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Assistant Director of Engineering

**Job Number** 24104764

**Job Category** Engineering & Facilities

**Location** W Seattle, 1112 4th Avenue, Seattle, Washington, United States

**Schedule** Full-Time

**Located Remotely?** N

**Relocation?** N

**Position Type** Management

**JOB SUMMARY**

Assists department head in managing budget, capital expenditures, preventative maintenance and energy conservation. Accountable for maintaining the building and grounds with particular attention towards safety, security and asset protection. Assigns, tracks and follows up on status of work assigned to staff and contractors. Helps increase guest and employee satisfaction through effective communications and training.

**CANDIDATE PROFILE**

**Education and Experience**

• High school diploma or GED; 4 years experience in the engineering and maintenance or related professional area; technical training in HVAC-R/electrical/plumbing.

OR

• 2-year degree from an accredited university in Building and Construction, Engineering, Mechanics, or related major; 2 years experience in the engineering and maintenance or related professional area; technical training in HVAC-R/electrical/plumbing.

**CORE WORK ACTIVITIES**

**Supporting management of Department Operations and Engineering Budgets**

• Assists in effectively planning, scheduling and evaluating preventative maintenance programs.

• Helps establish priorities for total property maintenance needs.

• Supervises the day to day operations of Engineering.

• Assists in managing the physical plant including equipment, refrigeration, HVAC, plumbing, water treatment, electrical and life safety systems.

• Maintains and operates equipment at optimum effectiveness, efficiency and safety.

• Supervises distribution of repair work orders.

• Assists in maintaining grounds, meeting rooms, ballrooms, public space, restaurants, property vehicles and recreational facilities as needed.

• Acts as technical liaison for all departments in property.

• Supervises Engineering in the absence of the Director of Engineering.

• Recommends or arranges for additional services such as painting, repair work, renovations, and the replacement of furnishings and equipment.

• Selects and makes purchases of new equipment, supplies, and furnishings.

• Inspects and evaluates the physical condition of facilities in order to determine the type of work required.

• Manages parts, supplies and equipment inventories effectively by minimizing downtime and maximizing cash flow.

• Performs inspections effectively.

• Assists in evaluating and implementing new technologies, equipment and supplies.

• Assists in establishing and implementing an energy conservation program.

**Maintaining Engineering Standards**

• Helps ensure necessary permits and licenses for building and physical plant are obtained and kept current.

• Helps ensure regulatory compliance to facility regulations and safety standards.

• Ensures compliance with all Engineering departmental policies, standards and procedures.

• Ensures all employees have the proper supplies, equipment and uniforms.

**Ensuring Exceptional Customer Service**

• Displays leadership in guest hospitality by exemplifying excellent customer service and creating a positive atmosphere for guest relations.

• Interacts with guests to obtain feedback on product quality and service levels.

• Empowers employees to provide excellent customer service.

**Conducting Human Resources Activities**

• Supervises staffing levels to ensure that guest service, operational needs and financial objectives are met.

• Helps train employees in safety procedures.

• Assists in training other department employees in fire protection, safety and evacuation procedures.

• Provides feedback to employees based on observation of service behaviors.

• Assists in performing operational activities as necessary.

The salary range for this position is $82,000 to $106,000 annually. In addition to the annual salary, the position will be eligible to receive an annual bonus. This position offers coverage for medical, dental, vision, health care flexible spending account, dependent care flexible spending account, life insurance, disability insurance, accident insurance, adoption expense reimbursements, paid parental leave, educational assistance, 401(k) plan, stock purchase plan, discounts at Marriott properties, commuter benefits, employee assistance plan, and childcare discounts. Benefits are subject to terms and conditions, which may include rules regarding eligibility, enrollment, waiting period, contribution, benefit limits, election changes, benefit exclusions, and others. Employees will accrue 0.07693 PTO balance for every hour worked.

_Marriott International is an equal opportunity employer. We believe in hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive, people-first culture. We are committed to non-discrimination on any protected basis, such as disability and veteran status, or any other basis covered under applicable law._

W Hotels’ mission is to Ignite Curiosity, Expand Worlds. We are a place to experience life. We’re here to open doors and open minds. We are constantly inspired by new faces and new experiences. A tuned-in, up-for-anything spirit is at our core and has made us renowned for reinventing the norms of luxury around the globe. Whatever/Whenever is our culture and service philosophy that brings our guests’ passions to life. If you are original, innovative, and always looking towards the future of what’s possible, welcome to W Hotels. In joining W Hotels, you join a portfolio of brands with Marriott International. **Be** where you can do your best work,​ **begin** your purpose, **belong** to an amazing global​ team, and **become** the best version of you.


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