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Director of Engineering

Company: The Bidwell Marriott Portland
Location: Beaverton
Posted on: September 16, 2023

Job Description:

Why us?

The Bidwell Hotel is seeking a Director of Engineering to join our team in serving guests with creativity and passion!

Work Where You Belong! The Bidwell is a luxury hotel in downtown Portland offering guests easy access to the city's shopping, dining, and top attractions. Our High Horse restaurant + bar features an elevated selection of regionally inspired food and drinks. Overlooking Broadway, our private dining room is perfect for small groups. We also offer the convenience of in-room dining. Our M Club lounge offers an exclusive luxurious space to unwind and enjoy an oasis in the heart of the city. Our events level has 3,300 square feet of space across six upgraded meeting rooms all on one floor.
--- 1,776-square-foot River Ballroom can seat up to 140 guests
--- State-of-the-art audiovisual equipment

Each spacious room offers a stunning view of the city, mountains or beautiful West Hills and features state-of-the-art amenities including a 65-inch HDTV and complimentary Wi-Fi. Hotel amenities include refillable water stations on every floor, a fitness center with Peloton bikes and TRX equipment.

The Director of Engineering is a key leader of the Engineering department and is an Executive Committee member responsible for overall maintenance of the building, and exterior of the hotel, while ensuring a properly equipped and efficiently deployed engineering team. As a department head this position directs and works with managers and employees to successfully execute all engineering operations including proper operation, maintenance and repair of all HVAC, refrigeration, plumbing, electrical, life safety, electrical and mechanical equipment/systems. Works to establish a safe and secure environment for all guests and associates. Strives to continually improve guest and employee satisfaction and maximize the financial performance of the department.

As part of Sage Hospitality Group, we passionately strive to be the best and create excellence in everything we do. We believe in enriching lives one experience at a time. More than a slogan, we empower our employees to make positive impacts on the communities in which we live and work. By providing genuine service we build relationships with our guests and value for our shareholders, and we create unforgettable experiences.

We are looking for independent thinkers. Those who harness their entrepreneurial spirit so that it breaks preconceived notions. We're not afraid to forge our own path. After all, it's what industry leaders do. That's why we welcome risk takers and creative spirits alike. No matter your daily role, Sage recognizes that your success is about more than the work you do-it's really about who you are, which is why we invest in your personal and professional growth. We hope you consider joining us!

Job Overview

Develop, implement and manage emergency programs for the operation and maintenance of all equipment and physical structures and landscaping in compliance with corporate/franchise standards, local, state and national codes and regulations to protect the asset, guests and employees, to ensure optimum operations, minimize expenses and maximize customer satisfaction. Position is responsible for the short and long term planning and day-to-day operations of the engineering division. Recommends the department's budget and capital expenditures and manages expenses within approved budget constraints. Participates in total hotel management as a member of the hotel Executive Committee.


-Supervise the Human Resources in the division to attract, retain and motivate the staff; hire, train, develop, empower, coach and counsel, conduct performance and salary reviews, resolve problems, provide open communication vehicles, discipline and terminate, as appropriate.
-Develop, recommend, implement and manage the department's budget capital expenditure plan, forecasts and objectives consistent with maintaining a first class property and management's expectations.
-Develop, implement and manage a maintenance program and negotiate maintenance contracts for the hotel, the grounds and all of the equipment in compliance with corporate/franchise standards and local, state and national codes and regulations to ensure the safety, convenience and satisfaction of all guests, managers and employees to protect the asset and maintain the property in first class condition.
-Develop, implement and direct all Emergency Programs; ensure all equipment is maintained, conduct inspections and drills, ensure compliance with all codes and regulations, train all employees and maintain accurate records to ensure a safe environment which protects the asset, guests and employees.
-Develop, implement and manage energy conservation programs for the property to minimize expenses.
-Coordinate renovation bidding, define the cost and scope of the project and oversee the general contractor and subcontractors to ensure quality work is performed for minimal cost.

Keywords: The Bidwell Marriott Portland, Beaverton , Director of Engineering, Engineering , Beaverton, Oregon

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