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Director of Engineering


Hilton Head Oceanfront Resort

Located on the sugar sand beaches of Hilton Head Island on the southern coast of South Carolina, this oceanfront resort is a tropical paradise unlike anywhere else in this premier destination. The Omni Hilton Head Oceanfront Resort offers beautiful oceanfront views to all of our guests.

Omni Hilton Head's associates enjoy a dynamic and exciting work environment, comprehensive training and mentoring, along with the pride that comes from working for a company with a reputation for exceptional service. We embody a culture of respect, gratitude and empowerment day in and day out. If you are a friendly, motivated person, with a passion to serve others, the Omni Hilton Head Oceanfront Resort may be your perfect match.

Job Description

To ensure proper training and supervision of all Engineering personnel and to provide consistent, cost-effective maintenance programs that ensure the Hotels safe and efficient operation.



  • Coordinate and operate, in an economical, legal and safe manner, all Heating, Lighting, Power and Repair & Maintenance for the hotel.
  • Inspect physical plant and equipment and supervise the maintenance and preventative maintenance program of all areas.
  • Coordinate with other departments all work necessary to maintain general conditions, safety and health standards set forth by hotel policy and legal requirements.
  • Interview, hire, counsel, and discipline engineering associates, in coordination with the Director of Human Resources.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Engage with associates and provide recognition and praise to ensure high job satisfaction.
  • Ensure associates have the materials and equipment they need to do their work correctly.
  • Measure and assess training needs and provide training to staff on an on-going basis which continues to develop them for the future.
  • Conduct annual safety training in compliance with Omni standards .
  • Directly supervise Engineering associates in the operation and control of utilities to provide efficient operation of hotel services and comfort to guests.
  • Recommend to management possible projects for future capital budgets. Obtain bids, supervise and coordinate contractors in performance of project work.
  • Maintain own and hotel's special permits and licenses as required by local authorities.
  • Ensure life-safety annual trainings are completed.
  • Control schedules, staffing and payroll of Engineering associates. Compile personnel records, logs utilities and keep Engineering records.
  • Manage outside vendors and contractors to ensure work is completed timely and accurately.


  • Must have a Bachelor's Degree
  • Must have extensive facilities maintenance, HVAC and mechanical experience.
  • Prior resort engineering experience and proven leadership experience required.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Must be willing to work weekends and at any other times as required.
  • Ability to work in the interior and exterior of the hotel/resort.
  • Experience managing a crew of 9 or more.