Delivering hospitality, creating value... every customer, every time is our guarantee not only to our external guests, but to our team members. At Davidson, we know that is the people who operate our hotels that make the difference between average and exceptional performance. Our goal is to recruit, hire, train, support and retain the best hotel team members in the industry. We seek motivated team members who have a passion for service, know how to have fun and desire to provide legendary service. We offer competitive salaries and benefits, including medical, and 401k retirement plan. When you join Davidson Hotels & Resorts, you become family. Join us today!
Delivering Hospitality, Creating Value, Every Customer, Every Time
Davidson Hotels & Resorts is one of the largest and most successful independent hotel management companies in the industry. The combined experience of our team represents a breadth and depth of expertise that is unmatched, and we believe our people are the cornerstone of our success. We are committed to making Davidson a great place to work and provide the foundation for building successful careers. If you share our passion for delivering hospitality where details matter, apply today to join our team!
Established in 1974, Davidson Hotels & Resorts is a leader in the hospitality industry and a rapidly growing hotel company. We offer full service hospitality management, development, acquisition, accounting, and consulting expertise for the lodging industry. Our portfolio of hotels is focused on 3 and 4 star properties such as Hilton, Embassy Suites, Doubletree, Renaissance, Marriott, Westin, Sheraton, Hyatt Regency, and impressive Independent and Select Service Hotels.
In the heart of Iowa City, the Sheraton Iowa City Hotel has a unique position within this cosmopolitan community. Just steps outside of the hotel you will find the University of Iowa, as well as numerous sidewalk cafes, unique attractions, boutique shops, gourmet dining and lively performing arts. Perfect for relaxing after the game or touring the city, with 234 guest rooms and 12,000 square feet of event space. The room features the brand standard: Sheraton Sweet Sleeper II Beds along with an upgraded white bedding package, complimentary basic Wi-Fi and hard-wired internet, paid high speed Wi-Fi and hard-wired high-speed internet access, 37-inch HD flat panel televisions, Shine for Sheraton bath amenities, Starbucks One Cup coffee to get your morning started, Fitness Center, and Club Lounge.
The Director of Engineering is responsible for maintaining the entire hotel facility, all interior operations, exterior landscaping and parking areas. Other areas include the physical building structure, all mechanical, electrical, HVAC systems and related equipment, hazard systems, life safety equipment, electrical, kitchen and laundry, exercise equipment and pool/sauna upkeep. Day to day management will include delegating work assignments, monitoring and controlling parts and labor expenditure, administering outside engineering vendor contracts, selecting, training and developing employees. This position will also be responsible in keeping all records up to date to comply with brand quality assurance guidelines.
• Previous experience as a Director or Assistant Director required.
• Hotel, institutional, HVAC systems experience of 3-5 years.
• Refrigeration, HVAC certification.
• Working knowledge of electrical, mechanical, life safety systems, preventative maintenance systems etc.
• Budget management, cost control and financial responsibility experience with stationary engineering licensed preferred.
• Valid Driver’s license.
• Ability to communicate effectively with public and other Team Members.
EOE/AA- Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation
Davidson Hotels & Resorts is a drug free workplace. Pre-employment drug test, background check, and job assessment required.