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Director of Engineering (1) Full Time

The Waterfront Beach Resort, A Hilton Hotel

Jun 05, 2019 - Orange County



Oversees the upkeep, rehabilitation, and maintenance of the entire resort facility, including the physical building structure, all mechanical, electrical, HVAC systems, and related equipment in accordance with energy projects and programs ensuring technical competence and compliance with all current codes and criteria, and all preventative maintenance programs.

Conducts walk-through to visually and physically assess the safe and efficient maintenance and operation of the physical structure of the resort, all mechanical, electrical, H.V.A.C. systems, and any other related equipment.

Assigns and verifies completion of all routine maintenance on public spaces, meeting rooms, ballrooms, outlets, back of the house spaces and grounds. Assigns and verifies completion of all repairs, replacement, renovation projects to public and back of house areas.

Hires, trains, supervises, allocates personnel, communicates departmental / individual job goals and criteria's of job performance, appraises, and if necessary, disciplines department associates,

Informs General Manager and resort department heads, on a regular basis, regarding the specific and overall condition of the building structure(s), related systems and equipment, offering prudent and cost-effective proposals for maintaining the same. Accesses and inputs information into a computer and generate reports.

Adheres to all required budgets, purchasing policies and controls, to include all outside contractor bids, invoices and schedules.

Maintains and documents effective Energy Management and Preventive Maintenance programs for guest rooms, public spaces, meeting rooms, ballrooms, outlets, back of the house spaces and grounds.


The individual must possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities and be able to explain and demonstrate that he or she can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of skills and abilities.

  • Excellent knowledge of electrical systems, components and devices, water features, pool systems HVAC systems, boilers, mechanical systems and the maintenance and repair of all.
  • Excellent knowledge of public construction and building systems; all related permits, licensing, new and existing codes pertaining to public building and fire safety.
  • Skill in use of computers and software programs associated with the resort.
  • Skilled in the proper and safe use of all tools, equipment, materials, chemicals and products relating to the department.
  • Excellent ability to communicate in the English language, both verbally and written.
  • Ability to remain informed on state-of-the-art developments effecting the safe and effective operation of the building facility.



High School graduate or equivalent required. 4-year college degree preferred.


Minimum five years’ experience in engineering management position.


Ability to obtain any government required license or certificate. Any licenses or permits that may be required by law or company regulations, such as an Electrician's license.


  1. Two weeks paid vacation after one year of employment
  2. Six (6) days of sick pay per calendar year
  3. Extended illness bank (Up to 30 days)
  4. Six (6) paid holidays
  5. One floating holiday (personal day off with pay)
  6. Three (3) paid bereavement days (out of state/country five bereavement days)
  7. Jury duty pay (up to 10 days with documentation)
  8. Participate in the annual Incentive Compensation Plan (bonus) and will be pro-rated based on the date in your position up to 10% bonus of your base salary.
  9. Short Term and Long-Term disability through the hotel at no charge to you as well as life insurance at one time your salary.
  10. Eligible for a 401K (Voya) with a hotel match up to 4% upon completion of 90 days of employment.
  11. Medical, dental and vision insurance is offered at the first of the month following 30 days of employment. The hotel pays 70% of the premium and you are responsible for 30%.
  12. Supplemental Insurance - Aflac
  13. Pet Insurance or discounted membership pricing
  14. Discounted dry-cleaning privileges
  15. One complimentary meal per day in The Sandbox
  16. Discounted rooms rates at other Hilton brand hotels
  17. Discount of 50% off on food purchase and 20% discount on retail items in Surf Hero Market and Drift, a Waterfront Spa
  18. Worker’s Compensation Insurance
  19. Leave of Absence
  20. State Disability Insurance
  21. Social Security
  22. Direct Deposit
  23. Coupons to local attractions
  24. Associate events and outings
  25. Management Recognition Programs


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