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We are a rapidly growing entrepreneurial hotel management company dedicated to creating value for our team members, our guests, our owners, and our communities.
If you are committed to delighting guests, playing well with others, and thriving under pressure, we offer exciting opportunities for you to perform a key role in our hotels' growth.
Yes, Portfolio specializes in managing unique, boutique-style destination resorts
and significant urban hotels in domestic and international markets.
Yes, Portfolio provides entrepreneurial, creative, and financially aware management
for hotels that share a defined style and position in their respective marketplace.
Yet perhaps the best indication of how we work is our twelfth Compass Point standard
by which we operate:
"We find ways to live, laugh, and learn as we do our best to provide stellar service to our guests. We realize we need to enjoy the time we spend together, because life is too short not to have a good time along the way."
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SUMMARY:The Engineer is primarily responsible for general repairs and services in all maintenance related disciplines. S/He will promote a safe working environment and quality service to achieve maximum guest satisfaction. The Engineer will work with supervisors, inspectors, and department heads to ensure maximum efficiency.
The Engineer shall strive to provide exceptional service to both internal and external guests at all times. S/he will be responsible for exemplifying the Hotel's Culture. Must be available to work evenings.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Maintain complete knowledge of and comply with all departmental policies/service procedures/standards.
Maintain complete knowledge of correct maintenance and use of equipment. Use equipment only as intended.
Anticipate guests' needs, respond promptly and acknowledge all guests, however busy and whatever time of day.
Maintain positive guest relations at all times.
Perform general repairs in maintenance related disciplines, including but not limited to: carpentry, mechanics, plumbing, electrical, and finish work.
Prioritize work orders through urgent requests and established hotel area down times in order to minimize inconveniencing guests.
Effectively interact with department managers.
Respond to guest room calls as required.
Ensure timely and accurate completion of projects.
Perform other duties and handle projects as assigned.
Inspect, plan and ensure that all materials and equipment are in complete readiness for service.
Maintain department equipment and supply inventory levels.
Ensure security, cleanliness, preventive maintenance and repair of engineering tools, equipment and safety features, according to established procedures and within budget.
Promote sanitation, safety, security efforts, and guest services of the Hotel.
Follow hotel policy with lost/stolen items.
Adhere to hotel requirements for guest/employee accidents or injuries and in emergency situations.
Participate on the Hotel's Emergency Evacuation Team.
Participate in OSHA/Safety Programs within the hotel through awareness in every day job functions.
Associate is held accountable for all duties of this job and other duties as assigned.
EXPERIENCE & EDUCATION:
High school diploma or equivalent
Five years hands-on experience working on electrical, painting, plumbing, A/C, refrigeration repairs
Vast knowledge of repairing/replacing plumbing systems, HVAC equipment, refrigeration and kitchen equipment
Knowledge of swimming pool maintenance and chemicals
Experience working with heavy machinery and tools
Fluency in other languages beneficial
Must be a United States citizen or possess a valid work permit
Must be able to read, write, and speak English
Must have exceptional communication skills when interacting
Must be able to accurately follow instructions, both verbally and written
Must be able to read blue prints
Must have general computer skills including Microsoft Word and Excel
Must be detailed orientated and work well under pressure
Must be able to work in a fast paced environment
Must be professional in appearance and demeanor
Ability to work a flexible schedule that may include evenings, weekends and holidays
Must have the ability to deal effectively and interact well with the guests and associates
Must have the ability to resolve problems/conflicts in a diplomatic and tactful manner
Must have the ability to obtain and/or maintain any government required licenses, certificates, or permits
Must have a passion for creating an exceptional experience for all guests
Must have excellent guest and associate relations skills. Skilled in problem solving by identifying the problem and working through it
Possess strong motivational, organizational and verbal communication skills
Must be able to stand up and move about the facility for the majority if shift
Must be able to occasionally lift, carry, push & pull up to 50 lbs
Must be able to perform simple grasping, fine manipulation, and repetitive hand & arm movements frequently, and squeezing & overhead reaching occasionally.
Must be able to bend, squat, crawl, kneel, push, pull, walk on uneven surfaces on a frequent basis
Must be able to frequently handle objects and equipment to maintain the facility
Must be able to walk outside in a variety of weather conditions (rain, wind, heat)
Must be able to climb stairs occasionally, both indoors and outside in a variety of weather conditions (rain, wind, heat)
Must be able to work in variable room temperatures
Must be able to work with loud noises
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by this employee. He or she will be required to follow other instructions and perform other work-related duties requested by his or her supervisor.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer that considers applicants without regard to race, sex, religion, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.