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Facilities Maintenance Technician / Engineer

posted August 11, 2019

Aloft and Element Hotels Lexington
Lexington, MA
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About This Job

The Aloft and Element hotels in Lexington are a 259-room, twin-hotel complex in a busy area of historic Lexington, MA and part of the Marriott brand. We are located a quick 20-minute drive from downtown Boston and are T-accessible: Bus # 76 stops in front of our property and travels directly to / from the Alewife T station (red line).

We are currently looking for the newest members of its all-star team! We want to create an environment in which our guests and associates can thrive and, as such, are looking for individuals who are:

  • Energetic, motivated, and can deliver exemplary customer service to each and every guest
  • Looking to gain experience in hospitality by working closely with management to properly care for the hotel, its guests, and its associates
  • U.S. citizens, permanent residents, or authorized to work in the U.S.
  • Currently reside in the Boston / Cambridge / Lexington metro areas

The Job:

Working in hotel maintenance, you will be responsible for keeping the hotel maintained and fixing any issues that arise. This includes, but is not limited to, installing / maintaining carpets in guest rooms, repairing holes in walls, adjusting heating / cooling equipment, installing light bulbs on the interior and exterior of the building, general cleaning tasks on the interior and exterior of the building, and more. Additionally, you will be responsible for special projects, such as painting, furniture repair, correcting minor electrical and plumbing issues, etc.

You can expect physically demanding work that includes using tools and machinery, constantly moving, a lot of walking, climbing ladders, lifting / pushing heavy items, crawling in tight spaces, reaching, shoveling, and more. You can also expect exposure through use of chemicals, paint, and other potential irritants.


The successful candidate will:

  • Have general maintenance knowledge / experience (hotel experience preferred)
  • Possess a sincere desire to help people
  • Maintain a professional and well-groomed appearance
  • Be able to stand and walk for extended periods, climb ladders, fully bend, and lift / push 50+ lbs
  • Be able to work a variety of shifts including days, evenings, weekends, and holidays
  • Possess great communication skills and be a good listener in English (Spanish is a bonus)
  • Have the ability to respond quickly to changing needs of hotel guests and staff
  • Be able to use and be around cleaning products


Example daily work consists of:

  • Checking pool chemical concentrations
  • Conducting property maintenance (guest rooms, hallways, public areas, offices, etc.)
  • Assisting with basic electrical, plumbing, and HVAC issues
  • Responding to guest and staff calls
  • Completing special requests by guests or as assigned
  • Supporting other departments
  • Additional duties as needed


Benefits include:

  • Competitive salary
  • WORLDWIDE DISCOUNTS at Marriott brands
  • Vacation
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Sick Time
  • Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Fun Working Environment
  • And More…

* Probationary / eligibility waiting periods may exist before benefits begin (available to full time employees only).


To apply, email your cover letter and resume to WorkAtAloft@lixigroup.com or look for us online at hospitalityonline.com/aloft-Lexington.


EEO Statement: The Aloft and Element hotels in Lexington provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.

Compensation: 16.00

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About This Employer

Aloft and Element Hotels Lexington

727 Marrett Road
Lexington, MA 02421

(781) 761-1700

259 Room Hotel

www.starwoodhotels.com

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Welcome to our Dual-Branded Property! 

The Aloft and Element hotels in Lexington are a 259-room, twin-hotel complex in a busy area of historic Lexington, MA and part of the Marriott brand. We are located a quick 20-minute drive from downtown Boston and are T-accessible: Bus # 76 stops in front of our property and travels directly to / from the Alewife T station (red line).


Aloft

arrive & explore: what's nearby

Loft-inspired modern style shakes up a historic Boston suburb at Aloft Lexington! Explore revolutionary battlegrounds and quaint New England towns, or get down to business nearby. Dash into downtown Boston in just 20 minutes to work or play.

stay & play: public spaces

Meet & mingle with friends at our w xyz(SM) bar, grab a sweet, savory, or healthy snack from re:fuel by Aloft(SM), our 24/7 pantry, or play in our re:mix(SM) lounge. Plus, you can always stay connected with complimentary hotel-wide wired and wireless Internet access!

rest & refresh: Aloft rooms

Breeze into one of our Aloft rooms, featuring our ultra-comfortable signature bed, an oversized showerhead, custom amenities by Bliss® Spa, and more. Our plug & play connectivity station charges all your electronics and links to the 42” LCD TV to maximize work and play.


Element

A place to explore

Surrounded by rich colonial history and the vibrant business community of one of Boston’s most charming suburbs, Element Lexington is just 20 minutes from downtown Boston and within easy reach of its cultural, entertainment, and sporting venues.

A place to thrive(SM)

Maintain your balance. Our state-of-the-art fitness center, refreshing pool, and healthy food options all help you be at your best. Bright and open multi-purpose public spaces are inspiring settings for work, play, socializing, and unwinding.

A place to make your own

Energize in a smarter space. Our open-flow guest rooms are designed to meet all your needs, with fully-equipped kitchens, the signature Heavenly® Bed, and more, all thoughtfully arranged to rejuvenate you for work or play.