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Director of Engineering

posted July 28, 2019

DoubleTree Downtown Wilmington - Legal District
Wilmington, DE
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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

DoubleTree Downtown Wilmington - Legal District

700 North King Street
Wilmington, DE 19801

(302) 655-0400

217 Room Hotel

doubletree3.hilton.com

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At A Glance

Ideally situated in the heart of downtown Wilmington's legal and financial districts, DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Downtown Wilmington - Legal District is one block from the Federal Courthouse and Delaware State Superior Courthouse. The hotel offers easy access to I-95, and is situated midway between Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) and Baltimore Washington International (BWI) Airport. Wilmington Amtrak Station (WIL) is five blocks away.

Major corporations headquartered nearby include Met Life, Bank of America, DuPont, JPMorgan Chase, Capital One and Astra Zeneca. Take advantage of our complimentary shuttle service to and from businesses, restaurants and attractions. Discover the charming atmosphere of the Riverfront, home to great dining and attractions.

Unwind in a comfortable guest room with a range of thoughtful amenities including an ergonomic work space, a refrigerator, and a hot beverage center. We invite our guests to catch up on work in the business center, work out in the fitness center, or swim laps in the indoor heated saline pool.

Metro Cafe and Lounge, located within the hotel, offers a full dining menu for all meals and is a great gathering place for unwinding in the evening. Dedicated Hilton HHonors guest room levels and an exclusive Concierge Lounge are available for all-day beverages and snacks.