Assistant Director - Engineering at Marriott International-jobsfornaija

Assistant Director – Engineering at Marriott International

Marriott International is a leading global Lodging company based in Bethesda, Maryland, USA, with more than 4,100 properties in 79 countries and reported revenues of nearly $14 billion in fiscal year 2014. Its heritage can be traced to a root beer stand opened in Washington, D.C., in 1927 by J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott.

Assistant Director - Engineering at Marriott International-jobsfornaija

Marriott has more than 361,000 people working worldwide at managed or franchised properties and corporate offices. Marriott has been consistently recognized as a top employer and for its superior business ethics. The company also manages the award-winning guest loyalty program, Marriott Rewards® and The Ritz-Carlton Rewards® program, which together surpass 49M members.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Assistant Director – Engineering

Job Number: 20058186
Location: Mobolaji Bank Anthony Way, Lagos, Nigeria
Job Category: Engineering and Facilities
Brand: Sheraton Hotels & Resorts
Schedule: Full-time
Position Type: Management
Relocation? Yes

Job Summary

  • Assists department head in managing budget, capital expenditures, preventative maintenance and energy conservation.
  • Accountable for maintaining the building and grounds with particular  towards safety, security and asset protection.
  • Assigns, tracks and follows up on status of work assigned to staff and contractors.
  • Helps increase guest and employee satisfaction through effective communications and training.

Core Work Activities
Supporting management of Department Operations and Engineering Budgets:

  • Assists in effectively planning, scheduling and evaluating preventative maintenance programs.
  • Helps establish priorities for total property maintenance needs.
  • Supervises the day to day operations of Engineering.
  • Assists in managing the physical plant including equipment, refrigeration, HVAC, plumbing, water treatment, electrical and life safety systems.
  • Maintains and operates equipment at optimum effectiveness, efficiency and safety.
  • Supervises distribution of repair work orders.
  • Assists in maintaining grounds, meeting rooms, ballrooms, public space, restaurants, property vehicles and recreational facilities as needed.
  • Acts as technical liaison for all departments in property.
  • Supervises Engineering in the absence of the Director of Engineering.
  • Recommends or arranges for additional services such as painting, repair work, renovations, and the replacement of furnishings and equipment.
  • Selects and makes purchases of new equipment, supplies, and furnishings.
  • Inspects and evaluates the physical condition of facilities in order to determine the type of work required.
  • Manages parts, supplies and equipment inventories effectively by minimizing downtime and maximizing cash flow.
  • Performs inspections effectively.
  • Assists in evaluating and implementing new technologies, equipment and supplies.
  • Assists in establishing and implementing an energy conservation program.

Maintaining Engineering Standards:

  • Helps ensure necessary permits and licenses for building and physical plant are obtained and kept current.
  • Helps ensure regulatory compliance to facility regulations and safety standards.
  • Ensures compliance with all Engineering departmental policies, standards and procedures.
  • Ensures all employees have the proper supplies, equipment and uniforms.

Ensuring Exceptional Customer Service:

  • Displays leadership in guest hospitality by exemplifying excellent customer service and creating a positive atmosphere for guest relations.
  • Interacts with guests to obtain feedback on product quality and service levels.
  • Empowers employees to provide excellent customer service.

Conducting Human Resources Activities:

  • Supervises staffing levels to ensure that guest service, operational needs and financial objectives are met.
  • Helps train employees in safety procedures.
  • Assists in training other department employees in fire protection, safety and evacuation procedures.
  • Provides feedback to employees based on observation of service behaviors.
  • Assists in performing operational activities as necessary.

Candidate Profile
Education and Experience:

  • High school diploma or GED; 4 years experience in the engineering and maintenance or related professional area; technical training in HVAC-R/electrical/plumbing.

OR

  • 2-year degree from an accredited university in Building and Construction, Engineering, Mechanics, or related major; 2 years experience in the engineering and maintenance or related professional area; technical training in HVAC-R/electrical/plumbing.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
 here to apply online

Note: Marriott International is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. Marriott International does not discriminate on the basis of disability, veteran status or any other basis protected under federal, state or local laws.