Assistant Director of Engineering

March 3, 2023

Job Description

  • Lagos

Sheraton Hotel - Marriott International

Marriott International is a leading global Lodging company based in Bethesda, Maryland, USA, with more than 4,100 properties in 79 countries and reported revenues of nearly $14 billion in fiscal year 2014. Its heritage can be traced to a root beer stand opened in Washington, D.C., in 1927 by J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott.

Marriott has more than 361,000 people working worldwide at managed or franchised properties and corporate offices. Marriott has been consistently recognized as a top employer and for its superior business ethics. The company also manages the award-winning guest loyalty program, Marriott Rewards® and The Ritz-Carlton Rewards® program, which together surpass 49M members.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Assistant Director of Engineering
Job Number: 23039956
Location: Sheraton Lagos Hotel – Anthony Way, Lagos
Schedule: Full-Time
Job Category: Engineering & Facilities
Position Type: Management
Job Summary

Assists department head in managing budget, capital expenditures, preventative maintenance and energy conservation.
Accountable for maintaining the building and grounds with particular attention towards safety, security and asset protection.
Assigns, tracks and follows up on status of work assigned to staff and contractors.
Helps increase guest and employee satisfaction through effective communications and training.

Core Work Activities
Supporting management of Department Operations and Engineering Budgets:

Assists in effectively planning, scheduling and evaluating preventative maintenance programs.
Helps establish priorities for total property maintenance needs.
Supervises the day to day operations of Engineering.
Assists in managing the physical plant including equipment, refrigeration, HVAC, plumbing, water treatment, electrical and life safety systems.
Maintains and operates equipment at optimum effectiveness, efficiency and safety.
Supervises distribution of repair work orders.
Assists in maintaining grounds, meeting rooms, ballrooms, public space, restaurants, property vehicles and recreational facilities as needed.
Acts as technical liaison for all departments in property.
Supervises Engineering in the absence of the Director of Engineering.
Recommends or arranges for additional services such as painting, repair work, renovations, and the replacement of furnishings and equipment.
Selects and makes purchases of new equipment, supplies, and furnishings.
Inspects and evaluates the physical condition of facilities in order to determine the type of work required.
Manages parts, supplies and equipment inventories effectively by minimizing downtime and maximizing cash flow.
Performs inspections effectively.
Assists in evaluating and implementing new technologies, equipment and supplies.
Assists in establishing and implementing an energy conservation program.

Maintaining Engineering Standards:

Helps ensure necessary permits and licenses for building and physical plant are obtained and kept current.
Helps ensure regulatory compliance to facility regulations and safety standards.
Ensures compliance with all Engineering departmental policies, standards and procedures.
Ensures all employees have the proper supplies, equipment and uniforms.

Ensuring Exceptional Customer Service:

Displays leadership in guest hospitality by exemplifying excellent customer service and creating a positive atmosphere for guest relations.
Interacts with guests to obtain feedback on product quality and service levels.
Empowers employees to provide excellent customer service.

Conducting Human Resources Activities:

Supervises staffing levels to ensure that guest service, operational needs and financial objectives are met.
Helps train employees in safety procedures.
Assists in training other department employees in fire protection, safety and evacuation procedures.
Provides feedback to employees based on observation of service behaviors.
Assists in performing operational activities as necessary.

Candidate Profile
Education and Experience:

High School Diploma or GED; 4 years experience in the engineering and maintenance or related professional area; technical training in HVAC-R/electrical/plumbing.


2-year Degree from an accredited university in Building and Construction, Engineering, Mechanics, or related major; 2 years experience in the engineering and maintenance or related professional area; technical training in HVAC-R/electrical/plumbing.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.
Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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