Lodging Dynamics
  • 03-Feb-2020 (MST)
  • TownePlace Suites - Dickinson
  • Dickinson, ND, USA
  • Depends On Experience
  • Hourly
  • Part Time

Eligible for subsidized Health, Dental, and Vision insurance. PTO and 401k

Responsible for maintaining the general condition of the property with regards to all aspects of basic electrical, carpentry, plumbing, mechanical, and painting work. Complete maintenance request work orders from all departments on a timely basis. Participate in the preventive maintenance program for all-building equipment and rooms. Complete other special projects assigned periodically.
REPORTS TO: General Manager
Engineering work shop, all areas of the hotel
Job involves working:
Under variable temperature conditions (or extreme heat or cold).
Under variable noise levels.
Around fumes and/or odor hazards.
Around dust and/or mite hazards.
Around chemicals.
Using stepladders.
Internal: Engineering, housekeeping and other hotel staff.
External: Hotel guests and visitors, vendors/suppliers, and outside contractors.
Working knowledge of all electrical supplies and equipment.
Knowledge of proper chemical handling and disposal.
Working knowledge of:
health codes
electrical codes
national/local fire codes
local mechanical codes
blue prints and wiring schematics
pool equipment
power and hand tools, meters, etc. as it relates to the technical trades
Provide legible communication and directions.
Compute math calculations.
Ability to:
Interpret manufacturer's literature for installation, preparation, use and upkeep of various materials and products used throughout the property.
Be well organized and follow instructions.
Focus attention on details.
Operate high reach lifts.
Prioritize tasks and comply with deadlines for work assignments.
Be a clear thinker and perform well under pressure work assignments.
Work and perform job functions with minimal supervision.
Work cohesively with co-workers as part of a team.
Satisfactorily communicate with guests, management, and co-workers to their understanding.
High school graduate or equivalent vocational training.
Fluency in job related English, both verbal and non-verbal.
Certification or completion of seminars for specialized training (e.g. Pool Certification)
Ability to perform basic carpentry skills.
Exert physical effort in transporting up to 100 pounds.
Endure various physical movements throughout the work areas.
Reach 5 feet.
Remain in stationary position for 8 hours throughout work shift.
Maintain complete knowledge of and comply with all departmental policies/service procedures/standards.
Maintain complete knowledge of correct maintenance and use of equipment. Use equipment only as intended.
Anticipate guests' needs, respond promptly, and acknowledge all guests, however busy and whatever time of day.
Greet all guests using 15/5 rule.
Maintain positive guest relations at all times.
Resolve guest complaints, ensuring guest satisfaction.
Monitor and maintain cleanliness, sanitation and organization of assigned work areas.
Receive daily work assignments from Chief Engineer/Supervisor and review priorities and special projects.
Organize materials, tools, and equipment to perform daily assignments.
Maintain timelines and work schedule in accordance with the preventive maintenance program.
Check work orders and night report for any problems. Make rounds checking these problem areas and note any information needed or safety concerns in the hotel.
Schedule work in accordance with preventive maintenance program in rooms, coordinating with the Executive Housekeeper and Front Office.
Perform electrical work orders:
Replace light switches.
Reset circuit breakers.
Replace wall plug receptacles.
Replace fluorescent light ballast.
Replace electrical solenoid valve/switch.
Replace small motors.
Use test equipment; ohmmeter, voltage tester, and amp probe.
Perform plumbing work orders:
Unplug sinks, toilets, garbage disposals, and drain lines.
Repair or replace valves, gate, globe, ball, and solenoid valves/switch.
Replace washer, gaskets, vacuum breakers, and toilet seals.
Work with different types of pipe including conduit, copper, black, cast iron, and pipe hangers.
Perform Preventive Maintenance work orders:
Monitor and maintain all laundry and dry cleaning equipment.
Monitor and maintain all kitchen equipment.
Maintain guestrooms using Rooms Preventive Maintenance Program Punch List.
Change air-conditioning filters every 3 months.
Check HVAC equipment; change filters, belts, bearings and lubricate as necessary. Also check for unusual noise or vibration, adjusting as necessary.
Change or repair locks as needed.
Check and test-run emergency generator weekly.
Perform general maintenance to guestrooms and public areas.
Assist electrician, carpenter, plumber, and painter in all phases of repair work.
Assist other engineering personnel as instructed by supervisor in regards to routine and preventive maintenance.
Maintain cleanliness and organization of the work area to include:
Requisitions (receipt and storage)
Trash removal and clean up
Maintain the proper use, cleaning, maintenance, and storage of all tools.
Handle chemicals for designated uses/surfaces.
Ensure security of any assigned keys.
Assist with any special projects assigned.
Assist with rooms maintenance which includes replacement of switches, outlets, light bulbs, rewiring of lamps, and appliances, caulking bath tubs, and shower head replacement.
Assume the responsibilities of the Duty Engineer, which includes carrying the pager, conducting rounds, and checking building equipment.
Attend designated department and staff meetings.
Recommend energy saving ideas.
Recommend safety ideas; participates in fire prevention and other life safety programs.
Wipe down walls, clean, and paint as needed.
Repair furniture.
Build storage bins, shelves, etc.
Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills, and/or abilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbent will possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health and safety of themselves, other employees, or guests.
A review of this description has excluded the marginal functions of the position that are incidental to the performance of fundamental job duties. All duties and requirements are essential job functions.
This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to perform any other job-related duties assigned by their supervisor.
This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an "at will" employment relationship.

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