Director of Engineering
Property Name:
Emily Morgan Hotel, a Doubletree by Hilton
Job Title: 
Director of Engineering
Location: 
Texas-San Antonio
Company Name: 
City: 
San Antonio
Work Permit: 
Applicants who do not already have legal permission to work in the United States will not be considered.
Management  Position: 
Yes
Bonus Pay: 
Yes
Accommodation: 
Yes

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Corporate Overview

Westmont Hospitality Group was founded in 1975. What started with a single hotel in North America, has grown to become one of the largest privately-held hospitality organizations in the world.

Throughout the years, Westmont has had an ownership interest in and operated over 1,100 hotels. Currently this stands at over 500 hotels across three continents. Westmont has formed strategic alliances with many of the world's largest hotel brands. These include Fairmont, InterContinental Hotels Group, Hilton, Accor, Starwood, Wyndham, Choice Hotels, Renaissance, Radisson and Best Western. The company is one of the largest franchisees and co-owners of IHG hotels and Hilton hotels worldwide. Westmont has a very diversified portfolio ranging from budget and aparthotels to mid-market business and large conference hotels to boutique hotels and luxury resorts.

Our employees are our most valued resource.  Their expertise is what drives our future success.
If you are skilled in the hospitality industry and seek a stimulating workplace that fosters creativity, teamwork and personal development, contact us today. We reward our employees with the benefits and opportunities you’d expect from an industry leader.

Job Description

The Chief Engineer directs all aspects of engineering operations including emergency programs, energy management, asset protection, preventive maintenance and repairs to equipment, structures and grounds. Directs

the Engineering staff, accounting/budgeting, asset protection, inventory control and human resources. The

Chief Engineer directs all operations in alignment with the direction of the General Manager, Company, brand standards and local, state and national regulations.

Responsible for quality service, meeting/exceeding financial goals, short and long term planning and day-

to-day operations. Recommends the Engineering budget,business plan, capital expenditures and manages within

approved plans and objectives.

 

Job Requirements

Direct all facets of Engineering. Keep abreast of brand standards and the competition's products and strengths to continually improve revenues and profit margins while maintaining quality.

Use business/management knowledge, applications in the industry, and experiences to provide leadership, both internally and externally,to assist the General Manager in positioning the hotel as a market leader.

Be a coach with a positive attitude on a daily basis. Implement, manage and comply with Company policies, practices and programs.Ensure compliance with brand standards and local, state and national regulations.

Ensure optimal levels of quality service and hospitality are provided to guests.

Walk the property daily to identify issues and to speak with and listen to associates.

Ensure preventative maintenance programs are in place to protect assets and maintenance related problems are promptly and properly

addressed.

Inspect and evaluate the condition of the Engineering areas, equipment and inventories.

Investigate, analyze and report on all incidents and accidents.

In conjunction with the General Manager, coordinate activities and liaise with local and federal law enforcement agencies, fire companies and insurance agencies to resolve problems and ensure a safe environment for guests and associates.

Generates costs comparison and solicits bid/proposals as needed.

Submit recommendations for changes and improvements to the General Manager.

Work collaboratively with the Corporate Office to ensure Company assets are accurately tracked.

Direct all emergency programs including equipment maintenance and inspections, staff training, practice drills, accurate recordkeeping and compliance with all policies, procedures, codes and regulations.

Direct and promote an accident prevention program to minimize liabilities and related expenses. Ensure

appropriate sanitary, safety, security and emergency procedures are in place, followed and comply with policies, standards and regulations.

Ensure the staff is proficient in sanitary, safety, security and emergency procedures.

Notify the General Manager of any potential liability and propose proper course of action to prevent the hotel from incurring any such liability. Make recommendations to the General Manager on additional safeguards as appropriate. Practice safe work habits.

Ensure associates are properly trained in the use and maintenance of Company assets.

Communicates with hotel department heads to become aware of maintenance needs and ensures timely response to internal requests.

Communicates effectively both verbally and in writing to provide clear direction to staff. Assigns and instructs all direct reports in details of work. Observes performance and encourages improvement. Monitors hotel traffic and makes staffing adjustments accordingly.

Supervises and reviews costs and inventory

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