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Chief Engineer - Hotel Maintenance

Posted November 24, 2022

Courtyard by Marriott Ithaca Airport/University
Ithaca, NY
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About This Job

Overview

Opportunity:  Chief Engineer

Manage general and preventative maintenance functions to ensure guest service and sustainability standards are achieved and maintained throughout the hotel structure.    

Compensation:  $21 - $21 per hour

Potential Career Path

Area Chief Engineer – Regional Director of Engineering

Essential Job Functions

  • Interview, select, train, schedule, coach, and support associates, ensuring they perform in accordance with established brand or hotel standards and consistent with HHM core values.  
  • Conduct room inspections, and identify repair needs.
  • Manage and coordinate bids, quotes and contracts for 3rd party vendors.
  • Oversee small projects, or PIPS, and manage and report on the work progress.   
  • Install or repair sheet rock and other wall coverings.
  • Paint designated areas and items.
  • Install and replace basic electrical fixtures.  Replace light switches, receptacles, light bulbs, and fixtures.
  • Install, replace, and program televisions.
  • Perform minor plumbing functions.
  • Replace and repair heating and cooling pumps as well as preventative maintenance on units.                    
  • Troubleshoot and repair kitchen equipment.
  • Perform preventative maintenance on a scheduled basis and complete work orders as necessary; keep accurate records of PM’s on all rooms and equipment.
  • Maintain the building exterior and “curb appeal” of entire hotel grounds
  • Refurbish, paint and finish furniture and fixtures as needed.
  • Test, examine, and maintain hotel’s life safety systems to ensure they are 100% operational at all times.
  • Maintain repair and preventive maintenance records and coordinate compliance of service contracts.
  • Perform and maintain work to local, state and Federal codes.
  • Be aware of guest satisfaction scores and work toward increasing departmental and overall guest satisfaction. 
  • Follow sustainability guidelines and practices related to HHM’s EarthView program.
  • Practice safe work habits, wear protective safety equipment and follow MSDS and OSHA standards.
  • Perform other duties as requested by management.

Position Requirements

  • High School diploma and/or trade school course work in related field preferred.
  • Previous supervisory engineer/maintenance experience required or equivalent training.
  • Certifications may be required.

Work Environment and Context

  • Work schedule varies and may include working on holidays and weekends or alternate shifts.
  • Requires standing for extended periods, walking, pushing, lifting up to 50 pounds, bending and reaching, climbing, stooping, kneeling or crouching.

What We Believe

People Are Our Capability – Hearts That Serve – Only Excellence – Stay Nimble - Own It

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About this Employer

Courtyard by Marriott Ithaca Airport/University

29 Thornwood Drive
Ithaca, NY 14850

(607) 330-1000

106 Room Hotel

www.marriott.com

Managed By

HHM

WELCOME TO COURTYARD ITHACA AIRPORT/UNIVERSITY!

Enjoy a new level of comfort when you visit Courtyard Ithaca Airport/University. Modern hotel amenities make your stay in Ithaca, NY, a productive one. Cornell University, The Shops at Ithaca Mall, Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport and Finger Lakes Wine Country are all found minutes from our hotel.