We are seeking over 700 new associates to fill positions in entertainment, hospitality and other specialty services with JW Marriott Savannah at Plant Riverside District—a newly transformed historic destination.

Engineering Supervisor- JW Marriott Savannah Plant Riverside District

Location: JW Marriott Savannah Plant Riverside District - Savannah, Georgia
Job Title: Engineering Supervisor- JW Marriott Savannah Plant Riverside District
Employment Status: Full-Time
Pay Type / FLSA Status: Hourly (Non-Exempt)
Available Shift: All Shifts / Flexible
# of Openings: 1
Requisition Number: 4669


Beginning in late 2019, JW Marriott Savannah Plant Riverside District is set to transform Savannah’s historic riverfront into a vibrant new entertainment destination inviting guests and visitors to experience incredible dining between 12+ outlets, live music and concerts, high-end shopping and inspired hotel stays. The JW Marriott Savannah will offer 419 beautifully appointed guest rooms and suites for couples, families, business guests and groups looking for inspiration, and discerning travelers with an appetite for something different.

JW Marriott Savannah offers a work experience unlike any other—where pursuing your passion is not only welcomed, it’s actively encouraged. We’re seeking over 700 new associates to fill positions in entertainment, hospitality and other specialty services at Plant Riverside District.

You will have access to ELITE Benefits/Perks such as:

•Hotel Stay and Food/Beverage discounts at Marriott Hotels Worldwide for you and your family/friends

•Free Employee Meals!

•We are all friends here!  Refer your friends and get a Bonus up to $2000 if they are hired!

•20% Discount at all Kessler restaurants, Art Galleries, and Spas

•Start early with your Retirement Plan!  401K match up to 6% - goes into effect after 3 months

•Health Insurance Plans as low as $22/week!

•Stay Healthy!  Kessler Wellness Challenge – promotes healthy lifestyle with discounts at gyms and giveaways

•We care about your Fur Babies too!  We provide discounted Pet Insurance!

•After your 1st year, you can accrue on average of 20 days of Paid Time Off (PTO)

•We will offer 1.5 times the base rate/hour when you work any of the 7 observed holidays throughout the year!

•”Tickets at Work” discounts, special access to theme parks and more!

•Recognition Program with amazing prizes!

•Tuition Reimbursement and Professional Certification Assistance

•Company paid Basic Life Insurance $10,000


***This position is expected to start 1 months prior to opening date***


The Engineering Supervisor oversees the day to day engineering operations in an upscale hotel environment when the Chief Engineer is not available.  This includes but is not limited to project management, general life safety, engineering staff supervision, scheduling, and ordering, working with vendors and when needed serves is the main engineering point of contact.  Responsible for completing preventative  maintenance and repairs through-out the hotel guestrooms, public  spaces, equipment, buildings & grounds. Also serves as Duty Engineer.

Supervisory Responsibilities: 

Supervises Grand Performers with-in the Engineering Department and carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities may also include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

Travel Required:

Voluntary task force assignments as needed

Experience/Education / Certifications:

  1. Technical Degree – Preferred
  2. Technical Training – Required
  3. Trade Related Certifications - Preferred
  4. Hospitality, Healthcare or related industry experience - Required
  5. Valid Driver’s License - Required

Essential Duties / Tasks / Responsibilities: Core duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  1. Monitors and maintains  the physical plant including equipment, refrigeration, HVAC, plumbing, water treatment, electrical and life safety systems
  2. Supervises day to day operations of Engineering staff
  3. Ability to perform preventative and corrective maintenance through-out the hotels up to and including guestrooms, public spaces and all related hotels equipment and systems. 
  4. Ensure that equipment is operating at optimum effectiveness, efficiency, and safety.
  5. Strong trouble-shooting skills
  6. Assist Chief Engineer develops and maintains a weekly work schedule to ensure proper engineering coverage.
  7. Assist Chief Engineer by providing reports on the status of project milestones and adjusts schedules accordingly.
  8. Assist Chief Engineer control expenditures within limitations of budget.
  9. Establishes and maintains open, collaborative relationships with Grand Performers and other department leaders.
  10. Strives to improve service performance.
  11. Celebrates successes and publicly recognizes the contributions of team members.
  12. Provides feedback to Grand Performers based on observation of service behaviors.
  13. Supervises Grand Performers’ ability to execute department and hotel emergency procedures.
  14. Ensures hotel policies are administered fairly and consistently.
  15. Assist Chief Engineer manage an effective equipment, guestroom, hotel wide preventative maintenance program.
  16. Assist Chief Engineer maintain regulatory compliance to facility regulations and safety standards.
  17. Empowers Grand Performers to provide excellent customer service.
  18. Maintains accurate logs, brand related reports, energy related reports as records as required.
  19. Ensures disciplinary procedures and documentation are completed according to the Progressive Discipline Policy.
  20. Handles guest problems and complaints effectively.
  21. Preforms weekly inspections to evaluate the physical condition of facilities in order to determine the type of work required.
  22. Recommends or arranges for additional services such as painting, repair work, renovations, and the replacement of furnishings and equipment.
  23. Selects and orders or purchases new equipment, supplies, and furnishings.

Work Environment / Physical Demands:

The physical demands described herein are representative of those that must be met by an incumbent to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the incumbent is regularly required to lift, climb, reach with hands and arms, and stand for extended periods of time and use fingers (keyboard etc.) to handle or feel.
  • The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.


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