• Director of Engineering

    Job Locations US-CT-New Haven
    Posted Date 1 week ago(8/9/2018 3:48 PM)
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  • Overview

    New Haven Hotel


    New Haven


    Located in downtown New Haven and just steps away from the prestigious Yale University, the Omni New Haven @ Yale University surrounds you with luxurious comfort and unparalleled service. The Omni Hotel stands out within New Haven’s skyline. Enjoy breathtaking views from our guest rooms or John Davenports Restaurant located in the 19th floor overlooking the Yale Campus.


    Come join our award winning team at the only 4-diamond hotel in New Haven where you’ll experience a rewarding and fostering work environment!

    Job Description

    To ensure proper training and supervision of all Engineering personnel and to provide consistent, cost-effective maintenance programs that ensure the Hotels safe and efficient operation.


    • 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 supervises Engineering associates in operation and control of 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.
    • Control schedules, staffing and payroll of Engineering associates.  Compile personnel records, logs utilities and keep Engineering records.


    • Must have extensive facilities maintenance, HVAC and mechanical experience.
    • Certifications & / or liscensing in Facilities maintenance, HVAC, Elictrical, Plumbing and / or other mechanical systems
    • Prior resort engineering experience and proven leadership experience required.
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
    • Must be willing to work weekends and at any other times as required.
    • Ability to work in the interior and exterior of the hotel/resort.
    • Experience managing a crew of 5 or more preferably in a labor setting.
    • Experience in hotel or similar industry renovations
    • Strong technical competencies & financial aptitude.

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