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Chief Engineer

Posted April 24, 2021

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Galveston Beach
Galveston, TX
Chief Engineer Beautiful New Holiday Inn Express & Suites Managed by American Liberty Hospitality

About This Job

Essential Job Functions

  • Directly responsible for the maintenance and operation of all the equipment on the property site and the building structure itself. This includes refrigeration and air conditioning, the fire alarm system, boilers, primary and secondary power systems, and emergency generators.   
  • Responsible for the aesthetics of the exterior and interior of the building, continuously evaluates remodeling projects. Scheduling labor and material for remodeling and refurbishing projects.
  • Scheduling department personnel to maintain 24‐hour day coverage for preventative maintenance on building and equipment including external utilities such as water, power, gas, sewer, and also internal utilities, power systems and fire protection.   
  • Prepares work schedules in accordance with forecasted occupancy.  
  • Implements policies and procedures to ensure energy conservation throughout the hotel   
  • Conducts department meetings/training on a regular basis in conjunction with IHG Hotels standards and Brand standards including maintenance techniques and safe use of cleaning products.   
  • Responsible to insure that IHG Hotels standards and Brand standards are met in all physical areas of the hotel including outside the building. 
  • Responsible for monitoring compliance with state building codes and regulations, OSHA safety codes and adherence to Fire Department standards of safety and evacuation procedures.   
  • Cooperates with all Department Heads, sets up departmental meetings, supervisory meetings and internal departmental meetings.  
  • Monitors any new construction. Interacts as necessary with designers, architects, contractors, and public utilities, the Fire Department, Health Department, insurance agencies, and OSHA.  Works with Department Heads in preparing budgets. Prepares new work orders for construction projects, as well as monitoring requisitioned supplies and equipment for the Maintenance and Engineering Departments.  
  • Coordinates hotel emergency procedures, in conjunction with General Manager. Develop an effective emergency plan for hotel.  Conduct drills with staff.  Train staff on the operation of emergency systems and equipment.  Train all MOD's on emergency procedures, equipment, water and electrical shutoff etc.  Schedule regular inspection and maintenance of all emergency equipment (kitchen hood extinguisher, fire extinguisher, alarm systems etc.). 
  • Confers closely with the General Manager and takes every opportunity to become familiar with all aspects of the hotel in order to assist guests wherever required.   
  • Keeps General Manager promptly informed of all problems or unusual matters of significance.  
  • Performs performance appraisals on all direct reports as required.

About this Employer

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Galveston Beach

3228 Seawall Blvd.
Galveston, TX 77550

Telephone (409) 621-5100
Reservations (409) 621-5100

134 Room Hotel

A warm Island welcome to the Holiday Inn Express & Suites Galveston Beach. Located on the sandy beaches of Galveston, our guests will enjoy the view of island life from one of our 134 well-appointed guestrooms and suites. Vacation, business or a combination of both, the Holiday Inn Express & Suites Galveston Beach has it all

Guests of the Holiday Inn Express & Suites Galveston Beach will want to explore all that Galveston has to offer from historic downtown district, beautiful Victorian-era homes, antique stores, specialty shops, galleries, museums and restaurants. Tee off at one of Galveston’s golf courses or sit on the dock of the bay for a day of fishing. Ride the rapids, and experience thrills and spills at Schlitterbahn Water Park or an exciting afternoon at the nearby Pleasure Pier.

Exploring Galveston Island is an excellent addition to a cruise vacation. With major cruise lines offering multiple Caribbean cruises from Galveston, many vacationers enjoy Galveston Island and the Holiday Inn Express & Suites Galveston Beach as a stop before or after their voyage.

The business side of island time is diverse, a short commute from the Holiday Inn Express & Suites Galveston Beach guests will find Texas A&M University at Galveston, University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB), British Petroleum (BP), Baker Hughes, U.S. Army Corp of Engineers and the U.S. Coast Guard just to name a few.

Holiday Inn Express Galveston Beach is in the middle of it all