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Chief Engineer (Pre-opening) at Hotel Indigo Palau


Hotel Brand: Hotel Indigo
Location: Palau, Palau

Hotel: Palau (RORRP), Koror Island

Job number: 129152

About Us

IHG® is one of the world’s leading hotel companies, with a promise to provide True Hospitality for Good. Making everyone feel welcome and cared for, recognized and respected, whoever and wherever they are in the world.

Hotel Indigo Palau

Hotel Indigo is an upper upscale boutique hotel brand with IHG, focusing on creating a uniquely local experience in each of our hotels. We deliver a beautiful perspective of the neighborhood, bringing its sights, sounds, and flavors into our space. Hotel Indigo Palau is the first international brand hotel on the island with over 200 rooms and extensive dining and leisure facilities.

Do you see yourself as a Chief Engineer (Pre-opening) with Hotel Indigo Palau?

We are looking for an internationally experienced, energetic, hands-on Chief Engineer who will oversee all engineering elements within the hotel to ensure programs & budget goals, are achieved whilst also evaluating team progress and identifying new ideas that will help drive the business and solving problems through strong interpersonal skills and efficient communication.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Oversee the hotel's engineering department, ensuring the effective operation and maintenance of all mechanical, electrical, and plumbing (MEP) systems
  • Develop and implement preventive maintenance programs to minimize downtime and ensure the longevity of equipment and facilities
  • Coordinate with contractors, vendors, and suppliers for repairs, upgrades, and installations, negotiating contracts and ensuring quality workmanship
  • Conduct regular inspections of the property to identify maintenance needs, safety hazards, and opportunities for improvement.
  • Manage the engineering budget, tracking expenses, and forecasting future needs to optimize resource allocation
  • Ensure compliance with building codes, safety regulations, and environmental standards, maintaining documentation and records as required
  • Respond to emergencies and service requests promptly, troubleshooting issues and implementing solutions to minimize disruptions to guests and operations

What we need from you

For you to be the ideal candidate, you should have the following:

  • Min. 8 years’ of related experience in Hotel or Leisure Environment
  • Technical Qualifications required
  • Must have previously held a senior role within a hotel, resort or leisure facility
  • Pre-opening experience preferred

What we offer

In return we'll give you a competitive benefit package including, hotel discounts worldwide and the opportunity to progress your career with IHG®. Most importantly, we'll give you the room to belong.

At IHG Hotels & Resorts, we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. IHG Hotels & Resorts provides equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to an individual's, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, marital or familial status, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

IHG is committed to promoting a culture of inclusion where everyone feels safe, respected and valued. We seek talent from all backgrounds to join our teams, and encourage our colleagues to bring their authentic and best selves to work.

At IHG, we’ve made a promise. As one of the world’s leading hotel groups, we’re here to deliver True Hospitality for Good. Making our guests and colleagues feel welcome, cared for, recognised and respected – wherever they are in the world. Want to be part of the journey?

Hotel Indigo is an upper-upscale boutique brand that captures the true spirit of the neighborhoods our hotels belong to. With over 125 properties worldwide, we look for individuals that can inspire our guests to make unique discoveries. Opening the door to meaningful connections to the diverse people, places, and cultures of the local area. 

Making travel inspiring. It’s what we do.

Don't quite meet every single requirement, but still believe you'd be a great fit for the job? We'll never know unless you hit the 'Apply' button. Start your journey with us today.

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