Jobs at Hyatt Brands

Chief Engineer - Select Service

Hyatt Place Austin / Lake Travis / Four Points
Austin, TX

Posted January 12, 2021

Do you embody the spirit of Hospitality and find joy in delivering Remarkable service? Join a team built on the belief that being our Guest means having an amazing Experience!

Chief Engineer - Select Service

Spades Hotel Management is looking for a Chief Engineer for a new construction, Hyatt Place hotel located near Lake Travis in beautiful Austin, Texas Hill Country. We take great pride in hiring honest, hard-working, reliable people, who are willing to share and accept our principles. In return, we offer competitive salaries and opportunities for growth within our company.


  • At least 2 years of related work or hotel engineering/maintenance experience and able to perform mid-level troubleshooting of all hotel Mechanical, Plumbing, Electrical and HVAC.

  • Prior experience in exterior and interior surface preparation and painting

  • Possess basic computer skills and be comfortable learning and using technology

  • Must have good verbal and written communication skills.

  • Able to handle stressful situations, work in a fast-paced environment and prioritize well.

  • Display a positive attitude and strong work ethic

  • Strong analytical, problem solving and organizational skills.

  • An independent thinker, able to make decisions based upon information gathered from appropriate resources.

  • Ability to communicate effectively with the public and other Team Members.

  • Capable of performing the physical aspects of the job including sitting, bending, climbing, standing, reaching, and walking for up to 90% of the workday and lifting and carrying up to 60 lbs.

  • Possess a valid driver’s license, proper insurance coverage, and a clean driving record for business-related travel


  • Develop, implement and modify programs for preventative maintenance of the property, grounds and equipment

  • Establish maintenance schedules and prioritize repairs and maintenance to minimize service and operational disruption

  • Ensure that guests and staff receive prompt, professional treatment and courteous service in response to their maintenance needs

  • Establish department equipment and inventory levels to be maintained and work with General Manager on ordering procedures

  • Maintain, monitor and test the hotel’s emergency and security systems, features and procedures

  • Perform daily inspections to ensure property, rooms,  grounds and work areas are maintained according to standards

  • Ensure proper records are kept relating to all plant and equipment for the hotel including repair and service records.

  • Prepare reports as required by the Housekeeping Manager and General Manager.Discuss with GM / Owner / Department heads on maintenance status and inspection reports.

  • Responsible for quality service, meeting/exceeding financial goals, short and long term planning and day-to-day operations.

We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Hyatt Place Austin / Lake Travis / Four Points

95 Room Hotel

Modern Hotel in Austin Texas

Hyatt Place Austin/Lake Travis/Four Points blends Austin's eclectic style with Hyatt's unwavering commitment to quality and innovation, and is ideally situated where business and pleasure intersect—just minutes away from major corporations, Concordia University, and the south shore of Lake Travis, dubbed the "Crown Jewel" of the Texas Highland Lakes. Attend or host a meeting in our customizable 1,798-square-foot event space, and in the evening catch breathtaking sunset views at The Oasis on Lake Travis, known as The Sunset Capital of Texas.

Hyatt Place Austin / Lake Travis / Four Points

7300 N FM 620

Austin, TX 78726

Telephone (512) 369-3120