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Chief Engineer


The brand new 520 room Hyatt Place New York, Times Square is seeking an experienced Chief Engineer who is responsible for maintaining the physical functionality and safety of the hotel while Ensuring that hotel guests receive hospitable and responsive service during the stay ensuring guest satisfaction and loyalty.?


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  • Lead the Engineering Team in the day-to-day engineering and maintenance operations of the hotel, including service standards, equipment schedules, and work schedules

  • Communicate with Housekeeping to coordinate and prioritize maintenance activities for Guest rooms and public areas

  • Develop systems and procedures to ensure the health and safety of Guests and Team Members, as well as the proper conditions for plants, machinery, and property

  • Communicate with Government agencies to ensure full compliance with statutory regulations

  • Prepare Capital and Repairs and Maintenance budgets for Engineering

  • Perform daily checks around the hotel

  • Conduct lift emergency release procedures as required

  • Diagnose, maintain, and repair mechanical equipment within the hotel

  • Ensure good relationships are built with internal and external customers

  • Maintenance of all hotel fixtures and fittings to ensure they are in safe condition and take action when any unsafe situations arise

  • Develop, implement, and direct all emergency programs

  • Develop, implement and manage energy conservation programs for the property to minimize

  • Perform special projects and other responsibilities as assigned

  • Identify and introduce environmentally-friendly systems and equipment

  • Monitor Key Performance Indicators for the Engineering Department and take corrective action, as required, to improve equipment inventory, quality audit, productivity, and other objectives

  • Manage all Team Member related activities, including recruitment, performance management, training, career planning, disciplinary matters, and team motivation




  • FSD Certification Mandatory. Must be capable of completing the requirements for certification of Hotel Fire Safety Director within the first 6-8 months of employment. (Classes and certifications paid by the employer)

  • HVAC experience Required

  • Additional City certifications preferred

  • Advanced knowledge of building management/engineering

  • Engineering degree or similar

  • Exposure to budgeting and basic accounting

  • Able to lift 50 lbs. Requires walking or standing to a significant degree, reaching, handling, feeling, talking, hearing, seeing.

  • Good communication skills

  • Committed to delivering a high level of customer service

  • Strong leadership skills and previous experience of managing a team

  • Excellent grooming standards

  • Flexibility to respond to a range of different work situations

  • Previous experience of facilities management

  • Proficient, at an advanced level, with computers and relevant computer programs




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* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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