Regional Chief Engineer

Property Aimbridge Corporate
Posted Date 2 months ago(3/23/2023 10:16 AM)

Job Summary

This position supports the hotel engineering organization by giving direction to Area Champions Chief Engineers and Maintenance Engineers. Plays a key role in overseeing coordinating and assisting the activities of the maintenance staff. Ensures repair maintenance and engineering activities and the preventative maintenance program are completed as directed and supports or monitors capital repair and renovation projects. The major responsibility in this position is providing direction to Area Champions and hotel engineering staff members by advising them how to accomplish the maintenance and engineering functions of the hotel in accordance with Aimbridge Hospitality policies and procedures. This person must understand the practices techniques and technologies required in the work they are performing or monitoring.




  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent. Two years of college or vocational training in electrical or mechanical engineering or plumbing plus six years work experience in facilities maintenance plant operations or engineering services for a hotel or hotels.
  • One or more certifications in plumbing HVAC or electrical. Minimum Type III EPA Certification for refrigerant reclamation and charging required. Other licensure as required by law.
  • Ability to communicate appropriately with hotel staff and Corporate staff.
  • Specialization in technical crafts (HVAC electrical plumbing etc.) is required. An ability to advance knowledge in these areas and to mentor others is essential.
  • Customer service
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to monitor contractor activity
  • Project management




  • Effectively and professionally communicates with co-workers and supervisor.
  • Follows company policies and procedures and ensures adherence is achieved by field engineering staff members.
  • Provides a professional image at all times through appearance and dress.
  • Responsible for understanding and adhering to attendance guidelines set forth in the employee handbook. Expected to report to work on scheduled days and at scheduled times.
  • Conducts or arranges for training of co-workers and subordinates regarding safety security department procedures repair and maintenance techniques operational procedures and service guidelines.
  • Supervises and assists engineering staff in maintaining and repairing fire and life safety systems room equipment HVAC plumbing and electrical systems kitchen appliances refrigeration equipment pool equipment lighting laundry equipment and other systems/equipment as directed.
  • Performs skilled repair and maintenance operations using power tools hand tools welding equipment etc.
  • Meets with vendors and suppliers to discuss scope of and products and materials used in repair activities.
  • Obtains pricing and bids or develops cost estimates as directed.
  • Support the capital purchasing program in accordance with guidelines.
  • Interprets specifications blueprints plans and manuals for successful supervision of activities.
  • Participate in regular conference calls with Corporate Director of Engineering – Field Operations.
  • Ensure hotels are operated safely efficiently and in accordance with regulatory agencies.
  • Conduct Peer Review or other site visits at hotels in area of responsibility.
  • Generate written reports and recommendations. Note: Other duties as assigned by supervisor or Corporate management.
  • Will be required to work nights weekends and holidays.
  • Will be required to work in fast paced environment.
  • Establishes and develops internal relationships: All hotel departments and Area Champion at the property level Capital Project Managers Capital Project Administrators Corporate Director of Engineering – Field Operations and Senior Vice President Hotel Performance Support at the corporate level
  • Establishes and develops external relationships with vendors for bids purchasing and receiving supplies as well as guests at the hotel with regard to customer service.
  • Travel is required approximately 80% of the time.


Property Details

Aimbridge Hospitality Corp Office (New)

Aimbridge Hospitality is a leading, global hospitality company with a growing hotel portfolio representing more than 1,500 properties in 50 states and 23 countries. As a top hospitality employer, we are a great place to unlock your future, providing unparalleled opportunities for you to reach places in your career you might have never imagined were possible - more opportunities to help create memorable experiences, ways to succeed, and great people to inspire you. Aimbridge Hospitality is based in Plano, TX, with additional corporate offices in Atlanta, Calgary, Fargo, Puerto Rico, San Clemente, and Washington D.C. Aimbridge EMEA has offices in Birmingham and Glasgow, UK, and Amsterdam, the Netherlands; Aimbridge LatAm has offices in Monterrey, Mexico.

Company Overview

As the global leader in third-party hotel management, our growing portfolio represents over 1,550 hotels in all 50 states and 22 countries, from top international lodging brands to luxury hotels, destination resorts and lifestyle hotels. Our associates around the globe are passionate about serving our guests and driving exceptional results, and thrive in a culture where everyone is inspired to be the best. Join a world of possibility with Aimbridge Hospitality.


After an initial waiting period, those hired into full time positions are eligible for a competitive benefits package that includes the following:

  • Now offering Daily Pay! Ask your Recruiter for more details
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage
  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability Income
  • Term Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • 401k Retirement Plan

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