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Sage Hospitality Group Area Director of Engineering in San Francisco, California

Why us?

Sage Hospitality Group is seeking an Area Director of Engineering to oversee the Engineering departments of Hotel Zeppelin, Hotel Zelos and Hotel Zetta in beautiful San Francisco, CA!


Hotel Zeppelin , retreat to a bold, bohemian salute to the rebels, revolutionaries, and rock ‘n rollers who shaped the San Francisco we know and love.

Hotel Zelos , a sleek, stylish hub in the heart of San Francisco’s vibrant shopping, dining, and entertainment district, Hotel Zelos is a fashion-forward oasis where business and pleasure meet, and where inspiration and passion await.

Hotel Zetta , for the bold and the brave, this creative haven is steeped in a playful, adventurous spirit. One-of-a-kind touches, distinctive design, and dynamic art fill every stay with surprise and delight.

As part of Sage Hospitality Group, we passionately strive to be the best and create excellence in everything we do. We believe in enriching lives one experience at a time. More than a slogan, we empower our employees to make positive impacts on the communities in which we live and work. By providing genuine service we build relationships with our guests and value for our shareholders, and we create unforgettable experiences.

We are looking for independent thinkers. Those who harness their entrepreneurial spirit so that it breaks preconceived notions. We’re not afraid to forge our own path. After all, it’s what industry leaders do. That’s why we welcome risk takers and creative spirits alike. No matter your daily role, Sage recognizes that your success is about more than the work you do - it’s really about who you are, which is why we invest in your personal and professional growth. We hope you consider joining us!

Job Overview

Our Area Director of Engineering is responsible for developing, implementing and managing emergency programs for the operation and maintenance of all equipment and physical structures and landscaping in compliance with corporate/franchise standards, local, state and national codes and regulations to protect the asset, guests and employees, to ensure optimum operations, minimize expenses and maximize customer satisfaction. This position is additionally responsible for the short and long-term planning and day-to-day operations of the engineering division and recommends the department's budget and capital expenditures and manages expenses within approved budget constraints. Participates in total hotel management as a member of the Area Leadership Team.


  • Supervise the human resources in the division to attract, retain and motivate the staff; hire, train, develop, empower, coach and counsel, conduct performance and salary reviews, resolve problems, provide open communication vehicles, discipline and terminate, as appropriate.

  • Develop, recommend, implement and manage the department's budget capital expenditure plan,forecasts and objectives consistent with maintaining a first-class property and management'sexpectations.

  • Develop, implement and manage a maintenance program and negotiate maintenance contracts for the hotel, the grounds and all of the equipment in compliance with corporate/franchise standards and local, state and national codes and regulations to ensure the safety, convenience and satisfaction of all guests, managers and employees to protect the asset and maintain the property in first class condition.

  • Develop, implement and direct all Emergency Programs; ensure all equipment is maintained,conduct inspections and drills, ensure compliance with all codes and regulations, train all employees and maintain accurate records to ensure a safe environment which protects the asset, guests and employees.

  • Develop, implement and manage energy conservation programs for the property to minimize expenses.

  • Coordinate renovation bidding, define the cost and scope of the project and oversee the general contractor and subcontractors to ensure quality work is performed for minimal cost.

  • All other duties as assigned, requested or deemed necessary by management.


  • More than two years of post-high school education

  • Experience required by position is from four to five years of employment in a related position with this company or other organization(s).

  • Requires advanced knowledge of building management/engineering. May require advanced working knowledge of other major areas in the hotel and the skill to integrate and communicate that information.

  • Requires advanced knowledge of building management/engineering and housekeeping operations.

  • May require considerable working knowledge of other major areas in the hotel and the skill to

  • integrate and communicate that information.

  • Must have advanced working knowledge in the following areas: general plumbing, refrigeration, air conditioning, electrical systems, boilers, bathroom fixtures and tiling, painting – prep to finish, basic carpentry, groundskeeping.

  • Requires analyzing activities and/or information involving some original data manipulation orinterpretation to arrive at logical conclusions.

  • Requires management skills.

  • Ability to provide information and associated services to hotel management and guests.

  • Excellent comprehension and literacy required for procedures, reports, budgets, instructions.

Employer will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner with the local ordinance.



  • Medical

  • Dental

  • Vision

  • Flexible Spending Accounts

  • Company paid Life Insurance, AD&D and Long Term Disability Plans

  • Matching 401k

  • Unlimited Vacation (Independence) Plan

  • Hotel & Restaurant Discounts

  • And More!

ID: 2024-22784

Position Type: Regular Full-Time

Property : Hotel Zelos

Outlet: Hotel

Category: Building & Facility Maintenance

Min: USD $120,000.00/Yr.

Max: USD $135,000.00/Yr.

Address : 12 4th St

City : San Francisco

State : California

EOE Protected Veterans/Disability