Chief Engineer

  • Residence Inn Scranton
  • Scranton, PA
  • Full-time
  • time-alarm-solid 2024-01-25T00:00:00Z

Job Description

The Residence Inn Scranton is seeking a Chief Engineer to oversee the day-to-day operations of the engineering division. In the absence of the Director, the Chief Engineer will take on administrative, financial, and operational responsibilities related to engineering at the hotel.


  • Assist in developing and implementing plans to maintain property, equipment, and grounds in a safe and acceptable state of repair.
  • Ensure compliance with all local, state, and federal laws.
  • Supervise and train all Engineering staff in Customer Service, Standards, and Loss Prevention.
  • Create and post schedules for all Engineering staff.
  • Develop and adhere to the annual budget for the department.
  • Participate in financial forecasting and profit/loss review meetings.
  • Implement preventative maintenance programs for all hotel equipment.
  • Ensure all emergency and life safety equipment and systems meet Highgate Hotel standards.
  • Participate in energy conservation programs.
  • Review guest feedback and address issues promptly.
  • Ensure compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).


  • At least 3 years of progressive facilities management experience or a 2-year college degree and 1 year of related management experience.
  • Stationary Engineer’s license may be required.
  • Skills in HVAC, electrical, plumbing, and general maintenance.
  • Heavy lifting may be required occasionally.
  • Effective communication skills and the ability to multitask.
  • Warm, friendly demeanor with guests and employees.
  • Attend all required meetings and trainings.
  • Maintain high standards of personal appearance and grooming.
  • Must be effective in problem-solving and handling complex information.
  • Confidentiality and adherence to hotel standards and regulations.
  • Other duties as assigned by management.