and IT background.

Ability to use web-based applications for ordering, scheduling, CMMS systems experience.

Preferred Technology:


Required Travel:

Between properties within area


Ability to work a flexible schedule to include evenings, weekends and holidays. good communication and writing skills

Interpersonal Skills



Makes good decisions (without considering how much time it takes) based upon a mixture of analysis, wisdom, experience, and judgement; most of his/her solutions and suggestions turn out to be correct and accurate when judged over time; sought out by others for advice and solutions.


Uses rigorous logic and methods to solve difficult problems with effective solutions; problems all fruitful sources for answers; can see hidden problems; is excellent at honest analysis; looks beyond the obvious and doesn't stop at the first answers.


Pursues everything with energy, drive, and a need to finish; seldom gives up before finishing, especially in the face of resistance or setbacks.

In addition to competitive compensation packages, Atrium Hospitality offers competitive benefits packages; 401k; tuition reimbursement; commissions for referred and booked hotel business; as well as discounted rates at any of our hotels for associates, their immediate family members and friends. Our associates and leaders are driven everyday to make Atrium Hospitality a great place to work and grow. Come grow with us!

EOE, including disability/vets

Empleador con igualdad de oportunidades, incluidos personas con discapacidad y veteranos

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