• Chief Engineer

    Posted Date 2 months ago(4/20/2018 12:13 PM)
    Regular Full-Time
    Property Name
    Hyatt house - Pleasant Hill
    2611 Contra Costa Blvd Pleasant Hill California 94523 US
  • 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.   


    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.


    Hersha Hospitality Management (HHM) is an industry-leading and growing hotel management, investment, and development firm that provides turn-key management solutions to hotels across the United States.  HHM manages world class brands in the select service and full service markets as well as a collection of independent, boutique hotels in key markets.


    Join the Legacy of Strength!

    Hersha’s legacy is built upon a strong foundation of core values: honesty, communication, community, personal growth and achievement.  Hersha’s rapid growth, focus on associate development and its commitment to serve our guests, our associates and the local communities we work in, combine to make Hersha associates the strongest in our industry.


    Serve. Stretch. Succeed.

    Hersha believes if you serve our guests, your fellow associates and our local community, stretch yourself on the job and take advantage of many promotional opportunities, you will ultimately achieve professional success. As we grow, you grow.


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