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Chief Engineer

posted December 19, 2018

The Marker
San Francisco, CA
The Marker has begun a search for a Chief Engineer! Do you strive to Deliver Greatness Everyday? We are looking for a leader with great attention to detail and passion for building maintenance.
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About This Job

Job Overview

This position leads the engineering department and is responsible for all of the maintenance, repair, and operation of equipment and systems of the property. Also responsible for the landscaping, life safety and security of the occupants, environmental initiatives, and maintaining the operation's vehicles and controlling the property's parking areas.

Essential Functions

  • Maintain the hotel facility and related equipment in a safe and efficient manner
  • Manage adequate inventory of parts, supplies, tools and material for the department
  • Must be able to respond to emergency situations, such as fire alarms, and other life-safety situations
  • Maintain a working knowledge of all federal, state, local laws, codes, and regulations
  • Conducts walk-through and visually assesses the safe and efficient maintenance and operation of the physical structures of the property, all mechanical, electrical, HVAC systems and any other related equipment
  • Verifies completion of all routine maintenance on public spaces, meeting rooms, outlets, back of the house spaces and grounds. Verifies completion of all repairs, replacement, and renovation projects to offices and employee work areas
  • Assure proper certification of all employee mechanics and technicians, as required
  • Negotiate, prepare, and administer agreements and contracts with consultants and contractors
  • Produce annual operating budget for payroll, expenses, utilities, and capital improvements
  • Direct ADA compliance efforts of the property


  • Minimum three years of leadership experience in the facilities management of related properties or other comparable business
  • Proven track record in managing an efficient work force focusing on preventative maintenance of the asset's public areas, and physical property
  • Experience in organizing, implementing, and maintaining a preventative maintenance tracking system and work order system Experience in coordinating and managing hospitality capital improvement projects (i.e. public areas and guestrooms renovations, FF&E repair and reupholstering, FF&E procurement, site and building maintenance and upgrades)
  • A firm understanding of Federal, State and local codes as they apply to these fields
  • Must have extensive working knowledge of building systems to include but not limited to; HVAC, electrical, plumbing, refrigeration, roofs, building finishes, mechanical operations, energy management and Preventative Maintenance Programs
  • Strong mathematical skills to complete reports, financial statements and forecasting
  • Must have a valid Driver’s License

Property Introduction

The Marker Hotel San Francisco serves up substance with its style. Alluding to both the neighborhood and the iconic city – its location is a central hub to all possibilities. The starting point of discovery and departure. The Marker Hotel resonates with San Francisco authenticity. Evoking refinement, vibrancy and a strong sense of place, The Marker Hotel will become known as a top destination for all seeking unique, but sophisticated experiences in business and pleasure.

Company Introduction

Our team members are the true soul of our company.  We think differently.  About travel, but also about the ways in which we deliver on our promise to engage, delight, awaken and challenge our team members as well as our guests.  We are deeply committed to the foundation of core values that molds our interactions with everyone we encounter – our guests, our clients, our team and our communities.  We create engaging, impactful environments that connect people and place, awaken the spirit, and allow team members with talent, integrity and heart to thrive.  We believe our team members are the true soul of our company.  We invite you to join us on this journey.

Area of Interest

Engineering & Maintenance

Job Type

Full Time

Type of Position

Mid and Senior Level Management


About This Employer

The Marker

501 Geary Street
San Francisco, CA 94102

Telephone (415) 292-0100
Reservations (844) 736-2753

A Luxury Boutique Hotel in San Francisco's Union Square

The Marker offers eclectic style in the heart of downtown San Francisco surrounded by the city’s top theaters, neighborhood restaurants, and shops. Luxurious boutique accommodations along with unsurpassed services, amenities, and dining await guests at this 4 star Union Square hotel. Pamper yourself in vibrant style.

Top Reasons to Stay


The Marker’s signature warmth welcomes hotel guests to feel right at home, while distinct boutique amenities and unique programs steeped in local authenticity connect guests to the best of downtown San Francisco.


Boutique luxury redefined, The Marker’s recently renovated hotel suites offer ample space for the ultimate urban 4 star retreat in Union Square.


Built in 1910 in the Beaux Arts style, The Marker San Francisco’s beginnings as a luxury hotel in Union Square were anything but humble. This iconic structure has stood at the corner of Geary and Taylor streets in the heart of downtown San Francisco’s Theater District for over a century.


A Modern Trattoria with a Rustic Soul, Tratto Restaurant & Bar is one of the hottest new neighborhood restaurants in San Francisco, located in the lobby of The Marker. The kitchen serves up a flavorful dining menu of rustic Italian cuisine in Union Square with simple, delicious, and shareable dishes. The bar program boasts delicious signature cocktails, a house-made limoncello program, and an enticing selection of West Coast and Italian beers and wines, resulting in a neighborhood bar experience inspired by the Italian tradition of “aperitivo,” or happy hour.


The Marker is ideally centered two blocks from San Francisco’s Union Square. Near the city’s best shopping, theaters, restaurants, and museums, plus the ever-expanding Moscone Convention Center and SOMA district, The Marker is your starting point for exploring the best of the San Francisco Bay Area.