Chief Engineer - The Kimpton Goodland HotelKimpton GoodlandFt. Lauderdale, FL
A property of: Hotel Equities
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Job Description

Hotel Equities, one of the top hotel owner, developer, and management companies in the industry, is seeking a remarkable Chief Engineer for our newest luxury boutique hotel, The Kimpton Goodland in Fort Lauderdale, FL. Opening in Q2 2021, this South Florida gem will be an incredible addition to our rapidly growing life-style portfolio. We offer an award-winning culture and a unique environment that empowers our team to exceed guests' expectations and make a distinct difference in people's lives.

Overall Responsibilities:

The Chief Engineer is responsible for maintaining the overall operation of the maintenance department and the appearance and working order of the hotel. Furthermore, the Chief Engineer will be responsible for the administration of the company's maintenance and life safety programs to include purchasing, preventative maintenance, equipment repairs, hotel security and life safety and supervision of the maintenance department.

**Please note that this job description is not an exclusive or exhaustive list of all functions that a Chief Engineer will be responsible for.

Job Requirements:
- Candidates for Chief Engineer must have a minimum of 1 years hotel maintenance experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.
- Prior knowledge of and experience in mechanical, electrical, plumbing, HVAC and related areas required.
- Ability to work flexible hours.
- Ability to lead others.
- Ability to manage others virtually.
- Ability to read, write and speak English with excellent grammar and communication skills (written and verbal).
All candidates will be required to complete a pre-employment drug screening and background check.EOE/DFW

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Job Details

Senior level

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Kimpton Goodland
Here at Kimpton Goodland, we have a Golden State-of-mind attitude and
158 newly refurbished beach-chic guestrooms and suites for a
postcard-perfect Santa Barbara stay. We’re A Different Washow more
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Address5650 Calle Real, Goleta, CA, 93117 View map
Property typeHotel 
room Count101-250 
location TypeUrban 

People (2)

Brad RahinskyPresident & CEOBrad Rahinsky serves as President and Chief Executive Officer of Hotel Equities, an Atlanta-based, full-scale hotel ownership, management and development firm. He develops the long term vision for Hotel Equites and supports all aspects of the firm’s growing business. In late 2018, Mr. Rahinsky guided Hotel Equities through a historic joint venture and strategic partnership with Virtua Holdings International that will accelerate the firms growth through a comprehensive acquisition platform. Mr. Rahinsky joined Hotel Equities as Vice President of Operations in early 2012 and quickly moved into senior leadership where he has powered the firm’s explosive growth adding over 75 hotels to the firm in over 25 states and multiple provinces in Canada. To handle the rapid and unprecedented expansion, Mr. Rahinsky has internally developed and externally recruited some of the industry’s brightest leaders. Prior to joining Hotel Equities, Mr. Rahinsky co-owned a successful portfolio of Hilton and Hyatt branded hotels in the Southeast. He spent his early years learning the business through progressive executive level positions with Sheraton, Hyatt, Wyndham and various independent resorts. Mr. Rahinsky serves as a member of the TownePlace Suites by Marriott Franchise Advisory Committee and Hilton’s Hampton Inn and Suites Owners Advisory Council. He earned a B.S. degree in Communication Arts with a minor in marketing from the University of West Florida. He and his beautiful wife, Tricia, have five children and reside in Fulton County, north of Atlanta, GA.
Frederick "Coach" CerroneFounder & ChairmanFred Cerrone serves as Founder and Chairman of Hotel Equities with a portfolio of properties nationwide. His four-decade career started as a desk clerk at Boston’s largest hotel and included work as an award-winning GM, an astute management company executive and a successful hotel owner. After many years in key positions with top hotels, he launched Hotel Equities in 1989 and Marriott tapped him as one of their first franchise partners. In 2012, he co-founded Hotel Development Partners (HDP), an Atlanta-based joint venture between Hotel Equities, IRE Capital and McCarthy Investments to acquire and develop premier-branded hotels. He serves as COO of HDP which has ten properties under management in Atlanta and Charleston and three properties under development in Miami Beach and Atlanta. Marriott International named Hotel Equities the recipient of its prestigious “Spirit to Serve Award for Community Service” in 2017 and 2012. The award recognized the company’s values as expressed through employee volunteerism plus in-kind and cash donations. Hotel Equities is also a two-time winner of the Marriott Partnership Circle Award. Chairman of Marriott’s Fairfield Inn Franchise Advisory Board, Fred holds an MBA from Georgia State University and an undergraduate degree in Hotel and restaurant Management from Miami Dade College.

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Diversity & InclusionAt Hotel Equities, we know our results are widely achieved due to our deliberate efforts toward diversity & inclusion. Simply put, associates perform at their best when they are unconditionally accepted and encouraged to grow. Hotel Equities embraces all the differences of associates. We celebrate the qualities that make us each unique. Come grow with us!
Why We Are DifferentAt Hotel Equities, we have redefined business culture and captured it in our core values. From our Atlanta-based headquarters throughout all of our hotels, these values aren’t posted on a wall and ignored. They define who we are and how we conduct ourselves with investors, guests and one another.
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