Director of Property Operations and Engineering - Hilton Short Hills - Short Hills - job 854084

Hilton Worldwide

Date: 06/11/2021

City: Short Hills, New Jersey

Employment type: Full-time

Hilton Short Hills, our AAA Four Diamond-rated hotel is situated in the charming community of Short Hills. We offers easy access to New York City in less than 40 minutes by train or 60 minutes by car. We are just steps away from the Mall at Short Hills and a 25-minute drive from Newark Liberty International Airport.


We are seeking a Director of Property Operations and Engineering for our 314 room property. The with the ideal candidate will having a combination of hotel engineering director level experience, project management experience, excellent communication skills, and extensive knowledge of physical plant and preventive maintenance.


What will I be doing?


A Director of Property Operations and Engineering is responsible for directing and overseeing the functionality and safety of the facility to protect the well-being of all guests and team members in the hotel's continuing effort to deliver outstanding guest service and financial profitability.


Specifically, you would be responsible for performing the following tasks to the highest standards:



  • Direct and oversee the functionality and safety of the facility, including, but not limited to, physical buildings, mechanical equipment, electrical systems, heating and cooling systems, life safety systems and grounds according to federal, state and local regulations

  • Conduct facility inspections

  • Assign, verify and document completion of all routine maintenance and repairs in the property maintenance management system Direct, oversee and maintain required documentation for energy management and conservation and preventive maintenance programs

  • Lead, manage and communicate information about capital projects and property rehabilitations, including, but not limited to, scheduling, budgeting and complying with contractor bidding standard

  • Obtain required licenses and permits to ensure full compliance with codes, regulations and safety standards

  • Direct daily department operations including, but not limited to, guest service standards and initiatives, product quality, inventory management and cost controls, systems use and management, budgeting and forecasting, adherence to federal, state and local standards and meeting participation and facilitation

  • Monitor and develop team member performance to include, but not limited to, providing supervision and professional development, conducting counseling and evaluations and delivering recognition and reward

  • Recruit, interview and train team members


Great Place to Work and Fortune named Hilton #1 on the 2021 Best Big Companies to Work list!


What are we looking for?


Since being founded in 1919, Hilton has been a leader in the hospitality industry. Today, Hilton remains a beacon of innovation, quality, and success. This continued leadership is the result of our Team Members staying true to our Vision, Mission, and Values. Specifically, we look for demonstration of these Values:



  • Hospitality - We're passionate about delivering exceptional guest experiences.

  • Integrity - We do the right thing, all the time.

  • Leadership - We're leaders in our industry and in our communities.

  • Teamwork - We're team players in everything we do.

  • Ownership - We're the owners of our actions and decisions.

  • Now - We operate with a sense of urgency and discipline


In addition, we look for the demonstration of the following key attributes:



  • Quality

  • Productivity

  • Dependability

  • Customer Focus

  • Adaptability


What will it be like to work for Hilton?


Hilton is the leading global hospitality company, spanning the lodging sector from luxurious full-service hotels and resorts to extended-stay suites and mid-priced hotels. For nearly a century, Hilton has offered business and leisure travelers the finest in accommodations, service, amenities and value. Hilton is dedicated to continuing its tradition of providing exceptional guest experiences across its global brands. Our vision "to fill the earth with the light and warmth of hospitality" unites us as a team to create remarkable hospitality experiences around the world every day. And, our amazing Team Members are at the heart of it all!





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