Chief Engineer

  • Residence Inn Shelton
  • Shelton, CT
  • Full-time
  • time-alarm-solid 2023-12-20T00:00:00Z

Job Description

The Chief Engineer at Residence Inn Shelton is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations of the engineering division. In the absence of the Director, the Chief Engineer will manage administrative, financial, and operational aspects related to engineering in the hotel.


  • Assist in developing and implementing plans to maintain property, equipment, grounds, and assets in a safe and acceptable state of repair.
  • Ensure compliance with all local, state, and federal laws.
  • Supervise and train Engineering staff in Customer Service, SOPs, and Loss Prevention.
  • Create and post Engineering staff schedules.
  • Adhere to the annual department budget.
  • Implement a preventative maintenance program for all hotel equipment.
  • Participate in energy conservation programs.
  • Review guest and meeting planner comments for timely resolutions.
  • Ensure ADA compliance.
  • Assist with vendor contracts and room maintenance requests.
  • Respond to alarms and emergency situations promptly.
  • Support special projects and participate in hotel safety programs.


  • At least 3 years of progressive facilities management experience or a 2-year degree with 1 year of management experience.
  • Stationary Engineer's license if required by local code.
  • Skills in HVAC, electrical, plumbing, and general maintenance.
  • Ability to lift heavy objects, work long hours, and maintain a friendly demeanor.
  • Effective communication and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong ability to multitask, prioritize, and handle complex information.
  • Compliance with hotel standards and regulations.