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Chief Engineer

posted October 12, 2019

Hotel Milo Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA
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About This Job

Opportunity:  Chief Engineer

Manage general and preventative maintenance functions to ensure guest service and sustainability standards are achieved and maintained throughout the hotel structure.   

Potential Career Path

Area Chief Engineer – Regional Director of Engineering

Essential Job Functions

  • Interview, select, train, schedule, coach, and support associates, ensuring they perform in accordance with established brand or hotel standards and consistent with HHM core values. 
  • Conduct room inspections and identify repair needs.
  • Manage and coordinate bids, quotes and contracts for 3rd party vendors.
  • Oversee small projects, or PIPS, and manage and report on the work progress.   
  • Install or repair sheet rock and other wall coverings.
  • Paint designated areas and items.
  • Install and replace basic electrical fixtures.  Replace light switches, receptacles, light bulbs, and fixtures.
  • Install, replace, and program televisions.
  • Perform minor plumbing functions.
  • Replace and repair heating and cooling pumps as well as preventative maintenance on units.                   
  • Troubleshoot and repair kitchen equipment.
  • Perform preventative maintenance on a scheduled basis and complete work orders as necessary; keep accurate records of PM’s on all rooms and equipment.
  • Maintain the building exterior and “curb appeal” of entire hotel grounds
  • Refurbish, paint and finish furniture and fixtures as needed.
  • Test, examine, and maintain hotel’s life safety systems to ensure they are 100% operational at all times.
  • Maintain repair and preventive maintenance records and coordinate compliance of service contracts.
  • Perform and maintain work to local, state and Federal codes.
  • Be aware of guest satisfaction scores and work toward increasing departmental and overall guest satisfaction.
  • Follow sustainability guidelines and practices related to HHM’s EarthView program.
  • Practice safe work habits, wear protective safety equipment and follow MSDS and OSHA standards.
  • Perform other duties as requested by management.

Position Requirements

  • High School diploma and/or trade school course work in related field preferred.
  • Previous supervisory engineer/maintenance experience required or equivalent training.
  • Certifications may be required.
  • HVAC certification is required. 

Work Environment and Context

  • Work schedule varies and may include working on holidays and weekends or alternate shifts.
  • Requires standing for extended periods, walking, pushing, lifting up to 50 pounds, bending and reaching, climbing, stooping, kneeling or crouching.

What We Believe

People Are Our Capability – Hearts That Serve – Only Excellence – Stay Nimble - Own It

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About This Employer

Hotel Milo Santa Barbara

202 West Cabrillo Boulevard
Santa Barbara, CA 93101

(866) 547-3070

122 Room Hotel

hotelmilosantabarbara.com

Our Hotel

Hotel Milo, invites visitors to breathe in fresh Pacific air and revel in perpetual summers that stretch from beaches to mountains to vineyards. Blending contemporary beach-chic décor and classic Spanish Colonial architecture, Hotel Milo features vibrant beachy accommodations and beautiful pools and gardens that celebrate the California surf and sun.

Hotel Milo is the consummate host with a wealth of local knowledge for discovering Santa Barbara. A region of extraordinary natural beauty combined with a sophisticated but friendly small-town vibe, Santa Barbara presents a sliver of paradise that has inspired countless foodies, artists and surfers alike. 

Guests can hop on a Hotel Milo beach cruiser bike for a short ride to the wharf or watch the sunset from their paddleboard. When guests return to Hotel Milo we invite them to unwind in its lush gardens and refreshing pools. Guests will rest easy knowing this has been one of life’s most memorable experiences.