Wyndham Worldwide Assistant Engineering Manager - Wyndham Garden Dammam in Dammam, Saudi Arabia

Assistant Engineering Manager - Wyndham Garden Dammam


Assistant Engineering Manager

The Assistant Engineering Manager serves as a supporting role to the Chief Engineering. He/She will partner with the Chief Engineering in the leadership, planning, organization, and direction for the Engineering Department in the most efficient and effective manner possible, while maintaining the company’s expected high quality standards. The Assistant Engineering Manager will oversee daily operations of the Engineering Department.

Job Description

  • Provide supervision and direction of engineering technicians;

  • Perform safety inspections; maintain Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), including the new Global Harmonized System for chemicals (GHS), regulations.

  • Oversee the engineering operation of the Hotel

  • Assist the Chief Engineer with management of the Engineering department and vendor operations. Demonstrate a passion and understanding of company goals and ensure your area of responsibility meets all company standards.

  • Provide direction and supervision of the Engineering Technicians for daily operations of the engineering department.

  • Identify process improvements and best practices; ensure all compliance standards are met; demonstrate and apply broad knowledge of concepts, practices, and procedures for managed work group(s) and how it supports related operations.

  • Maintain positive customer and associate relationships.

  • Create a positive and engaging work environment based on Wyndham’s Count On Me philosophy. Embrace and exhibit the highest level of ethics and integrity consistent with company standards. Demonstrate an ability to motivate and communicate expectations with humility and respect. Exercise the ability to retain staff through coaching and development. Partner with Human Resources to ensure the department is compliant and meeting all work related standards.

  • Manage and support all financial aspects of the engineering department: Collaborate with the Engineering

  • Manager on Engineering Department financials, forecast and manage engineering budget, and monthly P&L reports.

  • Ensure the engineering department meets all Internal, Quality, and Loss Prevention Audit standards.

  • Build strong working vendor/contractor relationships and knowledge of HOA: Develop professional relationships with vendors and contractors for resort and capital projects.

  • Request and receive bids for presentation to resort management. Understand governing statues and board meeting procedures.

  • Build the count on Me Culture.

  • Support and implement management strategic initiatives and programs.

  • Identify areas of process improvement and leverage best practices by working with appropriate departments and colleagues as necessary. (5% time)

  • Performs other duties as needed.

Employment Disclaimer

In some locations around the world, Wyndham Hotel Group manages hotel properties on behalf of a third party owner. At many of those properties, the Hotel owner is the actual employer, and Wyndham Hotel Group performs recruiting and hiring functions on their behalf. I understand and agree that, by applying through this site, I may be applying for a position with a company other than Wyndham Hotel Group where Wyndham Hotel Group is serving as the management company and will not be the actual employer.


Minimum Requirements and Qualifications

  • Diploma or BA/BS degree preferred equivalent required

  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in a similar role in a 4\

  • star hotels.

  • Knowledgeable in safety use for power tools, shop tools and use of general Engineering tools and equipment

  • Proficient Knowledge of power, water and sewer distribution and fire codes and fire protection.

  • Have proven strong leadership ability; demonstrate understanding and application of management approaches for work direction, motivation, performance management and disciplinary action.

  • Microsoft Office: Word, excel, outlook

Job: Maintenance

Primary Location: Saudi Arabia-Eastern Province-Dammam

Employee Status: Regular

Schedule: Full-time

Organization: WHG - Intl Hotel Management

Job Posting: Jun 28, 2017, 2:02:38 AM

Requisition ID: 1707406