Engineering and Facilities Specialists for Hotel and Resort

Founded in 1967, we are a boutique firm with over 55 years of executive search experience. The retained recruitment service Bristol offers includes sourcing, screening, submitting qualified candidates, scheduling interviews, and negotiating employment and compensation packages of selected finalists.

Bristol Associates’ Hotel and Resort practice recruits within the Engineering and Facilities segment of the industry. Our hospitality recruiters place top candidates in a variety of key engineering and facilities functions. We specialize in senior, executive, and management positions.

Simply put, placing top executives is what we do, and we know what makes a great leader. Below are just some of the qualities and skill sets in this discipline that we look for:

  • Education in mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, or a related field
  • Extensive understanding of electrical systems, components and devices, HVAC systems, boilers, and mechanical systems
  • Knowledge of public construction and building systems
  • Ability to translate complex technical terms into plain English and communicate with clients and colleagues
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills

Are you looking to hire exceptional talent with the skills listed above? Submit an employer inquiry and one of our consultants will be in touch with you soon!

Do these qualities describe you? Submit your resume today to be considered for our current openings.

Join the Many Hotel and Resort Companies That Have Filled Their Roles with Bristol Associates

Our Satisfied Clients Love to Share Their Experiences Working with Bristol Associates

“I enjoyed working with Bristol Associates on a tough to fill Executive position. They were professional, in tune with our industry and offered a few marketing suggestions that quickly produced a nice short list. Ultimately, Bristol helped us secure our top candidate who fits right in with our culture and has elevated the leadership team at our property.”

Shelley Ferguson

Director of Human Resources, Marriott - Kansas City Downtown

“The expertise, recommendations, and personal touch have been invaluable to our success in building a strong management team. If you have the opportunity to work with Bristol Associates, their dedication and high quality results will speak for themselves.”

Andrew Helmer

Vice President of Human Resources, Hershey Entertainment and Resorts

“Bristol Associates has a great national reputation and our personnel has had previous experience working with them in both Casino Gaming and Hospitality capacities. The team displayed professionalism and support for onboarding candidates, providing negotiation assistance, and fulfilling timely placements. We appreciate Bristol being open-minded to operational needs as we’ve worked to reconfigure and rework our company.”

Merrick Dresnin

Corporate Director of Human Resources, Cote Family Destinations

“Bristol is an extremely professional firm with in-depth hospitality industry knowledge. They take the time to fully understand their client’s needs and requirements and then communicates clearly and effectively with both the client and the candidate. I would highly recommend Bristol – they are real pros!”

Steve Buckler, CHDM

Hospitality Consultant

Why Work with Bristol Associates?

Over 55 Years in Business

We have specialized in executive search since 1967, and are now in our 3rd generation of family ownership.


We have unrivaled industry knowledge in the areas in which we focus.

Individualized Service

We provide consultative, individualized service to our client companies. We pride ourselves in conducting our processes confidentially when necessary.

Network of Candidates

With over 1M+ relevant candidates in our private database, and growing every day, we have a strong network of senior-level talent across the board.


Our recruiters value a communicative relationship with our select client companies and candidates, providing updates throughout the search.


Our exceptional lead recruiters each have at least 15 years’ of experience in executive search.

Partner with Bristol Associates

Our Successful Hotel and Resort Engineering and Facilities Searches Keep Our Clients Coming Back

Regional Director of Facilities

Our client is a lively hotel and casino in Las Vegas. We were tasked with finding the Regional Director of Facilities to oversee maintenance of the entire electrical, mechanical, and plumbing systems at the properties, multiple guest room towers, one of the county’s largest convention centers, multiple food and beverage outlets, and the outside perimeters of the properties. Our placed candidate had 7 years of facility management experience in the hospitality environment.

Director of Facilities

The Director of Facilities search was completed for a well-known casino and hotel brand. Our placed candidate is responsible for managing the facility operations to promote and ensure efficiency and productivity.

Director of Facilities

We completed a search for an award winning resort casino in the Northeast. The Director oversees the facility operations by planning, developing, and evaluating the facility functions and performance. Our placed candidate is responsible for directing building engineering and maintenance throughout the property.

We Can Fill Your Engineering and Facilities Roles in the Hotel and Resort Industry

  • Chief Engineer
  • Complex Hotel Chief Engineer
  • Director of Engineering
  • Director of Facilities
  • Director of Maintenance
  • Engineering Manager
  • Facilities Engineer
  • Facilities Maintenance Manager
  • Hotel Chief Engineer
  • Hotel Maintenance Engineer
  • Hotel Services Engineer
  • Maintenance Manager
  • Project Engineer
  • Senior Engineer
  • Senior Facility Engineer
  • Vice President of Engineering
  • Vice President of Facilities
  • Vice President of Facility Operations