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Engineering Manager

Posted November 1, 2021

Caribe Hilton
San Juan, PR
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A Engineering Manager will manage the Engineering Team to efficiently maintain all hotel operations such that safety, security, conversation, and compliance are ensured at the highest levels.


What will I be doing?



As Engineering Manager, you are responsible for the effective management of all engineering and maintenance operations within the hotel under the direction of the DOPO, including energy conservation. You are also responsible along the DOPO for the development of the Engineering Team and staying abreast of compliance regulations and procedures in the field of Engineering, as required for hotel standards. Specifically, a Engineering Manager will perform the following tasks to the highest standards:



  • In combination with the supervisors, lead the Engineering Team in the day-to-day engineering and maintenance operations of the hotel, including service standards, equipment schedules, and work schedules

  • Communicate with Housekeeping to coordinate and prioritize maintenance activities for Guest rooms and public areas

  • Develop systems and procedures to ensure the health and safety of Guests and Team Members, as well as the proper conditions for plants, machinery and property

  • Worke with the DOPO on the preparation of Capital Plan, R&M and utilities budgets for Engineering

  • Perform daily checks around the hotel

  • Conduct lift emergency release procedures as required

  • Diagnose, maintain, and repair mechanical equipment within the hotel

  • Ensure good relationships are built with internal and external customers

  • Maintenance of all hotel fixtures and fittings to ensure they are in safe condition and take action when any unsafe situations arise

  • Perform special projects and other responsibilities as assigned by the DOPO

  • Work along the DOPO to Identify and introduce environmentally-friendly systems and equipment

  • Work with the DOPO to monitor Key Performance Indicators for the Engineering Department and take corrective action, as required, to improve equipment inventory, quality audit, productivity, and other objectives

  • Along with the DOPO manage all Team Member related activities, including recruitment, performance management, training, career planning, disciplinary matters, and team motivation


What are we looking for?

A Engineering Manager serving Hilton brands is always working on behalf of our Guests and working with other Team Members. To successfully fill this role, you should maintain the attitude, behaviours, skills, and values that follow:


  • Advanced knowledge of building management/engineering

  • Exposure to budgeting and basic accounting (Budget, P&L, Forecasting)

  • Positive attitude

  • Good written and verbal communication skills (English and Spanish)

  • Committed to delivering a high level of customer service

  • Strong leadership skills and previous experience of managing a team

  • Excellent grooming standards

  • Flexibility to respond to a range of different work situations

  • Ability to work under pressure including rotating shifts

  • Ability to work on their own

  • Previous experience, 2 years of facilities management

  • Proficient, at an advanced level, with computers and relevant computer programs

It would be advantageous in this position for you to demonstrate the following capabilities and distinctions:

  • First Aid

  • Qualification in engineering field


What will it be like to work for Hilton?




Hilton is the leading global hospitality company, spanning the lodging sector from luxurious full-service hotels and resorts to extended-stay suites and mid-priced hotels. For nearly a century, Hilton has offered business and leisure travelers the finest in accommodations, service, amenities and value. Hilton is dedicated to continuing its tradition of providing exceptional guest experiences across its global brands.  Our vision “to fill the earth with the light and warmth of hospitality” unites us as a team to create remarkable hospitality experiences around the world every day.  And, our amazing Team Members are at the heart of it all!




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Caribe Hilton

1 San Geronimo Street
San Juan, PR 00901

(787) 721-0303

651 Room Hotel

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At A Glance

Admire ocean and tropical garden views from Caribe Hilton, one of the most famous hotels in Puerto Rico. Set on a secluded peninsula with 17 acres of lush foliage, this San Juan resort is situated between historic Old San Juan and the culturally rich Condado area of San Juan. With no passport required for US citizens, Caribe Hilton is an easy Caribbean getaway.

  • Undergoing a $100 million rejuvenation and accepting reservations for Spring 2019
  • Ideally set between historic Old San Juan and vibrant Condado
  • Secluded beach, pools, tennis courts, spa & hammock garden
  • Nine restaurants and bards; including Caribar an Morton's The Steakhouse
  • Conference Center with 24 meeting rooms for up to 3,000 guests
  • Located adjacent to Paseo Caribe with dining, shopping and entertainment