Director of Engineering Washington DC

Director of Engineering

Full Time • Washington DC
NEW!  Offering a $300 HIRING BONUS for any Ward 1 residents!
If you live in Ward 1 and get hired, we are offering a $300 hiring bonus to be paid in 30 days of employment.

About our Company
We are seeking an experienced Hotel Director of Engineering to join our team.  A successful candidate will have a genuine passion for the hospitality industry and a can-do spirit.

  1. Must be courteous and gracious, maintaining a professional demeanor at all times
  2. Establish and maintain good communications and teamwork with fellow colleagues and other departments within the hotel
  3. Adhere to all standards of operations, policies and procedures, manuals, memos and verbal instructions
  4. Maintain “open door” communication with employees
  5. Develop and implement strategies and operations for the Engineering department
  6. Experience in leading and executing efficient and productive preventative maintenance system
  7. Organize, schedule and oversee minor repairs across the building including needs of carpentry, electrical, plumbing, HVAC and aesthetic disciplines including painting
  8. Assess proactive and reactive mechanical needs, determining appropriate repair strategy and, as needed, select vendors and contractors to complete work throughout the building as assigned
  9. Establish and execute a preventative maintenance program to ensure all public areas, guest rooms and machinery are serviced and updated according to schedule in order to prevent major breakdowns
  10. Monitor status regularly and adjusts strategies as appropriate
  11. Develop a plan for completing routine maintenance and renovations; coordinate work with hotel department managers
  12. Identify and select vendors as appropriate
  13. Create a safe environment for guests and employees by ensuring that the hotel is maintained in accordance with safety standards
  14. Serve as project manager for hotel renovations; coordinate project status with corporate technical services, architects, licensing agencies, contractors, and hotel management
  15. Ensure hotel adheres to all regulatory and safety standards by meeting with government and insurance inspectors and taking corrective actions as needed
  16. Keep all mechanical, electrical, and structural blue prints up to date
  17. Control labor and operating expenses through effective scheduling, budgeting, purchasing decisions, and inventory and cash control 
  18. Responsible for interviewing, selecting, training, managing and scheduling personnel
  19. Monitor and develop employee performance to include, but not limited to, providing supervision, conducting counseling, evaluations, setting annual goals and delivering recognition and reward
  20. Ensure staff understands their job expectations before holding them accountable
  21. Maintain awareness of documentation needed and retained in employee files
  22. Be familiar with all safety and emergency procedures including OSHA requirements
  23. Attend relevant meetings
Core Competencies
  1. Engineering or Hotel degree required
  2. At least five (5) years’ relevant experience required
  3. Strong ability in using MS Office (MS Excel and MS PowerPoint, in particular)
  4. Experience with payroll control and scheduling, and P&L management
  5. Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills
  6. Excellent reading, writing and oral proficiency in the English Language
  7. Excellent organizational and time management skills and attention to detail
  8. Bilingual (English – Spanish) preferred
  9. Ability to multitask, work well under pressure, be a team player
Compensation & Benefits
We offer competitive wages and benefits while fostering a diverse and inclusive work experience.  
We thrive in being a diverse work environment. Consideration for employment will be based upon personal capabilities and qualifications without discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, or any other protected characteristic as established by law.

About our Brand

More than a group of hotels, The LINE is a creative community built around a sense of discovery — an exploration of a building, a neighborhood, and a culture. From Koreatown in LA to Adams Morgan in DC to downtown Austin, each property is architecturally interesting and chosen for its location in emerging neighborhoods in compelling cities.  LINE hotels are both reflective and responsive— shaped by the communities they are part of while also contributing something new to those places. LINE properties are a collaboration of the best local and out-of-town talent in design, food and beverage, arts and culture.

Compensation: $115,000.00 - $125,000.00 per year

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Our Brand Offers:

Competitive Compensation
Employer Subsidized Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
401(k) Plan with Employer Match
Life Insurance
Short-Term and Long Term Disability
Tuition Reimbursement
Discounts at all our Hotels and F&B Outlets
New Employee Referral Fees & many more exciting top secret employee perks!