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Director of Engineering and Security

posted August 21, 2019

Andaz Wall Street
New York, NY
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At Hyatt, we believe our guests select Hyatt because of our caring and attentive associates who are focused on providing efficient service and meaningful experiences.

The Director of Engineering and Security is responsible for maintaining the overall operation of the maintenance department and the appearance and working order of the hotel. The engineer must be able to work independently, as well as, with others. Responsibilities may include: maintaining the exterior of the building, parking lot, and common areas, maintaining all equipment in guest rooms, conducting monthly safety inspections and training the staff on safety and emergency procedures, and working with vendors. The Director of Engineering must be willing to respond to emergencies, and work with corporate maintenance on special remodeling projects or capital expenditure needs. This position requires overall maintenance knowledge and trouble shooting ability with skills in painting, HVAC, carpentry, equipment, and tool usage.
Duties include:
  • Review contracts and negotiate revisions, changes and additions to contractual agreements with vendors, consultants, clients, suppliers and subcontractors
  • Requisition supplies and materials to complete construction projects
  • Opening Properties: Confer with supervisory personnel, owners, contractors, and design professionals to discuss and resolve matters such as work procedures, complaints, and construction problems
  • Interpret and explain plans and contract terms to administrative staff, workers, and clients, representing the owner or developer
  • Plan, organize, and direct activities concerned with the maintenance of structures, facilities, and systems
  • Prepare and submit budget estimates and progress and cost tracking reports
  • Develop and implement quality control programs
  • Inspect and review projects to monitor compliance with building and safety codes, and other regulations
  • Capable of working with building code officials, planning/zoning officials and community design committees when required
  • Experience in managing utility systems
  • Prior equipment specifying and purchasing experience preferred
  • Maintain communications with Corporate Staff
  • Coach and counsel employees to reflect Hyatt service standards and procedures

Wall Street style, meets the cool and convenience of Lower Manhattan at Andaz Wall Street.

Andaz Wall Street is honored to be recognized:


2019- 2011 Best Hotels New York City – U.S. News & World Report

2019 - 2015 Forbes Travel Guide Recommended New York City Hotel

2018 - 2016 AAA Four-Diamond Award

2018 - 2014 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence Winner

2018 Guest Review Award – Booking.com


Hyatt associates work in an environment that demands exceptional performance yet reaps great rewards. Whether its career opportunities, job enrichment or a supportive work environment, if you are ready for this challenge, then we are ready for you.

This is not your typical career opportunity. This is the Hyatt Touch.

Hyatt Hotels and Resorts offers a competitive benefits package which includes:

• Complimentary and discount room stays at other Hyatt Hotels and Resorts

• An extensive global network of advancement opportunities
• Competitive medical, dental and vision options
• Pre-tax commuter benefit
• 401k Retirement

• Fitness, mobile service and various other discounts are available to Team members

Qualifications

  • Demonstrated ability to effectively interact with people of diverse socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds
  • 6 years or more of progressive hotel or building management experience (typically with Hyatt)
  • With opening hotels, previous hotel pre-opening experience preferred
  • Service oriented style with professional presentations skills
  • At least 6 years experience in a senior role within facility management
  • Proven leadership skills
  • Engineering/Facility Management degree preferred
  • Must possess the following strengths: high energy, entrepreneurial spirit, motivational leader, effective communicator, effective in providing exceptional customer service and ability to improve the bottom line
  • Clear concise written and verbal communication skills in English
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel
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About This Employer

Andaz Wall Street

75 Wall Street
New York, NY 10005

(212) 590-1234

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Experience a stay unlike any other on Wall Street

Welcome to Andaz Wall Street, where inspiring experiences and iconic New York style create a sophisticated hotel in New York City. Every detail and every moment, from our loft-style guestrooms to our neighborhood-centric restaurants, fuse together to give you a genuine and intimate NYC experience in the heart of lower Manhattan’s vibrant Wall Street neighborhood.


From the moment you arrive, our friendly, personal service begins. Our dedicated hosts check you in via tablet, note your personal preferences and guide you to your spacious, New York City-inspired guestroom. Complete with a complimentary mini-bar and 11-foot ceilings, our stunning 345-square-foot rooms are some of the largest in the city. Enjoy modern conveniences such as LCD TVs, walk-in showers and exclusive bath products from Beekman 1802 — not to mention complimentary Internet access and local telephone calls. Your four-legged friends are welcome at our pet-friendly hotel, too.


For meetings and events, we offer over 14,000 sq. ft. of unique indoor and outdoor spaces. Andaz Studio, a dynamic space for gatherings, offers residential-style conference rooms surrounding a communal kitchen and lounge area. We also offer the Garden Terrace, ideal for barbecues, cocktails and intimate dinners of up to 75. Our unscripted service even extends into our engaging amenities, like our eco-friendly spa and state-of-the-art fitness center. Local dining, art, nightlife and that famous New York style — Andaz Wall Street is a kaleidoscope of New York’s spirit. See what we’re all about via our ebrochure.