General Maintenance Engineer

Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants
Washington, DC
Nov 09, 2018
Nov 12, 2018
Full Time
Kimpton Topaz Our mission is to be the best loved Hotel Restaurant Company so regardless of position we look for individuals who are passionate about providing genuine heartfelt care to our guest and employees What you get to do Responsibilities include maintaining all equipment systems and building components including but not limited to mechanical and electrical systems pumps HVAC refrigeration plumbing locks furniture paint wall coverings tile and other equipment Your day to day Builds repairs and paints all parts of the hotel Installs and replaces lighting fixtures and bulbs Cleans carpets and rugs Visually inspects and tests machinery and equipment Listens for unusual sounds from machines or equipment to detect malfunction and discusses machine operation variations with supervisors or other maintenance workers to diagnose problem or repair machine Dismantles defective machines and equipment and installs new or repaired parts Installs and repairs electrical wiring and electronic components of machinery and equipment Repairs and maintains physical structure of establishment Fabricates and repairs furniture and fixture Attend all scheduled training classes and meetings Paints corridors hotel rooms and lobby areas when necessary Transports heavy boxes and packages within the hotel for maintenance and repairs Assists in delivering and set up of all new equipment such as televisions mattresses tables chairs etc Communicate with Maintenance Supervisor on projects as assigned Responds to all customer requests in a timely and personable manner Communicates with maintenance supervisor on various projects as assigned Specific experience we re seeking Previous experience as a hotel engineer is preferred or comparable maintenance experience at an establishment such as apartment complex or office building Painting electricity plumbing repairs etc is recommended Some excessive lifting bending walking are physical requirements Schedule dependability professional communication positive attitude and some computer knowledge are important QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS To perform this job successfully an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge skill and or ability required Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions EDUCATION and or EXPERIENCE Prior experience required Depending on the role degree may be required LANGUAGE SKILLS Ability to read write and verbally communicate effectively and professionally with other business departments guests and vendors Ability to diplomatically deal with difficult situations and people while exhibiting a consistent level of professionalism PHYSICAL DEMANDS While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to stand walk and talk or hear The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger handle or feel objects or telephone The employee must regularly lift and or move up to pounds and frequently lift and or move up to pounds Please note management reserves the right to change modify and or alter any of the duties listed above to meet business demands