Assistant Director Engineering

Property Westin Boston Seaport District
Posted Date 2 months ago(1/20/2023 7:44 AM)

Job Summary

The Asst Director Engineering serves to maintain the entire hotel facility including the physical building structure all mechanical electrical HVAC systems and related equipment in accordance with energy conservation and preventative maintenance programs. Ensure the upkeep of guest areas to maintain an attractive hotel. Management-level associates are expected to work as much of each workday as is necessary to complete their job responsibilities; for OEM associates overtime does apply and is calculated accordingly.

Exempt managers must customarily and regular direct the work of at least 3 full-time associates or their equivalents. Primary duties must consist of administrative executive or professional tasks more than 50 percent of the time and job duties must also involve the use of discretion and independent judgement more than 50 percent of the time. 


$85,000 per year (Salaried)



  • High school or equivalent education required. Bachelor’s Degree or related technical school degree preferred.
  • Five to seven years in a major hotel hospital or building including four years in a supervisory capacity
  • 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.
  • 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 employee acting as a team leader. There is minimal direct supervision.
  • Must possess basic computational ability.
  • Must possess knowledge of Microsoft Office & Outlook programs as well as ability to operate or learn to operate HotSOS maintenance program computer skills.
  • Knowledge of computer accounting programs math skills as well as budgetary analysis capabilities required.
  • Knowledge of AAA and Forbes service standards and ability to coach train and develop service professionals to perform to AAA Four-Diamond and Forbes Four Star standards of personalized service and physical quality.
  • 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.
  • May be required: to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written oral or diagram form; to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.


  • Conduct walk-throughs and visually assess the safe and efficient maintenance and operation of the physical structure(s) of the hotel all mechanical electrical HVAC systems and any other related equipment.
  • Verify completion of all routine maintenance on public spaces meeting rooms ballrooms outlets back of the house spaces grounds Golf Clubhouse Lodge Marina tennis center restaurants water park pool complexes fitness center spa and commercial spaces. Verify completion of all repairs replacement and renovation projects to offices and employee work areas.
  • Assist in hiring training supervising and disciplining department staff and all other staff under direction of the Engineering Department.
  • Adhere to all corporate-required purchasing policies and controls including but not limited to all outside contractor bids budgets and schedules. Follow prescribed safety procedures for personnel and equipment by the company and OSHA.
  • Maintain effective Energy Management and Preventive Maintenance programs and conduct special training for other operating departments on the safe and efficient use of equipment and energy in the hotel.
  • Inform the General Manager and hotel department heads on a regular basis regarding the specific and overall condition of the building structure(s) related systems and equipment offering prudent cost effective proposals for maintaining these systems. Access and input information into a computer and generate reports.
  • Review and understand all agreements and ensure all HOA/CDD billings are accurate.
  • Ensure all maintenance work which is performed on non-resort assets is properly billed to HOAs
  • Supervise necessary repairs and maintenance throughout the hotel.
  • Prepare technical data bidding project work alterations and repairs for properties. Must have basic knowledge of building codes.
  • Actively train in fire prevention environmental health and safety and engineering systems. Attend all meetings regarding hotel operations i.e. department fire safety health and quality improvement.
  • Oversee daily and weekly payrolls. Prepare departmental manpower schedules.
  • Oversee water treatment programs.
  • Attend morning walk around as required.
  • Professionally represent the hotel in community and industry organizations and events.
  • Participate as a team player with all departments.
  • Provide constructive feedback to all departments.
  • Be a leader and a role model to all employees.

Property Details

Located in Boston’s Seaport District, Westin Boston Waterfront features a vertical garden – a natural feature that purifies the air. The Institute Of Contemporary Art, Boston Convention Exhibitors Center and Boston Children's Museum are all within walking distance of the property.

Enjoy a restful night's sleep in the Boston Waterfront Westin's guestrooms, featuring a flat-screen TV, a coffee maker with Starbucks® Coffee and a bathrobe. Start the day with a buffet breakfast at the on-site Sauciety restaurant.

Company Overview

As the global leader in third-party hotel management, our growing portfolio represents over 1,550 hotels in all 50 states and 22 countries, from top international lodging brands to luxury hotels, destination resorts and lifestyle hotels. Our associates around the globe are passionate about serving our guests and driving exceptional results, and thrive in a culture where everyone is inspired to be the best. Join a world of possibility with Aimbridge Hospitality.


After an initial waiting period, those hired into full time positions are eligible for a competitive benefits package that includes the following:

  • Now offering Daily Pay! Ask your Recruiter for more details
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage
  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability Income
  • Term Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • 401k Retirement Plan

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