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Assistant Director of Engineering


Position Overview

Company Overview

Hotel

We work with some of the most talented and unique individuals in our business, who always ensure the extraordinary guest experience of Dorchester Collection and the hotels within it. It is, after all, our people that bring our vision to life. As a member of our Dorchester Collection Family, we will support your development by nurturing your personality, creating a transparent culture of trust collaboration and appreciation. Supported by our annual personal development planning, tailored learning opportunities and our Academy programs you will be a part of creating a bespoke experience.

Treasured by guests. Cherished by employees. Celebrated worldwide.

As an employee, you are expected to provide our guests with a bespoke and memorable experience measured to the highest standards of quality and service delivery. Additionally the execution of your position will be in accordance to our company policies, standards and procedures.

Our company values are the fundamental spirit on how we reach our goals. As an ambassador of Dorchester Collection you will be entrusted with our values and expected to further enrich our We Care culture: Passion - Personality - Respect - Working Together - Creativity

This job description is intended to illustrate the main duties and responsibilities of the role. It is not intended to be exhaustive and please be advised that the duties and responsibilities may be added on a temporary or permanent basis as appropriate.   

Reference number

2019-1329  

Position Overview

Division & Department

Engineering - Engineering & Maintenance

Job Title

Assistant Director of Engineering

Contract Type

Permanent

Position Overview

Our Assistant Director of Engineeringis the Craftsman of our hotel! Entrusted with the Assistant Director of Engineering works closely with the Director of Engineering and Engineering Supervisor, providing an organized and prioritized work load for the day the week and the month and is tasked with maintaining the building, rooms, facilities, mechanical systems and grounds in impeccable condition at all times. Though skillfully trained, they never lose sight of their ultimate reasonability, to create lifelong memories for our guests.   

 

A day in the life of our Assistant Director of Engineering… it demands high levels of energy in order to keep up. They need consistency even though the days are never alike; and creativity to tackle daily adventures. Listing all of the tasks that our Assistant Director of Engineering accomplish would be lengthy but the list below is essential to know.  

  • Our  Assistant Director of Engineering is responsible for  communicating clearly and precisely with guests, management and co-workers to their fullest understanding. They provide timely feedback and a display of urgency with each request during the day. This will include having working knowledge of Outlook and, HotSOS as communication tools, working well under pressure and in emergency situations, is a clear thinking and can resolve problems to ensure our guests receives nothing but the best experience.

Essential Functions & Physical Requirements

 

  • Sometimes our guests have special requests involving  special television channels, temperatures set precisely a certain degree  and even special occasions. Most of these requests are fulfilled through the direction of our Assistant Director of Engineering.   
  • Our hotels are truly luxury hotels. This requires preventing and correcting the imperfections and blemishes that tend to come up. Our Assistant Director of Engineering is relied upon to report these and work with several other positions to correct. 
  • Communication is what keeps our departments running perfectly. Our Assistant Director of Engineering must communicate with other departments and extended hotel team in order to ensure the alignment remains.

 

The items shared are essential. However, to ensure consistency, our Assistant Director of Engineering is provided with specifics on how we care for their department and our hotel. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand and talk or hear. The Assistant Director of Engineering is occasionally required to walk; sit; and use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls. The Assistant Director of Engineering must be able to lift and/or move a minimum 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and color vision. While performing the duties of this job, the employee occasionally works in outside weather conditions.  To include hot days, cold days, rainy days, day hours, mid-day hours and at night time. They can be exposed to dust, fumes, odors, moisture, fluids, cleaner’s solvents, paints. They will provided properly approved safety apparatus when in these conditions. They will get dirty, but will be provided with jumpsuits, rain boots and additional uniforms if needed. They can be exposed to possible loud noise levels to include:  hammering, pounding, grinding, sanding, scraping, loud equipment of hand tools. Note: It is pointed out that the employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles and toxic or caustic chemicals.  These items and or occasions are to be treated in accordance with state, local and hotel safety policies.

Qualifications and Desirables

  • All of our employees are ambassadors of our Vision, Values and culture.
  • Our Assistant Chief Engineer do this with all they do.
  • English is the primary language used in our hotel, however Spanish is also desired. Attention to detail is critical for our this role.
  • We pride in nurturing an environment where Working Together is a must.
  • Our Assistant Chief Engineer is our biggest champions of this.
  • Our hotels operate nonstop, this require flexibility from everyone on the team.

Benefit Package

Our success is a result of our employees. We believe that everyone part of our team should share the rewards. For this position this will mean the following benefit package.

  • Medical/Dental/Vison Benefits
  • Pension/401k Plan
  • Sick Time
    Hotel Benefits

EOE: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status. We are an equal opportunity employer with a commitment to diversity.

ADA: The employer will make reasonable accommodations in compliance with the Americans with Disability Act.

OSH Act: An Assistant Director of Engineering may be exposed to human body fluid, biological agents, laboratory chemicals.

Status

Full time

Job location

Job Location

USA

Location

9641 Sunset Blvd 90210 Beverly Hills

Candidate criteria

Required languages

English (Fluent)