Building Maintenance-Hotel Engineer

<p>Engineers are responsible for the operation and maintenance of all interior and exterior lighting, kitchen equipment, ice machines, air conditioning equipment, plumbing, fire control equipment, and guest room repairs<strong>.</strong></p>

Ann Arbor, MI

Graduate Ann Arbor

The Graduate Hotel Ann Arbor is one of the newest hotels to join the Graduate brand. Boasting 204 guest rooms as well as flexible meeting space, this hotel just opened after an extensive renovation. What is a Graduate Hotel? To be a Graduate is to be part of a well-curated, well-crafted collection of hotels that reside in the most dynamic University towns across the country. Every site and property celebrates and commemorates the youthful optimism of school days and cultivates the spirit of each community in a bright new way.&nbsp;<br /><br />Every smart cultural nod in the place winks at the heritage and history of each unique town. Bask in the unexpected, where little moments of surprise and discovery will meet you down every corridor and around each corner. Our warm, friendly and whip smart staff can guide you in and around so that you feel like a local, at home again - even if it's your first time in town.&nbsp;<br /><br />Find out today what a career at the Graduate Hotel Ann Arbor can mean for you!

keywords: ensure a well-maintained hotel,schedule,performance,mechanical,maintenance,report major repairs,education,license,critical thinking,physical demands,management,grooming,mechanical,language,experience,knowledge


Overview: To maintain the guestrooms and back of the house areas in good repair by performing various tasks related to a variety of trades including but not limited to carpentry, plumbing, electrical, air conditioning, painting, wall covering and masonry to ensure an attractive and well-maintained hotel.
Responsibilities: <ul> <li>Inspect guestrooms, public spaces and back of the house areas to repair, touch up or replace light bulbs, lamps, switches, outlets, faucets, toilets, hardware, filters, paint, furniture, wall covering, caulking, grouting or other miscellaneous repairs.</li> <li>Visually inspect and detect items needing repair and requires a considerable knowledge of a wide variety of maintenance trades.</li> <li>Basic electrical, plumbing, carpentry and mechanical experience is used frequently on the job. Performing these duties requires experience in using basic hand and power tools and the ability to stoop, kneel, grasp, lift, push and pull weights up to 200 lbs.&nbsp; Climb ladders up to 30 feet high and reach in all directions, often times overhead.</li> <li>Report major repairs and items that cannot be repaired to the dispatcher for further action and if necessary, place a room out of order.</li> <li>Perform all the essential functions of Shift Engineer when required.</li> <li>Due to the nature of the business the individual may be required to do other duties and special projects as assigned by the supervisor, such as making props or cleaning of the workshop.</li> </ul>
Requirements: <ul> <li>Knowledge of all maintenance trades, including basic electrical, plumbing, mechanical and carpentry.</li> <li>Basic mechanical aptitude for operation and repair of hotel equipment.</li> <li>Skill in the use of related tools (including both hand and electric tools).</li> <li>Basic English language communication and mathematical skills in order to communicate with co-workers, fully comprehend job assignments and perform accurate simple arithmetic functions.</li> <li>Ability to perform tasks requiring bending, stooping and kneeling.</li> <li>Ability to push and pull objects or materials weighing up to 200 lbs.</li> <li>Ability to climb stairs and ladders, working at heights up to approximately 30 feet, for extended periods of time, with the ability to reach, often times overhead.</li> <li>Ability to grasp, lift or carry items weighing up to 100 lbs. occasionally waist high.</li> <li>Ability to work alone with minimal supervision.</li> <li>Ability to deal with a number of problems requiring initiative and good judgement.</li> <li>Ability to move and work throughout the hotel for the duration of the shift.</li> <li>Education: Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school or any other combination of education, training or experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. High school diploma preferred.</li> <li>Experience: Basic experience in maintenance trades, including electrical, plumbing, mechanical and carpentry.</li> <li>(1) One year hotel or apartment building maintenance experience preferred.</li> <li>Licenses or certificates: No licenses required.</li> <li>Grooming: All employees must comply with appearance and grooming policy</li> </ul>