Hard Rock Hotel Budapest - Director of Engineering

Forrás: turizmus.com

 2023. március 27. 15:30

The Hard Rock Hotel Budapest offers its guests a high level of service by conveying the love of music. Our hotel is located behind the Hungarian State Opera House, a beautiful hotel with 136 rooms.

Position Summary

The Director of Engineering is responsible for the overall operation of property facilities and maintenance, including overseeing the building structure, all mechanical and electrical equipment systems, and related maintenance in accordance with standards and quality programs and supervises the security guards who are under his direction at the hotel.  While leading the engineering team and security guards, this position is also responsible for recommending the department's budget/capital expenditures and managing expenses.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Create performance expectations, lead people, manage processes, and hold people accountable for the agreed upon activities and timetables.
  • Communicate with leaders regarding issues, risk, and liability concerns, or other important business matters.
  • Ensure the proper handling, maintenance, storage, and security of all department equipment.
  • Oversee the operation of all equipment, furnishings, systems, and related building components of the property.
  • Conduct daily property walk-throughs to proactively assess the safety and efficiency of facilities and maintenance operations; physical structure; mechanical, electrical and HVAC systems; and other related items.
  • Establish and maintain par levels for all tools and equipment to allow for immediate correction of maintenance issues and reduce down time.
  • Communicate regularly with General Manager and Executive Committee regarding maintenance issues, new procedures, liability concerns, cost efficiency systems, or other property business.
  • Ensure physical property and services comply with regulations regarding safety, security, and property quality standards.
  • Conduct training for other operating departments on the safe and efficient use of equipment and energy in the property.
  • Manage relationships with vendors; assist in negotiating agreements.
  • Create department budget to include resource quantities, costs, and expenses.
  • Prepare and execute business plans to ensure the maximization of department performance.


  • 5+ years’ experience in hospitality management, including 3 years in a engineering department leadership role.  Luxury hotel experience preferred.
  • Degree/diploma in Hospitality Management, or an equivalent combination of education and experience that provides knowledge, skills, and ability sufficient to successfully perform the duties of the position.
  • Strong command of software applications, especially Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and hotel-specific platforms (MICROS Opera, Sabre/SYNXIS, Delphi, SUN, etc.).
  • Strong communication and listening skills and excellent speaking, reading, and writing ability.
  • Ability to effectively deal with internal and external customers and staff, some of whom will require high levels of patience, tact, and diplomacy.
  • Fluency in English, additional languages preferred.

Working hours: flexible working hours

Place of work: 1065 Budapest Nagymező Street 38.

Documents required for application:

We only accept applications with a professional CV, applications without a CV are considered irrelevant.

You can apply at the following e-mail address: jobs@hrhbudapest.com, with the subject "Director of Engineering".