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Director of Engineering

Posted September 18, 2020

Hyatt House Houston/Galleria
Houston, TX
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About This Job

You’re the guardian of the property. You understand the myriad details but have full command of the big picture, from maintenance planning to budget management. You ensure the physical plant is sound, that everything inside operates optimally and the grounds are well kept and safe. You know that guests expect it for their comfort and enjoyment, associates require it for their safety, and stakeholders demand it for the protection of their asset. You generously share what you know and the enthusiasm for what you do draws talent that’s highly skilled and loyal. If this resonates with you, Interstate’s Director of Engineering position may be a great opportunity for you.

As the Director of Engineering, you will

  • Oversee and manage all aspects of facilities management to ensure the safety and security of guests and associates and protect the asset for investors and owners. Use your extensive knowledge and talent for team management to ensure operations are smooth and facilities fully functioning for optimal guest experience.
  • Lead a skilled team of engineers. Create an environment that’s engaging, where motivated people want to join, learn, do their best, and advance. Lead a diverse, motivated team by modeling the way, by empowering, and coaching throughout the employment lifecycle.
  • Keep a pulse on the division’s budget. Use your extensive experience and knowledge to develop and manage the division’s budget and capital expenditure plan. Manage the renovation bidding process and contractor oversight to ensure quality work at minimal cost, consistent with maintaining optimal operations and meeting management expectations.
  • Do what it takes to maintain a safe guest and work environment and protect the asset. Develop and direct emergency programs; ensure equipment is well maintained and maintenance contracts are expertly negotiated and valid; and, conduct inspections and drills.

Interstate Hotels & Resorts is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of employment. Interstate Hotels & Resorts does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, gender, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other basis protected under federal, state or local laws.

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If you need accommodation for any part of the employment process because of a medical condition or disability, please call (703) 387-3888 or email ADA.Assistance@interstatehotels.com with the nature of your accommodation request and include the Hotel location and title of the job opening. Please allow one (1) business day for a reply.

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About this Employer

Hyatt House Houston/Galleria

3440 Sage Road
Houston, TX 77056

(713) 629-9711

147 Room Extended Stay

www.hyatt.com

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Our Hotel

Located off Interstate 610/59, the revitalized Hyatt House Houston/Galleria hotel is three blocks from The Galleria Mall, Texas’ largest shopping destination and just a short drive to downtown Houston.

Our 2016 TripAdvisor© Certificate of Excellence Winner hotel is approximately 15 minutes to many of the Houston’s most popular attractions including the Museum District, Houston Zoo, NRG Stadium. Nearby universities include Houston Baptist University, Rice University, Texas Southeren University and the University of Houston. A top-choice among Galleria area hotels, our all-suite hotel is 35 minutes from several major airports and offers easy accessibility to all the major highways in the city.

For breakfast, guests can enjoy chef-inspired omelets featuring cage-free eggs, plus all-natural bacon and sausage, Greek yogurt parfaits, steel-cut oatmeal, and more. In the evenings, we offer food and drinks at H BAR.