Staybridge Suites Rochester
Rochester, MN

Posted August 5, 2019

Chief Maintenance Engineer

The Staybridge Suites in Rochester, proudly Managed by National Hospitality Services is an all-suite extend stay hotel designed to give you the most home-like stay possible. It is conveniently located off Highway 52 with easy access to Highway 63, Highway 14 and I-90 with easy access to Rochester International Airport and Minneapolis Airport. Suites include fully equipped kitchens and amenities designed to enhance business trips or vacations. These perks paired with outstanding customer service make anyone feel right at home.

Job Overview


The Chief Engineer performs preventative and regular maintenance and repairs to all areas of the hotel to ensure the safety and comfort of both our employee’s and guests. The Chief Engineer ensures compliance with all federal, state, local, and franchise inspection requirements.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Maintain and repair interior and exterior of the building, guest rooms, laundry, lighting, HVAC, ventilation, water treatment systems and swimming pool.

  • Manage daily activities of the department. Plan and organize work, communicate goals, and schedule employees to ensure proper coverage.

  • Communicate and enforce all hotel policies and procedures.

  • Inform management of hazardous situations, emergencies or security threats.

  • Responsible for maintaining a clean and organized maintenance shop and for the security of hotel inventory.

  • Monitor budget and control expenses with a focus on energy management, preventive maintenance and capital planning.

  • Respond in a courteous and prompt manner to all guest question and/or concerns.

  • Manage hotel renovations and other projects, negotiate contracts and ensure timely completion of projects within budget.

  • Understand and respond to customers’ needs and ensure a high level of guest satisfaction.

  • Carry out Preventive Maintenance Program to ensure facility is maintained and in service for our guests; examples include lighting, refrigeration, heating, air-conditioning, water treatment systems and pools.

  • Maintain and order parts and supplies in a timely and efficient manner while minimizing waste and maintaining “green” initiatives.

  • Assist with hotel security to minimize risk of theft, crime and other hazards.

Required Skills and Experience

  • Advanced vocational training plus two years of experience in general building maintenance or construction or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Highly energetic and motivated individual

  • Must have strong leadership skills

  • Previous hospitality industry experience preferred but not required

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with strong customer/client focus essential

  • Strong problem-solving skills

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, high pressure environment

  • Ability to shift and manage multiple priorities

  • Results driven focus and ability to work through to completion in a timely manner

  • Adaptable to change

  • High level of flexibility regarding overtime during times busy periods as required by the business

Staybridge Suites Rochester

109 Room Extended Stay

Our Hotel

The Staybridge Suites Rochester, Minnesota is conveniently located off Highway 52 with easy access to Highway 63, Highway 14 and I-90; delivering travelers the perfect combination of comfort and convenience. 109 Spacious suites are equipped with amenities designed to enhance your business trip or vacation. These perks paired with outstanding customer service always makes you feel at home. The hotel’s easy access to Rochester International (RST) and Minneapolis Airport (MSP), Mayo Clinic, St . Mary’s Hospitality, Methodist Hospitality, and IBM ensures a hassle-free stay for all guests. Guests of the Staybridge in Rochester enjoy features like a fitness center, indoor pool, whirlpool, free laundry facility, a free breakfast buffet and evening socials Monday – Wednesday.

Staybridge Suites Rochester

2350 Commerce Drive

Rochester, MN 55901

Telephone (507) 280-9000