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Hersha Hospitality Management LP Chief Engineer (Hotel Maintenance) in New York, New York

Opportunity: Chief Engineer

Compensation: $85,000 - $105,000 / year, (+$2k sign on bonus)

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

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.

  • HVAC certification is 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

ID: 2023-46556

UltiPro Location Description: 26 Ann St New York New York 10038 US

External Company URL: www.hershahotels.com

Minimum: USD $85,000.00/Yr.

Maximum: USD $105,000.00/Yr.