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Assistant Chief Engineer

Company: Hyatt
Location: New York
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

The Assistant Chief Engineer supervises and oversees the mechanical equipment along with the building's engineering staff. The overall responsibility for managing engineering operations (back of the house) and coordinate with the Chief Engineer. He/she will manage daily activities, communicate goals, implement schedules and follow proper procurement procedures to ensure engineering associates have the tools and supplies needed to carry out their job duties. He/she will assist in the training of engineering associates.

Essential Job Functions

  • Provide the highest quality of service to the customer at all times
  • Deal promptly and efficiently with guest complaints and needs
  • Have a thorough knowledge of emergency and safety procedures. Respond to all emergency situations and be prepared to assist
  • This role will support, maintain and implement the department's BOH preventive maintenance program
  • Assist with other duties as assigned and maintain and repair the interior and exterior of the building
  • Will be required to represent and support the Chief Engineer in his absence confidently on all levels to ownership, corporate executive leadership, contractors or other department heads
  • Create and implement a PM program for the back of the house areas and for the mechanical equipment in the building
  • Review, adhere and understand all safety procedures
  • Perform maintenance checks of equipment and logs properly
  • Attend Operations Meeting
  • Maintain and obtain all licenses as needed by the NYC, NY State, and other Government agencies needed for the Building
  • Staff and Direct the performance of the staff and follow-up with corrective action when needed
  • Adhere to all work rules, procedures, and policies established by the company, including but not limited to those contained in the employee handbook
  • Attend Company training as needed
  • Communicate regularly with staff, co-managers, and other Hotel departments to make sure policies and procedures are consistent and any safety issues in the Hotel are known and resolved
  • Create and implement workplace health and safety plans and procedures
  • Inspect equipment for unsafe workplace conditions
  • Investigate accidents and incidents to find the cause and take prevention measures
  • Suggest solutions, improvements, and prevention steps for safety issues
  • Adhere to, monitor, and enforce compliance with all hotel and company policies, procedures, and standards; provides clear direction in advising and instructing staff in details of work
  • Monitor employee conformity to safety laws and policies to ensure a safe working environment
  • Responsible for ensuring and supporting regular Safety Committee meetings
  • Ensures the workplace is in compliance with OSHA and other state, local, or industry-specific regulations


  • Three years of hotel engineering management experience
  • Requires advanced knowledge of the practices relative to building and grounds maintenance.
  • High School education or equivalent experience. Trade school experienced preferred.
  • Strong organizational skills with attention to detail
  • Ability to repair and maintain various pieces of building and ground equipment. Ability to train others in these same repairs.
  • Ability to operate mechanical equipment and various tools
  • Ability to present technical information that requires approval.

Source: Hyatt Brands

Keywords: Hyatt, New York , Assistant Chief Engineer, Other , New York, New York

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