Director of Engineering

Job Locations US-PA-Pittsburgh
Posted Date 2 months ago(12/6/2021 1:18 PM)
Requisition ID
2021-59700
# of Openings
1
Category (Portal Searching)
Engineering

Overview

William Penn Hotel

 

Pittsburgh

 

History defines elegance in this classic, downtown Pittsburgh hotel. Since opening the doors in 1916, the Omni William Penn Hotel has played a starring role in the city of Pittsburgh, hosting movie stars, politicians, heads of state, and leaders of business and industry. A recent multi-million dollar renovation has only enhanced the beauty of this luxury hotel to ensure that generations to come will enjoy the outstanding service, guest room accommodations, and award winning cuisine that have defined the Omni William Penn Hotel for decades.

Job Description

Since opening the doors in 1916, the Omni William Penn Hotel has played a starring role in the city of Pittsburgh, hosting movie stars, politicians, heads of state and leaders of business and industry.  A multi-million-dollar renovation has only enhanced the beauty of this luxury hotel to ensure that generations to come will enjoy the outstanding service, guest room accommodations and award-winning cuisine that have defined Omni William Penn for decades. The Grande Dame is now hiring for a Director of Engineering.  Come and join the #1 Hotel in the City of Pittsburgh and her Team!

 

Responsibilities

Responsible for the management of all Engineering functions (including Operating Engineers, Maintenance Mechanic, Carpenters & Painters) and personnel, providing for consistent, cost effective maintenance programs that ensure the Hotels' safe and efficient operation. 

  • Coordinate with several other departments and vendors all work necessary to maintain general conditions, safety and health standards set forth by hotel and legal requirements.
  • Recommend to management possible projects for future capital budgets.
  • Obtain bids, supervise and coordinate contractors in performance of project work.
  • Strong knowledge of all mechanical aspects of engineering is required. Maintain, own, and renew hotel's special permits and licenses as required by local authorities.
  • This position is part of the Hotel Executive Committee which requires a high level of integrity, professionalism and leadership of the Hotel. 
  • Operate within specified R&M and H, L, & P budgets.
  • Active participation in planning major capital expenditures.

Qualifications

  • Must be able to communicate effectively with all departments in the Hotel.
  • Active role in the guest satisfaction and service recovery process, to include problem resolution.
  • This position is responsible for managing energy costs in a very large operation.
  • Manage a department of approximately 20  associates, develop and maintain a satisfactory work environment for your team.
  • Annual Associate Engagement Survey must indicate that your associates are satisfied with the atmosphere in your department.
  • Must have 3-5 years’ experience as a Director of Engineering in a full service hotel, along with proven labor relations experience.

End of Job Description

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