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Chief Engineer

Posted January 4, 2021

Homewood Suites by Hilton Stratford
Stratford, CT
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About This Job

Overview

The ultimate mission of the Chief Engineer will be to lead the Engineering team to drive our guests’ satisfaction by exceeding their expectations. The position is primarily responsible for maintaining the building, grounds and mechanical equipment with particular attention towards safety, security and asset protection. In addition, the role is accountable for vendor oversight, departmental budget, and overall property preventative maintenance programs.

Responsibilities
  • Responsible for all Engineering employees including hiring, training, scheduling, and evaluations
  • Conducting walk-throughs and assessing the safe and efficient maintenance and operation of the physical structure of the hotel, all mechanical, electrical, HVAC systems and any other related equipment
  • Ensure that all projects, routine maintenance, repairs, and replacement projects are completed in a timely fashion and according to brand standard and all applicable build codes
  • Obtain and present cost effective proposals for maintaining or repairing all systems throughout the hotel
  • Perform guest response and preventive maintenance work orders as necessary
  • Schedule work in accordance with preventive maintenance program in rooms and public space with all other departments to ensure limited guest impact
  • Ensure that all Life Safety equipment and systems are inspected, tested and certified per code and any applicable brand standards
  • Assessing critical situations (fire, natural disasters, major mechanical malfunctions, etc) and facilitating an immediate and appropriate response
  • Maintaining effective preventative maintenance and work order programs through the utilization of electronic systems (Quore, PM Works, or brand specific programs)
  • Organize materials, tools and equipment to perform daily assignments
  • Maintain cleanliness and organization of the work area at all times
  • Maintain the proper use, cleaning, maintenance, and storage of all tools
  • Handle chemicals for designated uses/surfaces in accordance with Safety Data Sheets
  • Ensure key security program is in place and adhered to
  • Ensuring property grounds are maintained
Qualifications
  • High school diploma or GED and 3 years of experience in the area of maintenance
  • Hospitality experience is preferred
  • Basic Computer skills required to include processing emails, basic spreadsheet manipulation, and database/systems navigation including familiarity with Microsoft Office (Outlook, Excel, and Word)
  • Must have knowledge of: Methods, and materials used in general building maintenance, carpentry, plumbing, building and electrical units and HVAC
  • Must possess or have the ability to obtain a certified pool operator license
EEO/AA Employer DisclosureCrestline Hotels & Resorts is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or disability status.
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About this Employer

Homewood Suites by Hilton Stratford

6905 Main Street
Stratford, CT 06614

(203) 377-3322

135 Room Extended Stay

www.hilton.com

At A Glance

Nestled on a hilltop with scenic views of the area, the Homewood Suites by Hilton Stratford hotel is located on the border of New Haven and Fairfield counties, with easy access to the Merritt Parkway (Route 15), I-95, I-91 and the Route 8 corridor leading to the Shelton Business District. Our Stratford, Connecticut hotel, renovated April 2016, is perfect for short and extended stay accommodations and is designed to make you feel at home while visiting the Milford and Shelton areas.

Relax in the separate living room that features a sleeper sofa, a work and dining table, TVs in each room and premium cable channels. Rooms feature fully equipped kitchens for preparing your meals. If you need groceries, give us your list and we’ll pick them up for you. For relaxation, plunge into the heated, indoor pool or burn some calories in our fitness center.

Connect with home or the office with complimentary WiFi in each suite and our 24-hour business center. Our meeting rooms accommodate up to 75 guests for your business meeting, family reunion or wedding in our Stratford, CT hotel near Milford. Wake up to a complimentary hot full breakfast served daily, and unwind at the end of the day with an evening social.