Job Description


Chateau on the Lake

Chief Engineer

Full time

Atrium SPIRIT - where teamwork, passion and appreciation ignite service excellence

Join our team as Chief Engineer at the Chateau on the Lake in Branson, MO with Atrium Hospitality! Overseeing our stunning lakeside resort, you'll maintain top-notch facilities and ensure a seamless guest experience across our elegant rooms and extensive event spaces. We're looking for a detail-oriented leader with a passion for innovation and excellence. Embrace the vibrant Branson area, known for its breathtaking scenery, entertainment, and outdoor activities.

Atrium Hospitality is seeking a dynamic Chief Engineer to ensure guests have an excellent experience through managing the engineering department and supervising maintenance operations while exhibiting leadership, integrity, initiative, composure, decision making skills, flexibility and adaptability in relation to business needs and crisis.

The Chief Engineer will be tasked with the following duties, responsibilities, and assignments: 

  • Lead, develop, and train a diverse and effective team in accordance with Atrium Core Values; 

  • Manage engineering associates by ensuring they understand employment practices, recommending employment decisions and corrective action, supporting performance management, and implementing discipline; 

  • Maintain an adequate inventory of parts and supplies;  

  • Troubleshoot and repair malfunctions in mechanical and electrical systems and other equipment throughout the hotel;  

  • Participate in the development of the engineering and Capital budget, which at times involves strategic agility and sound planning capability; 

  • Create work schedules while managing and measuring departmental needs and productivity;  

  • Oversee preventative maintenance assignments and the execution of Capital projects in partnership with the Atrium capital team;   

  • Maintain Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS), Lock Out/Tag Out procedures and all relevant Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) standards; 

  • Track guest room requests for servicing and ensuring completion;  

  • Serve as the head of the property’s loss prevention and risk management programs, managing the hotel loss prevention committees and ensuring all life safety systems are code compliant with the brand and the authority having jurisdiction (i.e. Fire Marshall, Building Inspector, etc.);  

  • Follow all company safety and security policies and procedures, including reporting accidents, injuries and unsafe work conditions to management; and 

  • Any and all other work as required to complete the primary purpose of the position 

What you will need to be successful in this role:

  • 5+ years of engineering experience to include mechanical, electrical and plumbing
  • Prior supervisory/leadership experience
  • Prior responsibility for a department budget with a fundamental understanding of a P&L statement, labor costs and other R&M expenses 
  • Experience in managing utilities and energy systems
  • Understanding of capital planning and replacement cycles
  • Experience with NFPA fire code and life safety systems, controls
  • Experience working with industrial laundry and kitchen equipment.
  • Prior hotel experience
  • Certifications in mechanical, electrical, plumbing, HVAC


When you’re an Atrium Associate, you’re a part of a crucial workforce providing the ultimate ‘Home Away From Home’ for our guests. We know that it takes a lot of time and effort to provide these exceptional experiences, so we reward your efforts with a competitive compensation plan and other benefits and perks that allow you to offer your best to our guests. These benefits include:

  • Daily Pay
  • Significant Travel Discounts on Marriott and/or Hilton properties
  • 401k Plans
  • Medical Insurance
  • Other property specific benefits

Plus, we make sure you can grow your career the way you want to through Internship programs, training and development and over 80 hotels that offer incredible opportunities for career driven associates.


Actual compensation packages are based on a wide array of factors unique to each candidate, including but not limited to skill set, years & depth of experience, certifications and specific office location. This may differ in other locations due to cost of labor considerations.

Atrium Hospitality provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Atrium Hospitality brinda igualdad de oportunidades de empleo a todos los empleados y aplicantes de empleo y prohíbe la discriminación y el acoso de cualquier tipo sin distinción de raza, color, religión, edad, sexo, origen nacional, estado de discapacidad, genética, estado de veterano protegido, orientación sexual, género de identidad o expresión, o cualquier otra característica protegida por las leyes federales, estatales o locales. Esta política se aplica a todos los términos y condiciones de empleo, incluido el reclutamiento, la contratación, la colocación, la promoción, la terminación, el despido, el retiro, la transferencia, las licencias, la compensación y la capacitación.

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