Maintenance Technician 2
**Req #** 5299BR **Job Title** Maintenance Technician 2 **Position Type** Full Time - Regular **Location Name** The Darcy **City** Washington **State** DC **Why Us** Join Sage Hospitality and be a part of the transformation of the Doubletree Washington DC Hotel on Rhode Island Avenue NW to the first Curio Collection by Hilton in the heart of the Nation's Capital- The Darcy. Curio- A Collection by Hilton is a global collection of distinctive four and five star hotels that offer travelers local discovery and authentic experiences in key markets. The word "curio" refers to something unique or even rare, just as each Curio hotel will be different from the next. Each Curio hotel has individuality as its common thread, along with the quiet reassurance of the Hilton name behind every location. The hotel has been selected to be part of the Hilton's new luxury-lifestyle hotel collection, Curio. Our 226 room hotel with 7,500 square feet of meeting space including outdoor space ideal for the travelers to enjoy our modern and sophisticated design, explore our iconic neighborhood and enjoy the food and beverage options in the hotel. Our restaurant will feature the cuisine of a well-known, locally acclaimed chef and will be a destination for both hotel guests and locals alike. We are in walking distance to the White House, the Historic P Street Corridor, DuPont Circle, the Metro, many dining options, shopping and the best that the Nation's capital has to offer. The Curio Hotel Washington DC opens in spring 2017. **Posting Overview** The Maintenance Technician 2 performs all general facility maintenance. Insures the hotels internal and external structure and equipment are maintained and operating under minimal supervision. Responds to maintenance service requests and repairs as directed. Cleans and inspects all common areas and building systems and report deficiencies to supervisors while also adhere to the company's safety programs. Prioritizes guest requests, while insuring the safety of employees and guests. Carries a portable radio, staying in constant communication with the central base station and respond to all engineering service calls. In an efficient, safe, accident-free manner, performs all essential functions of Maintenance Technician 1; and possesses special skills in a particular trade: plumbing, electrical, carpentry or HVAC. **Requirements** **Competencies** **Dealing with Ambiguity** Can effectively cope with change; can decide and act without having the total picture; isn't upset when things are up in the air. **Compassion** Genuinely cares about people; is concerned about their work and non-work problems; is sympathetic to the plight of others not as fortunate; demonstrates real empathy with the joys and pain of others. **Composure** Is cool under pressure; does not become defensive or irritated when times are tough; can be counted on to hold things together during tough times; can handle stress; is a settling influence in a crisis. **Interpersonal Savvy** Relates well to all kinds of people - up, down, and sideways, inside and outside the organization; builds constructive and effective relationships; uses diplomacy and tact. **Knowledge/Skills** Ability to maintain and repair HVAC, electrical, plumbing equipment and perform carpentry, repair work, construction and renovation work. May require ability to drive pick-up truck and snow removal equipment. Excellent hearing required to hear portable radio, fire alarms, machinery, guests. Excellent vision required to inspect, maintain equipment. Excellent speech communication skills required to respond on portable radio to base station, guests. Moderate comprehension and literacy required to maintain logs and records. Requires a professional appearance and ability to work in a team atmosphere and to make independent decisions. **Abilities** Lifting, pushing, pulling and carrying required frequently to respond to requests for service and repairs anywhere in hotel or in parking lot. Frequent bending and kneeling required to perform inspections and repairs. 100% mobility required -must respond quickly to emergency. Continuous standing may be required. Climbing stairs of approximately 90 steps 20% of 8 hours. Climbing ladders of approximately 8 feet 10% of 8 hours. Driving -sometimes necessary to drive company pick-up truck/snow plow approximately 10% of time, unless snow emergency, then 100% of time. **Education/Formal Training** High school diploma, plus two years or its equivalent in trade school or training in building maintenance/construction **Experience** Minimum four years experience in mechanical, electrical, HVAC, plumbing, carpentry or building maintenance. **Material/Equipment Used** Basis hand (hammer, screwdriver, pliers) and power (electric drill, saw, solder) tools. Painting equipment, key cutting machine, groundskeeper equipment and snow removal equipment. Exposure to hazardous materials on a daily basis. Chemicals/Agents used: Come into contact with various chemicals 2-3 times per week. (Regular chemicals: solvents, adhesives, paints). Protective clothing worn 100% of day; protective gloves worn approximately. Lifts and scaffolds. **Environment** Indoor exposure to both stable and extreme variance of hot and cold temperatures. Outside exposure to all weather elements and extreme fluctuations of temperature. Prolonged standing, walking, bending, reaching, and heavy lifting. **EEO Statement** We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/Disabled/Veterans. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.