Area Director, Engineering (Shrewsbury)


: $100,195.00 - $167,060.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Engineering

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Lead, manage, and direct the operation and maintenance of managed buildings, infrastructure, and facilities in an assigned region. Manage, direct, and/or coordinate CAPEX planning and projects, renovations, and property upgrades as required in an assigned region. Support the engineering disciplines on all acquisitions, takeovers, and developments.


Oversee, manage, and implement policies, standards, and procedures for maintenance and facility operations

Assist in recruiting, interviewing, hiring, and training engineering management and staff as necessary to support existing operations and growth objectives

Contribute to the development and evolution of White Lodgings Facilities Management Department


  • Demonstrated leadership and management skills in a customer service oriented business
  • Proficient in the use of computers, including: word processing software, spreadsheets, email systems, property management systems, and project management systems
  • Must be able to read and interpret financial statements, accounting reports, and budgets
  • Must be able to read and interpret blueprints, schematics and project documents
  • Operations Management Ability to implement programs, policies, standards, and procedures that improve the efficiency and effectiveness of business operations
  • Communication Communicates timely, clearly, and effectively at all levels of the organization
  • Managing Priorities Excellent at managing complex priorities, job demands, and schedules
  • Planning Ability to effectively and collaboratively plan solutions to operations and project problems
  • Negotiation Skilled at negotiating service, labor, construction, and material contracts
  • Problem Solver Ability to recognize and solve problems in a systematic, inclusive, and complete fashion
  • Financial Management Ability to develop and use financial metrics to improve business performance
  • Teaching and Training Ability to effectively impart knowledge to others at both the management and line levels of the organization; ability to set up training programs and standards at the property level that can be effectively managed and maintained by the local property management
  • Listening Ability to listen and to actively comprehend what others are saying
  • Critical Thinking Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, plans, and conclusions
  • Knowledge of:
    • Facility standards for the operation and maintenance of select service and full service hospitality buildings and systems
    • Energy management, conservation, and efficiency
    • Environmental regulation
    • Building and maintenance automation
    • Disaster management
    • Fire and life safety systems
    • Standards for workplace safety and risk mitigation for employees and guests
    • Effective training practice and resources
    • Capital planning and administration
    • Design and construction process and management
    • Green operations practices and strategies
    • Contract processes and standards


  • Bachelors Degree, preferably in Facilities Management, Engineering, Construction, or Business, or extensive practical work experience in facilities management
  • At least 10 years of experience in multi-unit Hospitality Facilities Management
  • Experience in leading facilities, construction, and renovation projects
  • Familiarity with union labor issues

Interstate Hotels & Resorts is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

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If you need accommodation for any part of the employment process because of a medical condition or disability, please call (703) ###-#### or email with the nature of your accommodation request and include the Hotel location and title of the job opening. Please allow one (1) business day for a reply.

Our rich history spanning more than 60 years of innovation, consistency and success is unmatched in the hospitality industry, making Interstate the preferred hotel management company of major global brands. It also allows our associates to consistently deliver results for real estate investors, ownership groups, publicly-traded REITs, privately held companies, and private equity funds today and in the bright future to come.

Interstate, from startup to stardom

From relatively humble beginnings in 1960, Interstate Hotels & Resorts has evolved to become a leader in the hospitality industry. Once the owners of a single property in Erie, Pennsylvania, weve expanded internationally and are now recognized as the leading U.S.-based third-party hotel management company. Along the way, weve forged partnerships with major brands in the industry and earned a reputation for high-quality, performance based operations.

Our Goal:

Is to exceed expectations. We strive to GO BEYOND for our Associates, our Guests, our Owners and our Communities.

Our Vision:

To be the leading, independent, multination hotel operator worldwide.

Our Mission:

We will achieve our GOAL and VISION above by: #1 - Create a rewarding work experience for all our Associates. #2 - Provide exceptional service to our Guest. #3 - Generate superior returns for our Owners

Our Core Values

As a third-party hotel management company, it is our people and our culture that define who we are as a company, and where we want to go.

Interstate Hotels & Resorts holds fast to core values that shape how we operate, grow, and prosper, to ensure we achieve our mission to be the best.

Do the Right Thing
Demonstrate empathy, honor and integrity in all that we do.

Think We, Not Me
Together as a team, we reach new heights in our work and community.

Be Your Best Self
We are engaged, move with purpose, and serve with enthusiasm.

Think Like a Guest, Act Like an Owner
Anticipate the needs of our guests and value our properties.

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