Director Of Engineering

Hyatt   •  

Lexington, KY

Industry: Hospitality & Recreation


5 - 7 years

Posted 56 days ago


The Director of Engineering directs all aspects of Engineering operations including emergency programs, energy management, asset protection, preventive maintenance and repairs to equipment, structures and grounds. Directs Engineering’s accounting/budgeting, asset protection, inventory control and human resources. The Director of Engineering directs all operations in alignment with the direction of the General Manager, Company, brand standards and local, state and national regulations. Responsible for quality service, meeting/exceeding financial goals, short and long term planning and day-to-day operations. Recommends the Engineering budget, business plan, capital expenditures and manages within approved plans and objectives.

The position directly manages the Engineering management staff, indirectly manages all Engineering associates and ensures constant emergency readiness. Effectively articulates Company goals to the Engineering team. Demonstrates commitment to those goals through work ethic, integrity, and respect for the Company and associates. Unites associates in a common commitment to achieve and exceed those goals. Works closely with management throughout the hotel and the Company. Impresses guests with quality and timely service in a pleasant and friendly manner.

Education and Experience:

High school diploma plus trade school or college. Requires advanced knowledge of building management/engineering. Five or more years of related experience. Familiarity with the hospitality industry practices preferred.

Skills and Abilities:

This position requires a substantial and successful track record in profitable Engineering management while maintaining integrity and professional bearing. Possess knowledge of accounting and budgeting along with the ability to compile facts/figures and analyze information that involves data manipulation or interpretation to arrive at logical conclusions. Ability to anticipate and identify issues and exercise initiative to investigate, interpret and weigh alternatives to reach logical conclusions and make sound business decisions.

Display consistent professional leadership while simultaneously handling competing and changing priorities and projects. Remain positive, resourceful and possess the ability to improvise while working in a fast-paced environment, sometimes under pressure.

The ability to effectively and efficiently schedule, manage and delegate work. Appropriately and effectively interview, hire, motivate, develop, monitor and address staff performance matters. Possess excellent listening, verbal and written communication skills with professionalism, diplomacy and confidentiality.