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HVAC Engineer

Posted June 30, 2020

Hilton Houston Plaza/Medical Center
Houston, TX

About This Job

Job Summary

An HVAC Engineer is accountable for the smooth operation and functioning of all heating ventilating and air conditioning systems in the hotel as well as assists with the operation maintenance service and repair of equipment as assigned. He/she is also responsible for participating in the preventative maintenance program handling guest requests and other work orders as assigned. He/she is also responsible for performing the job in a safe and efficient manner and performing trade jobs such as carpentry painting plumbing etc. May require driving shuttle van when needed (property specific). 



  • High school diploma required. 
  • EPA Universal license is required.
  • While a high school diploma is adequate for an apprenticeship program with a seasoned HVAC mechanism in refrigeration or heating shop for a 2-3 year training a diploma in HVAC (Heating ventilation air conditioning) for a community college or vocational school is preferred.
  • Experience in a hotel or a related field preferred.
  • Licensed in a trade preferred (plumbing electrical HVAC carpentry etc.).
  • Must have a valid driver’s license for the applicable state.
  • Must have an acceptable MVR (Motor Vehicle Driving Record) property specific.


  • Able to troubleshoot repair and provide preventative maintenance in ice machines walk/reach-ins split systems package units and all other HVAC related equipment.
  • Capable in repairs and preventative maintenance on commercial kitchen equipment.
  • Assist with the operation maintenance and repair of equipment.
  • Change out light bulbs; perform preventative maintenance for guest rooms to include: vinyl repair touch up paint minor furniture repair tub caulking tile repairs etc.
  • Perform preventative maintenance for ice machines refrigerators kitchen equipment laundry equipment HVAC guestrooms meeting rooms the swimming pool and hot tub.
  • Perform plumbing repair laundry equipment repair preventative maintenance on all exhaust fans and supply; monitor energy conservation; repair vacuum cleaners and any other small equipment upon request.
  • Immediately follow up on any alarms to determine the exact location and cause - determine emergency status and report to the Front Desk with findings.
  • Perform other tasks/jobs as assigned by the supervisor or manager.

About this Employer

Hilton Houston Plaza/Medical Center

6633 Travis Street
Houston, TX 77030

(713) 313-4000

225 Room Hotel

At A Glance

Hilton Houston Plaza/Medical Center places you at the heart of the Texas Medical Center – the largest medical facility in the world, with more than 50 institutions spanning over 1000 acres. With a complimentary shuttle service to transport you around the extensive medical center complex and spacious suites providing additional space, our stylish hotel is the ideal choice for extended stays.

  • Situated in the heart of Texas Medical Center, only a block from world-class medical facilities
  • Complimentary hotel shuttle to and from Medical Center buildings and Rice University
  • 15 minutes from William P. Hobby Airport and 40 minutes from George Bush Intercontinental Airport
  • 7,500 sq. ft. of meeting and event space for up to 450 guests