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Chief Engineer

Posted October 11, 2020

AC Hotel By Marriott Orlando Opening 2020
Orlando, FL

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Job Description

Overview: A Kolter Hospitality Chief Engineer delivers service excellence and maintains a positive guest experience by maintaining the overall operation of the maintenance department. This position is responsible for supervision of hotel maintenance including preventative maintenance and equipment repairs.

Performance Expectations: 

  1. Inspect and monitor the building, equipment and grounds to determine maintenance and preventative maintenance requirements.
  2. Responds and resolve engineering service requests in courteous, efficient manner.
  3. Develops work procedures and assigns staff to ensure the best service and productivity.
  4. Prepare and submit cost estimates and repair options including, suggestions as to feasibility, logical solution and actual needs of a departmental maintenance request.
  5. Contacts contractors or craftsmen for bid proposals.
  6. Hire and Train all maintenance engineers
  7. Monitor payroll and productivity of department to meet forecast and budget
  8. Keep a pulse on purchase requests, expenses and utility consumption.
  9. Contacts vendors, suppliers and equipment technical support departments to ensure best prices, quality and warranties for purchases made.
  10. Keeps records of work accomplished, operating statistics, costs, utilities and preventative maintenance.
  11. Directs all emergency programs including equipment maintenance, inspections, staff training, practice drills and compliance with all codes and regulations.
  12. Ensures periodic tests are performed on Fire Alarm/Life Safety System.
  13. Ensures staff is trained in emergency procedures.
  14. Maintains engineering work area in an orderly and clean fashion
  15. Establishes standards and procedures for engineering staff.
  16. Follows proper lost and found procedures for guest items left behind.
  17. Follow all safety procedures while working.

Behavioral Expectations:

  • Be effective and innovative in handling and solving problems in the workplace. 
  • Remain positive and helpful while working in a fast-paced environment.
  • Committed to the success and growth of the company. 
  • Act honorably, even when no one is watching. 
  • Eagerness to grow and/or develop within the company 
  • Passionately provide personalized guest service 




Kolter Hospitality Participates in E-Verify


General Requirements:

Able to work most weekends and holidays. 

Report to work on time and in proper uniform.

Experience: Three (3) plus years of experience and knowledge of mechanical, plumbing, carpentry and building maintenance preferred.

Education: None. 

Physical Requirements:

Ability to stand/walk for up to 8 hours.

Occasional lifting, pushing and pulling (up to 35lbs)

Kolter Hospitality is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. This description is a summary of primary responsibilities and qualifications.  The job description is not intended to include all duties or qualifications that may be required now or in the future. Kolter Hospitality is a drug-free workplace. Pre-employment drug test and background check required.


About this Employer

AC Hotel By Marriott Orlando Opening 2020

225 South Garland Avenue
Orlando, FL 32801

175 Room Hotel

Managed By


  • Newly construction AC Hotel by Marriott in prime urban location
  • Prime downtown Orlando location
  • Easy access to local businesses and entertainment as well as all local attractions
  • Elevated AC SKY Bar