Chief Engineer

  • The Algonquin Hotel Times Square
  • New York, NY
  • Full-time
  • time-alarm-solid 2024-02-01T00:00:00Z

Job Description

The Chief Engineer position at The Algonquin Hotel Times Square with Highgate Hotels is a key role responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations of the engineering division and security. As a premier real estate investment and hospitality management company, Highgate Hotels offers a dynamic work environment with opportunities for professional growth.


  • Assist in developing and implementing plans to maintain property, equipment, and other assets in a safe and acceptable state of repair.
  • Ensure compliance with all local, state, and federal laws.
  • Supervise and train all Engineering staff on Customer Service, SOPs, and Loss Prevention.
  • Create and adhere to the annual budget for the department.
  • Develop financial forecasts and participate in profit/loss review meetings.
  • Implement preventative maintenance programs for all hotel equipment.
  • Participate in energy conservation programs and ensure compliance with all safety standards.
  • Handle room maintenance requests promptly and efficiently.


  • Minimum 3 years of progressive facilities management experience or related field.
  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Stationary Engineer's license may be required by local code.
  • Strong HVAC, electrical, plumbing, and general maintenance skills.
  • Ability to multitask, prioritize departmental functions, and meet deadlines.
  • Effective communication skills and a warm, friendly demeanor.


  • Competitive annual salary in the range of $105-110K.
  • Potential for professional growth and career development opportunities.
  • Dynamic work environment with a focus on safety and efficiency.