Chief Engineer – Residence Inn, Wesley Chapel

Department: Engineering

Reports to: General Manager

Status: Exempt

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The Chief Engineer essential functions are to ensure proper operations and maintenance of Residence Inn Wesley Chapel. The Chief Engineer is responsible for supporting the company goals of guest satisfaction, employee engagement, cost control and profitability.  They are also responsible for overseeing the Preventative Maintenance program, ensuring that all guest units/suites and public space meet standards.  The Engineering Manager also ensures compliance with all requirements from the Fire Department and maintains up to date all Federal/State or Local governing agents’ certifications.


**Please note, Mainsail Lodging & Development is a drug-free workplace. Pre-employment screening, to include a background test and drug screen, is required for all candidates offered a position.


Essential Functions

  • Approach all encounters with guests and employees in an attentive, friendly, courteous, and service oriented manner.
  • Maintain high standards of personal appearance and grooming, which include wearing the proper dress code when working.
  • Comply always with standards and regulations to encourage safe and efficient hotel operations.
  • Review Maintenance staff’s worked hours for payroll compilation and submit through the payroll system to allow Accounting to complete the payroll process
  • Maintain and develop department LSOPs as required
  • Focus the Maintenance Department on their role in contributing to Guest Service Satisfaction.
  • Responsible for ensuring that department adheres to all HR policies
  • Ensure department staffing levels are maintained as required by business levels
  • Oversees recruiting function for department including screening, interviewing, and hiring new employees.
  • Attending weekly staff meetings and provide training on a rotational basis using the steps to effective training.
  • Ensure the Material Safety Data (MSD) sheets are current and easily available
  • Establish ongoing training for all departments especially Housekeeping, Front Desk, Loss Prevention, Maintenance and Kitchen to maintain basic upkeep of their departments and equipment.
  • Adhere to budgeted or re-forecasted expense allotments, using proper procedures for all purchases and ensure all necessary items are stocked.
  • Coordinate all inspections of the fire safety systems, including extinguishers, smoke alarms, etc., to maintain proper safety standards.
  • Ensure that a Preventive Maintenance Program is implemented and administered
  • Document and distribute an Emergency Procedures Plan among all Management Staff and in case of an emergency, conduct and execute the Plan with the Supervision of the General Manager of the hotel
  • Manage energy expenses and continually work towards energy conservation.
  • Evaluate and spot check the work of all staff and contractors or outside laborers.
  • Supervise the guestroom maintenance requests and ensure they are completed in a timely manner.
  • Maintain files of and be familiar with all operational manuals and warranty agreements for equipment.
  • Establish and maintain a working relationship with key contractors and vendors
  • Maintain care and usage program for all motor vehicles utilized by property
  • Immediately follow up on any alarms to determine the exact location and cause; determine emergency status and report to the General Manager with findings.
  • Carry a mobile telephone always.
  • Act as emergency contact person for facilities matters
  • Inspection of guestrooms of a predetermined quantity per month/quarter at Luminary Hotel
  • Weekly Inspection of Luminary Hotel property
  • Ensure that pool and spa follow area health codes,
  • Establish and maintain key control system.



  • Be familiar with the hotel and know the function of each department.
  • Ensure daily property tour of the hotel and exterior perimeter for debris and trash removal is conducted by the Maintenance Technicians; Check the lighting and irrigation periodically.
  • Perform any other duties as requested by the General Manager.


Hotel Performance

  • Ensure successful performance assisting guests with an exceptional experience.


Education & Experience:

  • At least 3 years of progressive experience in a hotel or a related field; or a 2-year college degree and 3 or more years of related experience; or a 4-year college degree and at least 2 years of related experience.
  • Supervisory experience required.

Career Information

Date Posted:
January 10, 2023

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