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Assistant Director of Engineering

posted July 23, 2017

Omni Nashville Hotel
Nashville, TN
Begin a Rewarding Career with the Omni Nashville Hotel
592152 l

About This Job

What you will be doing

Provide technical and administrative assistance to the Director of Engineering and to assist the Director of Engineering in the operational aspect of the Engineering Department.  

  • Assist the Director of Engineering Services in the full upkeep of the preventative maintenance, including the keeping of logs on work done, scheduling and the assignment of projects and other related tasks.
  • Assist the Director of Engineering Services in the procurement of supplies and the issuance of purchase orders.
  • Review work orders and assign work by priorities.
  • Maintain up-to-date inventories of heat, light & power and repair and maintenance supplies.
  • Respond to guest requests.
  • Work with the Engineering staff on a shift basis and coordinates their activities.
  • Assume the full responsibility for the Engineering Department in the absence of the Director of Engineering Services.
  • Have a thorough understanding of Omni's fire alarm procedures and emergency evacuation.
  • Have a thorough understanding of Omni's job scenarios.
  • Must be familiar with Omni's Systems and Services procedures.

The ideal candidate for this position

  • Minimum two years hotel engineering or other sufficient building maintenance leadership experience required. Hotel engineering leadership strongly preferred.
  • Previous experience with large commercial equipment (laundry and kitchen)
  • Experience with electrical, HVAC and working knowledge of powered and handheld tools and equipment
  • Candidate must have proven leadership skills and must be able to direct, develop and motivate staff. 
  • Ability to teach employees importance of, and how to greet guests and courteously solve requests
  • Ensure that the inspection program is consistently maintained
  • Ensure all safety and security policies and procedures are followed
  • Stand or walk for extended periods of time or for an entire shift. 
  • Required to perform inspections and repairs anywhere in or out of hotel property. 
  • Frequent bending and/or kneeling required to inspect and repair equipment. 
  • Must be able to handle frequent lifting, pushing, pulling and carrying of objects weighing up to 50 lbs without assistance. 
  • 100% of mobility required in all areas of hotel property and ground. 
  • Must be able to climb a ladder, work in high places and confined areas. 
  • Lift driving required | Electric saws, hand tools, drills, grinders.
  • Candidate must have excellent time management skills, the ability to work with both internal and external customers and a keen eye for detail
  • Must be computer oriented and able to meet deadlines and adhere to company policies
  • Must be able to work a variety of shifts, including weekends and holiday

About This Employer

Omni Nashville Hotel

250 Fifth Avenue South

Nashville, TN 37203

Telephone (615) 782-5300

800 Room Hotel

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The key to Music City

The Omni Nashville Hotel is created specifically to be an authentic expression of the city's vibrant music culture. Across from the Music City Center, this downtown Nashville hotel is a one-of-a-kind experience, fully integrated with an expansion of the Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum on three levels. 

Located on Fifth Avenue between Demonbreun and Korean Veterans Boulevard, Omni Nashville Hotel’s design is a modern expression of the city’s distinct character, incorporating natural materials, exposed steel and regional limestone. The multi-story hotel and expanded museum share meeting and entertainment space and bring additional restaurants and retail venues to this dynamic destination in downtown Nashville.


Omni Hotels & Resorts is known for its exemplary company culture, authenticity to the markets in which we operate, innovation and exceptional service. Our commitment to career development has created tenure and loyalty that enables us to perpetuate our family atmosphere.

It’s our people, supported by our culture, who enable Omni to be among the best places to work in the business. By remaining true to the fundamentals of hospitality, we provide award-winning experiences for every one of our guests.

Our Associates will tell you: We are large enough to provide diverse career opportunities in a variety of venues, yet small enough to know you by name. Our belief in “The Power of One®” reinforces the continued evolution of the brand. Omni Hotels & Resorts’ unique ownership structure and dynamic leadership team provides stability that sets us apart from other brands.