The Maintenance Technician repairs and maintains equipment. This worker will keep mechanical equipment, machines or the structure of a building/cottage in tip-top shape, as well as perform general and repair work.
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.
1. Guest Units and Public Areas – General Maintenance of finishes, furniture, plumbing fixtures, fan coil units, and hardware.
2. Energy Conservation - to observe energy and utilities usage in cottages and other managed properties and on the grounds. To look for ways to conserve energy and report any ideas to the Engineering Management.
3. Tools - to clean, lubricate, protect and otherwise maintain all tools and equipment in the hotel. To see that all tools used are returned to the shop and secured in proper storage area. To protect and otherwise maintain your assigned equipment and its tools at the discretion of the Engineering Management.
4. Emergencies - to be available for any emergencies and act in an engineering capacity to protect our guest and employees and preserve the building and its systems during the emergency. To act as quickly and responsibly as possible to return the building to its normal operating status. To inform Engineering Management of any such emergencies.
Accident Prevention and Safety - to be aware of all existing departmental Job Safety Analysis and to strive to work in an accident-free manner and to create a safe work environment for others. To continuously look for conditions which may endanger employees or guests of the hotel and to take immediate action to correct any hazardous conditions found.
5. Records - To maintain a thorough log of each day’s activities and problems that occur and to
ensure this information is passed on to other shifts.
6. General - Complete all work assigned in a safe and professional manner. Maintain communications with supervisors to ensure that all needed materials, tools and supplies are available or on order. Follow up on any items that may be on back order. Keep supervisor updated on assignments. Provide training and technical advice to other engineers as needed or requested. Thoroughly clean all area employee has worked in and all surrounding areas.
In addition to performance of the essential functions, this position may be required to perform a combination of the following supportive functions, with the percentage of time performing each function to be solely determined by the manager based upon the requirements of the resort:
• Perform special projects and other responsibilities as assigned.
• Professionally represent the hotel in community and industry organizations and events.
• Participate as a team player with all departments.
• Provide constructive feedback to all departments.
• Be a leader and a role model to all employees.
• Any and all duties and responsibilities as assigned to you by Ownership or Senior Vice President and General Manager.
Minor household maintenance. High school or GED.
• Must be able to speak, read, write and understand the primary language(s) used in the workplace. Must be able to read and write to facilitate the communication process.
• Requires good communication skills, both verbal and written.
• Most tasks are performed in a team environment with the employee acting as a team leader. There is minimal direct supervision. Must possess supervisory and management skills to communicate and express ideas and directives clearly to employees.
• Must possess basic computational ability. Must possess basic computer skills. Knowledge of computer accounting programs, math skills as well as budgetary analysis capabilities required.
• Advanced knowledge of the principles and practices within the rooms discipline and hospitality profession, including experiential knowledge for management of people and complex problems.
• Ability to study, analyze and interpret complex activities and/or information in order to improve new practices or develop new approaches. Ability to make decisions with only general policies and procedures available for guidance.
• Most work tasks are performed indoors. Temperature is moderate and controlled by hotel environmental systems.
• Must be able to sit at a desk for up to 5 hours per day. Walking and standing are required the rest of the working day. Length of time of these tasks may vary from day to day and task to task.
• Must be able to exert well-paced ability to reach other departments of the hotel on a timely basis.
• Must be able to lift items weighing in excess of 50 lbs. occasionally.
• Must be able to push and pull carts and equipment weighing up to 250 lbs. occasionally.
• Must be able to bend, stoop, squat and stretch to fulfill cleaning and inspection tasks.
• Requires grasping, writing, standing, sitting, walking, repetitive motions, bending, climbing, listening and hearing ability and visual acuity.
• Talking and hearing occur continuously in the process of communicating with guests, supervisors and subordinates.
• Vision occurs continuously with the most common visual functions being those of near vision and depth perception.
• Requires manual dexterity to use and operate all necessary equipment.