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Director of EngineeringSan Francisco ProperSan Francisco, CA
A property of: Proper Hotels & ResidencesPosted 3 weeks ago

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Job Description

Proper Hospitality is an international hospitality company that designs, brands and operates bespoke properties and experiences. Each Proper Hotel is a unique reflection of the vibrant community around it, but share the same excellence in service, convenience of location, and world-class amenities provided by its local networks of co-conspirators - innovators in food, beverage, technology, art, music, fashion and wellness.

Proper Hospitality is made up of a diverse group of passionate individuals who share a common love for hotels and the art of hospitality. Our philosophy is simple: There is a right way to do things and anything less just isn't proper. We are seeking out the "best of the best" from inside and outside of the industry to work alongside us as we grow a new kind of lifestyle Hospitality Company inspired by a centuries-old tradition. The work is challenging and fast-paced, but rewarding above all.
What follows is a general overview of some of the qualifications for, and duties associated with, this position, and certain expectations regarding job performance. This is not a comprehensive job description, and it does not identify all essential job functions or duties associated with this position. It is being provided as additional information to help you better understand the position.

Director of Engineering
Must love hospitality! The Director of Engineering supervises the operation, maintenance, and repair of hotel equipment, tools, and facilities. Oversees the maintenance staff and may work in both an office setting and, on the property, addressing HVAC and other types of issues. In addition to maintenance duties, may also work with contractors to coordinate renovations, remodeling projects and new construction.

Responsibilities
• Ensure the smooth daily operation and guest appeal of the hotel
• Direct the maintenance staff on small repairs, such as patching drywall, fixing faulty wiring, or unclogging drains
• Ensures all fire and safety inspections are completed and any discrepancies corrected; ensures property is in compliance with all safety and sanitation policies, procedures, and regulations.
• Possesses and maintains thorough knowledge of ventilation/air conditioning, heating, refrigeration, electrical, plumbing, carpentry, painting, and other generally accepted maintenance skills.
• More complex problems may require the chief engineer to consult blueprints or product manuals in order to fix boilers or air-conditioning motors
• Assigns staff to repair sprinklers or instruct grounds crew to maintain outside landscaping.
• Manage maintenance workers and participate in hiring, training evaluating and mentoring staff
• Budget material and labor expenses and submit these assessments to the hotel manager


Qualifications
• Two to four years related experience or equivalent
• Knowledge of city and state building codes, OSHA requirements, and ADA laws.
• Extensive experience with installing and troubleshooting electrical switches, operating boilers, and repairing appliances
• Knowledge of ventilation/air conditioning, heating, refrigeration, electrical, plumbing, carpentry, painting, and other generally accepted maintenance skills.
• Proven ability to handle multiple projects and meet deadlines
• Strong interpersonal skills.
• Ability to deal effectively with a diversity of individuals at all organizational levels.
• Good judgement with the ability to make timely and sound decisions
• Must have prior supervisory experience.
• Ability to understand any and all safety requirements and cautions
• Versatility, flexibility, and a willingness to work within constantly changing priorities with enthusiasm

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

Proper Hospitality provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetics, or any other federal/state protected category.

Job Requirements

Salary Competitive

Schedule Full Time

Location 1100 Market St, San Francisco, CA 94102, USA

Required skills

Microsoft Office • Able to lift 30+ pounds

Job Details

Senior level
Full-time

About this location

class:
Midscale
room Count:
51-100
location Type:
Urban

Values

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Passion
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Alex SamekPrincipalAlex is Principal and Co-Founder of Proper Hospitality and is also a Partner at The Kor Group. As Principal at The Kor Group, Alex Samek is responsible for creating and executing strategies for commercial investment, acquisition and development. This includes optimizing the value of The Kor Group’s current property portfolio, and identifying and securing future acquisitions and business development opportunities. Since joining The Kor Group in 2004, Alex has overseen more than $600 million in acquisitions and development for the company, including hospitality, multi-family and residential projects in the US and the Caribbean. Prior to joining The Kor Group, Alex invested more than $100 million in equity to acquire and integrate six companies while at North Castle Partners, a private equity firm with more than $500 million under management. While in the Technology Corporate Finance Group at NationsBank/Bank of America, Alex raised more than $600 million of capital to finance highly leveraged transactions for financial sponsors and provided more than $1 billion of debt financing for technology companies. Alex earned a BSBA from Washington University and an MBA from Columbia Business School. Alex is based in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Brian De LowePresidentBrian De Lowe is President and Co-Founder of Proper Hospitality and is also a Partner at The Kor Group. As President at Proper Hospitality, Brian De Lowe is responsible for overall corporate strategy and the conceptualization and development of the Proper brand. He also leads the sourcing and execution of new business / strategic partnerships and provides leadership regarding all operational aspects of the Company. At Kor, Brian leads corporate strategy and the sourcing and execution of all real estate acquisitions / financing / dispositions / partnerships, having successfully closed over $1 billion of transactions since joining in 2004. Prior to founding Proper Hospitality, Brian was the Vice President of Business Development for Viceroy Hotel Group, where he oversaw all aspects of the company's acquisition and business development activities in the Americas. He also served as Development Director at Kor, leading the acquisition, development and redevelopment of urban multifamily, adaptive reuse, and hotel projects in the U.S. and Latin America. He is a graduate of the University of Southern California's Marshall School of Business, where he graduated magna cum laude.
Brad KorzenChief Executive OfficerBrad Korzen is the Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder of Proper Hospitality. Brad is also the founder and Chief Executive Officer of The Kor Group. Brad Korzen has developed a dynamic portfolio of resorts, hotels, multifamily properties and commercial investments while guiding the diverse corporation behind its growth and operations. For over two decades, Brad has mined his unique understanding of contemporary financial and cultural climates to develop, market and manage real estate assets that are at once traditionally profitable and creatively progressive. Under his direction, Kor has grown from a real estate acquisition and property management firm to a multi-faceted corporation with fully integrated acquisitions, development, construction, sales, marketing and management capabilities. Recognized in the trade and popular media as a leading force on the contemporary boutique hotel scene, Brad is perhaps best known for his burgeoning collection of high-end lifestyle hotels in some of the globe’s hottest hospitality destinations, including the award-winning properties that make up Viceroy Hotel Group, a luxury hotel brand that Brad created. In addition to his success in the hospitality market, Brad has acquired, developed, and operated a collection of multifamily properties throughout the United States. A Chicago native and graduate of the University of Illinois, Brad holds a Juris Doctorate from University of Miami School of Law.
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