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Engineer (Hotel Maintenance)

posted September 13, 2019

The Westin Philadelphia
Philadelphia, PA
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About This Job

Opportunity:  Engineer

Perform preventative and repair maintenance work to ensure hotel is maintained according to established quality and sustainability standards while treating guests in a warm and friendly manner.

Potential Career Path

Engineering Supervisor - Chief Engineer - Area Chief Engineer

Essential Functions

  • Conduct room inspections and identify repair needs.
  • Install or repair sheet rock and other wall coverings.
  • Paint designated areas and items.
  • Install and replace basic electrical fixtures, replace light switches, receptacles, and light bulbs.
  • Repair furniture.
  • Install, replace, and program televisions.
  • Perform minor plumbing functions.
  • Replace and repair heating and cooling pumps as well as preventative maintenance on units.
  • Trace and repair all types of water lines.
  • Troubleshoot and repair kitchen equipment.
  • Maintain repair and preventative maintenance records.
  • Perform and maintain work to local, state and Federal codes.
  • Be aware of guest satisfaction scores and work toward increasing departmental and overall guest satisfaction.
  • Work as a bell attendant in the event of staffing shortages or during peak check in/out periods.
  • Follow Service Recovery Guidelines.
  • Follow sustainability guidelines and practices related to HHM’s EarthView program.
  • Practice safe work habits, wear protective safety equipment and comply with MSDS and OSHA standards.
  • Ensure overall guest satisfaction.
  • Perform other duties as requested by management.

Position Requirements

  • High School diploma and Trade school course work in related field preferred.
  • Previous engineer/maintenance experience or equivalent training required.

Work Context

  • Work schedule varies and may include working on holidays and weekends and alternate shifts.
  • Requires standing for extended periods, walking, pushing, lifting up to 50 pounds, bending and reaching, kneeling, stooping, crawling and climbing.

What We Believe

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About This Employer

The Westin Philadelphia

99 South 17th Street at Liberty Place
Philadelphia, PA 19103

(215) 563-1600

294 Room Hotel

www.marriott.com

Our Hotel

Situated in the heart of a city rich with history, The Westin Philadelphia elegantly enhances its desirable Rittenhouse Square address with comfort and style. Steps from upscale shopping, award-winning restaurants and conveniently connected to the offices at Liberty Place, The Westin provides guests with the premiere downtown location. Museums and historical attractions, including the Liberty Bell, Independence Hall and the Constitution Center, promote the cultural wealth of Philadelphia. Guests can enjoy a hand crafted cocktail in The Lobby Bar. The Westin Philadelphia impresses both business and leisure travelers alike with its 275 guest rooms and 19 suites, all beautifully appointed with welcoming décor and revitalizing amenities. Our signature Heavenly® Bed ensures a relaxing nights sleep, and the Heavenly® Bath is the perfect place to refresh after a long day.