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Director of Engineering

posted November 14, 2017

Clarion Hotel Kansas City - Overland Park
Lenexa, KS
Full-Service upscale Kansas City area hotel seeks experienced Director of Engineering
641780 l

About This Job

The Clarion Kansas City - Overland Park is accepting applications for the position of Director of Engineering.

 Job overview:

Direct the engineering/maintenance operations of the hotel to ensure the safety and comfort of hotel guests and employees and to ensure compliance with all brand, governmental, and regulatory requirements.  

 We look for people who are dynamic, confident and ambitious; people who excel in their role and help our guests succeed too.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Direct day-to-day engineering requirements, plan and assign work for staff, and establish performance and development goals for team members. Provide mentoring, coaching and regular feedback to help manage conflict and improve team member performance.
  • Educate and train all team members in compliance with governmental and safety regulations. 
  • Ensure staff is properly trained on quality and service standards and has the tools and equipment and is empowered to carry out job duties.
  • Promote teamwork and quality service through daily communication and coordination with other departments. Communicate with all hotel department heads to stay informed of maintenance needs and ensure timely responses to requests.
  • Participate in the preparation of the annual departmental operating budget and financial plans. Monitor budget and control expenses with a focus on energy management, preventive maintenance, and capital planning.
  • Lead hotel renovations and other projects, negotiate contracts and ensure timely completion of projects within budget.
  • Respond in a courteous and prompt manner to all guest questions, complaints and/or requests to ensure a high level of guest satisfaction.
  • Carry out preventive maintenance program to ensure the facility is maintained and in service for our guests.
  • Responsible business:
  • Oversee the physical operations of the hotel, including maintenance and repair and order parts and supplies in a timely and efficient manner while minimizing waste and maintaining “green” initiatives.
  • Perform other duties as assigned. May also serve as manager on duty.

Qualifications and requirements

Some college or advanced vocational training plus two to four years of experience in general building maintenance and/or construction and supervisory experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Hotel experience preferred. Professional certification and license if required by law.

Benefits include:

  • Paid time off
  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Paid life insurance
  • Hotel discounts

About This Employer

Clarion Hotel Kansas City - Overland Park

12601 West 95th Street

Lenexa, KS 66215

Telephone (913) 217-1000

257 Room Hotel

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Welcome to the Clarion Hotel® Hotel Kansas City - Overland Park.

The Clarion® Hotel is situated in Suburban Kansas City. The Clarion Hotel Kansas City - Overland Park is the Place to Meet for Overland Park, Kansas City, Lenexa, Olathe and Shawnee Business Travelers, as we are pleased to offer a convenient home base just off I-35. Hotel is near Kansas City companies, including Kiewet, UPS and Honeywell, as well as Corporate Woods and the Overland Park Convention Center.

Business guests have all they need for a productive stay with nearly 18,000 sq. ft. of flexible meeting space and full service banquet and conference services.

Leisure travelers can explore Town Center Plaza or Oak Park Mall, both just minutes from our Overland Park hotel. Guests are near Kansas City attractions, as well, including the Sprint Center, Worlds of Fun, Harrah's Casino and the Power & Light District.

We offer the best location among area hotels with easy access to Kansas City International Airport (MCI), Charles Wheeler Downtown Airport (MKC), Johnson County Executive Airport (OJC) and New Century Air Center (JCI).

Our hotel's guests enjoy great amenities, from 24-hour Fitness and Business Centers, an indoor, heated pool, on-site dining , free Wi-Fi access, concierge services, Choice Privileges Rewards and superior service. We hope you choose our Overland Park Clarion Hotel® hotel for your next stay.