Staybridge Suites Grand Forks
Grand Forks, ND

Posted August 9, 2019

Chief Maintenance Engineer

The Staybridge Suites in Grand Forks, 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 I-29 directly across from the Alerus Center, delivering travelers the perfect combination of comfort and convenience. 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

Compensation: 35,000-30,000

Staybridge Suites Grand Forks

100 Room Extended Stay

Our Hotel

This hotel's property is conveniently located off I-29, delivering travelers the perfect combination of comfort and convenience. Spacious suites are equipped with amenities designed to enhance your business trip or vacation. These perks paired with outstanding customer service make you feel at home at the Staybridge Suites® Grand Forks hotel.

The hotel's easy access to Grand Forks International Airport and the Alerus Center via I-29 ensures a hassle-free stay for business guests. A speedy commute to Altru and the University of North Dakota is certain, too. With free wired and wireless HSIA, a 24-hour Business Center and a boardroom, our corporate visitors have every possible resource at their disposal.

Staybridge Suites Grand Forks

1175 42nd Street South

Grand Forks, ND 58201

Telephone (701) 772-9000