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Director of Engineering

Public Transportation Subsidy, 401k Match, Tuition Reimbursement, Medical Benefits, Referral Incentive Program, and more.

Posted January 27, 2023

The Langham Boston
Boston, MA
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About This Job

PRIMARY OBJECTIVE OF POSITION: 

The Director of Engineering is responsible for the protection of the hotel’s assets from a financial and safety prospective. The operation and life safety of the building and ensures the property is in optimum condition for our guests and colleagues.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND JOB DUTIES: 

PRIMARY OBJECTIVE OF POSITION: 

The Director of Engineering is responsible for the protection of the hotel’s assets from a financial and safety prospective. The operation and life safety of the building and ensures the property is in optimum condition for our guests and colleagues.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND JOB DUTIES: 

·       Master the life safety systems and emergency response procedures.

·       On-call support to respond to off-hours emergencies.

·       Responsible for overseeing Engineering department staff.

  •      Maintain all building areas, MEP systems, and life-safety systems to insure minimum downtime, expense, and discomfort to our guests and colleagues.

·       Have charge of high pressure steam boiler per state law requirements and fill out state log books.

·       Review invoices and process for timely payments.

·       Develop and review utility and operating budget plans.

·       Develop and execute capital expenditure projects.

·       Direct, coordinate, and oversee outside sub-contractors as needed.

·       Maintain complete knowledge of all hotel features/services, hours of operation, daily house count and expected arrivals/departures, etc. to ensure work orders are scheduled around critical times; assist in monthly department meetings.

·       Assist with interview, selection, and training of new staff members.

·       Follow all safety procedures including utilization of proper personal protective equipment.

·       Ensure employees maintain safe conditions and procedures in work areas and other associated areas; ensure each employee successfully completes the Training Certification Process and reviews all departmental safety information

  •     Set standards for the department in image, appearance and grooming; properly represent the company to outside vendors/organizations.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: 

·       The ability to lift/carry up to 75 lbs.

·       Stay on feet for long periods of shifts.

·       Stand, sit, reach, grasp, walk, climb, kneel, squat/bend, push/pull.

·       Ability to properly operate hand and power tools

SPECIAL SKILLS REQUIRED: 

  •      Excellent communicative skills in the written and spoken English language.

·       Ability to use computers including but not limited to emails, spreadsheets, and building management systems

·       Knowledge of the operation and maintenance of HVAC systems, motor driven fans, and pumps.

·       A working knowledge of the use of hand and power tools used in operating, maintaining and repairing boiler room equipment, plant systems, and guest room appliances.

·       Ability to read blueprints and schematics.

·       Basic mechanical, electrical, and plumbing skills required.

EDUCATION/ EXPERIENCE /LICENSES OR CERTIFICATES / REQUIRED: 

  •    3 years facility management experience
  •    Luxury Hotel experience preferred
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About this Employer

The Langham Boston

250 Franklin Street
Boston, MA 02110

(617) 451-1900

312 Room Hotel

www.langhamhotels.com

OVERVIEW

ROOMS

The Langham, Boston boasts 312 lavish rooms and suites that reflect the luxurious attributes of the Langham brand and the rich past of the building’s history. Each room is tailored with classic touches and deluxe amenities for a timeless, fresh and residential feel that luxury travelers have come to expect from Langham Hotels and Resorts. The guest rooms and suites were recently  transformed with the addition of updated spacious bathrooms with walk-in showers, and white marble floors and countertops, a lighter and brighter color palette as a nod to the traditional New England aesthetic. Guests are able to enjoy an elevated experience by upgrading to the Langham Club level, allowing for access to a refined, private club setting offering a wide range of privileges, including food and drink service throughout the day.

DINING

In the heart of downtown Boston, The Langham has introduced two chic new dining concepts - an eclectic dining venue Grana, and a redesigned signature cocktail bar at the lobby level called The Fed. The food and beverage offerings at The Langham equally reflect refined luxury and the innovative culinary scene in Boston. 

EVENTS

As part of the Langham culture, The Langham, Boston continues to create memorable events and weddings in function space that is infused with historic flavor along with detailing and accents that refer to this iconic landmark. Recognized for notable awards, the hotel provides an array of extravagant function rooms for your wedding, business or social event, including boardrooms for power meetings and two ballrooms for intimate or lavish elegant affairs. The Langham, Boston will make your event extraordinary with a dedicated team of organizers, innovative culinary creations, and cutting-edge audio visual that will ensure your event is flawless from start to finish.

WELLNESS

The Langham, Boston will offer wellness for your body with our state-of-the-art Fitness Center, heated indoor swimming pool, whirlpool and relaxing saunas. Guests will be able to maintain their fitness regimes while traveling using our Technogym cardio and strength equipment. Guests will have an open invitation to plunge into the refreshing waters of the sparkling indoor lap pool in the charming and intimate pool pavilion.