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Corporate Director of Engineering

Company: Chartwell Hospitality Headquarters
Location: Franklin
Posted on: January 7, 2022

Job Description:

As a result of Chartwell Hospitality's continued growth and success we are in search of a Corporate Director of Engineering for a promising new opportunity. The Corporate Director of Engineering will be responsible for all long-term planning and preventative maintenance within our expanding hotel portfolio.

The ideal candidate must have experience managing large, complex hospitality/commercial facilities and a demonstrated track record of managing consistent, cost-effective maintenance programs that minimize emergency spending and property down time.

---This position is based in Franklin, TN

Primary Responsibilities:

-Develop, implement and manage effective preventative maintenance programs for all hotels.
-Establish and monitor maintenance and repair, equipment infrastructure, including HVAC, plumbing, electrical, elevator and safety systems, cooling systems, water and water treatment systems, boiler and pressure vessels, and life safety systems.
-Work with all GM's and property Chief Engineers to assist in negotiation of maintenance contracts for the hotels, grounds and all equipment.
-Review contracts and negotiate revisions, changes and additions to contractual agreements with vendors, consultants, clients, suppliers and subcontractors.
-Supervise the preparation of projects and related duties such as estimates, drawings, designs, scheduling, cost summaries, equipment and material specifications, etc.
-Conduct routine inspections and walk throughs of each property to ensure compliance with standards.
-Review all PM programs and ensure that all equipment is being maintained appropriately.
-Recruit, train and supervise maintenance staff and contracted services.
-Implement and supervise Safety Committees and Risk Management Committees.
-Ensure compliance with applicable local ordinances and Brand standards.
-Work with the Finance Department on the development of budgets and strategies for major capital projects
-Develop and maintain effective energy management programs throughout the portfolio to assist in cost reduction.
-Ensure all OSHA safety and training programs are implemented and maintained throughout the portfolio in accordance with local and federal standards.
-Effectively communicate pertinent information concerning the status and condition of equipment, purchasing, preventative maintenance programs, repairs and all other critical engineering/maintenance information to those at both the property and corporate level.
-Ability to prioritize and organize work to meet deadlines.
-Serves as a liaison for all parties with new builds and remodels.
-Lead the punch team for new and soon to open properties.
-A member of the Corporate Leadership Team
Some travel required


-10+ years of experience in a Management-level role.
-Bachelor's Degree in a related field preferred.
-Previous experience in a Facilities role/setting.
-Knowledge of all regulations and safety standards including but not limited to OSHA, ADA, EPA, CFC, and NFPA. MSDS.
-Extensive knowledge of building trades, electrical, mechanical, HVAC etc.
-Knowledge of plumbing and general building practices.
-Solid project management skills.
-Great interpersonal skills.
-Excellent communication skills (written and verbal).
-Strong attention to detail.
-Highly organized.
-Self-motivated to take charge and assume responsibility.
-Ideally experienced in the hospitality industry.
-Strong Leadership, organization, and negotiation skills.
-All candidates must be prepared to travel domestically, as necessary.

-Hotel and other Travel discounts
-Life Insurance
-Supplemental Insurance
-Long/Short Term Disability
-Professional Development Opportunities
-Competitive Compensation plus incentives!
Physical Requirements:

-While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; stand; bend; walk; use hands or finger; or feel objects, tools or controls; lift boxes (up to 25 pounds); talk and hear. Vision abilities required by this job include close vision to a computer screen.

Keywords: Chartwell Hospitality Headquarters, Franklin , Corporate Director of Engineering, Professions , Franklin, Tennessee

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