Sage Hospitality Resources Director of Engineering in Denver, Colorado

10760BR

Req #:

10760BR

Why Us:

The Curtis, a Doubletree by Hilton, is looking to hire an experienced Director of Engineering with a passion for hospitality. Retro, kitschy and cool, the Curtis is an experiential hotel supported by Hilton, branded specifically for someone looking for something different. The Curtis features themed and hyper-themed suites and a different retro genre for each of its floors. With an upbeat tempo and a perfect downtown Denver location, the Curtis encourages all guests to \"stay happy\".

The Curtis offers the following benefits for salaried team members:

  • 401K retirement savings plans with matching

  • Medical insurance plans with dental and vision options available after 1st month of employment

  • Paid time off Independence Plan

  • Discounts on Hilton hotels worldwide

  • Discounts on Sage hotels and restaurants across the country

Job Title:

Director of Engineering

Location Name:

The Curtis/Doubletree Hilton Hotel

City:

Denver

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.

Posting Overview:

The 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. Ensures compliance with all hotel brand standards, local, state and federal codes and regulations to protect hotel assets. Develops short and long term strategies of the engineering division. Develop the department's budget, capital expenditures and manages expenses within approved budget constraints.

Requirements:

Competencies

Dealing with Ambiguity

Can effectively cope with change; can shift gears comfortably; can decide and act without having the total picture; can comfortably handle risk and uncertainty.

Composure

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; is not knocked off balance by the unexpected.

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; can defuse even high-tension situations comfortably.

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; creates a feeling of belonging in the team.

Knowledge/Skills

Requires advanced knowledge of building management/engineering. May require advanced working knowledge of other major areas in the hotel and the skill to integrate and communicate that information. 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, groundskeeper. Requires advanced knowledge of building management/engineering.

Requires analyzing activities and/or information involving some original data manipulation or interpretation to arrive at logical conclusions.

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, budgets, instructions

Abilities

Frequent lifting, pushing, pulling and carrying of weights up to 25 lbs. and occasionally greater, for all hotel equipment and machinery. 50-75% of job function.

Frequent bending and/or kneeling throughout the day for repairs and maintenance of hotel property, equipment and machinery. 50% of job function.

Mobility - throughout the hotel, all floors, varying heights and distances. Use of ladders and lifts required at times. Generally 75-80% of job function.

Continuous standing required in varying degrees throughout the day.

Climbing stairs up to approximately 210 steps 5% of each day.

Driving - limited driving on an occasional basis for supplies, equipment, etc. Generally within 20 miles.

Education/Formal Training

More than two years of post high school education

Experience

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

Material/Equipment Used

Chemicals/Agents used: Water treatments, cleaning, degreasers, coil cleaners, paint thinners, gasoline.

Protective clothing: Facemask (chemical testing), goggles, rubber gloves, welding shield worn approximately 1%.

Power, hand tools (i.e. circular saw, drill).

Environment

Work inside 95% of week; outside 5% of week. Abnormal temperatures - walk-in freezers - below 32 degrees, 1% of the time.

Position Type:

Full Time - Regular

State:

CO