Marriott Franchised Director of Engineering & Security in Carlsbad, California

Posting Date Mar 07, 2018

Job Number 18000NYV

Job Category Engineering and Facilities

Location Sheraton Carlsbad Resort & Spa, Carlsbad, California VIEW ON MAP

Brand Sheraton Hotels & Resorts

Schedule Full-time

Relocation? No

Position Type Management

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Thank you for your interest in this position. It is a job opportunity with one of Marriott International’s franchisees.

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Additional Information: This hotel is owned and operated by an independent franchisee, Azul Hospitality Group. The franchisee controls all aspects of the hotel’s employment policies and practices, including the selection and hiring process. If you accept a position at this hotel you will be employed by a franchisee and not by Marriott International.


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. Provides a high level of property maintenance knowledge.



  • Works with property and ownership engineering leadership team to determine how Engineering is performing against budget and highlights areas of concern to leadership.

  • Manages the physical complex facility including but not limited to 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/brands 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.


  • Ensures compliance with state, local and federal regulations.

  • Maintains property life safety systems (e.g., firefighting equipment, sprinkler systems, alarm systems, and generators).

  • Ensures building and equipment licenses, permits and certifications are current.

  • Conducts walk-throughs and visually assess the safe and efficient maintenance and operation of the physical structure(s) of the resort, all mechanical, electrical, HVAC systems and any other related equipment.

  • Ensures property policies are administered fairly and consistently.


  • 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 goals.

  • 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.


  • Ensures associates are treated fairly and equitably.

  • Manages the hiring, training, supervising, and disciplining department staff and all other staff under direction of the Engineering Department, including Security.

  • Ensures disciplinary procedures and documentation are completed according to Company, Property, and Department Operating Procedures and support the performance evaluation process.

  • Utilizes associate feedback and an œopen door policy to identify and address employee problems or concerns in a timely manner.

  • Celebrates successes by publicly recognizing the contributions of team members.

  • 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 individual must possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities and be able to explain and demonstrate that he or she can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of knowledge, skills, and abilities:

  • Must be able to speak, read, write and understand the primary language(s) used in the workplace.

  • Must be able to read and write to facilitate the communication process.

  • Requires good communication skills, both verbal and written.

  • Most tasks are performed in a team environment with the associate acting as a team leader. There is minimal direct supervision.

  • Must possess basic computational ability.

  • Must possess basic computer skills.

  • Knowledge of computer accounting programs, math skills as well as budgetary analysis capabilities required.

  • Must have a thorough knowledge of all types of mechanical equipment such as chillers, boilers, water softeners, and refrigeration equipment.

  • Must have thorough knowledge of plumbing and electrical systems, maintenance of records of power, water and fuel consumption.

  • Must have experience in office procedures, ordering materials, securing bids, and of city codes and other applicable building laws, building construction, blueprint reading, etc.

  • Thorough knowledge of federal, state and local laws governing equal employment opportunity and civil rights, occupational safety and health, wage and hour issues, and labor relations, including, but not limited to the following statutes and their state and local analogues (where applicable): Title VII, ADEA, Equal Pay Act, Pregnancy Discrimination Act, FLSA, ADA, OSHA, FMLA, and NLRA.



  • High school or equivalent education required. Bachelors Degree or related technical school degree preferred.


  • Five to seven years in a major resort, hospital, or building, including four years in a supervisory capacity.

Licenses or Certificates

  • Ability to obtain and/or maintain any government required licenses, certificates or permits.

  • Must possess, or have the ability and experience to acquire, a first class operating engineer's license in boilers and air conditioning as required.

This company is an equal opportunity employer.