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Chief Engineer

Posted January 21, 2021

Homewood Suites by Hilton Ithaca
Ithaca, NY
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About This Job

Come Join the Waterford Hotel Group Team!

Waterford Hotel Group is continuously looking to meet the best and brightest talent that the hospitality industry has to offer. Waterford is dedicated to the growth and development of our Associates and we welcome you to discover a culture where your contributions are recognized and celebrated. If you want to be part of a team that embraces collaboration with a focus on continuous improvement and you think you have what it takes to “wow” our customers, we invite you to explore a career with Waterford Hotel Group.

Workplace Safety in the era of COVID-19

Associate and guest safety continues to be our top priority.  We strictly follow social distancing guidelines.  Our staff are supplied with all necessary Personal Protective Equipment, our cleaning products and methods follow CDC guidelines, and we precisely adhere to all state orders.

The Ideal Candidate for this Position

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Chief Engineer and are actively looking to meet the best and brightest talent that the hospitality industry has to offer. We would welcome the opportunity to speak to you regarding this position as well as to answer any questions you might have regarding the company.

Job Description

The Chief Engineer is responsible for maintaining the Homewood Suites in Ithaca, NY.  They will manage the following: the physical building structure, all mechanical, electrical, HVAC systems and related equipment in accordance with energy conservation and preventative maintenance programs. Ensuring all systems operate to regulatory standards, all property assets are constantly maintained to the highest level and all legally mandated safety operating systems/criteria are adhered to by all. Assisting with budgets, capital expenditure projects, preventative maintenance and energy conservation. Additional responsibilities include training, mentoring and the development of the engineering team, scheduling of employees, directing and coordinating all engineering activities to ensure efficient management of engineering/hotel operations.

Job Requirements

Minimum requirements: Five years experience as an Engineer or facilities engineer in a Hospitality related environment. Extensive knowledge of plumbing, electrical, HVAC, refrigeration, and safety operating systems. Knowledge in OSHA regulations, National, State and Local building regulations and codes, equipment operations and preventive maintenance procedures. Ability to work a flexible schedule to include weekends and holidays.   You must be able to pass a thorough background check.

Benefits

We offer our eligible Associates a number of benefits to enhance their health and well-being:

  • Group insurance, including medical, dental, vision and company-paid life insurance
  • Paid time off including vacation days, personal days and holidays
  • Company-matched 401(k) plan
  • Voluntary benefits including short term disability, accident, life and critical illness
  • Life enrichment benefits including educational assistance, hotel discounts, travel assistance and more

For more information, please visit our website at waterfordhotelgroup.com  

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About this Employer

Homewood Suites by Hilton Ithaca

36 Cinema Drive
Ithaca, NY 14850

(607) 266-0000

91 Room Extended Stay

www.hilton.com

Our Hotel

This all-suite hotel is located in the heart of the beautiful Finger Lakes Region and provides a complimentary shuttle service to the Tompkins Country Regional Airport, Ithaca College, and Cornell University. Our Ithaca, NY hotel is near a variety of prominent local businesses and popular attractions, including Buttermilk Falls State Park, Cayuga Lake, Taughannock Falls State Park, and Pyramid Mall.

Whether you're here for a short break or an extended visit, we offer thoughtful amenities to help you feel at home. Unwind in a spacious one- or two-bedroom suite with ample room for relaxation, entertaining or working. Prepare a home-cooked meal in a fully equipped kitchen featuring a two-burner stove and refrigerator. While in Ithaca, stay in touch with family and friends with complimentary WiFi access. Entertain in the separate living area and relax in the bedroom on a comfortable king- or queen-sized bed.

Start your day with a full hot breakfast and enjoy complimentary evening drinks and a light meal. Our hotel enables you to stay active in the fitness center and pool or on the basketball and tennis courts. Feel free to utilize our business center, offering complimentary printing and modern amenities. Host your next business or social event in our versatile meeting space, accommodating up to 50 of your guests.