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Engineers/Maintenance I (entry)

posted October 10, 2019

Candlewood Suites Athens
Athens, GA
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About This Job

You’ve always been curious about how things work. And when things stop working, you can’t help taking them apart and putting them back together so they DO. Easy breezy.Then, working as a Class I Engineer with Interstate may be just the right place for you to use your technical knowledge and knack for fixing.

As a Class I Engineer, you will

  • Take regular action to keep guest room and areas fully operable for guest comfort and safety and the work environment safe for fellow associates.
  • Use your wits and technical abilities to solve problems and make repairs effectively and efficiently.
  • Respond courteously to guest requests promptly and resolve matters to the guest’s satisfaction.
  • Help with grounds upkeep.
  • Help keep the mechanical areas safe, orderly, and clean and maintain legible, orderly records.

Fundamentals

A high school diploma with technical or vocational schooling is preferred. Hotel experience is also preferred but not required. General knowledge of technical fields, such as carpentry, painting, and electrical, is expected. This position requires effective communication skills, a professional manner, the ability to work in a team and make independent decisions. Knowledge of Kemper Insurance Red Tag System and the ability to drive a pick-up truck may also be required. This position requires lifting at least 40 pounds.  

Interstate Hotels & Resorts is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

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If you need accommodation for any part of the employment process because of a medical condition or disability, please call (703) 387-3888 or email ADA.Assistance@interstatehotels.com with the nature of your accommodation request and include the Hotel location and title of the job opening. Please allow one (1) business day for a reply.

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About This Employer

Candlewood Suites Athens

156 Classic Road
Athens, GA 30606

(706) 548-9663

97 Room All Suite

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Our Hotel

Just minutes from UGA, the hotel's convenient location also places you close to the Georgia Square Mall and Sanford Stadium, home of the Bulldogs. Visitors can spend the day strolling the restaurant-lined streets or search for the 36 bulldog statues in downtown Athens, Georgia. .

Corporate guests looking for hotels in Athens, GA appreciate our proximity to companies like Caterpillar, Eaton Corporation, and Merial. We are the closest hotel to the Caterpillar plant in Athens, GA only a short two minute drive away. Every suite is equipped with free Wi-Fi access, so it is easy to keep in touch with the office back home during a stay in Athens, Georgia. The hotel has a Business Center for last-minute meeting preparations with copy services, fax machine and a PC.

Leisure travelers may be interested in seeing a performance at University of Georgia's Performing Arts Center or catching a local band at a nearby music venue, such as the world-famous 40-Watt Club. UGA is not far from the hotel's property, giving you quick travel times for graduation and move-in day on campus.