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Director of Engineering

Company: LUMA Hotel Times Square
Location: New York
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

SALARY RANGE: $110,000-$120,000


At LUMA, we strive to be a beacon of modern hospitality, and an independent, illuminated choice for our guests. We refer to our employees as Talent as it takes your skills, knowledge, attitude and genuine hospitality to cultivate the hotel service culture. At LUMA we strongly believe that it is our Talent's responsibility to work together to exceed the expectations of our guest, owners, peers and community.


Responsible for the operation, repair and maintenance of all buildings, machinery and equipment of the property. Responsible for all aspects of the Engineering department to include the proper operation, maintenance and repair of all HVAC, refrigeration, plumbing, electrical, irrigation, life safety, electrical and mechanical equipment/systems. Manage, coordinate and monitor all guest rooms and public spaces, equipment, and PM programs to ensure the reliability, safety, and comfort of all staff, guest, and residents. Supervise, train and manage all Engineering staff.


-Lead and execute all engineering and maintenance efforts.
-Develop, implement and maintain a comprehensive business plan that defines the hotel engineering objectives.
-Develop, coordinate and monitor all guest rooms and public spaces, equipment, and Preventative Maintenance programs to ensure the reliability, safety, and comfort of all staff and guests.
-Participate in public area walk-through with management to ensure guest rooms, public area and heart of the house areas are well maintained and preventative maintenance processes are in place.
-Responsible for overall management of Preventative Maintenance Program, HVAC, electrical, mechanical, plumbing, carpentry, chillers, cooling towers, chemical treatments, pneumatics, control systems, water systems, boilers, refrigeration, compressors, etc.
-Responsible for energy management of property.
-Responsible for overseeing capital construction and major maintenance projects.
-Organize and effectively manage Maintenance and repair of the Hotel.
-Establish and stay current on all safety and sanitation policies and procedures that impact the property.
-Establish relationships with vendors and monitor vendors to assure quality, delivery, warranties, upgrades, etc. are consistently utilized.
-Work closely with vendors to assure proper pricing, delivery and maintenance.
-Implement OSHA and ADA programs to ensure compliance.
-Comprehensive knowledge of elevator operations, maintenance and inspections.
-Comprehensive knowledge of technology including television, internet, phone system, etc.
-Install and maintain eyewash stations, emergency evacuation floor plans in departments, and fire, life, safety detection/alarm device testing program.
-Consistently monitor the performance of employees on an on-going basis and provide feedback. Reward, discipline and document employee performance and provide timely counseling. Address employee complaints and resolve problems.
-Properly handle all administrative work with regard to interviewing, hiring, performance appraisals and terminations of staff.
-Maintain efficiency in the operation of the staff in a high standard of quality of service and courtesy, bringing total satisfaction to our guests and the hotel.
-Maintain close control and inventory of uniforms, supplies, and equipment.
-Prepare and post weekly schedules in accordance to guest needs and staff availability.
-Implement proper training program and control the training of the staff to top efficiency and in accordance with policies and standard operation procedures.
-As Fire Safety Director, assist in training of fire brigade and deputy fire safety directors.
-Conduct monthly safety meetings with Human Resources
-Facilitate new hire training, departmental training modules; continually monitor, evaluate, and revise training content to reflect changes in the process; address the needs identified by associates.
-Accountable for the financial performance of the department.
-Create annual Capex budget and operating budget.
-Obtain application registrations, certificates and permits and set up renewal monitoring program.
-Monitor departmental, payroll and supply expenses in accordance with budgetary goals.

-Minimum of 5 years of experience as Chief Engineer / Director of Engineering
-Hotel maintenance background preferred
-Technical knowledge in electrical, plumbing, HVAC, boilers, swimming pool certified and refrigeration required
-FLSD required
LUMA Hotel Times Square is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. If you need accommodation for any part of the application process because of a medical condition or disability, please call 646-###-#### or email Zunachy Garcia at to let us know the nature of your request.

Keywords: LUMA Hotel Times Square, New York , Director of Engineering, Engineering , New York, New York

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