Chief Engineer – Hampton Inn/Home2 Suites San Antonio Riverwalk, San Antonio Texas

San Antonio, Texas

Vista Host, a nationally recognized hotel management company with over 35 properties nationwide, is seeking a Chief Engineer for the soon to open a dual Hampton Inn and Home 2 Suites, on the beautiful San Antonio Riverwalk.


“Blending these two category-leading brands and their signature, yet unique, identities under one roof further propels our commitment to providing quality lodging options to meet a wide variety of styles, travel needs and desired price points.”


This beautiful property will be 213 rooms and is conveniently located on the San Antonio Riverwalk, the hotels offer guests easy access to Pearl Brewery, San Fernando Cathedral, as well as famous Riverwalk restaurants and entertainment. Steeped in local culture, the property is only steps from some of the most historic landmarks in Texas.


Projected Opening Date of November 2018!


Chief Engineer: Primarily responsible for the overall maintenance of the hotel’s building and grounds and the operation of its equipment and mechanical/electrical systems. Other areas of hotel operations would include: maintenance, guest service, profit management, asset management and safety and security.


Additional responsibilities include:

  • Maintain company and franchise maintenance standards for both guest rooms and public areas.
  • Train maintenance personnel in all aspects of property maintenance;
  • Review maintenance problems, complaints and work orders to prioritize and schedule work assignments.
  • Ensure that property and equipment are maintained in a safe manner, and that all repairs are made as specified by manufacture.
  • Service the hotel’s pool including cleaning, appearance, and chemical balance and completing maintenance log.
  • Solicit bids from contractors, evaluate their proposals and once employed, ensure work is complete to specifications.
  • Maintain building exterior.
  • Complete maintenance logs.
  • Perform or assist with periodic or scheduled cleaning projects.
  • Assist other departments when needed and perform other related duties as assigned.


At Vista Host, we pride ourselves in achieving superior results in operating hotels from our ability to blend the science of hotel management with the art of hospitality. We are looking for candidates who would thrive in an environment that is fast-paced and hands-on. If you are looking to join a team that provides superior service to its customers, while gaining unprecedented opportunities, then this is the position for you. This is an excellent career opportunity to join a progressive management company, offering a competitive salary plus bonus and benefits.


In our efforts to be “better today than we were yesterday”, we are constantly seeking talented individuals to join our team! To apply, please visit our career portal at www.myhospitalitycareer.net


For questions, please contact Daniel Haughan, General Manager at dhaughan@vistahost.net.


  • Previous Hotel Chief Engineer Experience
  • Hands-on experience in basic HVAC, Plumbing, Electrical and Refrigeration
  • Must have strong skills in leadership, communications, and customer service