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Veterans Preferred - Director of Engineering - Royal Palms Resort

Company: Hyatt
Location: Phoenix
Posted on: February 12, 2024

Job Description:


Military Veterans are Encouraged to Apply. - Role & Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
The Director of Engineering is responsible for maintaining the overall operation of the resort maintenance and security departments and the appearance, safety and working order of the hotel. The engineer must be able to work independently, as well as with others. Responsibilities may include: maintaining the exterior of the building, parking lot, and common areas, maintaining all equipment in guest rooms, conducting monthly safety inspections and training the staff on safety and emergency procedures, and working with vendors. The Director of Engineering must be willing to respond to emergencies, and work with corporate maintenance on special remodeling projects or capital expenditure needs. This position requires overall maintenance knowledge and trouble shooting ability with skills in painting, HVAC, carpentry, equipment, and tool usage.

  • Plan, organize, and direct activities concerned with the maintenance of structures, facilities, and systems
  • Prepare and submit budget estimates and progress and cost tracking reports
  • Develop and implement quality control programs
  • Review contracts and negotiate revisions, changes and additions to contractual agreements respectfully with vendors, consultants, clients, suppliers and subcontractors
  • Requisition supplies and materials to complete construction projects
  • Interpret and explain plans and contract terms to administrative staff, workers, and clients, representing the owner or developer
  • Inspect and review projects to monitor compliance with building and safety codes, and other regulations
  • Capable of working with building code officials, planning/zoning officials and community design committees when required
  • Experience in managing utility systems
  • Prior equipment specifying and purchasing experience preferred
  • Maintain communications with Corporate Staff
  • Coach and counsel employees to reflect Hyatt service standards and procedures
    Candidate must have open availability and be able to work a flexible schedule, including mornings, evenings, weekends, and holidays.

    The Hotel
    A member of Historic Hotels of America, Royal Palms Resort and Spa is a AAA Four Diamond resort located at the foot of majestic Camelback Mountain. Combining the graciousness and sophistication of a Mediterranean villa with the intimacy and privacy of a secluded retreat, Royal Palms offers 119 custom-appointed guestrooms, regal Spanish Colonial architecture, and more than 20,000 square feet of estate-like meeting space. Designed around the original 1930s historic private mansion, Royal Palms is home to the award-winning T. Cook's restaurant, the Mix Up Bar and Forbes Four Star Alvadora Spa.

    At Hyatt, we believe in the power of belonging and creating a culture of care, where our colleagues become family. Since 1957, our colleagues have been at the heart of our business and helped Hyatt become one of the world's best and fastest-growing hospitality brands. As we continue to grow, we never lose sight of what's most important: People. We turn trips into journeys, encounters into experiences, and jobs into careers.


    Qualifications:
    • Demonstrated ability to effectively interact and build relationships with people of diverse socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds
    • 6 years or more of progressive hotel or building management experience in a leadership role (typically with Hyatt)
    • Service oriented style with professional presentation skills
    • At least 6 years' experience in a senior role within facility management
    • Proven leadership skills with a track record of dignity, respect and courtesy
    • Engineering/Facility Management degree preferred
    • Must possess the following strengths: high energy, entrepreneurial spirit, motivational leader, effective communicator, effective in providing exceptional customer service and ability to improve the bottom line
    • Clear concise written and verbal communication skills in English
    • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office programs, and regularly use email and other tools as standards of communication
      The Benefits & Perks
      • Enjoy free employee meals in our employee dining hall
      • Discounted & Complimentary Hotel Room Nights
      • Medical Dental and Vision Insurance (Full-time colleagues)
      • Retirement savings plan
      • Excellent training and professional development
      • Opportunities to work around the world with Hyatt Hotels and Resorts
      • Tuition/Wellness reimbursement, up to $1,000 a year!
        Our Values: Empathy - Integrity - Respect - Inclusion - Experimentation - Wellbeing

        About The Hiring Process
        We are excited that you have chosen to express interest in joining Hyatt Hotels and Resorts. We will be sure to take a look at your application and get back to you within a week of your submission. Thank you for your patience while we do so.
        Hyatt is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

        Proof of eligibility to work in the United States is required, as well as a completed background check.

        We welcome you:
        Research shows that women, people of color, and other historically excluded groups, tend to apply to jobs, only if they meet all the listed job qualifications. Unsure if you check every box, but feeling inspired to enhance your career? Apply. We'd love to consider your unique experiences and how you could make Hyatt even better.

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