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Engineering Services Director

Company: Aulani, A Disney Resort & Spa
Location: Kaaawa
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

As the Engineering Services Director for Aulani, you would lead a dynamic team that takes immense pride in knowing their work directly contributes to the joy our Guests feel when they stay at our hotels and eat at our restaurants. You will develop maintenance strategies while managing budget/cost control, customer relationships, guest and cast safety, training and staff development.

This is a senior level position that is responsible for leading a team of facilities maintenance managers and skilled technicians in the care and maintenance of Aulani, a Disney Resort & Spa. You will be a leader of leaders and sit on the resort's executive leadership team while reporting to an executive within Facilities and Operations Services (FOS) at the Disneyland Resort. Responsibilities :

  • Lead the team responsible for maintaining the physical integrity, and show quality of the assets within their responsibilities.
  • Ensure that the safety of our cast and guests is your first priority.
  • Work with both internal partners and external contractors.
  • Lead an organization of roughly 75 people- a mixture of salaried leaders and hourly technicians that are both experienced and diversified.
  • Manage a multi-million dollar annual operating budget.
  • Provide the team with a vision and inspire them to achieve it.
  • Need to understand the daily operation and dive in where necessary to help manage the details, while also allowing your team the freedom to execute.
  • Be required to prioritize and accomplish numerous priorities daily and "switch gears" quickly. Basic Qualifications :
    • Experience leading a facilities maintenance/engineering team
    • Experience leading a team of leaders
    • Start up and operations experience in facilities and engineering management
    • Resoluteness in making decisions with well-developed processes for managing time
    • Customer focus/perspective
    • Commitment for team success
    • Skills in budget and scheduling management
    • Advanced knowledge of Building Management/Engineering
    • Skills in developing leaders
    • 7 or more years of leadership experience in related field
    • Working knowledge of the operation, functionality, and components of facility level utilities and infrastructure
    • Ability to communicate and work with all levels of the organization
    • This is a physically demanding role. Candidate may need to access equipment pits, work platforms, cat walks, roofs and similar areas by ladder, as well as walk several miles per day. Preferred Qualifications:
      • Resort and hospitality experience
      • 10 or more years of leadership experience in related field
      • Direct experience with central energy plant operation or with similarly complex facility equipment Required Education : Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering / Technical Field, or comparable related work experience


Keywords: Aulani, A Disney Resort & Spa, Honolulu , Engineering Services Director, Executive , Kaaawa, Hawaii

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