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Hyatt Hotels Corporation.

Area Director of Engineering - Grand Hyatt Seattle & Hyatt at Olive 8

Hyatt Hotels Corporation. - Seattle, WA

At Hyatt, we believe our guests select Hyatt because of our caring and attentive associates who are focused on providing efficient service and meaningful experiences. As a member of the properties Executive Committee, the Area Director of Engineering is a highly visible role with exposure to Senior and Corporate leadership. This position reports to the Managing Director of Hyatt at Olive 8 and Grand Hyatt Seattle.

The Area Director of Engineering is responsible for maintaining the overall operation of the maintenance departments and the appearance and working order of Grand Hyatt Seattle and Hyatt at Olive 8 . The Area Director of Engineering must be able to work independently, as well as, with others. Responsibilities may include: maintaining the exterior of the building, parking lot, and common areas, maintaining all equipment in guest rooms, conducting monthly safety inspections and training the staff on safety and emergency procedures, and working with vendors. The Area Director of Engineering must be willing to respond to emergencies, and work with corporate maintenance on special remodeling projects or capital expenditure needs. This position requires overall maintenance knowledge and trouble shooting ability with skills in painting, HVAC, carpentry, equipment, and tool usage.

Duties include:

Review contracts and negotiate revisions, changes and additions to contractual agreements with vendors, consultants, clients, suppliers and subcontractors

Requisition supplies and materials to complete construction projects

Opening Properties: Confer with supervisory personnel, owners, contractors, and design professionals to discuss and resolve matters such as work procedures, complaints, and construction problems

Interpret and explain plans and contract terms to administrative staff, workers, and clients, representing the owner or developer

Plan, organize, and direct activities concerned with the maintenance of structures, facilities, and systems

Prepare and submit budget estimates and progress and cost tracking reports

Develop and implement quality control programs

Inspect and review projects to monitor compliance with building and safety codes, and other regulations

Capable of working with building code officials, planning/zoning officials and community design committees when required

Experience in managing utility systems

Prior equipment specifying and purchasing experience preferred

Maintain communications with Corporate Staff

Coach and counsel employees to reflect Hyatt service standards and procedures

Hyatt associates work in an environment that demands exceptional performance yet reaps great rewards.  Whether it’s career opportunities, job enrichment or a supportive work environment, if you are ready for this challenge, then we are ready for you.

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Demonstrated ability to effectively interact with people of diverse socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds

6 years or more of progressive hotel or building management experience (typically with Hyatt) 

With opening hotels, previous hotel pre-opening experience preferred

Service oriented style with professional presentations skills

At least 6 years experience in a senior role within facility management

Proven leadership skills

Engineering/Facility Management degree preferred

Must possess the following strengths: high energy, entrepreneurial spirit, motivational leader, effective communicator, effective in providing exceptional customer service and ability to improve the bottom line

Clear concise written and verbal communication skills in English

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99 days 11 hours ago

Hyatt Hotels Corporation.


Area Director of Engineering - Grand Hyatt Seattle & Hyatt at Olive 8 Hyatt Hotels Corporation. - Seattle, WA, United States


Location: Seattle, WA

Company Profile:
We are a global hospitality company with widely recognized, industry leading brands and a tradition of innovation developed over our more than fifty-year history. Our mission is to provide authentic hospitality by making a difference in the lives of the people we touch every day. We focus on this mission in pursuit of our goal of becoming the most preferred brand in each segment that we serve for our associates, guests, and owners. We support our mission and goal by adhering to a set of core values that characterizes our culture.