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Director of Engineering and Security

Posted April 1, 2021

InterContinental Minneapolis-St. Paul Airport
Saint Paul, MN

About This Job

As the world’s largest family of luxury hotels, we all take great pride in being genuine ambassadors of the InterContinental® brand. Shaped by decades of international know-how and local insights, our passion for luxury travel spans cultures and customs. Inspiring us to create warm and sophisticated experiences for those seeking a richer perspective on the world.Each of our hotels cultivates a distinctive style and ambience where we embrace every opportunity to give our guests a personal and enriching experience.If you’d like to embrace a wider world of experiences and opportunities, we’d like to welcome you to the world’s most international luxury hotel brand.What’s the job?

Responsible to manage all aspects of maintenance and security on a daily basis. Directs, coordinates and performs routine, preventive and emergency interior / exterior maintenance and repairs to obtain optimum efficiency and economy of hotel operations.


  • Familiar and complies with the hotel’s mission and standards in performing maintenance activities.

  • Maximize engineering/security team potential with a balanced focus on operations, guests, employee and owners’ satisfaction.

  • Prioritize, plan, schedule, assign and supervise the engineering/security department staff.

  • Oversee all maintenance tasks, work orders and special projects ensuring timely and accurate completion.

  • Respond to guest maintenance/security needs promptly and ensure guests receive professional, efficient and courteous service to hotel standards.

  • Maintain the physical appearance and operational efficiency of the hotel including physical. mechanical, electrical, plumbing etc.

  • Serve as primary contact for high-profile guests and as primary liaison with local and national law enforcement.

  • Installation & maintenance of all equipment related to HVAC, DG Sets, Water treatment, Fire Safety etc.

  • Ensure proper records are kept relating to all plant and equipment for the hotel including repair and service records.

  • Prepare reports as required

  • Take responsibility for the cleanliness and safety aspects of all plant and mechanical equipment rooms.

  • Attend all Facility Management/Property meetings as required, passing on necessary information to the maintenance team in regular junior staff meetings.

  • Ensure the proper use and periodic maintenance of all equipment.

  • Perform daily and weekly property document inspections.

  • Ensure property, grounds, physical plant and work areas are maintained to standard and that all safety equipment and conditions are to code.

  • Establish and maintain department equipment and supply inventory levels appropriate to property requirements

  • Provide training to staff on supplies, inventory, maintenance and ordering procedures.

  • Train engineering department staff on correct maintenance procedures and assists in repairs as needed.

  • Maintain, monitor and regularly test hotel's emergency and security systems.

  • Discuss with GM / Owner / Department heads on maintenance status and inspection reports.

  • Develop, implement, and direct all emergency programs.

  • Develop, implement and manage energy conservation programs for the property to minimise expenses.

  • Ensure maintenance staff is wearing proper uniforms with name tag and upholds hotels grooming and hygiene standards.

  • Responsible for quality service, meeting/exceeding financial goals, short and long term planning and day-to-day operations.

  • Must be able to stand, see, hear, bend, stoop, reach and lift at least 50 lbs.


    Minimum of 5 years maintenance/security management or supervisory experience. Prior hotel experience is desired and not required


    Bachelor of Science, Diploma or other college degree in Electrical or Civil engineering preferred.

The statements in this job description are intended to represent the key duties and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be ALL responsibilities or qualifications of the job.


About this Employer

InterContinental Minneapolis-St. Paul Airport

5005 Glumack Drive
Saint Paul, MN 55111

(612) 725-0500

291 Room Hotel

Managed By

Our Hotel

Dynamically designed as the ultimate destination for leisure and business, and the only hotel connected to the airport, this stunning new property is also accessible by direct road with dedicated parking or light rail. Relax in sophisticated guestrooms, indulge at Elevations luxury spa, dine in 3 outstanding restaurants, or host an event in 30,000 sf of meeting space. The hotel is conveniently located only 20 minutes to the downtowns of Minneapolis or St. Paul and 5 minutes to Mall of America.