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ENGINEER (MAINTENANCE) | DAYS INN HOLLYWOOD

DAYS INN HOLLYWOOD Los Angeles, CA
  • Depends on experience
  • Full Time
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Days Inn Hollywood is currently seeking an Engineer.

WHO WILL LOVE THIS POSITION?

  • An individual who likes being active all day and not in an office environment
  • An independent worker can follow a task list with minimal supervision
  • An individual who is detailed oriented and enjoys enhancing the guest in room experience by ensuring the hotel is well maintained

POSITION PROFILE:

Perform preventative and repair maintenance work to ensure hotel is maintained according to established quality and sustainability standards while treating guests in a warm and friendly manner. 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Conduct room inspections and identify repair needs 
  • Install or repair sheet rock and other wall coverings
  • Paint designated areas and items 
  • Install and replace basic electrical fixtures, replace light switches, receptacles, light bulbs and fixtures
  • Repair furniture
  • Install, replace and program televisions
  • Perform minor plumbing functions
  • Replace and repair heating and cooling pumps as well as preventative maintenance on units
  • Trace and repair all types of water lines 
  • Troubleshoot and repair kitchen equipment
  • Maintain repair and preventive maintenance records
  • Perform and maintain work to local, state and Federal codes
  • Work as a houseperson in the event of staffing shortages or during peak check in/out periods
  • Follow service recovery guidelines 
  • Practice safe work habits, wear protective safety equipment and comply with MSDS and OSHA standards 
  • Ensure overall guest satisfaction
  • Must be completely flexible with scheduling and be open to varied schedules every week based on hotel occupancies
  • Follow uniform guideline
  • Perform any other reasonable duties as required by management

DEPARTMENT SPECIFIC EXPECTATIONS:

  • Must have a thorough knowledge of AC systems & refrigeration
  • Must be able to work in varied temperatures, indoor & outdoor environments under stressful weather conditions
  • Must be able to work within hazardous environments and promote a safe work program for the maintenance staff. Work often requires being in surroundings within proximity to moving mechanical parts, electric currents, exposure to high heat and/or chemicals, and working on scaffolding and/or high places
  • Must be able to work with skilled machinist equipment; such as lathes, drill presses, power saws and mills
  • Must be able to bend, stoop, squat and stretch in tight restricted spaces

BASIC REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule and shifts – weekends & holidays as needed by the department
  • Must have good verbal and written communication skills
  • Must use good judgment
  • Must be able to work as a team to drive results
  • Must be an organized individual and prioritize well
  • Must be able to handle stressful situations and work in a fast-paced environment
  • Must have a good work ethic
  • Must display a positive attitude

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:

  • High school graduate or equivalent, required
  • Some college or higher education preferred, but not required
  • 5+ years’ experience working in general repair and maintenance
  • Professional skilled trade licensing in plumbing & electrical preferred, but not required

Grooming: All colleagues must maintain a neat, and well groomed appearance (specific standards will be provided)

We are an EEOE Employer.

We will consider for employment all qualified Applicants, including those with Criminal Histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles’ Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.

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