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Director of Engineering

Posted November 9, 2021

1 Hotel Hanalei Bay
Princeville, HI
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About This Job

Grow with us...

Life at SH is based on a simple idea: the world is beautiful and we want to keep it that way, which means holding ourselves accountable for maintaining the safety and security of our buildings, grounds and physical plants, while being mindful of energy conservation and ongoing preventative maintenance. And it all starts with our Engineers.  Our Engineering teams are ultimately the ones who keep our guests safe and our properties secure -  They are the unsung superheros of our hotels

The opportunity...

SH Hotels & Resorts is searching for an experienced, forward-looking Director of Engineering to join our 1 Hotel Hanalei Bay opening team (Summer 2022). Our Director of Engineering will lead the overall maintenance team and our facilities, develop strategies to maximize our financial performance, and meticulously maintain the standards of all regulatory requirements while maintaining capital expenditures and performance against budget.   We’re seeking a proven communicator, an effective motivator, and a natural collaborator, who’ll lead by example, and influence the teams to remain open, imaginative and solution focused. Sound like you? We'd love to hear from you.

What you will be doing...

  • Ongoing repair and maintenance of the entire hotel and F&B facilities including the physical building structure, all mechanical, electrical, HVAC systems, and related equipment in accordance with energy conservation and preventative maintenance programs.
  • Maintains effective Energy Management. Continuously looks for energy efficient solutions and Innovative projects
  • Regularly lead, mentor and coordinate activities of the engineering staff engaged in maintaining and repairing the physical structure of the building promptly and efficiently to the required standard.
  • Conduct regular departmental meetings, performance evaluations and ensure ongoing development of Engineering team to ensure effective communication and standards are adhered to in the department.
  • Oversee departmental budget under the direction of the Hotel General Manager, including forecasting, budgeting, capital planning and proposals to ensure ongoing maintenance of the hotel.
  • Ensure all local, state and federal law compliance and building codes are adhered to.
  • Lead the hotels Fire Safety & Emergency Evacuation Teams.

About You…

  • Min. 5 years experience as a Director of Engineering or 10 years of progressive engineering experience with a min. of 3 years overseeing the engineering department.
  • Bachelors Degree or related technical school degree preferred.
  • Prior hospitality experience strongly preferred
  • Knowledge of OSHA requirements as they relate to the hotel and chemical storage as per OSHA
  • Possess a LEED-GA certification or obtain within the 1st year of employment.
  • Excels at communication, both verbal and written.
  • Is flexible and willing to meet the demands of a 24-hour operation.

About us...

Our culture is caring and thoughtful, and we deliver good-natured and informed service, perfectly executed to evoke a sense of fulfillment and well-being. As a part of our team, you can look forward to activities and perks that drive your passion for nature such as:

  • Designed by Nature work environment
  • Work/Life Balance: Paid Time Off, Holidays (Earth Day is a holiday)
  • Pre-tax benefits to encourage commuting, and even free bicycle parking
  • Pay it Forward: Annual 8 hours paid to volunteer & hotel organized volunteer opportunities
  • Health & Wellness- Competitive Medical, Dental & Vision; Company paid Health and Wellness program to promote healthy living; delicious, healthy complimentary snacks and beverages.
  • Retirement Planning: 401(k)/retirement savings plan
  • Career Advancement: Were growing rapidly and with growth comes advancement opportunities (around the globe)!
  • SH University - Offers eligible team members a chance to grow and flourish from obtaining professional development and courses/certifications through our exclusive online learning educational platform.
  • Team Member Recognition program - Earn rewards and pay it forward, while doing all the good you can!
It's 1 World

Creating a culture of inclusivity is our responsibility as human beings—to each other, and to the 1 beautiful world we share. We stand together in our pledge to grow diverse and equitable representation for everyone in our growing community of team members, guests, and partners.
SH Hotels & Resorts is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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About this Employer

1 Hotel Hanalei Bay

5520 Ka Haku Road
Princeville, HI 96722

(808) 826-9644

251 Room Resort

Managed By

Our Hotel

Located in one of the most beautiful spots on Earth, 1 Hotel Hanalei Bay will bring a world-class wellness resort and flagship sustainable sanctuary to Kauai’s North Shore. 1 Hotel Hanalei Bay will feature 252 rooms, including 51 suites. Thoughtful touches will bring nature into each space, with native greenery, reclaimed materials, organic cotton linens, and views of lush gardens, soaring mountains, or sparkling Hanalei Bay.

About us...

Our culture is caring and thoughtful, and we deliver good-natured and informed service, perfectly executed to evoke a sense of fulfillment and well-being. As a part of our team, you can look forward to activities and perks that drive your passion for nature such as:

  • Designed by Nature work environment
  • Work/Life Balance: Paid Time Off, Holidays (Earth Day is a holiday)
  • Pre-tax benefits to encourage commuting, and even free bicycle parking
  • Pay it Forward: Annual 8 hours paid to volunteer & hotel organized volunteer opportunities
  • Health & Wellness- Competitive Medical, Dental & Vision; Company paid Health and Wellness program to promote healthy living; delicious, healthy complimentary snacks and beverages.
  • Retirement Planning: 401(k)/retirement savings plan
  • Career Advancement: Were growing rapidly and with growth comes advancement opportunities (around the globe)!
  • SH University - Offers eligible team members a chance to grow and flourish from obtaining professional development and courses/certifications through our exclusive online learning educational platform.
  • Team Member Recognition program - Earn rewards and pay it forward, while doing all the good you can!
It's 1 World

Creating a culture of inclusivity is our responsibility as human beings—to each other, and to the 1 beautiful world we share. We stand together in our pledge to grow diverse and equitable representation for everyone in our growing community of team members, guests, and partners.


SH Hotels & Resorts is an Equal Opportunity Employer