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Area Director of Engineering

posted May 9, 2019

Courtyard Houston Downtown/Convention Center
Houston, TX
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About This Job

You’re the guardian of the property. You understand the myriad details but have full command of the big picture, from maintenance planning to budget management. You ensure the physical plant is sound, that everything inside operates optimally and the grounds are well kept and safe. You know that guests expect it for their comfort and enjoyment, associates require it for their safety, and stakeholders demand it for the protection of their asset. You generously share what you know and the enthusiasm for what you do draws talent that’s highly skilled and loyal. If this resonates with you, Interstate’s Director of Engineering position may be a great opportunity for you.

As the Director of Engineering, you will

  • Oversee and manage all aspects of facilities management to ensure the safety and security of guests and associates and protect the asset for investors and owners. Use your extensive knowledge and talent for team management to ensure operations are smooth and facilities fully functioning for optimal guest experience.
  • Lead a skilled team of engineers. Create an environment that’s engaging, where motivated people want to join, learn, do their best, and advance. Lead a diverse, motivated team by modeling the way, by empowering, and coaching throughout the employment lifecycle.
  • Keep a pulse on the division’s budget. Use your extensive experience and knowledge to develop and manage the division’s budget and capital expenditure plan. Manage the renovation bidding process and contractor oversight to ensure quality work at minimal cost, consistent with maintaining optimal operations and meeting management expectations.
  • Do what it takes to maintain a safe guest and work environment and protect the asset. Develop and direct emergency programs; ensure equipment is well maintained and maintenance contracts are expertly negotiated and valid; and, conduct inspections and drills.

Interstate Hotels & Resorts is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

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If you need accommodation for any part of the employment process because of a medical condition or disability, please call (703) 387-3888 or email ADA.Assistance@interstatehotels.com with the nature of your accommodation request and include the Hotel location and title of the job opening. Please allow one (1) business day for a reply.

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About This Employer

Courtyard Houston Downtown/Convention Center

916 Dallas Street
Houston, TX 77002

(832) 366-1600

191 Room Hotel

www.marriott.com

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Our Hotel

Courtyard Houston Downtown/Convention Center is in a prime location of Space City. In the city's historic 1921 Humble Oil Building, the hotel's exterior still has the original, neo-classical style with polished rose marble and brass elevator doors. Our hotel in Houston, Texas puts travelers in the pulse of the city and within walking distance of the George R. Brown Convention Center, Toyota Center and House of Blues. Newly-renovated rooms and suites feature high ceilings and natural light, along with modern decor, mini-refrigerators and plush bedding. Guests can stay connected to family, friends and business colleagues with the free Wi-Fi throughout our hotel, including in our bistro offering a variety of healthy and hearty menu items plus Starbucks coffee beverages. We invite our guests to escape the Texas heat in our outdoor pool offering great views, or work out in our well-appointed fitness center.