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Assistant Chief Engineer

Hyatt Place New York City / Times Square

350 West 39th Street
New York, NY 10018

520 Room Hotel

Compensation: 70 - 75k, Full-Time

Are you ready to make an impact at one of the world's most vibrant locations? Hyatt Place Times Square is seeking a passionate and experienced Engineering Manager to oversee our hotel's maintenance operations and ensure the highest standards of quality and efficiency. 

The engineering manager; Supervises and oversees the building's mechanical equipment and engineering staff. The overall responsibility for managing engineering operations and coordinating with the Senior Managers all hotel needs and functions under the direct supervision and instructions of the Area Director of Engineering and Hotel General Manager.

  • Manage daily activities, communicate goals, implement schedules and follow proper procurement procedures to ensure engineering associates have the tools and supplies needed to carry out their job duties
  • Will assist in training engineering associates to comply with corporate, local, state, and federal laws
  •  You may be required to work weekends, holidays, and other hours outside your regular schedule to support the department's needs. Due to the nature of the hospitality industry
  • Able to work various schedules to reflect the hotel's business needs, including after-hours, weekends, and holidays
  • The Engineering Manager will carry out any other duties within the scope, spirit, and purpose of the job as requested by the department head


  • Provide the highest quality of service to the customer at all times. Deal promptly and efficiently with guest complaints and needs 
  • Have a thorough knowledge of emergency and safety procedures. Respond to all emergencies and be prepared to assist 
  • Responsible for ordering supplies, tools, and equipment and maintaining proper par levels to corporate department standards
  • This role will support, maintain and implement the department's BOH preventive maintenance program
  • Assist with other duties as assigned and serve as "Engineering Manager" as required while maintaining and repairing the interior and exterior of the building
  • Will be required to represent and support the Area Director of Engineer in his absence confidently on all levels to ownership, corporate executive leadership, contractors, or other department heads. 
  • She maintained the PM program for the back-of-the-house areas. Create and Implement a PM program for the mechanical equipment in the building Review, adhere to, and understand all safety procedures (such as LOTO). Perform maintenance checks of equipment and logs properly 
  • Attend Daily Operations Meetings 
  • Direct Supervise of the Engineering and Plumbing Crews. Ensure cleanliness and orderliness of all workspaces, shops, and storage areas
  • Excellent written, verbal, and non-verbal communication skills
  • Prior Engineering experience in any area or trade. (Preferably hotels)
  • HVAC knowledge
  • Must know about plumbing and building code
  • Must be familiar with procurement and scheduling programs. Possesses the ability to troubleshoot effectively
  • Computer skills


  • Requires ability to perform the following: carrying, lifting, pushing, and pulling items weighing up to 75 pounds
  •  They frequently stand up and move about the facility, handle objects and equipment to maintain it, and constantly bend, stoop, kneel, climb, and crawl
  • May work in noisy environments, hot or cold temperatures, and confined spaces. This job may require working from heights higher than 4 feet and working off ladders


Education: College Diploma / or advanced technical vocational training. Certificate of Qualification - Refrigeration Engineer Certificate of Fitness – Standpipe Certificate of Fitness – Citywide Sprinkler Systems Certificate of Fitness – Combination Citywide Standpipe and Sprinkler Systems Certificate of Fitness – Maintain Inside Alarm System Certificate of Fitness – Cooling Tower & Close Loop Water Treatment Certificate General Computer Knowledge


A minimum of 3 + years in a hotel in a similar role is required. Track record of working collaboratively with others to achieve desired results. Skilled in problem analysis, problem-solving, and decision making

Job Type: Full-time


  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)

Work Location: One location

Compensation Range: $70,000k- $75,000k 

Posted April 8, 2024

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