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Maintenance Engineer

posted March 27, 2018

Hilton Nashville Downtown
Nashville, TN
604170 l

About This Job

Position Overview:  Responsible for the general maintenance of the Hotel including, but not limited to, toilet seats, toilet bowls, water tanks, doors, hinges, stops, knobs, locks, fuses, circuit breakers, light bulbs, switches and outlet plates as required.

Essential Job Functions:

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Change, replace, install equipment including, but not limited to, toilet seats, toilet bowls, water tanks, doors, hinges, stops, knobs, locks, fuses, circuit breakers, light bulbs, switches and outlet plates as required
  • Perform minor repairs to electrical, plumbing, carpentry or paint work, including but not limited to faucets, shower heads, pipe sections, desk chairs, beds, headboards, dressers, shelves, window tracks, window shades, ceiling tiles, wallboard, vacuum cleaners, hair dryers, kitchen equipment, washing machines and TV sets as needed
  • Ensure TV and movie boxes and all electrical circuits are in good working order
  • Ensure proper placement of and sufficient power to sound and lighting equipment in all hotel areas.
  • Clean and prepare surfaces to be painted or papered.  Ensure proper use of brushes and paints
  • Patch holes and cracks in walls, replace tiles, ceilings and floors
  • Maintain and clean all equipment used in electrical, plumbing, HVAC, carpentry, paint and work areas.
  • Operate trash compactor in safe and correct manner, and recycling system
  • Rotate trash containers to ensure disposal of trash each day and recycling system.
  • Separate trash for recycling purposes in accordance with government standards
  • Interact in a courteous and professional manner with all guest and staff
  • Maintain safety and cleanliness of work area.  Use PPE as needed.
  • Attend departmental meetings as required
  • Other duties and responsibilities may be assigned.
  • The employee is expected to work in other areas of the hotel when needed to assist operations to perform job duties not necessarily contained in this job description.
  • Maintain a safe work environment for co-workers and a safe hotel for guests; please refer to Section 7.0 in the Associate Handbook for specific examples.

Qualifications, Job knowledge, Experience, Skills, Abilities:

  •  College degree or Technical school graduate preferred
  • General knowledge of skilled trades such as HVAC, plumbing, electrical, and carpentry
  • Painting experience (plus)
  • Vinyl/Wallpaper install and repair (plus)
  • Specific Job will be Preventive Maintenance Public Space
  • Minimum of 5 years maintenance experience
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals, i.e. blueprints and mechanical drawings and mechanical maintenance instructions
  • Ability to communicate, verbally and in writing, effectively with guests/co-workers; respond to guest/employee requests, with high level of patience, diplomacy and tact. Excellent interpersonal skills to provide overall guest satisfaction.
  • Basic mathematical skills.
  • Ability to work under time pressures and extensive hours. 
  • Strong organizational skills with attention to detail.
  • Good computer skills preferred; Ability to use Excel
  • Ability to stand and/or sit and continuously perform essential job functions for duration of shift 
  • Maintains professionalism at all times, demonstrating courtesy and respect to guests, employees and co-workers

Physical requirements of the position and work environment:

  • Must be able to stand, walk, sit
  • Must be able to bend, stoop, crouch
  • Must use hands to reach, grasp, handle, pull and push
  • Must use hands to perform mechanical maintenance tasks, handle or feel objects, tools, and controls
  • The employee is frequently required to walk and reach with hands and arms and to climb on scaffolds and ladders
  • The employee is frequently required to lift and/or move up to 75 lbs., and to move objects up to 100 lbs.
  • Must have good near and far vision
  • Must be able to hear, talk, smell
  • Duties may be performed indoors/outdoors.  May experience high noise level.

Hilton Nashville Downtown Additional Property Specific Functions:

  • Must complete brand required training

About This Employer

Hilton Nashville Downtown

121 Fourth Avenue South

Nashville, TN 37201

Telephone (615) 620-1000

330 Room Hotel

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Downtown Nashville hotel in the center of it all

Stay in the heart of ‘Music City’ at Hilton Nashville Downtown. You’ll be treated to true Southern hospitality and premier accommodations. Dine in style at our four on-site restaurants. You’ll relish our central location in the midst of all there is to see and do in Nashville. Explore the history of country music, catch live performances and take in all the sights and sounds of the entertainment district, all near our Nashville hotel.

Local information

Be at the center of all that’s happening in Nashville, TN. Celebrate all things country music at the Country Music Hall of Fame. Take in a game or concert at Bridgestone Arena, cheer on the Tennessee Titans at Nissan Stadium or visit the CMA Music Festival in June each year.

A space to recharge

Hilton Nashville Downtown is an all-suite hotel with 330 chic, accommodating suites. Each suite has a coffeemaker, refrigerator and pull-out sofa. Upgrade to an executive suite for turn-down service and guaranteed park views. Each guest can stay connected with WiFi.

Executive Lounge

Our guests on the executive level enjoy access to our Executive Lounge featuring complimentary continental breakfast, gourmet snacks, tapas-style hors d’oeuvres and non-alcoholic beverages.

Delectable dining

Begin the day with breakfast at MarketStreet. Break for lunch in the atrium lobby at the Symphony Café and sample succulent steaks at The Palm Steakhouse. Experience authentic New York-style Italian cuisine at Trattoria IL Mulino for brick-fired pizzas, pasta, seafood, signature dishes and desserts.

Meetings and events

Host your next Nashville meeting or event in more than 17,800 sq. ft. of event space including a ballroom. We offer WiFi throughout, 24-hour business center, on-site car rental service, and award-winning catering services.