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Director of Engineering

Posted April 21, 2021

Embassy Suites by Hilton Scottsdale Resort
Scottsdale, AZ
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About This Job

Who this job will appeal to

An Excellent leader seeking the opportunity to show their skills and join a growing company that LOVES their associates!

What you will be doing

In this role, you will oversee the physical operations of the hotel, including maintenance and repair of interior and exterior of buildings. This will be accomplished by scheduling employees to ensure proper coverage and communicating and enforcing policies and procedures of the hotel. You will be responsible for training employees on current safety issues to ensure compliance with all federal state and local laws and safety regulations. Ensuring the execution and achievement of the hotel's preventive maintenance program goals. Develop, implement and manage emergency programs, programs for the operations & maintenance of all equipment and physical structures and landscaping in compliance with corporate/ franchise standards, local, state & national codes and regulations to protect the assets, guests and employees, to ensure optimum operations, minimize expenses and maximize customer satisfaction.

Requirements

Requirements include basic reading, writing and math skills with some laundry experience preferred.  You may be required to work nights, weekends, and/or holidays. This job requires ability to perform the following: regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, frequently standing up and moving about the work area, frequently handling objects and equipment to maintain the facility, frequently bending, stooping and kneeling, frequently working in areas of high temperatures around heavy equipment.  Position is responsible for the short and long term planning and day-to-day operations of the engineering division.  Recommends the area's budget and capital expenditures & manages expenses within approved budget constraints. Participates in total resort mgmt. as a member of the resort's Executive Committee.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

1.Supervise the Human Resources in the division to attract, retain and motivate the staff; hire, train, develop, empower, coach and counsel, conduct performance and salary reviews, resolve problems, provide open communication vehicles, discipline and terminate, as appropriate.  (35%)

2.Develop, recommend, implement and manage the division's budget capital expenditure plan, forecasts and objectives consistent with maintaining a first class property and management's expectations.  (20%)

3.Develop, implement and manage a maintenance program and negotiate maintenance contracts for the hotel, the grounds and all of the equipment in compliance with corporate/franchise standards and local, state and national codes and regulations to ensure the safety, convenience and satisfaction of all guests, managers and employees to protect the assets and maintain the property in first class condition. Oversees the work order system SP2 and ensures assigned work orders are completed timely. (20%)

4.Develop, implement & direct all Emergency Programs; ensure all equipment is maintained, conduct inspections & drills, ensure compliance with all codes and regulations, train all employees and maintain accurate records to ensure a safe environment which protects the assets, guests and employees.  (10%)                        

5.Develop, implement and manage an energy conservation program for property to minimize expenses.  (7.5%)

6.Coordinate renovation bidding, define the cost and scope of the project and oversee the general contractor and subcontractors to ensure quality work is performed for minimal cost.  (5%)

NON-ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

1.Perform special projects and other responsibilities as assigned.  Participate in task forces and committees as requested.  (2.5%)

Education & Experience

High school graduate or equivalent vocational training.

Five years of experience in general building maintenance, construction and supervisory experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Hotel experience preferred.Experience required by position is from four to five years of employment in a related position with this company or other organization(s)Skills and Abilities:Requires advanced knowledge of Building Management/Engineering.  May require considerable working knowledge of other major areas in the hotel and the skill to integrate and communicate that information.Requires analyzing activities and/or information involving some original data manipulation or interpretation to arrive at logical conclusions. Requires management skills. Ability to provide information and associated services to hotel management and guests.

No. of employees supervised:Supervise 4-7

Travel required:Minimal, training classes, vendors, task force, etc.

Hours Required:Forty to fifty hours over a five day period.  Additional hours or extra day of the week may be occasionally required depending on the resort's needs. 

Desirable:

Any building trade license/certificates from the state of employment

Two years apprenticeship in stationary engineer’s program; or two years’ experience as maintenance stationary engineer

Ability to communicate in a second language, preferably Spanish

Computer literate

Benefits

  • Medical / Dental / Vision
  • Short Term Disability / Long Term Disability / Life Insurance
  • 401k - 4% Match
  • Paid Time Off
  • Company Travel Discounts

An Equal Opportunity Employer

We provide equal opportunity without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, or disability.  

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About this Employer

Embassy Suites by Hilton Scottsdale Resort

5001 N. Scottsdale Road
Scottsdale, AZ 85250

(480) 949-1414

312 Room Resort

embassysuites3.hilton.com

At A Glance

Overlooking Camelback Mountain, the recently renovated Embassy Suites by Hilton Scottsdale Resort is minutes from championship golf courses, spa facilities, dining, art galleries and MLB Spring Training. We’re 15 miles from downtown Phoenix, Talking Stick Arena and Chase Field, and just 5 minutes from Scottsdale Fashion Square mall. Our location offers easy freeway access to the University of Phoenix Stadium and the Gila River Arena, while our two pools, spacious suites and complimentary breakfast make us perfect for families.

Our contemporary two-room suites offer WiFi, workstations and 43-inch HDTVs. Upgrade to a larger suite for a whirlpool tub or a conference table, or choose our Presidential Suite for the ultimate stay. Work out in the fitness center, energize on the tennis court or soak up the sunshine in one of our resort-style pools. Enjoy American favorites in the restaurant, and relax with a drink in our lounge. Order room service between 11am – 11pm, or buy snacks in our 24-hour convenience store. Start each day with complimentary cooked-to-order breakfast, and enjoy an evening social with complimentary drinks and snacks.