Director of Engineering - Caribbean
An integrated luxury resort/hotel in the Caribbean is looking for an experienced Director of Engineering. Caribbean experience is very important for this role, along with proven expertise in a large size complex that includes resort, hotel, several food & beverage outlets and indoor/outdoor recreation facilities.
Reporting to the General Manager, the Director of Engineering will supervise approximately 10-15 engineers/staff members. Our client prefers someone with extensive project engineering experience in a large resort/hotel complex, must be hands on, flexible and be willing to take on additional responsibilities as and when required.
The Director of Engineering will also be responsible for all matters related to the repairs, maintenance and operation of the engineering facilities, as well as maintaining all mechanical, electrical and electronic equipment including heating and ventilation.
Key responsibilities will include:
Organize and set up preventive maintenance programs for all electrical and mechanical equipment including general building works.
Supervise and liaise with all contractors, write specifications for all electrical, mechanical and associated building works complying with the local government regulations and inspect and sign for contractor works upon satisfactory completion.
Oversee the general maintenance of all life safety systems throughout the resort/hotel and report any major defects.
Manage the Preventive Maintenance program for the hotel rooms, public space, restaurant and nightlife venues
Ensure that all administration files are kept up to date including drawing prints, specifications and equipment, technical maintenance manuals, etc.
Recommend and evaluate energy conservation programs and ensure they are carried out as well as investigate the wastage
Actively participate as a member of the hotel s management team in overseeing the budget performance and P&L statement reviews
Ideally a degree in mechanical and electrical engineering with at least five years of senior experience within the hospitality industry is preferred and the ability to find fault and rectify subsystems is essential. Computer literacy is a must.
Compensation: Annual base Salary is in the range of US$80, 000 - US$100, 000 Plus Health Insurance, living allowance and vacation.