Director of Engineering
Company: Benchmark Hospitality
Posted on: December 4, 2019
Benchmark's company culture is central to our management
philosophy. The company's stated purpose is "to provide an
entrepreneurial environment where determined people dare to create,
share, and build futures.
To be the "benchmark" by which all others are judged takes passion,
courage, and dedication. We invite you to explore our extraordinary
offering of unique opportunities, all with a common goal of
providing an unforgettable journey.
Job Description Summary:
ABOUT US: The Hilton University of Florida Conference Center,
located on southwest corner of the University of Florida campus,
combines a host of upscale and market-leading attributes
unparalleled in the Gainesville area. The hotel is newly renovated
and features superior International Association of Conference
Centers (IACC) accredited meeting space, award-winning dining,
spacious guest rooms and exceptional hospitality presented in an
upscale contemporary interior design and ambiance. The Hilton UF
offers guests the perfect environment for work, play or both.
OUR CULTURE: We foster a creative and energetic work environment
where people come to work and have fun. We value passionate people
who love to be challenged and are committed to "being the
difference" by creating memorable experiences in the lives of all
we serve. We strive to cultivate and maintain a team environment
where every team member is working together to provide exceptional
service to every guest, every time by not only meeting their
expectations, but exceeding them! Our team members are proud to
Will be responsible for providing assistance in engineering
operations; including maintenance, repair of hotel property,
outside grounds, hotel equipment, preventative maintenance and
asset protection. Will identify needs, organize staff and
contractors and oversee the completion of the maintenance
BASIC FUNCTION: The Director will assist guests with maintenance
needs or other requests, identify and correct problems, organize
work loads and direct all Property Operations staff in accordance
to policies and procedures.
QUALIFICATIONS: EDUCATION, KNOWLEDGE, TRAINING, & WORK
High school diploma or equivalent. Vocational or technical training
preferred. Four years experience in a similar position in the
hospitality industry. Four years previous management experience.
Ability to read and interpret HVAC, electrical, mechanical and
plumbing blueprints. Ability to use hand tools and power tools.
Ability to read wire and schematic diagrams. Ability to properly
use an electrical meter. Universal refrigerant license.
Understanding of office equipment.
Directs and supervises all management and line staff in the
department. Interview, hires and promotes employees in the
department. Trains, motivates and supports subordinate staff to
ensure quality service. Counsels, coaches, disciplines and
documents performance of staff. Recognizes and rewards superior
performance. Maintains all personnel and other pertinent records
pertaining to Engineering. Conducts all meetings pertaining to
Engineering. Submits all reports and memos to appropriate parties.
Develops property operations budgets, forecasts and utility
accruals. Maintain all buildings and work performed in accordance
to all governing bodies and codes. Provide assistance in the
capitol expenditure budget. Participate in all managerial meetings
and functions. Hires and supervise outside contractors. Responds to
guests' maintenance requests and questions and resolves their need
efficiently. Respond to any reasonable task as assigned by General
Works in all areas of the property, both inside and outside
possible in inclement weather. Must be able to work at various
heights on ladders, roofs, etc. Some work may be in confined
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