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Hyatt Director of Engineering in AUSTIN, Texas

Description:

More than a spa resort, health retreat, or luxury hotel, Miraval Austin is an unrivaled wellbeing space that puts purpose and people at our core, serving as a catalyst for changing lives and celebrating individuality. We are currently seeking a Director of Engineering to share our Vision – to be the most imaginative, authentic and meaningful wellness experience. As a member of the properties Executive Committee, the Director of Engineering is a highly visible role with exposure to Senior and Corporate leadership. This position reports to the hotel General Manager.

The Director of Engineering is responsible for maintaining the overall operation of the maintenance department and the appearance and working order of the hotel. The engineer must be able to work independently, as well as, with others. Responsibilities may include: maintaining the exterior of the building, parking lot, and common areas, maintaining all equipment in guest rooms, conducting monthly safety inspections and training the staff on safety and emergency procedures, and working with vendors. The Director of Engineering must be willing to respond to emergencies, and work with corporate maintenance on special remodeling projects or capital expenditure needs. This position requires overall maintenance knowledge and trouble shooting ability with skills in painting, HVAC, carpentry, equipment, and tool usage.

Duties to include:

  • Review contracts and negotiate revisions, changes and additions to contractual agreements with vendors, consultants, clients, suppliers and subcontractors

  • Requisition supplies and materials to complete construction projects

  • Opening Properties: Confer with supervisory personnel, owners, contractors, and design professionals to discuss and resolve matters such as work procedures, complaints, and construction problems

  • Interpret and explain plans and contract terms to administrative staff, workers, and clients, representing the owner or developer

  • Plan, organize, and direct activities concerned with the maintenance of structures, facilities, and systems

  • Prepare and submit budget estimates and progress and cost tracking reports

  • Develop and implement quality control programs

  • Inspect and review projects to monitor compliance with building and safety codes, and other regulations

  • Capable of working with building code officials, planning/zoning officials and community design committees when required

  • Experience in managing utility systems

  • Prior equipment specifying and purchasing experience preferred

  • Maintain communications with Corporate Staff

  • Coach and counsel employees to reflect Hyatt service standards and procedures

As part of the Hyatt and Miraval family, we offer a complete benefits package including:

  • Robust PTO Policy

  • Health, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance for full-time colleagues.

  • Complementary and discount Hyatt nights.

  • Use of facilities, ability to participate in classes, and discounts on Spa services.

  • 401(k) and ESPP.

Miraval associates work in an environment that demands exceptional performance yet reaps great rewards. Whether it is career opportunities, job enrichment or a supportive work environment, if you are ready for this challenge, then we are ready for you.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Building Construction, Engineering, or Facilities Management strongly preferred

  • Multiple years of direct responsibility over facilities operation and maintenance, or an equivalent combination of education and experience; experience should include direct supervision of facilities staff.

  • Knowledge of Project Management or Construction Management principles.

  • Prior experience or training in electrical, plumbing, carpentry, masonry & water preferred.

  • HVAC – licensed preferred.

  • Able to safely lift and maneuver 50 lbs. of equipment, tools or supplies from different levels and onto carts and vehicles.

  • Able to work with and around chemicals present in swimming pools and spas.

Primary Location: US-TX-Austin

Organization: Miraval Austin Resort and Spa

Pay Basis: Yearly

Job Level: Full-time

Job: Engineering/Facility Maintenance

Req ID: AUS005382

Hyatt is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, age, religion, disability, veteran status, genetic information, citizenship status or any other group protected by law.

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