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Maintenance Technician

posted March 31, 2019

WoodSpring Suites Chicago Tinley Park
Tinley Park, IL
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About This Job

Maintenance Technicians (MTs) will have a primary focus of keeping the property operational. They perform work involving the skills needed to maintain and repair equipment and the structure of the hotel. Duties may involve carpentry; plumbing, repairing electrical or mechanical equipment; installing, and repair of kitchen appliances, PTACs, and repairing interior and exterior walls, siding, roof, landscape, concrete, and interior carpet, floors, or stairs. Room prep, room cleaning duties, housekeeping duties are not part of this job. Ideally this person is personally committed to assure all known issues are repaired at the end of each shift. Essential Duties include:

  • Interior and exterior painting, repair damaged walls and dry wall, replaces windows, hangs cabinets, repairs kitchen counters, installs carpet, base board and vinyl tiles
  • Removes damaged appliances and installs replacement microwaves, sinks, refrigerators, and stove tops.
  • Performs general carpenter related tasks as well as landscaping and parking lot repairs
  • Assists with completion of the preventative maintenance
  • checklist and completes minor repair work orders such as replacing ceiling tiles, light bulbs, lighting fixtures, etc. to maintain the hotel and keep product quality to standard
  • Inspect drives, motors, and belts, check fluid levels, replace filters, or perform other maintenance actions, following checklists.
  • PTAC repair/replacement, hot water heater repair or replacement, commercial washer/dryer repair
  • Assists in checking electrical systems such as PTAC, light
  • switches, electrical panels, television sets, lighting systems, and makes minor repairs and/or replacement.
  • Assists in checking and makes minor repairs on general plumbing systems and fixtures such as pipe lines, toilets and sinks, kitchen and laundry equipment.
  • Other duties as assigned.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • 100 lbs maximum lifting with frequent lift and carry up to 50 lbs.
  • Must be able to work on their feet for 10-12 hours per day, occasional overtime required, needs to be on call for after hours and weekend service calls
  • Must be able to use ladders frequently as well as going up and down stairs, bending, squatting, lifting, pulling/pushing
  • Must move furniture as needed, must be able to use cleaning and painting products and electric hand tools

SKILLS /QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Responsible for providing their own tools. Use tools ranging from common hand and power tools, such as hammers, hoists, saws, drills, and wrenches, to precision measuring instruments and electrical and electronic testing devices.
  • Diagnose mechanical problems and determine how to correct them, checking blueprints, repair manuals, or parts catalogs, as necessary.
  • Must score 75% or higher on Maintenance Test, and complete maintenance on line interview
  • Must have a clean driving record
  • Owning a service-type vehicle is a plus

MTs should have completed formal training program in one or more of the following: HVAC, plumbing, electrical and general construction. To be eligible for this position you must, first, take our “knowledge test” and complete an online interview.

DETAILS

  • Location: Varies (Indicate Desired Location During Application Process)
  • Department: WSPM Operations or Franchisee
  • Req. Number: 081513
  • Income Range: $14.00 - $16.00 per/hour (Varies)
  • Job Category: Skilled Trade
  • Experience: 5 - 10 Years
  • Travel: None
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About This Employer

WoodSpring Suites Chicago Tinley Park

18636 West Creek Drive
Tinley Park, IL 60477

(708) 336-4696

123 Room Extended Stay

www.woodspring.com

WoodSpring Suites Chicago Tinley Park - Extended Stay Hotel in Tinley Park, IL Near Tinley Park Convention Center and Hollywood Casino Ampitheatre

WoodSpring Suites Chicago Tinley Park is the perfect extended stay hotel combination of affordablity, comfort, and ease. While an extended stay hotel guest - enjoy a comfortable, oversized lobby with coffee service and a comfortable place to meet up with fellow guests and others. Parties of one-to-four people can choose from three suite layouts - all with mixtures of queen-sized beds and sleeper sofas. Every room has an in-room kitchen that is complete with appliances - stove, microwave oven, full-sized refrigerator and freezer - and ample cupboard and counter space as well as a large prep sink. Additional kitchen items sold at front desk. Free basic wi-fi and free parking are available to every guest as is 24/7 guest laundry room, vending machines, and staff support. A 100% smoke-free hotel, only non-smoking hotel rooms are available. Pet-friendly hotel rooms also available (see overview below). 

While maximum savings of money and time can be realized when guests use the in-room kitchen in each of WoodSpring Suites Chicago Tinley Park's extended stay hotel suites, there are lots of affordable, convenient dining and shopping options nearby to facilitate cooking or for enjoying a meal out. Some of the many options include - but are not limited to - Cracker Barrel, Side Street, Wendy's, Buffalo Wild Wings, Hamada of Japan, Burger King, Dunkin' Donuts, Culver's, Target, Starbucks, Taco Bell, Panera Bread, Subway, TGI Fridays, Jewel-Osco Grocery, Dollar Busters, McDonald's, Speedhead Burritos, Hailstorm Brewing, Brook Haven Market Place II, Popeye's, ALDI, Dollar Tree, Jimmy John's, Texas Road House, Walmart Supercenter, and Costco Wholesale.

Extended stay hotel guests visiting, doing work in, or relocating to the Tinley Park, IL and southwest-Chicago area will enjoy WoodSpring Suites Chicago Tinley Park. Queen beds, weekly rates, free basic wi-fi and parking, pet-friendly hotel room policies, and friendly staff make for a great deal and a home-like experience. WoodSpring Suites. It's Simple. Done Better.