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Chief Engineer

Posted May 9, 2022

TPG Hotels, Resorts & Marinas
Cranston, RI
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What you will be doing

  • Conducting walk-throughs and visually assessing the safe and efficient maintenance and operation of the physical structure of the hotel, all mechanical, electrical, HVAC systems and any other related equipment
  • Informing the General Manager and hotel department heads on a regular basis regarding the specific and overall condition of the building structure, related systems and equipment offering prudent, cost effective proposals for maintaining these systems
  • Ensuring all projects, including, but not limited to, routine maintenance, repairs, replacement and renovation projects, are completed on time and according to specifications.
  • Maintaining effective Energy Management and Preventative Maintenance programs and conducting special training for other operating departments on the safe and efficient use of equipment and energy in the hotel
  • Working closely with other departments to ensure coordination of activities
  • Supervising Engineering associates including hiring, training, evaluations, development and disciplining
  • Preparing and adjusting weekly work schedules in accordance with staffing guidelines and labor forecasts
  • Authorizing requests for personal time off, holidays for team members, schedule changes, overtime, purchase requests and expenditures.
  • Reviewing guest comments and ensuring that problems are identified and corrected in a timely manner.
  • Responding to guest requests in a timely, professional and friendly manner to help ensure that we are meeting or exceeding guest expectations.
  • Acting as the safety coordinator for the entire hotel including ensuring that all emergency equipment and systems are inspected, tested and certified per standards.
  • Maintaining a safe and working environment throughout the hotel for all associates, enforcing safety guidelines and building awareness about safety
  • Ensuring compliance with OSHA, Fire & Safety Laws
  • Recommending capital expenditures and acquiring bids as appropriate
  • Managing expenses within approved budget guidelines
  • Assessing critical repairs and facilitating an immediate and cost effective response
  • Implementing and managing procedures and practices that ensure quality assurance for work performed by hotel maintenance teams Ensuring that there is an adequate inventory of parts, supplies, tools and materials available through effective ordering

The ideal candidate for this position

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience as an Engineer in a hotel, hospital, or building, including two years in a supervisory capacity
  • Must have a thorough knowledge of all types of mechanical equipment such as chillers, boilers, water softeners, and refrigeration equipment
  • Must have extensive working knowledge of building systems to include but not limited to; HVAC, electrical, mechanical, plumbing, painting and carpentry
  • Must have excellent supervisory and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work a varied schedule that may include evenings, nights, and weekends
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TPG Hotels, Resorts & Marinas

1140 Reservoir Avenue
Cranston, RI 02920

(401) 946-4600

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tpghotelsandresorts.com

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TPG HOTELS, RESORTS & MARINAS

TPG Hotels, Resorts & Marinas is widely recognized as one of the nation’s premier hotel management companies. We are a national operator of hospitality assets across the entire chain scale, from focused-service hotels and lifestyle / resort properties, to upper upscale, luxury hotels and nautically-based hospitality assets. For nearly four decades, we have delivered exceptional experiences to our guests and above-market performance for our investment partners – that’s how we’ve grown to become one of the largest hospitality management firms in the U.S. 

We are an institutional-quality manager; vetted and trusted by global hotel brands, capital partners, institutional investors, and prestigious ownership groups. Whether as an investment partner or straight third-party operator, TPG Hotels, Resorts & Marinas is always operating on behalf of capital partners, and our role as entrusted stewards is to deliver top performance for the guests, investors and to fulfill the brand promise. 

TPG Hotels, Resorts & Marinas at a Glance:

  • Managing hotels for ourselves and prestigious ownership groups for nearly four decades; 
  • Historical resume includes 500+ hotels in 40 states throughout the U.S.;
  • Typically outperform other management companies by 10 to 20%;
  • Drive performance and value creation through full integration of cross-functional hospitality management disciplines;
  • Pre-approved / preferred operator of top hotel brands such as Marriott, Hilton, Hyatt, IHG, Starwood, Wyndham, Accor and others;
  • Experienced operator of boutique, independent, and nautically-anchored hotels, resorts and marinas;
  • National footprint with approximately 130 hotels currently under management coast-to-coast with thousands of U.S. employees.

Why People Like to Work for Us

At TPG Hotels & Resorts our strengths lie in the full integration of services—from strategic capital improvements to choosing the right brand and effectively managing operations. Success in hospitality is a combination of an excellent product, extraordinary service and keen financial management.

TPG Hotels & Resorts' large and diverse portfolio includes the nation's leading hotel brands—Hilton, InterContinental, Marriott and Starwood properties.

TPG Hotels & Resorts' senior executives average over 20 years of hospitality and real estate experience and are astute at balancing the priorities of our associates and guests. We believe that hotel value enhancement begins with rehabilitation, and that with vertical integration we can maximize revenues, product, and process.

At TPG Hotels & Resorts we are driven to deliver superior brand quality, value and service to our guests and owners.

People are our greatest assets. TPG Hotels & Resorts is proud of its ability to recruit, train and retain the best hospitality personnel in the business. Nationwide, TPG-managed properties are recognized as great places to work and build a career.

TPG Hotels & Resorts supports an entrepreneurial culture by empowering managers and associates to make their jobs rewarding, enriching and fulfilling. Training programs are provided to encourage professional advancement as well as personal success and growth.

Our commitment to excellence in management, service and guest satisfaction is second to none. Being responsive to guest needs is a talent shared and nurtured by everyone at TPG. We believe that achieving exceptional service is invaluable to sustaining profitable operations over the long term.

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