Chief Engineer

Courtyard Fairfield Napa Valley Area


Posted March 14, 2019

R-158773

You’re the guardian of the property. You understand the myriad details but have full command of the big picture, from maintenance planning to budget management. You ensure the physical plant is sound, that everything inside operates optimally and the grounds are well kept and safe. You know that guests expect it for their comfort and enjoyment, associates require it for their safety, and stakeholders demand it for the protection of their asset. You generously share what you know and the enthusiasm for what you do draws talent that’s highly skilled and loyal. If this resonates with you, Interstate’s Director of Engineering position may be a great opportunity for you.

As the Director of Engineering, you will

  • Oversee and manage all aspects of facilities management to ensure the safety and security of guests and associates and protect the asset for investors and owners. Use your extensive knowledge and talent for team management to ensure operations are smooth and facilities fully functioning for optimal guest experience.
  • Lead a skilled team of engineers. Create an environment that’s engaging, where motivated people want to join, learn, do their best, and advance. Lead a diverse, motivated team by modeling the way, by empowering, and coaching throughout the employment lifecycle.
  • Keep a pulse on the division’s budget. Use your extensive experience and knowledge to develop and manage the division’s budget and capital expenditure plan. Manage the renovation bidding process and contractor oversight to ensure quality work at minimal cost, consistent with maintaining optimal operations and meeting management expectations.
  • Do what it takes to maintain a safe guest and work environment and protect the asset. Develop and direct emergency programs; ensure equipment is well maintained and maintenance contracts are expertly negotiated and valid; and, conduct inspections and drills.

Interstate Hotels & Resorts is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

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Courtyard Fairfield Napa Valley Area

137 Room Hotel

Our Hotel

Situated just off of Interstate 80 between San Francisco and Sacramento, our modern hotel provides easy access to many popular attractions such as Jelly Belly Factory, Suisun City and Budweiser's Fairfield Brewery. Business travelers can wrap up some work tasks using your room's free high-speed Wi-Fi and ergonomic workstation before an eventful day of exploring the area or conducting business. If guests are looking to simply relax, they can kick back on our plush bedding while browsing the premium cable and movie options on our flat-panel TVs. During downtime we offer an on-site restaurant, The Bistro, when guests get hungry, or stop by in the evening for a signature cocktail. Those looking to stay active during their stay near Napa Valley can do so by using our fitness center's cardio equipment and free weights. Regardless of if it's work or play that brings travelers to North California, we'll help make every stay a success at Courtyard Fairfield Napa Valley Area.