Sage Hospitality Resources Assistant Director of Engineering in Portland, Oregon
the Nines, A Luxury Collection Hotel, Portland is seeking an Assistant Director of Engineering to join their renowned team. The perfect candidate is passionate about service and creating indigenous experiences for each guest! Poised in the heart of the city center, within the walls of the stately Meier & Frank Building one of Portland's most beloved landmarks, the Nines honors the structure’s storied past, both in its striking decor and impeccable service. Individualistic design traits celebrate the surroundings of one of finest LEED Silver-certified hotels in Portland, providing the opportunity to truly experience the region's unique character. As part of Sage Hospitality’s Premier and Lifestyle division, we passionately strive to be the best and create excellence in everything we do. We are known amongst our staff, our owners, our guests and our communities as leaders in our field who are authentic, humble, innovative and flexible operators driven to anticipate needs and exceed expectations.
the Nines Hotel is recognized as 2017 Top Workplaces in Oregon and certified Gold for Sustainability at Work. As one of Oregon’s Healthiest Employers, the Nines offers perks that are comparable to progressive employers. We offer Medical, Dental, Vision and more to all full-time associates. Save on your parking and public transportation costs by using our pre-tax savings account. Our location is right next to the center of all for MAX lines and close to the Portland Streetcar, a prime location for driving, taking public transportation, biking, or even walking to work.
Bold. Bright. Caring. Energetic. Driven. Strategic. Daring. To deliver the type of outstanding experience we aim to provide our guests, we need remarkable individuals who are passionate and committed to making a difference. If this sounds like you, then explore the career positions at Sage Hospitality that await you.
Assistant Director of Engineering
The Nines Hotel
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.
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.
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.
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).
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).
Full Time - Regular