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Engineering Manager/Asst Chief

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Posted: 10/19/2020
Job Reference #: 9447_1529868

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Highgate Hotels

Highgate is a premier real estate investment and hospitality management company widely recognized as an innovator in the industry. Highgate is the dominant player in U.S. gateway markets including New York, Boston, Miami, San Francisco and Honolulu. Highgate also has a key presence in Barcelona. Highgate's portfolio of global properties represents an aggregate asset value exceeding $10B and generates over $2B in cumulative revenues. The company provides expert guidance through all stages of the hospitality property cycle, from planning and development through recapitalization or disposition. Highgate also has the creativity and bandwidth to develop bespoke hotel brands and utilizes industry leading proprietary revenue management tools that identify and predict evolving market dynamics to drive out performance and maximize asset value. With an executive team consisting of some of the industry's most experienced hotel management leaders, the company is a trusted partner for top ownership groups and major hotel brands. Highgate maintains corporate offices in London, New York, Dallas, and Seattle.


The Gates Hotel South Beach is a boutique, lifestyle hotel offering guests an authentic and unconventional experience. Located at 2360 Collins Avenue at 23rd Street, this contemporary, full-service hotel features newly built guestrooms and is set directly across the street from the Atlantic Ocean and convenient to all that South Beach has to offer. All 235 guest rooms are newly renovated with modern amenities.

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The Engineering Manager is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the engineering department. In the absence of the Director, the Engineering Manager will assume the administrative, financial and operating aspects of the hotel as they relate to engineering.


    - Assist in developing and implementing plans to maintain property, equipment, grounds and other assets in a safe and acceptable state of repair.
    - Ensure the hotel is in compliance with all local, state and federal laws.
    - Supervise and train all Engineering staff in Customer Service, Empowerment, Standard Operating Procedures and Loss Prevention.
    - Create and post all Engineering staffs schedules.
    - Create and adhere to annual budget for department.
    - Assist in developing financial forecasts and actively participate in monthly profit/loss review meetings.
    - Create and implement preventative maintenance program for all hotel equipment.
    - Ensure all emergency and life safety equipment and systems are inspected, tested and certified per Highgate Hotel standards.
    - Actively participate in energy conservation programs.
    - Review all guest and meeting planner comment cards to ensure problems are identified and corrected in a timely manner.
    - Ensure compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
    - Assist with the administration of all vendor contracts controlled by the engineering department.
    - Ensure that room maintenance requests are handled in a prompt and courteous manner.
    - Follow up on all alarms immediately to determine the exact location and cause. Determine emergency status and report findings to Front Desk. Take immediate action as necessary.
    - Assist as necessary with special projects and renovations.
    - Support and participate in all Highgate Hotel programs.
    - Lead and/or participate in Highgate Hotel Safety Committee.

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