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Chief Engineer

posted May 17, 2019

Courtyard Lufkin
Lufkin, TX
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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.

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

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About This Employer

Courtyard Lufkin

2130 South 1st Street
Lufkin, TX 75901

(936) 632-0777

101 Room Hotel

www.marriott.com

Our Hotel

Located off of Highway 59, the new Courtyard by Marriott Lufkin will make any stay in Texas both productive and pleasant. Travelers enjoy a stellar location that puts the Angelina College, Ellen Trout Zoo, Museum of East Texas, Texas Forestry Museum, great restaurants and dozens of East Texas attractions at their fingertips. Guests can savor in the appealing, fresh, and easy to prepare menu options at The Bistro which provides choice, quality, and speed of service; featuring Starbucks Coffee along with evening cocktail selections. This spectacular four-story hotel features the new state of the art lobby that enables guests with greater flexibility and choices allowing them to both work and relax using our free Wi-Fi throughout the property. Guests may also easy access to the latest news and weather with the help of the GoBoard. A stay with us at the Courtyard by Marriott Lufkin will be more comfortable and enjoyable than ever before!