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Chief Engineer

Posted January 7, 2022

Hampton Inn & Suites Nashville-Downtown
Nashville, TN
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About This Job

We are located in the heart of Music City. Our 207 guest rooms are some of the most spacious rooms in all of Downtown. We're one block from the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, Music City Center, and Bridgestone Arena. It's a 10-minute walk to Ryman Auditorium, the Johnny Cash Museum, and Broadway. Titans pro football is a mile away, and Vanderbilt University is two miles west.

The next step in your career is here as the new Chief Engineer of the Hampton Inn & Suites Nashville Downtown! The ultimate mission of the Chief Engineer is to lead the Engineering team to drive out guests' satisfaction by exceeding their expectations. The position is responsible for maintaining the building, grounds and mechanical equipment with attention towards safety, security and asset protection.

As the Leader of the hotel’s Engineering department, you have the overall responsibility for building and plant maintenance and protection, grounds landscaping and maintenance, guest and associate satisfaction. The position ensures engineering operations meets the brand’s standards, targets customer needs, ensures associate satisfaction and maximizes the financial performance of the department.

We offer free Onsight parking and great choices in our benefits package.   

Essential Job Functions:

  • Supervises maintenance persons: active in hiring, firing, scheduling, performance evaluations, training and development.
  • Establishes and maintains cost control systems for staffing, maintenance supplies, and maintenance equipment.
  • Enforce policies and procedures.
  • Ensures that the proper key controls are in effect.
  • Ensures quality services are rendered in meeting guest needs and that guest relations are enhanced.
  • Schedules staff according to labor standards and forecasted occupancy.
  • Covers shift when direct reports calls out.
  • Maintains room quality based on hotel objectives.
  • Monitors and maintains level of operating efficiency of all mechanical systems. Outlines and implements a routine preventative maintenance program..
  • Manages hotel preparedness for emergencies.
  • Enforces standard procedures for the key control.
  • Maintains productivity and labor cost goals.
  • Conducts inventories of tools & equipment.
  • Orders and receives supplies to maintain adequate inventory levels.
  • Ensures staff interacts with guests in a warm and friendly manner.
  • Knows and complies with all company policies and procedures pertaining to this position and its duties.
  • Rewards employees who use their empowerment to meet or exceed guest expectations.
  • Responds to guest’s maintenance requests and questions and resolves their need quickly and efficiently.
  • Responsible for training, motivating and supporting subordinate staff to insure quality service.
  • Counsels, coaches, disciplines and documents performance of staff.
  • Organizes and participates in meetings and maintains records and data pertaining to Property.
  • Coordinates with outside contractors.
  • Maintains quality of appearance of interior and exterior of hotel.
  • Is responsible for safe operation of all equipment, chemicals, and lockout procedures.
  • Maintain high standards of personal appearance and grooming, which will include wearing proper uniform and nametag.
  • Perform any other duties assigned by management.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

compensation: Competitive Salary

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Hampton Inn & Suites Nashville-Downtown

310 4th Avenue South
Nashville, TN 37201

(615) 277-5000

207 Room Hotel

At A Glance

At the Hampton Inn & Suites Nashville Downtown, visiting Nashville has never been more convenient. Our hotel is near downtown Nashville, the famous entertainment district on Broadway, the Country Music Hall of Fame,  15 minutes from Nashville International Airport (BNA) and more. Guests are mere minutes from Vanderbilt and Belmont Universities. Experience the luxury of our prime location being just walking distance from Nashville's famous shops, museums, restaurants and legendary country music historical sites.

Offering newly updated spacious guest rooms featuring options like a wrap-around balcony suites, soaking tubs and double king beds. Take advantage of our free WiFi in all guestrooms and lobby, business center and fitness center during your stay. If you're traveling with the family, reserve a two-room suite with sofa bed for some extra space.

Host an event for up to 100 people in our 2,500 sq. ft. event space. Take advantage of the expertise offered by our professional staff or get the whole family together for a celebration.

Start the day with a delicious free, hot & cold breakfast buffet or grab an On-the Run bag if you're in a rush. Need suggestions for dinner? Whether it's a plate of fried chicken and biscuits from Loveless Café or a juicy steak at The Palm that you're craving, our friendly team will be happy to make a recommendation.