The Chief Engineering is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the engineering division. In the absence of the Director, the assistant will assume the administrative, financial and operating aspects of the hotel as they relate to engineering. Fundamental Requirements * 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 compliancewith 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. * Participate in Highgate Hotel Safety Committee.