Dir-Engineering – The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi – Grand Canal


Job Number 19140194
Job Category Engineering and Facilities
Location The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi| Grand Canal| Al Maqta Area| PO Box
91888| Abu Dhabi| United Arab Emirates| United Arab Emirates
Brand The Ritz-Carlton
Schedule Full-time
Relocation? Yes
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.


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.


Education and Experience

• High school diploma or GED; 6 years experience in the engineering and
maintenance or related professional area; technical training in


• 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.


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

• 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

• 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

• 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._