Edge Hotel Washington Heights seeks a full time licensed and experienced maintenance engineer.
Accountable To: Chief Engineer FLSA: Non-Exempt
Primary Objective of Position
To maintain the hotel’s guests and heart of house areas in accordance with company standards by performing preventative maintenance and repairs as necessary.
Handle routine maintenance in public spaces, meeting rooms, back of the house spaces, and grounds.
Maintains rooms in optimal operating condition by performing repairs as needed
Understands the room preventative maintenance program
Prepares preventative maintenance cart for use each day
Repairs televisions, phones, clock radios, etc.
Replaces or repairs damaged bathroom fixtures and executes general plumbing and electrical as needed
Maintains the overall appearance of the room; repairs furniture, replaces light fixtures, does touchup painting, wallpaper repairs etc.
Troubleshoots rooms heating/ventilating/air conditioning systems
Uses both power and hand tools regularly in a safe, efficient manner
Performs preventative maintenance throughout other areas of the hotel including both the front of the house, interior and exterior of the building
Maintains the condition of the hotel lobby
Maintains exterior of building and grounds as necessary
Attends schools or seminars to remain current on proper techniques
Maintains operating equipment in working condition by performing routine equipment checks and repairs
Maintains and assists in the cleanliness of individual work area
Demonstrates familiarity with the hotel’s safety systems and takes corrective action on any maintenance or operating problems which affect the security or operating condition of the hotel
Reports any hazards or injuries in the department and takes immediate action to correct.
Contributes to hotels preparedness during fire emergencies by participating in the hotel fire brigade
Handles master keys in accordance with Trust’s standards for the overall safety and security of the hotel.
Specific Job Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Must be able to speak, read, write and understand the primary language(s) used in the workplace.
Must be self-directed. There is minimal direct supervision.
Requires good communication skills, both verbal and written.
Must have extensive knowledge of operating and troubleshooting HVAC, plumbing and electrical
Must be able to stand 5 hours per day. Sitting, bending, squatting and other motion are required the rest of the working day. Length of time of these tasks may vary from day to day and task to task
The worker is subject to hazards: including a variety of physical conditions, such as proximity to moving mechanical parts, electrical current, exposure to high heat or exposure to chemicals.
Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs on a regular and continuing basis.
Valid FDNY Fire Safety Director Certificate of Fitness F-85
Active shooter and/or EAP preferred or actively seeking
HVAC certification preferred or actively seeking
Electrical and plumbing certification preferred or actively seeking
New York, NY
21 - 23 USD
Position Available: Immediately
Applicants who do not already have legal permission to work in the location of this job will not be considered.
Other: Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K, PTO, Holidays
Management Position: No