Chief Hotel Engineer - Luxury Hotel Operator

Cityscape Recruitment Ltd
London (Greater)
From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
30 Nov 2017
08 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Chief Hotel Engineer - Luxury Hotel Operator

£55,000 - £65,000 + benefits

Westminster, London

About the Company:

This Company are a well-established 360 construction enterprise who work exclusively alongside a single luxury hotel operator, building and maintaining a vast portfolio of luxury hotels in London and throughout Europe. This independent company work both as a Developer and Main Contractor, buying land and building the hotels themselves, keeping a lot of the work in house and only sub-contracting smaller packages out to preferred companies. This keeps a high level of control on both the quality of the build and the commercial aspects of the projects, with the managers working closely together throughout the process of each project to bring the project through on time and in budget. This unique company have already handed over in excess of 10 500+ room hotels to their client in the last 16 years since the inception of business, and they currently have a number of 4* & 5* new build hotels that are nearing completion, as well as plans for numerous refurbishments of existing hotels and new build projects to come.

With a stable team in place and an excellent record of retaining staff, this company rarely have a need to recruit for the core management team based out of their Waterloo Office. When this opportunity has come around in the past, the spaces have been quickly snapped up by some of the industry’s finest professionals. With a unique business model and high profits, this business are capable of paying above market salaries and offering excellent career paths, making any opportunity an exciting prospect.

About the Role:

A Chief Engineer is required for one of this company’s flagship hotels. This individual will be responsible for managing all aspects of maintenance staff on a daily basis. They will direct, coordinate and perform routines, preventive and emergency interior / exterior maintenance and repairs to obtain optimum efficiency and economy of hotel operations. They will also be required to direct the Engineering staff, accounting / budgeting, asset protection, inventory control and human resources.

Responsibilities will include but are not limited to;

·Familiar and complies with the hotels mission and standards in performing maintenance activities.

·Maximise maintenance team potential with a balanced focus on operations, guests, employee and owners satisfaction.

·Represents the engineering department during the daily HOD morning meetings.

·Prioritise, plan, schedule assign and supervise the engineering department staff.

·Oversee the maintenance tasks, work orders and special projects ensuring timely and accurate completion.

·Respond to guest's maintenance needs promptly and ensure guests receive professional, efficient prompt and courteous service to hotel standards.

·Maintain the physical appearance and operational efficiency of the hotel including physical. Mechanical, electrical, plumbing etc.


Candidates must have an advanced knowledge of building management/engineering with positive attitude, Good communication skills and Committed to delivering a high level of customer service. They should have a Bachelor of Science, Diploma or college degree in Electrical or Mechanical engineering preferred with a Minimum of 5 years maintenance experience and 3 years supervisory or manager experience in engineering hotel department.

About the benefits / rewards:

The salary will be dependent on level of exposure to industry and experience on related projects. The company offers excellent opportunities and offers a basic salary around £55,000 - £65,000. The package will also include various benefits relating to travel and healthcare.

If you’re interested in finding out more, please apply toAlex @cityscapeltd.comor call01923 750095

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