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Chief Engineer

Are you a results oriented problem solver who possesses excellent follow through skills to ensure the job is done right and the quality is exceptional? Do you enjoy working in a fast paced challenging environment where your sense of urgency and ability to juggle are necessary to effectively lead the engineering team to ensure the product meets the highest of standards on a consistent basis? Do you take pride in your ability to motivate and lead a team to ensure external and internal clients experience outstanding and exceptional service each and every time?

If the answer is YES, Hyatt Place Phoenix/Downtown has an opportunity for you!

Job Summary:

The Chief Engineer reports to the General Manager and is responsible for the daily operation of the engineering department to include care and maintenance of all facilities, landscaping, grounds, and equipment.  The Chief Engineer will maintain the hotel to the highest standards, with 24 hour coverage of all systems directly or indirectly.

Responsibilities/Essential duties:

  • Leading and motivating team
  • Contributing to profitability of the hotel by working within budget and controlling costs, expenses, equipment and labor
  • Managing daily work flow to include performing structural and mechanical repairs
  • Maintaining Engineering Safety Program
  • Maintaining property preventative maintenance program
  • Being the liaison for internal/external communication
  • Provide a positive work environment
  • Manages special projects as assigned
  • Manages third party vendors
  • Ensure compliance with all brand procedures and documentation.
  • Represent brand culture and ensure engineering team models hotel brand culture.

Job Requirements:

  • Minimum 2 years of building engineering supervisory experience
  • Proficient in electrical, HVAC, and plumbing
  • Able to work nights, weekends, holidays as needed based on business demands 

Ideal candidate will have:

  • Hotel/resort experience a plus
    Bi-lingual - Spanish a plus
  • Exceptional organizational skills
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Proven ability to manage projects
  • Ability to handle emergency situations
  • Hyatt Place experience a plus

Physical Requirements:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and stand, use hands to manipulate equipment, and to talk and hear.  The employee is occasionally required to walk, reach with hands and arms, and stoop, kneel, or crouch.  Ability to work in environment of varying temperatures up to 117 degrees.  Must be able to lift/move and exert up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus.  Finger dexterity is required to operate a computer keyboard, calculator and other office/IT equipment.


For more information about this hotel and Pacific Hospitality Group (PHG), click on Hotel Portfolio tab and About PHG.

Hyatt Place Phoenix/Downtown is an equal opportunity and E-Verify employer M/F/V/D

Job Details
Reference # 42548
Posted on 14 Dec 2021
Location(s) Hyatt Place Phoenix/Downtown - Phoenix, AZ
Department Engineering
Career level Management
Hours/Status Full-time
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