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Hotel Chief Engineer

Posted May 4, 2021

Hilton Fairfax
Fairfax, VA
People who personify our drive to exceed guest expectations, thrive on diversity and are anxious for an exciting career should apply.

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Job Description

The Hilton Fairfax is seeking a professional Chief Engineer to professionally manage the property and the entire Engineering Department.

Hilton Fairfax is managed by Driftwood Hospitality- renowned for our fully integrated approach to repositioning, realizing cost efficiencies and optimizing revenue management — all with outstanding client service.

Hotel chief engineer works in hotel maintenance and operations. He/She may work in the hotel office as well as with maintenance staff.  He/She  may oversee issues such as repairs and renovations, create budgets, and hire and train staff.

Maintains a clean and safe pool area.

Supervises the operation, maintenance, and repair of hotel equipment, tools, and facilities. Oversee the maintenance staff and may work in both an office setting and, on the property, Addresses HVAC and other types of issues.

Maintains quality of appearance of interior and exterior of the hotel.

In addition to maintenance duties, the Chief Engineer may also work with contractors to coordinate renovations, remodeling projects and new constructions.
Coordinates with outside contractors.

 Perform any other job-related duties as assigned.


Must have at least a high school diploma;

An associate’s degree in building maintenance or equivalent work experience

Minimum of two years experience as a building engineer and two years experience in a commercial environment in a supervisory capacity.

Experience as a Hotel Chief Engineer or Director of Engineering preferred

Must be a team player and working closely with all departments.

Demonstrating self-confidence, professionalism, energy and enthusiasm.

Refrigeration, HVAC certification

Ability to communicate effectively with public and other employees.

Must  have a Valid driver’s license preferred.


About this Employer

Hilton Fairfax

12777 Fair Lakes Circle
Fairfax, VA 22033

(703) 818-1234

316 Room Hotel