The HotelStep inside a legendary revival at The Watergate Hotel, a luxurious urban resort located along the banks of the Potomac River. Here modern design blends with a storied past to redefine luxury. A place where travel and business are occasions worth celebrating, attention to every detail is the standard, and intrigue can be found just beyond every curve.LocationThe Watergate Hotel is centrally located in Washington, DC, a city of political power, prestige, and elegance is culturally rich with theaters, museums, architectural splendors and unforgettable national memorials. The Watergate Hotel is situated within walking distance of the best the city has to offer.Strategic IntentResponsible for the facility interior and exterior finished and unfinished surfaces. Paints and/or stains surfaces throughout the facility, assisting with the operation maintenance service, and repair of equipment as assigned. He/she is also responsible for participating in the preventative maintenance program, handling guest requests and other work orders as assigned.Organizational StructureREPORTS TO: Chief EngineerGeneral Duties and ResponsibilitiesPrepares primes, sands, seals, patch and paints furniture, surfaces, buildings, and fixtures utilizing all types of painting materials such as varnish, lacquer, shellac, enamel, latex, epoxy, water-proofing and heat resistant finishes. Tapes, flushes, repairs and applies texturing, wallpaper, and acoustic layers on a variety of surfaces. Adjusts colors when necessary; utilizes enhanced finishing skills when appropriate. Applies materials to new construction, existing, multi-story buildings, alterations, and remodeling. Graffiti response and removal using a variety of available products and soda blasting. Operates, cleans and maintains all painting equipment, including brush, roll, sprayers and electro-static sprayers, pumps, etc. Safely stores and labels all materials. Maintains and repairs soda blasting compressor and accessories. Estimates time and materials required; keeps computerized records and submits reports of work performed. Erects scaffolding, rigging and ladders as necessary in a manner consistent with safety codes. Reads and understands blueprints. Offers assistance and advice on materials, designs, and color. Assists in the writing of specifications for repairs and new construction. Glass repair of building windows. Detect needed repairs on buildings, grounds, and equipment by following established inspection procedures. Inspect jobs upon completion and ensure areas are clean. Operate tools and equipment according to established safety procedures.Perform preventive maintenance on tools and equipment and ensure that equipment is in safe operating condition. Follow established safety procedures and techniques to perform job duties, including lifting, climbing, etc. Store, handle and dispose of paint, stain, varnish, and other chemicals according to established procedures. Correct unsafe conditions in work area and report any conditions that are not correctable to supervisor immediately.Perform other job related duties as assigned.Experience and RequirementsPrevious 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.Physical requirementsWhile 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 10-25 pounds and frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.