Swire Hotels announces the opening in 2015 of EAST, Miami at Brickell City Centre, Swire Properties Inc.'s US$1 billion mixed use development in Miami's downtown financial district. It will be the hotel group's first property in the United States and the third hotel under the EAST brand, after the successful opening of EAST, Hong Kong in Island East in 2010 and EAST, Beijing at INDIGO, Beijing in 2012.
EAST, Miami is a lifestyle hotel with a pulse. Perched on top of Brickell City Centre, EAST connects directly to dozens of vibrant restaurants and countless shops while the thriving Brickell street scene lies just outside the door. In the heart of downtown, EAST, Miami offers 255 contemporary rooms, 8 modern suites and 89 serviced apartments.
We serve Guests with the freedom and spontaneity reflected in the individual personalities of our team members.
Who We Are
Swire Hotels is a collection of three individual brands of hotels. This includes the House Collective, EAST and Chapter Hotels. We promise to create different, surprising, relaxing, intoxicating and unique hotel experiences but only those that will actively improve the lives of our guests.
We set out to find natural, engaging and intuitive people and to create a style of service that is both highly professional, yet relaxed and unstuffy.
Our team members flourish by being encouraged to be themselves with guests in order to create engaging and intuitive relationships.
Responsible for repair and service of all mechanical equipment in property including refrigeration equipment. Assist the Director and Assistant Director of Engineering with the supervision of the department.
Core Work Activities
Under direction of the Assistant Chief Engineer or Chief Engineer, perform general repair and maintenance of any and all equipment found in and around the hotel. Specific work areas will be assigned as needed to each employee, based on skill level and experience. Accurate record keeping on assigned tasks is required. Ensure that all safety systems are operable.
Respond to guest room calls as required.
Assist laundry mechanic and preventive maintenance mechanic as required.
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.
Must possess basic computational ability.
Must possess basic computer skills.
Must have ability to estimate cost on projects related to refrigeration, HVAC, heating and machinery.
Working knowledge of federal, state and local laws governing equal employment opportunity and civil rights, occupational safety and health, wage and hour issues, and labor relations, including, but not limited to the following statutes and their comparable state and local laws (where applicable): Title VII, ADEA, Equal Pay Act, Pregnancy Discrimination Act, FLSA, ADA, OSHA, FMLA, and NLRA.
Most work tasks are performed indoors. Temperature is moderate and controlled by hotel environmental systems; however, must be able to work in extreme temperatures like freezers (-10°F) and kitchens (+110°F), possibly for one hour or more.
Must be able to sit at a desk for up to 2 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 and other locations of the hotel on a timely basis.
Must be able to bend, stoop, squat and stretch to fulfill cleaning tasks.
Must be able to lift up to 25 lbs. on a regular and continuing basis.
Must have the ability to bend, squat and frequently lift 50 lbs. and occasionally lift up to 100 lbs.
Repetitive motions: substantial movements (motions) of the wrists, hand, and/or fingers.
Machine operators: (without inspection), mechanics, skilled trades people. Works with lathes, drill presses, power saws and mills where the seeing job is at or within arm's reach. Also, mechanics and skilled tradespeople and those who do work of a non-repetitive in nature such as carpenters, technicians, service people, plumbers, painters, mechanics, etc.
Mobile equipment operators: those who operate cars, trucks, cranes, forklifts and high lift equipment.
The worker is subject to noise: there is sufficient noise to cause the worker to shout in order to be heard above the surrounding noise level.
The worker is subject to hazards: includes a variety of physical conditions, such as proximity to moving mechanical parts, electrical current, working on scaffolding and high places, exposure to high heat or exposure to chemicals.
The worker is subject to atmospheric conditions: one or more of the following conditions that affect the respiratory system or the skin: fumes, odors, dusts, mists, gases or poor ventilation
The worker is subject to oils: there is air and/or skin exposure to oils and other cutting fluids.
The worker may be required to wear a respirator.
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 and color vision and depth perception.
Requires manual dexterity to use and operate all necessary equipment.
Must have finger dexterity to be able to operate office equipment such as computers, printers, 10-key adding machine, electric typewriter, multi-line touch tone phone, filing cabinets, FAX machines, photocopiers, dolly and other office equipment as needed.
Education and Experience
High school or equivalent education required. Bachelor's Degree preferred.
Must have a minimum of five years hands on experience as a mechanic working on HVAC equipment, pumps, refrigeration equipment, boilers, and control systems.
Ability to obtain and/or maintain any government required licenses, certificates or permits.
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled
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