Assistant Director of Engineering

The Post Oak at Uptown Houston - Houston, TX

Full-time
The Post Oak Hotel

The Post Oak Hotel at Uptown Houston is the city’s first and only hotel to receive the highly coveted AAA Five-Diamond Award. It is an elevated destination for elegant accommodations and high-rise living, masterfully blended with extensive meeting space, prominent office space, designer fashion, fine dining and sophisticated amenities all in one tower. The 700,000 square-foot tower showcases over 250 luxury hotel rooms, more than 150,000 square-feet of boutique office space and 20 executive residences, all with dramatic interior finishes and unobstructed views of the surrounding neighborhoods and Downtown. The 38-story building also features an elegant and expansive ballroom, the largest in the Uptown area. We are prominently located in the Galleria and Uptown Houston area along West Loop South with convenient access from Loop 610.

We are currently seeking a Assistant Director of Engineering to join our team. If your skills and talents are a match for our needs, we can open the door to career opportunities.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Exhibit conduct in accordance with all legal, Federal and State laws and regulations, and The Post Oak and departmental policies and procedures.
Consistently deliver positive, courteous and professional guest service in all interactions with guests, visitors, vendors and fellow employees.
Supervise, assign jobs, and ensure timely completion of projects by maintenance mechanics.
Perform routine field inspections on-site and at off-site locations.
Prepare technical reports and maintains logbooks as required.
Maintain and apply knowledge of applicable fire, health, safety, and environmental standards as well as relevant state, local, and national codes.
React in a timely manner to emergency situations.
Coordinate maintenance and modification projects with appropriated department to ensure minimal guest interruption.
To oversee the supervision of maintenance and repair at The Post Oak facilities and equipment.
Recruit, select, train, coach, counsel, appraise, recognize and retain direct reports who consistently perform actions and behaviors that reinforce excellence in business operations and guest service.
Stay abreast of current trends and practices within area of responsibility and communicate pertinent information to management, peers, direct reports and employees as appropriate.
Promote positive public/employee relations at all times.
Maintain a clean, safe, hazard-free work environment within area of responsibility.
Safeguard the confidential information of all employee, department and company records.
Demonstrate a commitment to ensuring responsible alcohol service by discreetly notifying appropriate management of concerns and observations.
Ensure prompt and discrete notification to senior management and/or the Ethics Hotline of any observation of illegal acts and/or internal ethics violations.
Establish and maintain a Forbes five star service culture.
Represent Director of Engineering in their absence.
Perform other duties as assigned.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:
The position will directly or indirectly supervise the following positions:

Carpenter
Painters
Plumbers
Electricians
Laundry Mechanic
HVAC Engineers
Kitchen Mechanic
Contractors

QUALIFICATIONS:
Ability to work flexible schedules, including nights, weekends and holidays is required.
Ability to deliver a service level which creates an atmosphere that makes our guests want to return, giving each guest a positive, memorable experience.
Commitment to routinely go above and beyond in the accomplishment of position responsibilities in an effort to play a role in the achievement of organizational goals.
Must present an image of excitement and enthusiasm, while being able to project a professional appearance and demeanor.
Excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills.
Display strong work ethic and team work.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
High School diploma, trade school certificates preferred.
Hotel maintenance preferred.
3 years of experience in a hotel environment preferred.