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Director of Engineering

Company: Four Seasons Hotels Inc
Location: Vail
Posted on: June 9, 2021

Job Description:

About Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts:

At Four Seasons, we believe in recognizing a familiar face, welcoming a new one and treating everyone we meet the way we would want to be treated ourselves. Whether you work with us, stay with us, live with us or discover with us, we believe our purpose is to create impressions that will stay with you for a lifetime. It comes from our belief that life is richer when we truly connect to the people and the world around us. At Four Seasons, our company values are much more than a program or a policy; they define who we are and inform the decisions we make. The company's guiding principle is the Golden Rule, and as such Four Seasons strives to have a long-lasting, positive influence on the communities where we operate and on the people we employ and serve around the world.

Join a Diverse and Talented Team:

At the foot of Vail Mountain, you'll find Four Seasons Resort and Residences Vail, a contemporary landmark luxury hotel graced with European flair. Outside, peaked roofs draw their inspiration from the Gore mountain range, while inside, a light-filled ambience beckons. Nearby, alpine trails await.

Passionate Four Seasons professionals ensure that every experience is unlike another, and every guest is the most important person in the room.

Director of Engineering:

The Director leads the Engineering Operation, which includes overseeing all aspects of the hotel and physical building maintenance, including electrical, plumbing, steam, gas, fire and safety, HVAC refrigeration, paint and design.

Provides the leadership to oversee a team of Engineering and Maintenance specialists responsible for all engineering operations.

Control labor and operating expenses through effective planning, budgeting, purchasing decisions, policy making, and inventory control while focusing on creative cost control to maximize profit in the division and hotel.

Responsible for Life/Fire safety systems, energy/green initiative systems and management of other engineering work necessary to maintain the property in an efficient condition to ensure the safety and comfort of guests and employees.

The ability to be visible in the operation, recognize and maintain relationships with regular guests as well as cultivate relationships with new patrons through effective marketing and personal relationships.

The ability to work closely with the General Manager/ Resort Manager and Planning Committee.

Preferred Qualifications and Skills:

  • 2-3 years experience in a similar role or progressive career experience to support the expectations of the role.
  • Must be willing to work a flexible schedule in order to accomplish all major responsibilities, and be willing to accept assignments on as need basis, in order to promote team work. This may include some evenings, weekends and holidays.
  • Project Management skills; renovation experience ideal.
  • The ability to react and adjust to changing business environment and lead the team in ensuring efficient financial management of the business
  • Relationship management is key for all stakeholders (internal, external, ownership and Four Seasons brand).
  • A collaborative team player that influences and motivates others.
  • Attention to detail coupled with initiative and follow through is essential.
  • Ability to develop and grow employees and attract new, dynamic talent to Four Seasons who compliment the vision of the hotel.
  • Mastery of the English language in all forms.
  • Bilingual language skills; Spanish speaker ideal.
  • US work authorization is required unless the candidate is currently in a managerial position at a Four Seasons location. Current Four Seasons managers may qualify for L-1 visa sponsorship.

What You Can Expect:

  • Salary of $108 - $120k annually
  • Bonus eligible at 15% - 22.5% of annual salary based on performance
  • Be yourself and become a member of a work family that cares about you and invests in your development.
  • Master your craft here and abroad! Seasonal "Task Force" opportunities are available.
  • Employee engagement at all levels; Where your thoughts and ideas are not only heard but actioned.
  • Market-leading pay and benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision and Retirement Savings Plan).
  • Discounted and Complimentary travel programs around the World! Culinary, retail and wellness experiences at special rates.
  • Winter Season Lifestyle Benefit, which can be used towards one of the following: Merchant Ski Pass, ECO Transit Bus Pass, Parking Pass, or Fitness Membership

Learn more about what it is like to work at Four Seasons Resort and Residences Vail, visit us:

We look forward to receiving your application!

Four Seasons is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. To access the 'EEOC is The Law' Information poster please visit this website -

Four Seasons is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. To access the 'EEOC is The Law' Information poster please visit this website -

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