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Engineer

Posted November 25, 2020

Holiday Inn & Suites Alexandria - Old Town
Alexandria, VA
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About This Job

JOB OVERVIEW:  Perform general maintenance work to ensure hotel maintenance quality standards are achieved and maintained. Being open to a additional duties given by Chef Engineer or General Manager.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

1.            Assist with preventative maintenance and complete report work orders such as replacing ceiling tiles, light bulbs, patching vinyl, etc., to maintain the hotel and keep the product quality standard. 

2.            Perform preventative maintenance assignments on a scheduled basis (e.g., "room care").

3.            Assist in checking electrical systems such as air conditioning controls, television sets, lighting systems, and make minor repairs and/or replacement.

4.            Assist in checking and making routine repairs and assist on major repairs of all hotel equipment including small appliances, kitchen equipment, laundry equipment, boilers, pool equipment, HVAC, hand and power tools and  general plumbing systems and fixtures such as pipe lines, toilets and sinks, kitchen and laundry equipment.

5.            Service the hotel's pool, including adjusting chemicals and cleaning filters; completing maintenance request forms and record logs.

6.            Maintain the building exterior and "curb appeal" (e.g., snow removal, lawn care, painting, gardening).

7.            Refurbish furniture and fixtures within guest rooms such as cabinets, tables, chairs, doors windows and counters.  Paint and finish furniture and fixtures if needed.

8.            Respond in a courteous manner to all guest questions, complaints, and/or requests to ensure strong guest satisfaction.

9.            Exposure to extreme temperatures.

10.          Operation of heavy machinery.

11.          Comply with attendance rules and be available to work on a regular basis.

12.          Perform any other job related duties as assigned.

REQUIRED SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

Must have the ability to communicate in English.  Self-starting personality with an even disposition.    Maintain a professional appearance and manner at all times.     Can communicate well with guests.  Must be willing to “pitch-in” and help co- workers with their job duties and be a team player.  Climbing, reading, standing, walking and routinely lifting 25 lbs to 50 lbs.   Must be able to receive instructions and communicate progress of work assignments.

Must be able to work any shifts morning or nights need, plus Holidays and weekends.

PERFORMANCE STANDARDS

Customer Satisfaction: 

Our customers are what we are about.  One of the keys to a positive guest experience is positive interaction with Crescent staff.  It is essential that you remain professional at all times, and that you treat all guests and associates with courtesy and respect, under all circumstances.  Every Crescent associate is a guest relations ambassador, every working minute of every day. 

Work Habits:

In order to maintain a positive guest and associate experience, your work habits should always meet and strive to exceed hotel standards for work procedures, dress, grooming, punctuality and attendance.  You should be adaptable to change in your work area and in hotel procedures with a willingness to learn new skills and/or improve existing ones, have the ability to solve routine problems that occur on the job and ask for help whenever you are not sure how to do something.

Safety & Security: 

The safety and security of our guests and associates is of utmost importance to Crescent.  Every Crescent associate should adhere to the hotel security policies and procedures, particularly regarding key controls, lifting heavy objects, using chemicals, and effectively reporting safety hazards and safety concerns.

NOTE:  

This description excludes non-essential and marginal functions of the position that are incidental to the performance of the fundamental job duties.  Furthermore, the specific examples in each section are not intended to be all-inclusive.  Rather, they represent the typical elements and criteria considered necessary to perform the job successfully.  Other job-related duties may be assigned by the associate’s supervisor.

Furthermore, this description is subject to change, in the sole discretion of the Company, and in no way creates an employment contract, implied or otherwise; each associate remains, at all times, an “at will” associate.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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About this Employer

Holiday Inn & Suites Alexandria - Old Town

625 First Street
Alexandria, VA 22314

(703) 548-6300

178 Room Hotel

www.ihg.com

Our Hotel

The Holiday Inn® Hotel & Suites Alexandria - Old Town is conveniently situated between historic Old Town Alexandria and Washington, D.C. and is 100% non-smoking and pet-friendly. Our hotel is near Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) and the many Alexandria and Washington D.C. historic sites.

The recently renovated guestrooms and suites, many with balconies, offer the latest in amenities today’s modern traveler needs including refrigerators and free high-speed internet.

Free round trip shuttle service to Reagan National Airport and historic King Street is available. Enjoy the indoor/outdoor pool or have a great workout in the fitness center.

Walk outside the hotel and be in historic Old Town in minutes. Visit the many art galleries, antique shops and boutiques of Alexandria's King Street. Plan a visit to George Washington’s Mount Vernon or the MGM Grand National Harbor casino.

The state-of-the-art business center and updated banquet and meeting facilities offer the perfect solutions for your event planning needs. Plan your next meeting, reunion, wedding or social event in flexible meeting rooms for up to 700 or host an event in our outdoor venue.