• Chief Engineer I

    Location Name
    Junction City, KS Courtyard
    Location Address
    310 Hammons Dr.
    Requisition ID
    Hotel - Maintenance and Engineering
    FT Management Position
    Employment Type
    Regular Full Time
    Pay Rate
  • About Us

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    Atrium Hospitality is a leading hotel and asset management company, overseeing a portfolio of 84 hotels in 30 states licensed primarily through the Marriott, Hilton and Intercontinental brand families.  We strive to bring to life a culture that promotes the four simple values that drive our business: Perseverance, Respect, Service, and Teamwork.

    Position Description

    Job Purpose:

    To supervise maintenance operations - i.e., refrigeration, heating, plumbing, etc., maintaining standards.

    Job Responsibilities: 

    • Supervise, develop and maintain ongoing maintenance operation for hotel, including refrigeration, heating, plumbing, water treatment, preventive maintenance, hotel rooms, A/H units, ice machines, pools, lighting, kitchen equipment, emergency generators, water softeners, switch rooms, roof exhausts, electrical substations, etc.
    • Ensure projects are completed according to specifications and on time estimating worker-hour requirements for completion.  Establish or adjust work procedures to meet production schedules. Develop and manage standards for sustainability.  Maintain all logs that record information.
    • Work closely with Housekeeper and Front Desk Manager to ensure coordination of activities.  May confer with other supervisors to coordinate activities of individual departments. Manage contracts and staffing.
    • Perform work within departmental expense plans. May estimate, requisition, and inspect materials.
    • Meet with architects to discuss blueprints, contact contractors to submit bids for new construction, and meet with construction supervisors to discuss different phases of work.
    • Follow all company and safety and security policies and procedures; report accidents, injuries and unsafe work conditions to management; complete safety training and certifications and enforce safety regulations. Manage safety systems as they relate to patrons and employees per institutional guidelines as well as state and federal law. Head Loss Prevention team.
    • Analyze and resolve work problems, or assist workers in solving problems.  Initiate or suggest plans to motivate workers. Recommend or initiate personnel actions, such as training, promotions, transfers, discharges, and disciplinary measures.  Reward employees who meet/exceed expectations.  Confer with workers’ representatives.
    • Interpret specifications, job orders, and company policies to workers.  Utilize computerized maintenance management systems.
    • Manage utilities within institutional policies and environmental guidelines; implement and coordinate recycling and other environmentally friendly efforts.
    • Set up and test industrial equipment to ensure it functions properly.  Operate equipment to demonstrate proper use or analyze malfunctions.
    • Plan and perform long and short-term facilities assessments.  Formulate and execute capital replacement budgets.
    • Develop and implement customer relations plans to improve service levels and response times.
    • Formulate and articulate risk management plans including emergency preparedness and fire and life.
    • Schedule preventive maintenance tasks, such as checking, cleaning, or repairing equipment, to detect and prevent problems.  Examine work orders and converse with equipment operators to detect equipment problems.   Determine whether mechanical or human errors contributed to the problem.
    • Other duties as required.

    Job Skills:

    • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagrammatic, or schedule form.
    • Read and understand instructions, safety rules, etc.  Write reports with proper format, punctuation, spelling, and grammar.  Speak with poise, voice control, and confidence, using correct grammar and well-modulated voice.
    • Knowledge of current practices and data used in delivering facility maintenance services, including transportation, grounds care, housekeeping, furniture fixtures, and equipment care. 
    • Knowledge of heating and cooling control systems and software.
    • Basic knowledge of current products and technology for floor coverings, wall coverings, and other fixed assets.
    • Understanding of energy and utilities management and policies related to energy usage and conservation.

    Job Qualifications:

    Education -

    • Vocational Institution Certificate and completion of apprenticeship in plumbing/electrical repair.

    Experience -

    • Two (2) years supervisory experience in the maintenance field and three (3) years’ experience in the plumbing, electrical, and painting trades; OR, an equivalent combination of education and experience.


    •   As required by state or local ordinance.


    Benefits and EEO

    Full-time associates are eligible for the following benefits:

    • Paid Time Off
    • Medical Insurance
    • Dental Insurance
    • Vision Insurance
    • Short-term and long-term disability
    • Company paid life with employee paid supplemental options
    • Matching 401-k with immediate vesting for eligible participating associates
    • Company Hotel Travel Discounts

    Working for Atrium Hospitality offers more than a great job; it offers the ability to make a difference in a meaningful way every day. Whether you are a recent graduate, new to the industry, or an experienced professional, Atrium provides extraordinary opportunities for growth and competitive compensation and benefits in an exciting, customer-centric workplace.


    Atrium Hospitality is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
    Minorities/Females/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans 
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