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Hotel Chief Engineer

Posted March 26, 2021

Charleston, SC

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Chief Engineer - Emeline

We are led by the spirit of Emeline, an intrepid adventurer who after years of worldly travels decided to embrace the historic port city of Charleston as her forever home. Full of grace, grit and determination. Everything is seen through her eyes.

Makeready is passionate about creating and curating memorable and unique experiences for our guests.

We are searching for curious self-starters with a genuine interest in people. These hard-working individuals have always had a natural bent toward hospitality, no matter where they worked, because they have always seen themselves as part of something bigger.

A natural leader and a jack of all trades, this person has the ability to see the big picture and to direct a team to anticipate and proactively prevent routine maintenance. This person cares about the comfort of all on property, from temperature to ambiance.

5 Main Roles And Responsibilities:

  • Direct, coordinate and perform routing preventative and emergency interior/exterior maintenance and repairs
  • Maximize team potential with a balanced focus on operations, guests, team members and owner’s satisfaction
  • Prioritize, plan, schedule, assign and supervise the engineering department
  • Respond to all guest needs promptly and ensure guests receive professional, efficient, prompt and courteous service
  • Act as a liaison between hotel and vendors to review latest in hotel technology, control and report on energy conservation programs, as applicable

About this Employer


181 Church Street
Charleston, SC 29401

(843) 414-1669

212 Room Hotel

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Emeline is an Independent Lifestyle Hotel located on the Historic City Market of Charleston. Emeline is a clever, and thoughtfully designed retreat crafted with the curious traveler in mind charting their own course.  Our experienced team embodies the persona of a consummate host, always focused on the vibrant days of hospitality.  Emeline’s gracious accommodations provide a warm welcome after a busy day exploring all the notable points of interest that lie just outside our doors.