Director of Engineering

Posted Date 4 months ago(6/11/2021 11:33 AM)
Regular Full-Time
Property Name
The Fifth Avenue Hotel
250 5th Ave New York New York 10001 US


Director of Engineering - The Fifth Avenue Hotel, A Flâneur Member


Job Summary

The Director of Engineering role forms a part of The Fifth Avenue Hotel’s executive leadership team. We are seeking an individual with proven success as a proactive leader in a luxury environment to manage the budget, general and preventative maintenance functions, energy conservation, and capital expenditure projects.


The Director of Engineering will possess a background in project management and have the ability to lead the Engineering team and develop strategies to maximize financial performance and achieve maximum guest satisfaction.  


As an ambassador of The Fifth Avenue Hotel, the Director of Engineering will embody our values: Curiosity - Authenticity - Creativity - Passion - Inclusion – Harmony


Core Work Activities

  • Develop and lead the execution and achievement of the hotel’s preventative maintenance program goals.
  • Develop guidelines and provide leadership in energy usage through training and focusing on best practice directives.
  • Develop procedures to ensure the security of inventory and assets, and FF&E.
  • Lead management on property audits, safety tests, and special capital projects.
  • Lead bidding processes, mechanical cataloging, asset preservation recommendations, and preventative maintenance programs and practices.
  • Manage departmental staffing and budgeting to ensure proper maintenance of hotel assets.
  • Provide guidance and leadership to the Engineering team, and ensure they perform in accordance with the hotel’s standards.  

Desired Qualifications

  • College Education preferred. An extensive amount of relevant work experience is required.
  • Five years of progressive leadership experience in Engineering. Luxury experience required, new opening experience preferred.

Work Environment

  • Practice safe work habits, wear protective safety equipment and follow MSDS and OSHA standards.
  • Requires standing for extended periods, walking, pushing, lifting up to 50 pounds, bending and reaching, climbing, stooping, kneeling or crouching.



About Us

HHM is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, age, religion, disability, veteran status, genetic information, citizenship status or any other group protected by law.




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