Area Chief Engineer
Manage maintenance functions and engineering staff for multiple hotelsto ensurehotel structures are maintained in accordance with established HHM, guest service and sustainability standards.
Potential Career Path
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.
Manage and coordinate bids, quotes and contracts for 3
Manage in-house maintenance projects, or PIPS.
Conduct room inspections and identify repair needs.
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.
High School diploma and/or trade school course work in related field preferred.
Previous engineer/maintenance experience in a hotel setting strongly desired.
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.