21c Museum Hotels
  • 03-May-2021 to 02-Jun-2021 (MST)
  • Engineering
  • Nashville, TN, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Benefits include health/vision/dental/life insurance, real-time access to earned wages, paid time off, 401(k), teammate referral bonuses and family meal.

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Reports To: General Manager

Supervises: Engineer staff

General Purpose: As a member of the hotel Executive Committee, the Chief Engineer develops, implements, and manages programs for the operation and maintenance of all equipment, physical structures, and landscaping in compliance with brand standards, local, state and national codes and regulations to protect the asset, guests and employees, to ensure optimum operations, and minimize expenses and maximize customer satisfaction. The Chief Engineer is responsible for the short and long term planning and day-to-day operations of the engineering department, recommends the department's budget and capital expenditures, and manages expenses within approved budget constraints.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Supervises Engineers in the department.
  • Attracts, retains and motivates staff.
  • Hires, trains, develops, empowers, coaches and counsels, conducts performance and salary reviews, resolves problems, provides open communication vehicles, disciplines and terminates, as appropriate.
  • Develops, recommends, implements and manages the department's budget, capital expenditure plan, forecasts and objectives consistent with maintaining a first class property and management's expectations.
  • Develops, implements, and manages a maintenance program and negotiate maintenance contracts for the hotel, the grounds and all of the equipment in compliance with brand 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.
  • Develops, implements, and directs all Emergency Programs; ensures all equipment is maintained, conducts inspections and drills, ensures compliance with all codes and regulations, trains all employees and maintain accurate records to ensure a safe environment which protects the asset, guests and employees.
  • Develops, implements, and manages energy conservation programs for the property to minimize expenses.
  • Ensures all guest request/complaints related to the building and its systems are resolved.
  • Monitors equipment function daily, checking and maintaining optimal temperature and settings of major operating systems.
  • Ensures that all safety concerns are addressed every day. Checks that stairwells are clear, that there are direct path to fire extinguishers, and all breakers panels are free from obstructions. Schedules all preventative maintenance with all contractors.
  • Participates in the management of the property as a member of the Executive Committee.


  • Advanced knowledge of building management/engineering required along with considerable working knowledge of other major areas in the hotel.
  • Able to create an action plan based on a "big picture" of information from all areas of hotel operation and clearly communicate with employees in all areas at all levels.
  • Demonstrated management skills.
  • Able to provide information and associated services to hotel management and guests.
  • Must pass a background check.

Education/Formal Training:

  • High school diploma, or equivalent education


  • At least two years working in maintenance/engineering.

Physical requirements:

  • Able to stand and walk for long periods of time
  • Able to lift at least 25 lbs.

21c Museum Hotels is committed to the Health and Safety of our teammates and guests. We have collaborated with top physicians in the fight against COVID-19 to revise our already stringent cleaning protocols to providing the safest workplace as possible. These new protocols include:

  • Social Distancing: We have added signage throughout our properties to encourage distancing among our teammates and guests. We have also spaced our various fixtures within our properties, such as tables in our restaurants to encourage safe distancing.
  • Required Use of Masks: Teammates and guests alike are required to wear masks at all times while in public spaces within our properties. Masks must cover the nose and mouth.
  • Health Screenings: All teammates and guests are required to go through a brief health screening process before entering our properties, this includes touchless temperature checks and a health questionnaire about possible exposure as well as symptoms related to COVID-19.
  • Cleaning & Sanitizing: We have increased the frequency of cleaning and sanitizing of our public spaces, particularly of those high-touch areas, such as door handles, handrails and elevator buttons.
  • Frequent Hand Washing: All teammates are required to wash their hands frequently for at least 20 seconds while working. We have also increased the number of hand sanitizer stations throughout our property to prevent the spread of germs or other contaminants.

21c Museum Hotels is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristic. The EEO is the Law poster is available here: http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/poster.cfm

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