Area Director of Engineering, Marriott Autograph Collection Hotel

Sage Hospitality
Alexandria, VA
Nov 30, 2021
Dec 02, 2021
Full Time
Why us?: Sage Hotel Management is currently hiring for an Area Director of Engineering and Risk Management for their Autograph Collection hotels in Alexandria, VA; The Alexandrian Old Town and The Morrison House Old Town hotels.At Sage Hotel Management, 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.Sages vision is to be recognized by our customers as the best in our business through ensuring a culture that makes the ordinary extraordinary! The ideal candidate should champion this culture in every touchpoint of our business from our associates, guests, owners, and communities. The service and courtesy you extend and promote daily will ensure a healthy and productive culture of serving others with excellence. Join us today! Job Overview: Develop, implement and manage emergency programs for the operation and maintenance of all equipment and physical structures and landscaping in compliance with corporate/franchise standards, local, state and national codes and regulations to protect the asset, guests and employees, to ensure optimum operations, minimize expenses and maximize customer satisfaction. Position is responsible for the short and long term planning and day-to-day operations of the engineering and risk management division. Recommends the department's budget and capital expenditures and manages expenses within approved budget constraints. Participates in total hotel management as a member of the hotel Executive Committee. Responsibilities: Supervise the Human Resources in the division to attract, retain and motivate the staff; hire, train, develop, empower, coach and counsel, conduct performance and salary reviews, resolve problems, provide open communication vehicles, discipline and terminate, as appropriate.Develop, recommend, implement and manage the department's budget capital expenditure plan, forecasts and objectives consistent with maintaining a first class property and management's expectations.Develop, implement and manage a maintenance program and negotiate maintenance contracts for the hotel, the grounds and all of the equipment in compliance with corporate/franchise standards and local, state and national codes and regulations to ensure the safety, convenience and satisfaction of all guests, managers and employees to protect the asset and maintain the property in first class condition.Develop, implement and direct all Emergency Programs; ensure all equipment is maintained, conduct inspections and drills, ensure compliance with all codes and regulations, train all employees and maintain accurate records to ensure a safe environment which protects the asset, guests and employees.Develop, implement and manage energy conservation programs for the property to minimize expenses.Develop, implement, update and manage the Safety & Security program for Sage, including training, evacuation drills, first aid, risk managment programs, OSHA, chair the Safety committe for the property.Coordinate renovation bidding, define the cost and scope of the project and oversee the general contractor and subcontractors to ensure quality work is performed for minimal cost. Qualifications: Education/Formal TrainingMore than two years of post high school educationExperienceExperience required by position is from four to five years of employment in a related position with this company or other organization(s).Knowledge/SkillsRequires 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, groundskeeping. 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.Requires management skills.Ability to provide information and associated services to hotel management and guests.Excellent comprehension and literacy required for procedures, reports, budgets, instructions.Physical DemandsThe physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Ability to communicate with management and staff.Ability to visually check hotel premises.Ability to communicate with management and staff.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.EnvironmentWork inside 95% of week; outside 5% of week. Abnormal temperatures - walk-in freezers - below 32 degrees, 1% of the time. Benefits: Sage Hotel & Restaurant Discounts across the USMedical, Vision, & Dental Insurance and 401K planPaid Time Off plan and Holiday payMarriott International Hotel Discount for you and your Friends and FamilyConvenient Downtown LocationFree Shift MealFree Parking