Director of Engineering

Ontario, ON CA

Job Category: Engineering Job Number: 9025

We have been retained to search across Canada to identify an outstanding and highly skilled Director of Engineering for this major deluxe hotel facility in Ontario that has extensive hospitality facilities

The Director of Engineering will be responsible for the efficient operation of the hotel property and all its equipment, ancillary maintenance and repair services and protection of the company s asset. Structural aspects of the hotel, as well as the maintenance of grounds and external facilities all fall within the span of responsibility.

The Director of Engineering will also manage other engineering work necessary to maintain the property in an optimum and efficient condition to ensure the safety and comfort of guests and employees. The candidate will be responsible for the leadership of the day to day operations.

The individual will coach, mentor, develop and ensure adequate training and development of the team for high performance results. Manage all engineering operations for interior/exterior facilities, including electrical, refrigeration, plumbing, cooling and structural.

Organize and set up preventive maintenance programs for all electrical and mechanical equipment including general building works. Oversee the general maintenance of all life safety systems throughout the hotel and report any major defects.

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.
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.

Ideally a degree in mechanical and electrical engineering with at least ten years of regional experience in a large hotel, resort of hospitality facility is preferred.

Establish and implement departmental policies and procedures to increase and maintain the efficiency of the department. Promote new and return business by promoting service to an unmatched level of sophistication and professionalism.
You will have to maintain key internal relationships with Hotel Executive Committee Members and Corporate Employees, as well as key external relationships with suppliers, competitors, potential clients and other members of the local community.

Our client's property is a multi-faceted facility that requires foremost an excellent manager, able to strategize, manage a major property maintenance program, have a knowledge of tendering, should have knowledge of how to manage a renovation program and should be able to oversee projects.

As a Director of Engineering, you are an excellent communicator, a leader and a motivator. This position is open to Canadian residents only. Salary range of up to $120, 000 base with a truly exceptional bonus and outstanding benefits.

Managed by: Robin Sheardown
Executive Vice-President

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