Assistant Director of Engineering

Omni Hotels
New Haven
Mar 06, 2018
Mar 23, 2018
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Full Time

New Haven Hotel

Located in downtown New Haven and just steps away from the prestigious Yale University, the Omni New University surrounds you with luxurious comfort and unparalleled service. The Omni Hotel stands out within New Haven's skyline. Enjoy breathtaking views from our guest rooms or John Davenports Restaurant located in the 19th floor overlooking the Yale Campus.

Come join our award winning team at the only 4-diamond hotel in New Haven where you'll experience a rewarding and fostering work environment!

Job Description

To provide technical and administrative assistance to the Director of Engineering Services and to assist the Director of Engineering in the operational aspect of the Engineering Department.


* Assist the Director of Engineering Services in the full upkeep of the preventative maintenance, including the keeping of logs on work done, scheduling and the assignment of projects and other related tasks.

* Assist the Director of Engineering Services in the procurement of supplies and the issuance of purchase orders.

* Review work orders and assign work by priorities.

* Maintain up-to-date inventories of heat, light & power and repair and maintenance supplies.

* Respond to guest requests.

* Work with the Engineering staff on a shift basis and coordinates their activities.

* Assume the full responsibility for the Engineering Department in the absence of the Director of Engineering Services.

* Have a thorough understanding of Omni's fire alarm procedures and emergency evacuation.

* Have a thorough understanding of Omni's job scenarios.

* Must be familiar with Omni's Systems and Services procedures.

* Must be experienced in fire safety, OSHA. CPR trained & certified.


* Must have supervisory experience in a similar department / setting

* Extensive HVAC, plumbing and mechanical experience.

* Excellent oral and written communication skills.

* Must be able to train, develop, mentor & manage an Engineering team.

* Must be able to work a 50 hour work week, flexible schedule to include nights, weekends and holidays.

* Degree with 3-5 years of hotel & / or facilities engineering experience required. Certifications in mechanical engineering, plumbing, Boilers, HVAC & Electrical & / or licesnsing with supervisory experience will be considered.

* Previous experience at a convention service hotel preferred.

* Experience managing a crew of 5 or more, preferably in a labor setting

* Experienced in renovations preferred

* Bi-lingual sp/eng a plus. SDL2017

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