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Chief Engineer

HRI Development LLC
New Orleans, LA
  • Expired: March 25, 2021. Applications are no longer accepted.


Responsible for the preventive and corrective maintenance of the entire hotel property, interior and exterior, and the development, execution and follow-though of the hotel work order system. This individual manages and oversees the department in accordance with standards and guidelines established by the hotels.

  • Ensure all required repairs and maintenance performed on all hotels equipment and assets as scheduled or requested by guests, housekeeping, and /or management.
    • Such duties could consist of HVAC, plumbing, electrical repairs, and furniture replacement and/or repair etc.
  • Perform preventive maintenance on hotels equipment and assets per set schedule.
  • Perform daily walk through, record all meter readings and boiler temperature.
  • Develop and maintain effective work order and other paperwork systems.
  • Hire, train, supervise, coach and counsel Engineering employees.
  • Schedule team members, taking into consideration expected guest arrivals and departures, occupancy levels, guest service needs and budgetary guidelines.
  • Work with the General Manager on maintain and facilitate effective training programs.
  • Ensure that Engineering employees are properly uniformed and are following all hotel procedures.
  • Ensure that all operations of Engineering equipment and procedures are understood and performed safely in accordance with company guidelines and government regulations.
  • Assume responsibility for implementation of policies and procedures set by the hotels.
  • Provide written details of work performed on Work Order forms and other documents.
  • Record all maintenance request work performed in the log program and return request to proper location.
  • Assemble weekly and Period Summary Maintenance Reports and identify and track trends in order to anticipate future work projects and costs.
  • Provide feedback to management and owners on specific maintenance and repair needs.
  • Administer Safety Training programs.
  • Know hotels emergency procedures and where all emergency shut-offs are located. Assist hotel Guests when necessary in case of an emergency.
  • Facilitates all Emergency response Training and Safety Training for all hotel employees.
  • Budget, plan, schedule, coordinate and supervise Capital Expenditure projects
  • Perform special projects assigned a time set for each project.
  • Support environmental commitments by having the knowledge, skills and values to be a leader in the global goal of “greening” the hospitality industry.
  • Watch for safety hazards.
  • Be ready and willing to complete the job as necessary.
  • Be an example to all employees.
  • Educate all staff on health and safety procedures and policies.

  • 1st Class Boilers
  • High School Graduate or Equivalent
  • HVAC Certification
  • Has thorough knowledge and understanding of general repairs and maintenance.
  • Proven track record working with information technology systems.
  • Experience with fire and life safety systems.
  • Working knowledge of electrical, plumbing, HVAC and refrigeration.
  • Must posses excellent interpersonal and communication skills written and verbal. Will be interfacing with guests and homeowners to provide efficient and effective results as related repairs and maintenance.
  • Maintains a close working relationship with employees and department heads from all areas of hotel operations.
  • The position is on call 24 hours a day. One must be flexible to work long hours to ensure the smooth operation of the engineering department.
  • This position requires the ability to communicate and make sound judgment calls when evaluating problems and situations in order to expedite the resolution Additionally, it is necessary to take a proactive role and mange by example.

HRI Development LLC


New Orleans, LA



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