Vacature: Management

Director of Engineering


  • Bedrijf: Renaissance Amsterdam Hotel
  • Standplaats: Kattengat 1, 1012 SZ Amsterdam, Noord-Holland
  • Totaal aantal medewerkers: 190
  • Dienstverband: Fulltime baan
  • Functie categorie: Management , Technische dienst
  • Referentie nr: 24221
  • Geplaatst op: 21-06-2021

Algemene informatie


Exploring the world doesn’t have to stop when the working day starts. 

At Renaissance Hotels we know your passion for discovery is more than a hobby, it’s a career.

Do not miss this opportunity to join, we are looking for a Director of Engineering!
What are my responsibilities?
As a Director of Engineering you will be responsible for looking after Engineering department, while providing a high level or property maintenance knowledge. You will be helping in the upcoming renovation of the hotel, while looking after the building with particular attention towards safety, security and asset protection.
You will manage the budget, capital expenditure projects, preventative maintenance and energy conservation. You will develop and implement strategies and support development of your team.
What are my core activities in this role?
1. Managing Engineering Operations and Budgets
  • Work with property and regional engineering leadership team to determine how Engineering is performing against budget and highlights areas of concern to leadership.
  • Manage the physical plant including equipment, refrigeration, HVAC, plumbing, water treatment and electrical systems in accordance with Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Administer service contracts to support property needs.
  • Coach and support engineering leadership team to effectively manage controllable expenses.
  • Manage and controls heat, light and power.
  • Develop an engineering operating strategy that is aligned with the property/brand’s business strategy.
  • Develop and manage Engineering budget.
  • Address potential areas of concern and proposing solutions to owners in a proactive manner.
  • Supervise construction to ensure timely completion of projects within budgetary guidelines.
2. Maintaining Engineering Standards
  • Ensure compliance with state, local and federal regulations.
  • Maintain property life safety systems (e.g., fire fighting equipment, sprinkler systems, and alarm systems).
  • Ensure building and equipment licenses, permits and certifications are current.
  • Ensure property policies are administered fairly and consistently.
3. Conducting Human Resources Activities
  • Ensure employees are treated fairly and equitably.
  • Ensure disciplinary procedures and documentation are completed according to Standard and Local Operating Procedures (SOPs and LSOPs) and support the Peer Review Process.
  • Utilize employee feedback and an “open door” policy to identify and address employee problems or concerns in a timely manner.
  • Celebrate successes by publicly recognizing the contributions of team members.
  • Resolve guest problems and complaints.
  • Bring issues to the attention of Human Resources as necessary.
  • Ensure that regular on-going communication takes place throughout the engineering operation to communicate daily operations activities, set expectations and create awareness of business objectives.
To be eligible for this position you…
  • Have high school diploma or GED; 6 years experience in the engineering and maintenance or related professional area; technical training in HVAC-R/Electrical/Plumbing.
  • Have 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.
  • Can communicate fluently in English.
  • Are eligible to work in the Netherlands.
  • Are able to work full-time.
What do you get in return?
The Renaissance Amsterdam hotel is part of Marriott International and offers a competitive salary and a wide package of benefits. 
In addition we offer you…
  • A professional and stimulating environment to work in.
  • Career possibilities within Marriott International.
  • Special Associate Rate discount available for Marriott products worldwide.
  • A TakeCare program, which means you can participate in our fun workshops, trainings and charitable work, and much more!
  • An international and fun team.  
  • A collective health insurance which gives you discounts on several insurances. 
  • Career possibilities within Marriott International.
  • As part of our culture we celebrate recognition and organize many social activities, such as our Associates Appreciation Week, yearly Staff party and Team outing.
Marriott International is an equal opportunity employer. We believe in hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive, people-first culture. We are committed to non-discrimination on any protected basis, such as disability and veteran status, or any other basis covered under applicable law.


  • Bedrijf: Renaissance Amsterdam Hotel
  • Contact persoon / afdeling: Klarin de Regt
  • Adres: Kattengat 1
    1012 SZ Amsterdam, Noord-Holland
  • Telefoonnummer: 020-5512068
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