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Director of Engineering



Oetker Collection hotels are true masterpieces located in the world’s most desirable destinations. Each property is a landmark and a timeless icon of elegance. With deep devotion to local culture and community, our Hosts of Choice preserve a tradition of legendary European hospitality and genuine family spirit that began in 1872.

The collection includes L’Apogée Courchevel, Le Bristol Paris, Brenners Park-Hotel & Spa in Baden-Baden, Hôtel du Cap-Eden-Roc in Antibes, Château Saint-Martin & Spa in Vence, The Lanesborough in London, Eden Rock-St Barths, Jumby Bay Island in Antigua, Palácio Tangará in São Paulo, The Woodward in Geneva, Hotel La Palma in Capri, The Vineta Hotel in Palm Beach, and more than 150 private villas around the globe. 


The Vineta Hotel - situated in the heart of Palm Beach, the Vineta Hotel will be located just two blocks off Worth Avenue. Set to debut second half 2024, the hotel will be reborn following a top-to-bottom renovation.

The Vineta Hotel invites you to join its teams and offers you the best opportunities for career and development within the amazing Oetker Collection Hotels.

The team of the Vineta are waiting for you to have an exceptional experience!




01. Permanent



Palm Beach, Florida, USA


Position Profile:


Oversees and leads the day-to-day operations of the Engineering functions of the hotel and its services.

The upkeep, rehabilitation, and maintenance of the entire building facility, including the physical building structure, all mechanical, electrical, HVAC systems, and related equipment in accordance with energy conservation and preventative maintenance programs. 

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

Assigns and verifies completion of all routine maintenance on public spaces, outlets, back of the house spaces and grounds. Assigns and verifies completion of all repairs, replacement, renovation projects to public and back of house areas.

Hires, trains, supervises, allocates staff, communicates departmental/individual job goals and criteria's of job performance, appraises, and if necessary disciplines department staff and all other staff under the direction of the General Manager, such as Painters, Carpenters, Plumbers, Upholsterers and Grounds Keepers, etc.


Informs 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 the same. Accesses and inputs information into a computer and generate reports.

Adheres to all Corporate required budgets, purchasing policies and controls, to include all outside contractor bids, and schedules.  Participates in budget management and capital project management.

Maintains and documents effective Energy Management and Preventive Maintenance programs.

Due to cyclical nature of the hospitality industry, associates may be required to work varying schedules to reflect the business needs of the hotel.

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

Maintains organized and efficient administrative and filling 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 inventory, maintenance and storage of all tools, products, materials and equipment necessary to execute the required activities of the department.


We are delighted to offer excellent wages and benefits, an inspiring work environment, ongoing learning & development through the Masterpiece Academy, and an opportunity to be the best.


Required Competencies:

Autonomy; excellent presentation; discretion; courtesy; leadership; rigour; diplomacy; organisational skills; adaptability; team spirit; initiative; responsiveness; versatility; discretion; efficiency.


Expected skills:

Expertise in computer software

In depth knowledge of electricity and plumbing

Knowledge of the hotel's various systems (TV, telephone, etc.)



Engineering, Facilities Management Degree.

Any licences or permits that may be required by law such as an electrical license.

Certifications such as refrigerations, HVAC, electrical, chillers, boilers, pool operator.

Professional experience:

10 years of experience in an engineering management position

Prior luxury hotel experience strongly preferred


Must be in possession of a valid work permit for the USA




If you wish to invest in Oetker Collection, we encourage you to take this opportunity and we would be very happy to have you as member of our team.