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Director of Engineering

Perth, Australia
Engineering and Facilities


 

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Posting Date Apr 03, 2019
Job Number 19000ZKP
Job Category Engineering and Facilities
Location The Ritz-Carlton, Perth, One Marriott Drive, Perth, Western Australia, Australia VIEW ON MAP
Brand The Ritz-Carlton
Schedule Full-time
Relocation? No
Position Type Management

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At more than 80 award-winning properties worldwide, The Ritz-Carlton Ladies and Gentlemen create experiences so exceptional that long after a guest stays with us, the experience stays with them. As the premier worldwide provider of luxury experiences, we set the standard for rare and special luxury service the world over. We invite you to explore The Ritz-Carlton.
 
Owned by multinational developer, Far East Consortium, The Ritz-Carlton, Perth will be a prominent anchor point within Perth’s Elizabeth Quay development. Sitting just 30 metres from the waterfront, the 205-room hotel will occupy a 28-storey tower, which will also include a selection of impressive residential apartments. The Ritz-Carlton, Perth, together with The Towers at Elizabeth Quay, an upscale residential development located beside the hotel, will sit atop exclusive retail space, fine-dining experiences, and waterfront access. The Ritz-Carlton, Perth will also offer guests world-class amenities, including four distinctive restaurants and bars. The hotel is also ideally positioned to accommodate conference and meeting space demand in the city with 2,000 square metres of conference space, including a spacious 572 square metres ballroom fitted with the latest AV technology. Other facilities at the hotel include a Fitness Centre, which offers a gym, spa, and outdoor infinity swimming pool, while an open-roof courtyard with tropical, landscaped gardens creates a resort feel in a bustling city.
The hotel is set to open October 2019.

 


JOB SUMMARY

 

Provides a high level of property maintenance knowledge. Position has overall responsibility for maintaining the building, grounds and physical plant with particular attention towards safety, security and asset protection. Accountable for managing the budget, capital expenditure projects, preventative maintenance and energy conservation. Develops and implements strategies that will deliver products and services, which meet or exceed the needs and expectations of guests and employees while maximizing the financial performance. Responsible for maintaining standards and regulatory requirements. Leads the emergency response team for all facility issues.

 

CANDIDATE PROFILE 


Candidates are required to have unrestricted working rights in Australia to be eligible for consideration.

 

 

Education and Experience

• High school diploma or GED; 6 years experience in the engineering and maintenance or related professional area; technical training in HVAC-R/Electrical/Plumbing.

OR

• 2-year degree from an accredited university in Building and Construction, Engineering, Mechanics, or related major; 4 years experience in the engineering and maintenance or related professional area; technical training in HVAC-R/Electrical/Plumbing.

 

CORE WORK ACTIVITIES

 

Managing Engineering Operations and Budgets

• Works with property and regional engineering leadership team to determine how Engineering is performing against budget and highlights areas of concern to leadership.

• Manages the physical plant including equipment, refrigeration, HVAC, plumbing, water treatment and electrical systems in accordance with Standard Operating Procedures.

• Administers service contracts to support property needs.

• Ensures fire crew has complete understanding of all procedures, equipment and alarms.

• Coaches and supports engineering leadership team to effectively manage controllable expenses (e.g., wages, heat, light and power, water consumption, tools and equipment, grounds keeping supplies, uniforms, vendors, service agreements, inventory, etc.).

• Manages and controls heat, light and power.

• Develops an engineering operating strategy that is aligned with the property/brand’s business strategy.

• Develops and manages Engineering budget.

• Ensures integration of departmental goals in game plans.

• Oversees execution of long term preventative maintenance and 10 year asset protection plans.

• Reviews financial reports and statements to determine how Engineering is performing against budget.

• Addresses potential areas of concern and proposing solutions to owners in a proactive manner.

• Communicates a clear and consistent message regarding departmental goals to produce desired results.

• Supervises construction to ensure timely completion of projects within budgetary guidelines.

 

Maintaining Engineering Standards

• Ensures compliance with state, local and federal regulations.

• Maintains property life safety systems (e.g., fire fighting equipment, sprinkler systems, and alarm systems).

• Ensures building and equipment licenses, permits and certifications are current.

• Ensures property policies are administered fairly and consistently.

 

Managing Profitability

• Manages areas of operation to budget by reviewing operating statements, budget worksheets and payroll progress reports.

• Monitors and manages the payroll function.

• Manages department's controllable expenses to achieve or exceed budgeted goals.

• Participates in the development of department's capital expenditure goals; manages projects as needed.

• Participates in the budgeting process for areas of responsibility.

• Prepares weekly and period end P&L critiques.

• Understands the impact of department's operation on the overall property financial goals; educates staff on details as appropriate.

• Reviews and manages controllable expenses such as, heat, light, power, water consumption, tools and equipment, grounds keeping supplies, uniforms, vendors, service agreements, etc.

 

Conducting Human Resources Activities

• Ensures employees are treated fairly and equitably.

• Ensures disciplinary procedures and documentation are completed according to Standard and Local Operating Procedures (SOPs and LSOPs) and support the Peer Review Process.

• Utilizes employee feedback and an “open door” policy to identify and address employee problems or concerns in a timely manner.

• Celebrates successes by publicly recognizing the contributions of team members.

• Resolves guest problems and complaints.

• Brings issues to the attention of Human Resources as necessary.

• Ensures that regular on-going communication takes place throughout the engineering operation to communicate daily operations activities, set expectations and create awareness of business objectives.

 

 
The Ritz-Carlton is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. The Ritz-Carlton does not discriminate on the basis of disability, veteran status or any other basis protected under federal, state or local laws.


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