Assistant Director of Engineering

Hotels Clubs and Spas
General Management/ GM
Top Management
Americas North and South
Salary Description:
Wyndham Worldwide
Job Ref:

Assistant Director of Engineering
04 Jan 2017

We are a full service San Diego waterfront hotel with 600 rooms and suites featuring furnished balconies with relaxing views of the sparkling Big Bay and panoramic skyline. Our 24,000 square feet of meeting space has recently been renovated and offers flexibility for distinctive conferences, reunions, weddings, and events. Our average tenure for 230 associates is 14 years of service that speaks to the dedication our associates have for the property, its people, and guest. Our hotel professionals stand ready to go the extra mile and deliver an exceptional experience. We are seeking professionals who have the Count on Me! spirit and are looking to grow their career. Wyndham San Diego Bayside presents the ideal opportunity to take your career to the next level! Job Description Wyndham Hotel Group is searching for an Assistant Director Of Engineering to work at our beautiful Wyndham San Diego Bayside property in San Diego, CA . The Assistant Director of Engineering is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the engineering division. In the absence of the Director, the assistant will assume the administrative, financial and operating aspects of the hotel as they relate to engineering. Fundamental Requirements

- Assist in developing and implementing plans to maintain property, equipment, grounds and other assets in a safe and acceptable state of repair.

- Ensure the hotel is in compliance with all local, state and federal laws.

- Supervise and train all Engineering staff in Customer Service, Empowerment, Standard Operating Procedures and Loss Prevention.

- Create and post all Engineering staffs schedules.

- Create and adhere to annual budget for department.

- Assist in developing financial forecasts and actively participate in monthly profit/loss review meetings.

- Create and implement preventative maintenance program for all hotel equipment.

- Ensure all emergency and life safety equipment and systems are inspected, tested and certified per Wyndham standards.

- Actively participate in energy conservation programs.

- Review all guest and meeting planner comment cards to ensure problems are identified and corrected in a timely manner.

- Ensure compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

- Assist with the administration of all vendor contracts controlled by the engineering department.

- Ensure that room maintenance requests are handled in a prompt and courteous manner.

- Follow up on all alarms immediately to determine the exact location and cause. Determine emergency status and report findings to Front Desk. Take immediate action as necessary.

- Assist as necessary with special projects and renovations.

- Support and participate in all Wyndham programs.

- Participate in Wyndham Safety Committee.

General Requirements

- Maintain a warm and friendly demeanor at all times.
- Must be able to effectively communicate both verbally and written, with all level of employees and guests in an attentive, friendly, courteous and service oriented manner.
- Must be effective at listening to, understanding, and clarifying concerns raised by employees and guests.
- Must be able to multitask and prioritize departmental functions to meet deadlines.
- Approach all encounters with guests and employees in an attentive, friendly, courteous and service-oriented manner.
- Attend all hotel required meetings and trainings.
- Maintain regular attendance in compliance with Wyndham Hotel Group Standards, as required by scheduling, which will vary according to the needs of the hotel.
- Maintain high standards of personal appearance and grooming, which include wearing nametags.
- Comply with Wyndham Hotel Group Standards and regulations to encourage safe and efficient hotel operations.
- Maximize efforts towards productivity, identify problem areas and assist in implementing solutions.
- Must be effective in handling problems, including anticipating, preventing, identifying and solving problems as necessary.
- Must be able to understand and evaluate complex information, data, etc. from various sources to meet appropriate objectives.
- Must be able to maintain confidentiality of information.
- Perform other duties as requested by management.
Education & Experience:

- At least 3 years of progressive facilities management experience in a hotel or a related field; or a 2-year college degree and 1 year of related management experience.

- High school diploma or equivalent required.

- Stationary Engineer's license if required by local code.

- HVAC, electrical, plumbing, boiler operations and general maintenance skills required.
Physical requirements:

- Long hours sometimes required.

- Heavy work - Exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and /or 50 pounds of force frequently and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects.

An Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Vets/Disabled & Drug Free Workplace

Contact Details:
Wyndham Worldwide
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Contact: HR Department

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