Director of Engineering
Company: Hyatt Regency - North Houston
Location: Houston , TX
Category: Hospitality / Hotel, Skilled & Trades
Job Type: Full Time
Posted: 12/5/2017

Responsible for all aspects of the Property Operations department to include the proper operation, maintenance and repair of all heating, ventilation, refrigeration and mechanical equipment.


Develop, coordinate and monitor guestroom, public space and back of house maintenance program to ensure the safety and comfort of all staff and guests.


Supervise, train and manage all Engineering staff.




High school graduate or equivalent vocational training






  • Five years training as a stationary Engineer.
  • Five years supervisory experience
  • Working knowledge of:
  • Plumbing codes
  • Electrical codes Job Description Director of Engineering
  • National/local fire codes
  • Local mechanical codes
  • Water treatment program
  • Blue prints and plumbing and wiring schematics
  • Power and hand tools, meters, etc. as it relates to the technical trades
  • Abatement precautionary measures
  • Knowledge of all mechanical equipment critical to the operation of the building.
  • Fluency in job related English both verbal and non-verbal.
  • Provide legible communication and directions.
  • Compute basic mathematical calculations (add, subtract, multiply and divide numbers).

Ability to:

  • Prepare budgets and ensure cost controls.
  • Enforce hotel's standards, policies and procedures with Engineering staff.
  • Prioritize and organize work assignments; delegate work to Supervisors and staff.
  • Direct performance of staff and follow up with corrections where needed.
  • Instruct/direct staff in the operation, maintenance and repair of equipment.
  • Ascertain staff training needs and provide such training.
  • Be a clear thinker, analyze and resolve problems exercising good judgement.
  • Work well under pressure.
  • Understand guest inquiries, provide responses and interact positively.
  • Trouble-shoot and use alternatives in emergency situations.
  • Ensure security and confidentiality of all hotel information.
  • Interact positively with hotel personnel and provide prompt solutions to problems.



  • Any building trade license/certificate.
  • Two years apprenticeship in stationary Engineers program; or two years’ experience as maintenance stationary Engineer
  • Ability to communicate in a second language, preferably Spanish
  • Computer literate
425 N. Sam Houston Parkway East
Houston , TX 77060
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