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Hyatt Chief Engineer - Full Time (Lahaina Shores Beach Resort) in Hawaii


Destination Residences Hawaii at is an independent collection within the Hyatt Lifestyle portfolio. In Maui, our brands include Lahaina Shores Beach Resort, Kaanapali Alii, and Wailea Beach Villas. We represent a different kind of brand in the hospitality industry. One that believes in independence over sameness. One with the Hawaiian core values of Pono, Kuleana, Kākou, Po`okela, ‘Imi Loa, and Mālama. At Destination, we are true to our place; diverse by design.

The Chief Engineer is a key member of the Lahaina Shores Beach Resort at Leadership Team whose primary responsibility is to oversee and manage the maintenance and repair of owner units, common areas, and central systems such as water, air conditioning and electrical, ensuring the health, safety and good working order of the building. Additionally, the Chief Engineer ensures guest and owner satisfaction and safety by providing efficient and courteous service to maintenance requests and preventative maintenance plans. The Chief Engineer is also responsible for ensuring individual units and public areas are in good physical repair and of an aesthetically pleasing quality while also focusing on generating maximum profitability using resort standards for efficient use of equipment, tools and ordering of supplies.

The day-to-day duties and responsibilities include managing employees, including employee relations, training, scheduling, payroll processing, and distributing work assignments. Ensuring prompt response to guest requests and proper maintenance of owner units, common areas, pool and spa. The Chief Engineer will also be responsible for analyzing and controlling engineering operations and expenditures for the property, assisting with preparing annual budgets and ordering supplies.


The ideal candidate will have a minimum of five (5) years Chief Engineer or Assistant Chief Engineer experience at a resort property. Candidates with an associate’s degree and hospitality/AOAO industry experience at a supervisory level and/or technical engineering staff level will be given preference.

The ideal candidate is also someone who meets the following qualifications:

-- Proven performance records of major areas of hotel operation of maintenance, including but not limited to: building construction, mechanical, electrical and plumbing systems, HVAC, water and sewage, preventative maintenance systems, safety and fire prevention, and energy management.

-- Forecasting and budgeting, departmental profit and loss analysis, strategic planning, five-year plans, decision making process.

-- Knowledge of building security, locks and hardware and ground recreational facilities management pest control and sanitation.

--Experience providing safety training and with OSHA requirements including Lock-Out/Tag-Out, MSDS sheets, use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), and training obligations.

-- Possession of a Valid Driver’s license and access to a dependable means of transportation that is properly insured and operated per requirement of all laws.

-- Excellent verbal and written communication skills in the English language, exceptional organizational skills and demonstrated ability to manage projects and establish priorities with diverse time lines and responsibilities.

-- Computer literacy and significant experience in composing correspondence, reports, spreadsheets, problem solving, investigation and research.

--Ability to lift 50 pounds on a regular basis, to climb up and down a minimum ladder height of 12 feet, and to climb seven (7) flights of stairs as needed.

*Our total rewards and compensation package include competitive wages, and a full range of benefits including health, dental, vision, paid time off, hotel and room discounts, life insurance and 401K.

*First consideration will be given to qualified candidates who currently reside in Maui and/or the Hawaiian Islands.

*We are an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

Primary Location: US-HI-Lahaina

Organization: Lahaina Shores Beach Resort

Pay Basis: Yearly

Job Level: Full-time

Job: Engineering/Facility Maintenance

Req ID: LAH002449

Hyatt is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, age, religion, disability, veteran status, genetic information, citizenship status or any other group protected by law.