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Chief Engineer Position Outline

  • The Chief Engineer makes sure the hotel is in great working order! Works to meet all operational standards related to the Engineering Department.
  • Conduct walk-throughs and assessment of maintenance and operation of the hotel structure, systems and equipment.
  • The Chief Engineer is responsible for Rooms and Public Area Preventive Maintenance Program and consistently keep updated records.
  • Works with all hotel management team and property General Manager.
  • Hire, train, supervise, coach and counsel associates.
  • The Chief Engineer ensures grounds are maintained in order to provide great arrival experience.
  • Implement hotel's safety and emergency policies and procedures (i.e. evacuations, first aid, etc.) including removal of all safety hazards, and safe lifting techniques.

Job Requirements

Chief EngineerRequirements

  • Previous hotel engineering experience required, including HVAC, electrical, plumbing, commercial kitchen and general building construction
  • Vocational training, certification and/or apprenticeship in one or more area; state certification or licensure where required
  • Chief Engineer candidates must be able to read and interpret drawings, diagrams and blue prints. Read and understand test equipment and measuring devices
  • Strong business communication skills verbal and written
  • Chief Engineer candidates must be flexible to work varying schedules including nights, weekends, and holidays
  • Someone who enjoys working as and being part of a team that provides great experiences for our Guests!
  • Must be Able to obtain FSD certificate.
  • Must be hands-on
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About this Employer

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel New York City - Chelsea

128 West 29th Street
New York, NY 10001

(212) 564-0994

236 Room Hotel

At A Glance

Our 26-story DoubleTree by Hilton New York City - Chelsea hotel features a sleek, modern design matched with easy accessibility to navigate the top Midtown Manhattan attractions. Located in the NoMad neighborhood, sandwiched between the Flower and Garment districts, our Chelsea hotel is surrounded by eclectic shops, restaurants and galleries.

Traversing the city like a true New Yorker is a breeze with the 28th Street metro station one block away and just 4 blocks to Penn Station. This Madison Square Garden hotel is also within walking distance of Fifth Avenue, the High Line, and Macy’s in Herald Square. Just 1 mile south of Times Square, catch a world-renowned Broadway show or a TV filming at NBC Studios in Rockefeller Center.

Retreat to a sanctuary with double beds, a two-room suite, or an upgraded room overlooking the Empire State Building. Our rooms in Chelsea, NY offer complimentary WiFi and are pet-friendly (fee applies). Savor American cuisine or sip a cocktail during happy hour at Chelton’s Bar and Grill, open late daily with an outdoor garden area. Maintain your exercise routine at the gym or catch up on emails at the business center.

  • NYC Chelsea hotel situated between the Flower and Garment district
  • Walk to NYC attractions: Empire State Building, Madison Square Garden and Macy's at Herald Square
  • Spectacular views of Manhattan, with double beds and two-room suites
  • Chelton's Bar and Grill, open late, serving traditional American fare
  • Complimentary WiFi, 24-hour fitness center and business center