Vacancy: Director of Engineering Deadline for submission is 7th May, 2022.

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Vacancy: Director of Engineering
Description: As the Director of Engineering, you will empower your team to achieve exceptional standards and develop preventative maintenance and resource management programs that ensure a safe and welcoming hotel for all colleagues, guests and visitors. A “true team player”, takes ownership and accountability for team and Not afraid to get their hands dirty “Hands On”. This position is located onsite in Vieux Fort, St. Lucia.




Property Overview: This magnificent complex is an 85 acres Family & Adult Resort Facility, as well as a high-end luxury International Hotel at a very desired address! Coconut Bay Beach Resort consists of 250 rooms, 5 pools, 8 restaurants and 7 bars along with the NEWLY opened Serenity Luxury Resort, which consists of 36 Private Suites (w/ Individual Plunge Pools) and is situated in what is considered one of the finest locations in Saint Lucia. The complex is located on the windward side of the Island of Saint Lucia, and is known for a wonderful Island breeze which draws some of the top Kite Surfers from around the world.
Summary of Responsibilities/ Qualifications:
Reporting directly to the Hotel General Manager, responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following:
Responsible self-starter, capable of handling multi-faceted projects and of working under pressure.
Holds a degree in Electrical/ Mechanical Engineering and/ or Building Management.
Maintains good relationships with colleagues and subordinates.
Vendor management – coordinate various contractors for both New Projects and Steady State Projects. (Electrical, Elevators, Fire Systems, Generators etc.)
Has good team building skills and is able to communicate effectively with all levels of employees.
Equips and motivates employees to achieve predetermined goals, installing and maintaining appropriate empowerment Programs.
Excellent Communication and Analytical Skills, a proactive problem solver.
Personable and pleasant to deal with. Discreet, reliable, diplomatic.
Positive “can do” attitude and flexible approach – manages with humility.




High degree of integrity. Strong leadership.
Nurtures and develops employees, encouraging innovation.
Good health physically fit. Excellent personal grooming & personal presentation.
Understands and respects local culture, able to adapt to changing environment.
Recognized as an authority in mechanical and electrical engineering.
Detailed knowledge of air conditioning, ventilation, refrigeration systems and related refrigerants, chilled/condenser water components.
Preferred previous experience in water/ wastewater treatment and related chemicals/ filtration devices.
Preferred knowledge of hydraulics, including balancing in waterworks/ tanks; prime/ standby power generation equipment and associated switchgear.
Preferable to have experience in reverse osmosis and triple effect evaporator systems if needed.
Have experience in managing fire main systems & associated pumps, sprinkler systems and equipment, with good knowledge of local fire, pressure vessel, electrical codes and occupational safety codes.
Understanding main/ secondary drainage (plumbing) systems; electrical power distribution systems.
Well-developed Computer Skills, particularly in the use of Work order systems, Property Management & Energy Management systems
Prepare and manage the annual maintenance budget and assist in the preparation of the capital plan
Ensure the hotel complies with all government regulations pertaining to building code requirements, health, fire and life safety programs
Review ongoing service contracts ensuring superior performance and competitive pricing
Monitoring energy and water management programs to ensure cost effective use of utilities
Balance operational, administrative and Colleague needs
Follow departmental policies and procedures
Follow all safety policies
Able to manage a proactive Preventative Management Program
Detailed knowledge of air conditioning, ventilation, refrigeration systems and related refrigerants, chilled/condenser water components.




Minimum two to four years work experience as Director of Engineering in a hotel or in a similar large building/ complex with central plant and Building Management (or Automation) System
Could have previously held positions as Project Engineer, Director of Engineering (Public Works), Chief Engineer (Marine, unlimited ocean/ unlimited horsepower) aboard vessels of over 10,000 tons.
Preferable prerequisite is experience in the Hotel industry or any related or similar service-oriented industry
Preferred previous experience in water/ wastewater treatment and related chemicals/ filtration devices.
Preferred knowledge of hydraulics, including balancing in waterworks/ tanks; prime/ standby power generation equipment and associated switchgear.
Preferable to have experience in reverse osmosis and triple effect evaporator systems.
Have experience in managing fire main systems & associated pumps, sprinkler systems and equipment, with good knowledge of local fire, pressure vessel, electrical codes and occupational safety codes.
Understanding main/ secondary drainage (plumbing) systems; electrical power distribution systems.
Well-developed Computer Skills, (i.e. Excel, Adaco, Forecasting, Budgeting and Job Costings).
Would also include any technical certifications – ie Robert Morgan / DeVry or York/Hurst etc... for some of your main critical components.
Fluent in English– written and spoken
Salary: Range based on experience, Health/Medical are included (on island), along with living accommodations and shared transportation.
ARE YOU THAT PERSON?
Please submit your resume to employment@cbayresort.com. Kindly indicate the position applied for as the subject of the e-mail. Deadline for submission is 7th May, 2022. Please be informed that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.



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