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Chief Engineer

Posted March 6, 2021

Hampton Inn & Suites Columbia/Southeast-Ft. Jackson
Columbia, SC
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About This Job

JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Ensures fulfillment of proactive preventative maintenance programs to brand standards including laundry equipment, heating and air conditioning units, ice machines, fire extinguishers/smoke alarms, plumbing
  • Inspects guest rooms after preventative maintenance. Reviews any problems with maintenance staff.
  • Maintains a current inventory of all supplies
  • Maintains a work order assignment program for completed and pending work orders. Prioritizes and completes work orders in a timely manner. Monitors all deficiencies
  • Ensures swimming pool and spa maintenance duties are performed according to brand standards and health department regulations
  • Maintains the hotel grounds, curb appeal and building exteriors
  • Assists other departments in fulfilling guest requests and resolving guest concerns
  • Assist in the coordination and supervision of all contracted capital projects
  • Educates hotel personnel on emergency procedures and safety precautions
  • Hires, coaches, and develops direct reports
  • Participate in a consistent and regularly scheduled property walk through and report/ fix identified deficiencies within an appropriate time
  • Function as a member of the emergency organization team and become an expert on life safety
  • Be aware of fire, safety, and protection equipment/hazards
  • Other duties as assigned

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Minimum of High School education, post-high school education preferred
  • Minimum of 3 years in Maintenance management position, preferably within hotels
  • Preferred but not necessary: Two (2) years of college or trade school equivalent in a mechanical, electrical, and/or technical disciplines
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
  • Basic math skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Ability to exceed expectations of guests and team members
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills (Word and Excel--Outlook a plus)
  • Detail oriented; strives for excellence in all assignments
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About this Employer

Hampton Inn & Suites Columbia/Southeast-Ft. Jackson

201 East Exchange Boulevard
Columbia, SC 29209

(803) 217-3999

100 Room Hotel

hamptoninn3.hilton.com

At A Glance

Unwind with a carefree vacation at Hampton Inn & Suites Columbia/Southeast-Ft. Jackson hotel in Columbia, SC. Set just off I-77, exit 9, our hotel is only five minutes from downtown Columbia and five minutes from Ft. Jackson. The hotels convenient, central location offers easy access to the University of South Carolina, Williams Brice Stadium, Amazon and Westinghouse. Our hotel also offers easy access to restaurants and shopping.

Refresh and recharge with a great night’s sleep in a clean and fresh Hampton bed® and discover comforting amenities in your spacious guest room including free WiFi. Choose a studio suite with a large living area featuring a pull-out sofa bed, microwave and refrigerator. Wake up to Hampton’s complimentary hot breakfast. Even if you're in a rush, simply grab one of our free Hampton On the Run® Breakfast Bags, available Monday through Friday, for a quick and healthy meal to go.

Celebrate your special event or corporate meeting at our hotel in Columbia, SC, presenting a versatile function room for up to 80 guests. Catch up with work in the business center with free printing, and keep in touch with free WiFi in public areas. Gather with friends for an evening BBQ on the outdoor patio that features a fire pit. Boasting the latest, modern exercise equipment, this Columbia hotel offers a fully equipped fitness center. Maintain your exercise regimen while you travel and plunge in the soothing, indoor pool.