Pyramid Global Hospitality

Director of Engineering

Hotel/Resort Name Wayfinder Waikiki
Posted Date 4 months ago(10/25/2023 7:45 PM)
Location : Company Name
Pyramid Global Hospitality
Position Type
Regular Full Time
# of Openings
Requisition ID
2375 Ala Wai Blvd

About Us

At Pyramid Global Hospitality, people come first. As a company that values its employees, Pyramid Global Hospitality is dedicated to creating a supportive and inclusive work environment that fosters diversity, growth, development, and wellbeing. Our commitment to a People First culture is reflected in our approach to employee development, employee benefits and our dedication to building meaningful relationships.


Pyramid Global Hospitality offers a range of employment benefits, including comprehensive health insurance, retirement plans, and paid time off, as well as unique perks such as on-site wellness programs, local discounts, and employee rates on hotel stays. In addition, Pyramid Global Hospitality is committed to providing ongoing training and development opportunities to help our people build the skills and knowledge they need to advance their careers.


Whether you are just starting out in the hospitality industry or are a seasoned professional, Pyramid Global Hospitality offers a supportive and collaborative work environment that encourages growth and fosters success, in over 230 properties worldwide. Join their team and experience the benefits of working for a company that values its employees and is committed to creating exceptional guest experiences.


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Location Description

Welcome to Wayfinder Waikiki. Nestled in the heart of Waikiki, Wayfinder Waikiki offers more than just a job; it's an opportunity to immerse yourself in this vibrant community. Our 228-room hotel features an oversized pool, multiple bars, restaurants, and a prime beachfront location. With Waikiki Beach just steps away, you'll revel in the beauty of paradise every day.


At Wayfinder Waikiki, we provide unparalleled opportunities for career growth and development. Our team is dedicated to your success, both personally and professionally. You'll become part of a tight-knit community that supports you every step of the way. If you're ready for a fulfilling career in one of the most breathtaking places on Earth, your journey begins at Wayfinder Waikiki.


To maintain the entire hotel facility, including physical building structure, all mechanical, electrical, H.V.A.C. systems and related equipment in accordance with energy conservation and preventative maintenance programs.  Ensure the upkeep of guest areas to maintain an attractive hotel.  Manage all rehabilitation, expansion, and/or special projects.


�  Conducts walk-throughs and visually assess the safe and efficient maintenance and operation of the physical structure(s) of the hotel, all mechanical, electrical, H.V.A.C. systems and any other related equipment.

�  Assigns and verifies completion of all routine maintenance on public spaces, meeting rooms, ballrooms, outlets, back of the house spaces and grounds. Assigns and verifies completion of all repairs, replacement, and renovations projects to offices, and employee work areas.

�  Hires, trains, supervises and disciplines department staff.

�  Adheres to all Corporate required purchasing policies and controls, to include all outside contractor bids, budgets and schedules.

�  Maintains effective Energy Management and Preventive Maintenance programs, conducting special training for other operating departments on the safe and efficient use of equipment and energy in the hotel.

�  Maintain fire standpipe, sprinkler systems and fire extinguishers throughout the facility to ensure proper working condition and fire protection in compliance with local fire codes. The individual is required to know how to recharge pressurized water extinguishers or have the ability to learn within new hire training. Lifting and carrying of fire extinguisher weighing up to 50 lbs. is required.

�  Informs 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, and cost-effective proposals for maintaining same.  Accesses and inputs information into a computer and generates reports. 

�  Communicate effectively with city officials to ensure proper maintenance of permits and licenses, such as inspecting the building with the fire department to ensure all public assembly permits are maintained yearly, coordinating inspections of all elevators and escalators with the Buildings department.  Coordinate and search building with Secret Service and other officials to ensure safety of diplomats and hotel guests.

�  Act as a liaison between hotel and vendors to review latest in hotel technology and products such as State/Local Energy Programs to save energy costs.  Attend Engineering conventions to educate self in latest products to be used in the hotel to increase guest satisfaction and cut costs, etc.  Act as a liaison between all departments of the hotels and Engineering.


In addition to performance of the essential functions, this position may be required to perform a combination of the following supportive functions, with the percentage of time performing each function to be solely determined by the supervisor based upon the particular requirements of the hotel.

�  Assumes responsibility of any engineering position in absence of staff.

�  Maintains appropriate supply of materials and equipment to carry out the normal day to day operating and maintenance requirements of the hotel.

�  Maintains organized and efficient administrative and filing systems within Property Operations for the timely and accurate handling of correspondence, reports, requisitions for purchase, and other administrative requirements of the department.

�  Maintains a well defined, and organized system within the shop for the inventory, maintenance, and storage of all tools, products, materials, and equipment necessary to execute the required activities of the department.

�  Immediately available to report to the hotel in the event of any hotel emergency which necessitates the skills and expertise of the Chief Engineer. By example such emergencies may include, but not be limited to fires, power or other equipment failures, floods, lighting, earthquake, or other disasters of similar nature and magnitude. 

�  Perform other duties as requested, such as coordination and supervision of special guest requests for room and/or meeting space modification, construction of props for special hotel functions and employee relations events.



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 another combination of skills and abilities.

�  Excellent knowledge of electrical systems, components, and  devices, HVAC systems, boilers, mechanical systems, and the maintenance and repair of all.

�  Excellent knowledge of public construction and building systems; all related permits, licensing, new and existing codes pertaining to public building and fire safety.

�  Extensive knowledge of department budget process and CEP spending.

�  Extensive knowledge of all job descriptions within the engineering department.

�  Considerable knowledge of paint, varnish, stain, enamels, lacquers, wall coverings, masonry work and other related products as well as application and mixing procedures of such products.

�  Considerable knowledge of OSHA standards and application for working with chemicals.

�  Skill in use of computers and software programs associated with property operations.

�  Negotiate contracts between hotel and outside contractors.

�  Skilled in the proper and safe use of all tools, equipment, materials, chemicals, and products relating to the department.

�  Excellent English verbal, and written, and interpersonal communication skills.

�  Ability to remain informed on state-of-the-art developments affecting the safe, and effective operation of the building facility.

�  Ability to analyze all associated systems as to their design, intent, and effective performance.

�  Ability to positively communicate and instruct employees, offering assistance in areas where they lack knowledge, skills or experience Able to rephrase, or translate" fairly technical information into terms in which a lay person may easily understand.

�  Considerable knowledge of mathematical skills (addition


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