Maintenance Mechanic

Job Overview
The Maintenance Mechanic will be responsible primarily for general maintenance and repairs in guest suites, meeting space, restaurant and common areas. Guest suite and public area entry-level preventative maintenance are included. The Maintenance Engineer will also perform some repairs on mechanical, electrical, plumbing, kitchen, and laundry equipment.

General Responsibilities

  • Responsible for engineering and maintenance operations of the hotel, hotel property, restaurant and grounds.
  • Responds to engineering and maintenance concerns.
  • Performs and/or monitors maintenance and preventative maintenance
  • Responds to all building related safety concerns.
  • Maintains departmental compliance with hotel maintenance procedures.
  • Supports hotel departmental maintenance programs and executes daily,
    weekly and monthly checklists.
  • Assists in the supervision of temporary maintenance associates.
  • Assist management in specifying proper supplies and equipment for
  • Deals with guest related concerns.
  • Maintain the guest rooms, public space, and back of the hotel areas in
    good repair by performing various tasks related to a variety of trades including carpentry, plumbing, electrical, air conditioning, painting, wall covering and tiling to ensure an attractive and well-maintained hotel.
  • Must possess knowledgeable of basic hand/power tool operation.
  • Clean and maintain pool and spa area.

Preferred Job Qualifications

  • Previous construction or hotel maintenance department supervisory or management experience.
  • At least 6 months experience in a similar capacity.
  • Should have basic understanding of HVAC, electrical, plumbing and
    carpentry concepts.
  • Be able to work in a standing position for long periods of time (up to 5 hours).
  • Must be available to respond to emergencies when not physically at the job site.
  • Ability to satisfactorily communicate in English with guests, management,
    coworkers and vendors.
  • Ability to work a variety of varying schedules.
  • Ability to perform assigned duties with attention to detail, speed, accuracy, follow- through, courtesy, cooperativeness and work with a minimum of supervision.
  • Ability to satisfactorily communicate in English (speak, read, write) with guests, co-workers and management to their understanding.
  • Ability to accurately compute and manipulate mathematical calculations.
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists
  • Ability to effectively deal with internal and external customers, some of whom will require high levels of patience, tact, and diplomacy to defuse anger.
  • Ability to work well under pressure of check-in/check-out of guests and handle multiple tasks at once.
  • Ability to grasp, bend, and stoop; push or pull heavy loads weighing up to 75 lbs.; and lift and/or carry or otherwise move packages, boxes, and luggage.
  • Functionality and regular and reliable attendance.
  • Honesty and Integrity

Must apply in person at the Human Resources Department of La Posada Hotel. No phone calls will be accepted.

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