Director of Engineering

Omni Hotels   •  

San Diego, CA

5 - 7 years

Posted 240 days ago

This job is no longer available.

With miles of sandy beaches and a year-round average 70-degree temperature, there is no better place to live and work than sunny San Diego! Within this seaside paradise lies the newly renovated, four-star, Omni San Diego Hotel; a place dedicated to providing a superior experience for both associates and guests. 

Omni San Diego’s associates enjoy a dynamic and exciting work environment, comprehensive training and mentoring, along with the pride that comes from working for a company with a reputation for exceptional service. The Omni San Diego Hotel’s commitment to serve our associates and nurture their growth has led to the company’s highest rating in associate satisfaction and an impressive internal promotion rate. We embody a culture of respect, gratitude and empowerment day in and day out. If you are a friendly, motivated person, with a passion to serve others, the Omni San Diego Hotel may be your perfect match. 

Job Description

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The Director of Engineering (DOE) will ensure that our high-rise building and all of its Engineering functions are maintained in excellent condition at all times. He/She will supervise a team of dedicated Engineering professionals including painters, mechanical engineers, preventative maintenance technicians, room-call specialists and others. The DOE will provide a quality experience for the associates, ensuring that training and mentoring is a regular part of our team's work life, coaching associates to meet Omni's guest service standards as well as ensuring technical excellence at all times. The DOE will manage every aspect of our Capital Improvement projects and renovations and consistently strive to make sure high we earn high guest satisfaction scores. He/She must be a technical expert at diagnosing problems and finding solutions and have sufficient technical expertise to guide and mentor other skilled engineers. Additionally, the DOE will work closely with the building's condo association to ensure their needs are met.




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• Coordinate and operate, in an economical, legal and safe manner, all Heating, Lighting, Power and Repair & Maintenance for the hotel.• Inspect physical plant and equipment, and shall supervise maintenance and preventative maintenance program of that area.• Coordinate with other departments all work necessary to maintain general conditions, safety and health standards set forth by hotel policy and legal requirements.• Interview, hire, counsel, train, and discipline engineering associates, in coordination with the Director of Human Resources.• Directly supervise all Engineering associates in operation and control utilities to provide efficient operation of hotel services and comfort to guests.• Recommend to management possible projects for future capital budgets. Obtain bids, supervise and coordinate contractors in performance of project work.• Maintain own and hotel's special permits and licenses as required by local authorities.• Assist in emergency situations as central communication center for the hotel.• Respond to alarms and life/safety issues immediately and relay any alerts to the First Responder team according to our Emergency Response procedures.• Ensure that all team members operate in a safe manner according to state, local and federal laws and OSHA standards. All associates must be well-versed in Omni's IIPP program and must be certified before operating any heavy machinery.• Ensure the hotel has an effective plan to increase guest satisfaction, especially in the guest survey category of "Everything is in working order"•Control schedules, staffing and payroll of Engineering associates. Compile personnel records, logs utilities and keep Engineering records.



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• Must possess expert knowledgeable in all of the following areas with the ability to diagnose, repair and make recommendations for changes: boilers, pumps, HVAC, electrical, motors, computerized control systems, refrigeration systems, kitchen equipment, domestic water systems, heating and cooling loops systems, guest room A/C. At least 5 years of hands-on experience in all of the above knowledge areas is required. • Must have at least 3 years of Engineering supervisory experience, perferably at the Director or Assistant Director level. • Prior experience in guiding significant capital improvement projects and renovation projects is reqired. • Ability to communicate in written and spoken English is required. • Ability to effectively use computer systems including Microsoft Office is required. • Ability to lift, push and pull up to 50 lbs without assistance, as well as, to move up and down stairs and ladders is required. • Ability to work a full-time varied schedule that may include nights, weekends and holidays is required. • Prior experience in hospitality or a very closely related industry with similar clientele/needs is strongly preferred. • EPA / HVAC certification is preferred. • Proficiency in laundry equipment, ice machines, guest room systems, lighting and ballasts, and building systems unique to high rises is strongly preferred.

Requisition ID 2018-25401