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Director of Engineering

Posted April 15, 2021

1 Hotel Nashville
Nashville, TN
Join our 1 Hotel Nashville opening team!

About This Job

Grow with us...

Life at SH is based on a simple idea: the world is beautiful and we want to keep it that way, which means holding ourselves accountable for maintaining the safety and security of our buildings, grounds and physical plants, while being mindful of energy conservation and ongoing preventative maintenance. And it all starts with our Engineers.  Our Engineering teams are ultimately the ones who keep our guests safe and our properties secure -  They are the unsung superheros of our hotels

The opportunity...

SH Hotels & Resorts is searching for an experienced, forward-looking Director of Engineering to join our 1 Hotel Nashville opening team (opening November 2021). Our DOEwill lead the overall maintenance team and our facilities, develop strategies to maximize our financial performance, and meticulously maintain the standards of all regulatory requirements while maintaining capital expenditures and performance against budget.   We’re seeking a proven communicator, an effective motivator, and a natural collaborator, who’ll lead by example, and influence the teams to remain open, imaginative and solution focused. Sound like you? We'd love to hear from you.

What you will be doing...

  • Ongoing repair and maintenance of the entire hotel and F&B facilities including the physical building structure, all mechanical, electrical, HVAC systems, and related equipment in accordance with energy conservation and preventative maintenance programs.
  • Maintains effective Energy Management. Continuously looks for energy efficient solutions and Innovative projects
  • Regularly lead, mentor and coordinate activities of the engineering staff engaged in maintaining and repairing the physical structure of the building promptly and efficiently to the required standard.
  • Conduct regular departmental meetings, performance evaluations and ensure ongoing development of Engineering team to ensure effective communication and standards are adhered to in the department
  • Oversee departmental budget under the direction of the Hotel General Manager, including forecasting, budgeting, capital planning and proposals to ensure ongoing maintenance of the hotel
  • Ensure all local, state and federal law compliance and building codes are adhered to
  • Lead the hotels Fire Safety & Emergency Evacuation Teams.

About You…

  • Min. 5 years experience as a Director of Engineering
  • Bachelors Degree or related technical school degree preferred.
  • Prior hospitality experience strongly preferred
  • Knowledge of OSHA requirements as they relate to the hotel and chemical storage as per OSHA
  • Possess a LEED-GA certification or obtain within the 1st year of employment.
  • Excels at communication, both verbal and written.
  • Is flexible and willing to meet the demands of a 24-hour operation.

About this Employer

1 Hotel Nashville

710 Demonbreun St
Nashville, TN 37203

215 Room Hotel

Managed By

1 Hotel Nashville

Nestled in the heart of downtown Nashville, situated next to the Music City Center and the Country Music Hall of Fame, the highly anticipated 1 Hotel Nashville will be the first mission-driven sustainable luxury hotel in the city. Capturing the beauty of nature, 1 Hotel Nashville will feature 215 eco-conscious guestrooms and suites, a wellness spa, yoga studio and fitness center, 32,000 sq. ft of event space, rooftop bar, lounge and restaurant offering clean and sustainably sourced farm-to-table cuisine.

As part of the 1 Hotel Nashville team, you’re welcoming friends, old and new, while connecting them to the community around you. It’s natural and uncomplicated. It’s an opportunity to deliver informed service with a conscience in a way that’s distinctively you. 

  • Opening in November 2021
  • Located in the SoBro Area of Nashville, across from Music City Center and 2 blocks from the Bridgestone Arena
  • 215 Guestrooms & Suites with two Presidential Suites

Food & Beverage

  • 32,204 sq ft of event space
  • 1 Kitchen
  • Lobby Bar & Lounge
  • Roof Top Bar & Lounge
  • Neighbors
  • In-Room Dining


  • Bamford Spa
  • Anatomy Fitness Center & Yoga Studio

We are growing

The upcoming locations for 1 Hotels mark an exciting chapter for the brand, positioning 1 as an international leader in environmentally-responsible hospitality and innovation. This expansion is the beginning of a global growth plan to bring the brand and its mission to new audiences

Sprouting Soon:

  • 1 Hotel Nashville
  • 1 Hotel Cabo
  • 1 Hotel Hanalei Bay
  • 1 Hotel London Mayfair
  • 1 Hotel Melbourne
  • 1 Hotel Mission Bay
  • 1 Hotel Paris
  • 1 Hotel San Francisco
  • 1 Hotel Toronto

SH Hotels & Resorts is committed to providing diversity in our workplace that is representative at all levels, for the communities we serve.  We celebrate equal employment opportunities embracing an environment of mutual respect without regard to race, color, religion, sec, national origin, citizenship, age, secual orientation, gender identity/expression, or any other characteristic protected by law.  It's a responsibility we all share - its 1 world.