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Feb 10, 2021
Engineering & Facilities
W Rome, 26/36 Via Liguria, Rome, Città Metropolitana di Roma, Italy VIEW ON MAP
Boldly coloring outside the lines of luxury, W turns the traditional notion of the extravagant hotel on its head. Our irreverent attitude and taste for excess redefine revelry for the modern jet set. Our guests have a lust for a life less ordinary that drives them to demand more, experience it all, and hit repeat.
We share our guests passions, providing insider access to whats new and whats next. Moderation is not in our vocabulary and we know that lust for life demands more, not less. W guests soak it in and live each day with a mantra: Detox.Retox.Repeat. If youre ready to create the energetic W scene that is magnetic to everyday disruptors around the world, then we invite you to explore a career with W Hotels.
The W Rome, a hotel belonging to Marriott International is currently recruiting for a Director of Engineering. Reporting to the General Manager, the role requires a high level of property maintenance knowledge.
The Director of Engineering has the overall responsibility for maintaining the building, grounds and physical plant with particular attention towards safety, security and asset protection. Accountable for managing the budget, capital expenditure projects, preventative maintenance and energy conservation. Develops and implements strategies that will deliver products and services, which meet or exceed the needs and expectations of guests and employees while maximizing the financial performance. Responsible for maintaining standards and regulatory requirements. Leads the emergency response team for all facility issues.
CORE WORK ACTIVITIES
Managing Engineering Operations and Budgets
Works with property and regional engineering leadership team to determine how Engineering is performing against budget and highlights areas of concern to leadership.
Manages the physical plant including equipment, refrigeration, HVAC, plumbing, water treatment and electrical systems in accordance with Standard Operating Procedures.
Administers service contracts to support property needs.
Ensures fire crew has complete understanding of all procedures, equipment and alarms.
Coaches and supports engineering leadership team to effectively manage controllable expenses (e.g., wages, heat, light and power, water consumption, tools and equipment, grounds keeping supplies, uniforms, vendors, service agreements, inventory, etc.).
Manages and controls heat, light and power.
Develops an engineering operating strategy that is aligned with the property/brands business strategy.
Develops and manages Engineering budget.
Ensures integration of departmental goals in game plans.
Oversees execution of long term preventative maintenance and 10 year asset protection plans.
Reviews financial reports and statements to determine how Engineering is performing against budget.
Addresses potential areas of concern and proposing solutions to owners in a proactive manner.
Communicates a clear and consistent message regarding departmental goals to produce desired results.
Supervises construction to ensure timely completion of projects within budgetary guidelines. Maintaining Engineering Standards
Ensures compliance with state, local and federal regulations.
Maintains property life safety systems (e.g., fire fighting equipment, sprinkler systems, and alarm systems).
Ensures building and equipment licenses, permits and certifications are current.
Ensures property policies are administered fairly and consistently. Managing Profitability
Manages areas of operation to budget by reviewing operating statements, budget worksheets and payroll progress reports.
Monitors and manages the payroll function.
Manages departments controllable expenses to achieve or exceed budgeted goals.
Participates in the development of departments capital expenditure goals; manages projects as needed.
Participates in the budgeting process for areas of responsibility.
Prepares weekly and period end P&L critiques.
Understands the impact of departments operation on the overall property financial goals; educates staff on details as appropriate.
Reviews and manages controllable expenses such as, heat, light, power, water consumption, tools and equipment, grounds keeping supplies, uniforms, vendors, service agreements, etc. Conducting Human Resources Activities
Ensures employees are treated fairly and equitably.
Ensures disciplinary procedures and documentation are completed according to Standard and Local Operating Procedures (SOPs and LSOPs) and support the Peer Review Process.
Utilizes employee feedback and an open door” policy to identify and address employee problems or concerns in a timely manner.
Celebrates successes by publicly recognizing the contributions of team members.
Resolves guest problems and complaints.
Brings issues to the attention of Human Resources as necessary.
Ensures that regular ongoing communication takes place throughout the engineering operation to communicate daily operations activities, set expectations and create awareness of business objectives.
Experience in a leadership position within the luxury hospitality
Fluent Italian and at least intermediate English languages knowledge is mandatory
High school diploma or GED; 6 years experience in the engineering and maintenance or related professional area; technical training in HVACR/Electrical/Plumbing. OR
2year degree from an accredited university in Building and Construction, Engineering, Mechanics, or related major; 4 years experience in the engineering and maintenance or related professional area; technical training in HVACR/Electrical/Plumbing.
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As a worldclass leader in the travel industry, theres no better place than Marriott International to make your mark. Joining us, youll get to entertain and meet people from all over the world as you build your experience. Youll find a place where your personality and ideas are appreciated just as much as the work you do. Moreover, youll grow through opportunities to explore the business, opening yourself to various career options. If you have the natural ability to communicate and enjoy working with others, we welcome you to join our global family.
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Our highest priority is making you feel as welcome as our guests. We want you to know youre important to us and that youll make an impact in your role, and for that, youll be appreciated and valued.
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