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Director of Engineering

at Fairmont Scottsdale Princess

Posted: 5/4/2020
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: SCP03953
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Director of Engineering

This position requires confidence, independent action, initiative, a sense of urgency, and the ability to make decisions and take responsibility for them. A well-suited candidate can react and adjust quickly to changing conditions and come up with practical ideas for dealing with them. The style is purposeful, directed at getting things done quickly. There is a great deal of challenge and pressure, and people and problems must be handled with confidence and determination. The position requires a self-disciplined person who can handle details as long as they are only an intermittent aspect of the job, and not the primary responsibility. This job requires self-assurance and competitive drive. There is a strong demand for high quality, organized and repeatable results. The responsibilities are broad in scope, encompassing a wide variety of activities requiring rapid shifts in priorities. This is primarily a task-focused job, requiring a somewhat authoritative, directive leadership style that encourages results-driven, task-oriented collaboration. 

Hotel Overview:  Picture a shimmering oasis overlooking the Sonoran Desert and the McDowell mountains - Fairmont Scottsdale Princess offers luxury and world class hospitality with over 200,000 square feet of meeting space.  This award-winning meetings resort has 750 guest rooms, five award-winning restaurants, six sparkling heated pools, and a luxurious Well & Being Spa. The Fairmont Scottsdale Princess was recently recognized with the AAA Five Diamond rating for its 28th year, making it one of the longest running AAA Five Diamond Resorts in the America's. The only thing missing is you!
Summary of Responsibilities:
Reporting to the Hotel Manager, responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following:             
  • Faster-than-average pace; ability to learn quickly, thoroughly, and in detail Must recognize and adjust to change There is considerable variety in the work
  • Consistently offer professional, friendly and engaging service
  • Assist in the day to day management of the Maintenance department and ensure all standards are followed
  • Coordinate preventive maintenance program for guest rooms, public areas and safety systems, working closely with Front Desk, Security and F&B departments
  • Monitor, update and implement the fire safety plan, building evacuation and disaster recovery plan
  • Ensure prompt and immediate response to maintenance requests for guests and Colleagues
  • Oversee ongoing maintenance, repair and preventative maintenance for the Hotel with a focus to improve efficiency, profitability and service levels
  • Follow the annual maintenance budget
  • Assist in the monitoring of energy and water management programs 
  • Recruit, schedule, conduct performance reviews, train and develop engineering Colleagues
  • Balance operational, administrative and Colleague needs
  • Follow departmental policies and procedures
  • Follow all safety policies
  • Other duties as assigned


Qualifications:
  • Minimum 3 years experience as a manager in a 4 or 5 Diamond hotel required
  • Previous leadership experience with a team of 20 people or larger required
  • Certification in Electrical, HVAC, Refrigeration and/or Plant Boiler an asset
  • Computer literate in Microsoft Window applications required
  • Proven ability to supervise multiple complex projects with a focus on results
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Strong interpersonal and problem solving abilities
  • Highly responsible & reliable with exceptional attention to detail
  • Ability to work cohesively as part of a team
  • Ability to focus attention on guest needs, remaining calm and courteous at all times
  • Available to work a flexible schedule including weekends, holidays and overnight if needed
  • Adhere to Fairmont Scottsdale Princess Grooming Guidelines. Click here to view: Click here to view: http://www.scottsdaleprincess.com/Meet/Grooming-Guidelines
Visa Requirements: Proof of eligibility to work in the United States is required. 
 
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Fairmont Scottsdale Princess is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace. F/M/D/V
   


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