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We are looking for a Chief Engineer who will be responsible for the operation, maintenance and repair of our property, machinery and equipment. 

The Chief Engineer is responsible for leading a maintenance team in providing excellent service to our guests, while maintaining the operations of the building.


  • Responsible for overall operations of engineering department including recruiting;  training and development; payroll, department labor budget and hotel capital budget.
  • Responsible for compliance of hotels internal and external audits related to: Safety & Security, Quality Assurance, Fire Inspections, Hotel Major Equipment, OSHA and ADA
  • Responsible for overseeing capital construction and major maintenance projects.
  • Responsible to maintain and refine the preventive maintenance program.
  • Responsible for establishing relationship with vendors and monitor vendors to assure quality, delivery, warranties, upgrades, etc. are consistently utilized. Work closely with vendors to assure proper pricing, delivery and maintenance.
  • Responsible for obtaining competitive bids for all supplies and work orders.
  • Responsible for training Hotels Safety and Security procedures to Managers, MOD and Security Staff.
  • Position reports to Director of Operations, GM, with dotted line reporting to the Corporate Director of Engineering. 
  • As leader of the department, might be required to work day/night shifts and weekdays/weekends if necessary      

Job Requirements


  • 3 to 4 years of Engineering Management experience in a hotel setting
  • High School Diploma or equivalent – Bachelor’s Degree or Technical School experience preferred
  • Strong organizational and communication skills with attention to detail
  • Ability to repair and maintain various pieces of building and grounds equipment – ability to train others in the same repairing
  • Ability to operate mechanical equipment and various tools
  • Present technical information that requires approval
  • Must be able to lift or move 25-50 lbs.
  • Must have NYC FSD Certification
  • Must have any government required licenses, certificates or permits

compensation: 75,000


About this Employer

Fairfield Inn & Suites New York Midtown Manhattan/Penn Station

325 West 33rd Street
New York, NY 10001

(212) 563-0900

239 Room Hotel

Midtown West NYC – Penn Station & Madison Sq. Garden Hotel

The Fairfield Inn and Suites New York Midtown Manhattan hotel offers guests a true Big Apple experience from a convenient location near Penn Station and Madison Square Garden. Travelers looking for midtown hotels in NYC will enjoy the free daily breakfast buffet, free WiFi, spacious accommodations, as well as easy access to attractions such as the Empire State Building, Herald Square, Macy’s, The Javits Center, the High Line Park, and Times Square. Guests at our Penn Station hotel will enjoy our spacious rooms and suites, plush Marriott bedding, in-suite amenities, and south-facing views of the New York skyline. Business and leisure visitors will appreciate our location near multiple companies and conference venues in combination with our range of superior guest services and features, including our chic roof-top bar, outdoor patio, the 24-hour fitness center, and a 24-hour business center. Book your stay now for exclusive deals and offers!