Chief Engineer

Description : 
The Chief Engineer is responsible for the overall upkeep and maintenance of the hotel. 

Job Functions :
• Troubleshooting and repairing malfunctions in electrical/mechanical systems (e.g. HVAC, plumbing) and other hotel equipment. 
• Conducting ongoing room preventative maintenance program 􏰀 
• Reviewing maintenance problems, complaints and work orders to prioritize and schedule work. 
• Troubleshooting and diagnosing malfunctioning mechanical systems and equipment. 
• Inspecting property to identify potential and current needs. 
• Estimating department expenditures for budget purposes and assisting with the capital budget process. 
• Soliciting bids from contractors and evaluating their proposals. Once contractor is selected and employed, ensuring work is completed to specifications. 
• Coordinating with local health, safety, fire, and building inspectors to ensure compliance with applicable codes and regulations. 
• Performing preventive maintenance assignments on a scheduled basis. 
• Servicing the hotel’s pool, including adjusting chemicals and cleaning filters. 
• Completing maintenance logs. 
• Maintaining the building exterior if not serviced by a contractor (e.g. snow removal, lawn care, painting). 
• Supervising and scheduling of maintenance staff.