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Director of Engineering

Posted September 15, 2021

Hilton New Orleans Riverside
New Orleans, LA
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About This Job


The Hilton New Orleans Riverside, our 1,622 room property places you at the center of it all. The number one convention hotel in the Crescent City is nestled along the bank of the Mississippi River, adjacent to the Convention Center and walking distance to the French Quarter, dining and other attractions in New Orleans.

We are seeking a Director of Engineering/Property Operations! This is an amazing opportunity for someone looking to expand their portfolio and ready to take on a new challenge. Ideal candidates will have 3+ years of Director level Engineering and large hotel experience. 

What will I be doing?

As Director or Property Operations/Engineering, you would be responsible for directing and overseeing the functionality and safety of the facility to protect the well-being of all guests and team members in the hotel's continuing effort to deliver outstanding guest service and financial profitability. Specifically, you would be responsible for performing the following tasks to the highest standards:

  • Direct and oversee the functionality and safety of the facility, including, but not limited to, physical buildings, mechanical equipment, electrical systems, heating and cooling systems, life safety systems and grounds according to federal, state and local regulations

  • Conduct facility inspections

  • Assign, verify and document completion of all routine maintenance and repairs in the property maintenance management system

  • Direct, oversee and maintain required documentation for energy management and conservation and preventive maintenance programs

  • Lead, manage and communicate information about capital projects and property rehabilitations, including, but not limited to, scheduling, budgeting and complying with contractor bidding standard

  • Obtain required licenses and permits to ensure full compliance with codes, regulations and safety standards.

  • Direct daily department operations including, but not limited to, guest service standards and initiatives, product quality, inventory management and cost controls, systems use and management, budgeting and forecasting, adherence to federal, state and local standards and meeting participation and facilitation

  • Monitor and develop team member performance to include, but not limited to, providing supervision and professional development, conducting counseling and evaluations and delivering recognition and reward

  • Recruit, interview and train team members



About us

Since being founded in 1919, Hilton has been a leader in the hospitality industry. Today, Hilton remains a beacon of innovation, quality, and success. This continued leadership is the result of our Team Members staying true to our Vision, Mission, and Values. 

•    Hospitality - We're passionate about delivering exceptional guest experiences.

•    Integrity - We do the right thing, all the time.

•    Leadership - We're leaders in our industry and in our communities.

•    Teamwork - We're team players in everything we do.

•    Ownership - We're the owners of our actions and decisions.

•    Now - We operate with a sense of urgency and discipline

Meaningful Benefits for Your Career and Well Being

We support the well-being and performance of Team Members with industry-leading rewards, recognition and support:

•    Competitive Salary

•    Best-In-Class PTO (paid time off)

•    Employee Assistance Programs

•    Health and Welfare Benefit Plans

•    401(k) + match

•    Employee Stock Purchase Plan

•    Go Hilton - Team Member Travel Discounts

*This information is a highlight of the major benefits offered.  Wages, retirement and paid time off benefits are specific to your location and position.

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Hilton New Orleans Riverside

Two Poydras Street
New Orleans, LA 70130-1656

(504) 561-0500

1,622 Room Hotel

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A spectacular location in the heart of New Orleans

Stay in the center of it all at Hilton New Orleans Riverside. We’re across the street from Harrah’s Casino, attached to the Outlet Collection at the Riverwalk and just a few blocks from the French Quarter. We offer great space to relax and unwind after your time in the Big Easy, in our restaurants and bars, guest rooms and suites. Find comfort and convenience at our downtown hotel, be it for a weekend getaway or business travel.


  • Downtown New Orleans hotel minutes from French Quarter and Jackson Square
  • Contemporary and comfortable guest rooms and suites
  • Amazing downtown or Mississippi River views from upper floor rooms
  • Drago's Restaurant, Riverblends Café, Spirits Bar and Public Belt
  • 2 outdoor pools, Health Club by Hilton Fitness Facility
  • Award-winning meeting space with highly trained staff