Sage Hospitality Resources Asst Director of Engineering in Denver, Colorado

Req # 5965BR

Job Title Asst Director of Engineering

Position Type Full Time - Regular

Location Name The Curtis/Doubletree Hilton Hotel

City Denver

State CO

Why Us The Curtis hotel is a boutique, Pop Culture hotel located in Downtown Denver. Offering a unique guest experience that combines a

nostalgic essence of pop culture with comfortable, modern design. Looking for people that are not only looking for a job but for a way to deliver extraordinary guests experiences and to enrich peoples lives.

Posting Overview

The Assistant Director of Engineering assists in the safe, efficient maintenance and operation of the hotels physical structure. Demonstrates great leadership skills in managing associates and ensuring the safety of guests. Supervises the implementation of all property and equipment preventive maintenance, repairs, monitor life safety systems and utilities. Assist in the administration of the department in compliance with all hotel brand standards, local, state and federal codes and regulations to protect hotel assets.



Dealing with Ambiguity

Can effectively cope with change; can shift gears comfortably; can decide and act without having the total picture; isn’t upset when things are up in the air; doesn’t have to finish things before moving on; can comfortably handle risk and uncertainty.


Is cool under pressure; does not become defensive or irritated when times are tough; is considered mature; can be counted on to hold things together during tough times; can handle stress; doesn’t show frustration when resisted or blocked.

Interpersonal Savvy

Relates well to all kinds of people – up, down, and sideways, inside and outside the organization; builds appropriate rapport; builds constructive and effective relationships; uses diplomacy and tact.

Building Effective Teams

Blends people into teams when needed; creates strong morale and spirit in his/her team; shares wins and successes; fosters open dialogue; lets people finish and be responsible for their work.


Requires advanced knowledge of building management/engineering and housekeeping operations. May require considerable working knowledge of other major areas in the hotel and the skill to integrate and communicate that information. Must have advanced working knowledge in the following areas:

General plumbing, refrigeration, air conditioning, electrical systems, boilers, bathroom fixtures and tiling, painting – prep to finish, basic carpentry, grounds keeping. Requires advanced knowledge of building management/engineering. May require considerable working knowledge of other major areas in the hotel and the skill to integrate and communicate that information. Requires investigating and analyzing current activities and/or information in a specialized field involving readily available data and indicating logical conclusions and recommendations.

Requires supervisory skills. Ability to provide information and associated services to hotel management and guests.

Excellent hearing required to communicate with management and staff. Excellent vision required to visually check hotel premises. Excellent speech communication skills required to communicate with management and staff. Excellent comprehension and literacy required for procedures, reports, instructions, receipts.


Machinery. Frequent bending and/or kneeling throughout the day for repairs and maintenance of hotel property, equipment and machinery.

Mobility throughout the hotel, all floors, varying heights and distances. Use of ladders and lifts required at times. Continuous standing required in varying degrees throughout the day. Climbing approximately 210 steps 1% of each day. Climbing ladders approximately 20 feet 1% of each day. Driving -limited driving on an occasional basis for supplies, equipment, etc. Generally within 20 miles.

Education/Formal Training

One to two years of post high school education.


Experience required by position is from two to three full years of full employment in a related position with this company or other organization(s).

Material/Equipment Used

Water treatments, cleaning, degreasers, coil cleaners, paint thinners, gasoline. Protective Clothing -facemask (chemical testing), goggles, rubber gloves, welding shield worn approximately


Work inside 95% of a week; outside 5% of a week. Abnormal temperatures -walk-in freezers below 32 degrees -1% of the time. Equipment operation -power hand tools (i.e. circular saw, drill).

EEO Statement

We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/Disabled/Veterans. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.