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Maintenance Engineer

posted February 14, 2020

Plunge Beach Resort
Fort Lauderdale, FL
Come take the Plunge! An exciting opportunity for Maintenance Engineer awaits @ the excellent Plunge Beach Resort!
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About This Job

Job Description

Installs, maintains, and repairs machinery, equipment, physical structures, and pipe and electrical systems in hotel including restaurants and outlets by performing the following duties.


  • Visually inspects and tests machinery and equipment.
  • Listens for unusual sounds from machines or equipment to detect malfunction and discusses machine operation variations with supervisors or other maintenance workers to diagnose problem or repair machine.
  • Dismantles defective machines and equipment and installs new or repaired parts.
  • Installs and repairs basic electrical fixtures, switches and outlets.
  • Repairs and maintains physical structure of establishment.
  • Installs, programs, or repairs automated machinery and equipment such as robots or programmable controllers.
  • Maintains and repairs furnishings, benches, partitions, and other structures throughout the Hotel.
  • Maintains a Preventive Maintenance Program within the rooms to insure they are being kept up to standards on a quarterly basis and the proper documentation is being recorded.
  • Proper uniform and name tag worn at all times.  
  • When coming in contact with a customer, acknowledgement and a pleasant greeting is given at all times.
  • Associate is able to assist customer on in house outlet information along with local information.
  • Response to maintenance requests received from the housekeeping department is responded to within 10 minutes or less.
  • Response to customer requests for maintenance assistance is responded to in 10 minutes or less.
  • Parking Lot and Grounds will be patrolled on a continuous basis throughout the day.
  • Pool chemical testing must be completed a minimum of once a day.
  • Emergency lighting is to be checked a minimum of once a week.
  • In-room smoke detectors are to be checked monthly.
  • Customers name will be used at all times upon entering a room to repair a maintenance request.
  • When approached by a customer with a problem, associate will have the knowledge to be empowered to assist the customer in resolving the problem.
  • Keep a daily maintenance log of all work performed on all areas of the hotel/motel.
  • Comply with all OSHA standards and be aware of any potential chemical hazards and the protective equipment needs in handling them.
  • Maintain property exterior curb appeal and landscaping per company procedure and standards.


One year certificate from college or technical school preferred; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


1-3 years experience in related field preferred.


  • Medical, Dental, Vision, STD, LTD, & Life Insurance Plans
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Vacation & Sick/Personal Days
  • Hotel Discount Program


We provide equal opportunity without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, or disability.


About This Employer

Plunge Beach Resort

4660 El Mar Drive
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308

(754) 312-5775

137 Room Hotel

Our Hotel

Tucked along South Florida’s fabled A1A in Lauderdale by the Sea, Plunge Beach Resort is a laid-back, low-key retreat for beach lovers and bohemians in search of an edgy, off-the-radar getaway. Catering to today’s creative class, this oceanfront hideaway shuns corporate conformity in favor of a brilliantly offbeat approach to food, fun, music, technology, recreation and guest rooms. All in a world-class location that celebrates the timeless traditions of the Great American Beach Town.

Meetings & Events

At Plunge Beach Resort, we love to host! Whether visitors are seeking the perfect hotel for their wedding guests or an ideal spot for their next girls-only getaway, corporate retreat, incentive trip or family reunion, the laid-back, anything-but-boring vibe of our oceanfront Lauderdale by the Sea hotel will set just the right tone.


Flavorful and unfussy, our food reflects our seaside surroundings. Serving fresh-off-the-boat seafood and fun food truck favorites, we embrace what’s bold, imaginative and uncomplicated. From street tacos on the beach and local coffee and organic sweets in our market to small plates and citrus-infused cocktails and small-batch beers in our gastro pub and beachside bars, we’ve got everyone covered.