27 May 2021
Assistant Director of Engineering

Assistant Director of Engineering
Miami, Fl
Salary: Commensurate with experience
 
Background:
Our client, a Luxurious Seaside Hotel, has engaged us to find their next Assistant Director.
You will be responsible for all aspects of the Engineering department to include the proper operation, maintenance and repair of all HVAC, refrigeration, pools/water features, plumbing, electrical, irrigation, life safety, electrical and mechanical equipment/systems. Develop, coordinate and monitor all guest rooms and public spaces, equipment, and PM programs to ensure the reliability, safety, and comfort of all staff, guest, and residents.  Supervise, train and manage all Engineering staff.
 
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
  • Maintain complete knowledge of and comply with all departmental policies/service procedures/standards.
  • Maintain complete knowledge of correct maintenance and use of equipment. Use equipment only as intended.
  • Anticipate guests' and resident's needs, respond promptly and acknowledge all guests, however busy and whatever time of day.
  • Resolve guest and residents' complaints, ensuring guest satisfaction.
  • Monitor and maintain cleanliness, sanitation and organization of assigned work areas.
  • Develop and implement a preventive maintenance program of all-building equipment and guestrooms, including the training of the Engineering staff on the management of such a program.
  • Maintain inventory of all parts and supplies.
  • Purchase all parts, supplies, tools and equipment related to Engineering, through direct contact with sales representatives.
  • Ensure the proper operation, maintenance and repair of all:
    • Heaters, pumps, valves and lines used in the distribution of steam and heated or processed water.
    • Refrigerant compressors, condensers, evaporators, traps, transfer pumps, expansion valves, stop valves as well as all refrigerant lines and devices used to control temperatures.
    • Air compressors along distribution lines and all valves and devices for air control.
    • Natural and manufactured gas and distribution lines, including all valves and control devices.
    • Water filters, softeners, piping and pumps used in conjunction with water distribution, including all sinks and toilet bowls, as well as supply lines and water lines.
  • Conduct a 2-week formal training program on the required job functions with criterion expected and department orientation with new hires. Conduct ongoing training with existing staff.
  • Coordinate breaks for staff.
  • Inspect grooming and attire of staff; rectify any deficiencies.
  • Assign duties and work responsibilities to staff members.
  • Authorize requests for vacation/sick leave, holidays for staff members, and leaves of absences, schedule changes, overtime, salary increases/reductions, purchase requests and expenditures.
  • Monitor staff performance in all phases of job functions ensuring that all procedures are carried out to departmental standards; rectify any deficiencies with respective personnel.
  • Analyze accounting records and data for operating costs and data.
  • Approve bills and invoices, statements, checks, budget data, employee transfers/promotions, training manuals/programs, work orders.
QUALIFICATIONS
  • 5 years training as a stationary Engineer.
  • 5 years supervisory experience.
  • Working knowledge of:
  • Plumbing codes
  • Electrical codes
  • National/local fire codes
  • Local mechanical codes
  • water treatment program
  • Blue prints and plumbing and wiring schematics
  • Power and hand tools, meters, etc. as it relates to the technical trades
  • Fluency in job related English both verbal and non-verbal.
  • Provide legible communication and directions.
  • Compute basic mathematical calculations (add, subtract, multiply and divide numbers).
 
 
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