We are seeking and energetic individual to join our Homewood Suites Atlanta Midtown team. People love working at Sage because of what we stand for. We dare to be different; not only in the experiences we provide our guests, but also in the experiences we provide our associates. Being true to ourselves is simply a part of who we are. Together, we strive to create a community that is based on integrity, respect, creativity and mutual support. Being part of an organization where things matter is what our associates' value most.
The Maintenance Technician 1 performs all general facility maintenance. Insures the hotels internal and external structure and equipment are continuously maintained and operating under minimal supervision. Responds to maintenance service requests and repairs as directed. Cleans and inspect all common areas and building systems and report deficiencies to supervisors while also adhere to the company’s safety programs. Prioritizes guest requests, while also 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.
Dealing with Ambiguity
Can effectively cope with change; can shift gears comfortably; can decide and act without having the total picture; isn’t upset when things are up in the air; doesn’t have to finish things before moving on; can comfortably handle risk and uncertainty.
Genuinely cares about people; is concerned about their work and non-work problems; is available and ready to help; is sympathetic to the plight of others not as fortunate; demonstrates real empathy with the joys and pain of others.
Is cool under pressure; does not become defensive or irritated when times are tough; is considered mature; can be counted on to hold things together during tough times; can handle stress; is not knocked off balance by the unexpected; doesn’t show frustration when resisted or blocked; is a settling influence in a crisis.
Relates well to all kinds of people – up, down, and sideways, inside and outside the organization; builds appropriate rapport; builds constructive and effective relationships; uses diplomacy and tact; can defuse even high-tension situations comfortably.
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 presentation and an ability to work in a team atmosphere and to make independent decisions.
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. Potential 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.
High school diploma or equivalent trade school, special courses in building maintenance and construction.
A minimum of 6 months successful experience in equal or similar position.
Basis hand (hammer, screwdriver, pliers) and power (electric drill, saw, solder, etc.) tools. Painting equipment, key cutting machine, grounds keeping 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.
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.