Engineer New York, NY


Full Time • New York, NY

About our Company

We Make Hotels. Sydell Group builds and operates unique properties that are a reflection of their neighborhoods, a celebration of architecture and design, and a gathering place for visitors from near and far. Our hotels are collaborations among exceptional talent from the creative, culinary, and retail worlds, and our goal is to create travel experiences that offer inspiration and a sense of connection to our respective cities. Sydell Group's diverse portfolio of award-winning hotels include NoMad New York and Los Angeles; The LINE LA, DC and Austin; Freehand Miami, Chicago, LA and New York; The Ned, London and Park MGM, Las Vegas; as well as the forthcoming NoMad Las Vegas and NoMad London.

We are seeking a dynamic Engineer to join our team.  A successful candidate will have a genuine passion for the hospitality industry and an entrepreneurial spirit.


  1. Establish and maintain good communications and team work with fellow coworkers and other departments within the hotel
  2. Ensure maintenance requests assigned to you are completed competently, with minimum disruption to hotel guests and coworkers within the assigned timeframe
  3. Ensure all log books and record sheets are correctly completed and kept up to date prior to finishing your shift
  4. Assist with maintenance operations including refrigeration, heating, plumbing, electrical, ice machines, lighting, kitchen equipment, IT/switch rooms, etc.
  5. Inspect and maintain electrical equipment such as compressors, circulation pumps, filters, outlets, thermostats and ice machines
  6. Assist with preventative maintenance and equipment maintenance in accordance with established timeframes
  7. Ensures that all standby units are readily available for operation
  8. Remain updated on all projects or activity status within the department
  9. Repair wall coverings and paint throughout the hotel
  10. Inspect, repair and replace safety equipment, fire hoses cabinets, water valves, fire extinguishers, fire escapes, etc.
  11. Maintain an appropriate variety and quantity of engineering tools and supplies
  12. Adhere to all standards of operations, policies and procedures, manuals, memos and verbal instructions
  13. Ensures cleanliness and sanitation at the workplace
  14. Be familiar with all safety and emergency procedures including OSHA requirements

Core Competencies

  1. High School diploma or general education degree (GED)
  2. Three (3) years related experience in hospitality or service industry preferred
  3. Strong communication skills
  4. Collaborative spirit
  5. Ethical Conduct
  6. Computer Proficiency: Microsoft Office, Opera PMS
  7. Positive Attitude
  8. Eye for Detail
  9. Problem solving abilities

Compensation & Benefits

We offer competitive wages and benefits while fostering a diverse and inclusive work experience. 

We thrive in being a diverse work environment. Consideration for employment will be based upon personal capabilities and qualifications without discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, or any other protected characteristic as established by law.

About our Brand

Freehand exists for a new generation of urban explorers who seek a deeper connection to the places they visit and a community of likeminded travelers. A mix of private and European-style shared accommodations, comfortable and inspiring public spaces and celebrated food and beverage programs offer a unique home to those traveling alone or together on any budget. At the heart of each Freehand is a passion for connecting guests to the magic that defines their respective cities through a vibrant calendar of events showcasing emerging local creative talent.

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Our Brand Offers:

Competitive Compensation
Employer Subsidized Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
401(k) Plan with Employer Match
Life Insurance
Short-Term and Long Term Disability
Tuition Reimbursement
Discounts at all our Hotels and F&B Outlets
New Employee Referral Fees & many more exciting top secret employee perks!