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Maintenance Engineer

Posted January 27, 2021

Hyatt House Atlanta Perimeter Center
Sandy Springs, GA
New Built Opening Hotel - March 2021 - Hyatt House Atlanta Perimeter Center

About This Job

Summary: Installs, maintains, and repairs machinery, equipment, physical structures, plumbing, and electrical systems in hotel and restaurant.


Essential Duties and Responsibilitiesinclude the following. Other duties may be assigned by a supervisor as needed.


  • Self-starting personality with an even disposition to effectively communicate with guests, team members and community.
  • Be familiar with and adhere to Legacy Ventures Service standards as outlined in the Blueprint and other policies / rules of conduct, to include personal appearance / grooming, attendance and safe / efficient operations.
  • Ensuring completion of work orders
  • Creating and implementing Preventative Maintenance Program
  • Ensuring adherence to local, state and federal compliance of OHSA regulations
  • Conducting Life Safety Training and maintaining records related thereto
  • Electrical and Mechanical Maintenance of Life Safety Systems
  • Training and development of maintenance associates
  • Operating within established budget guidelines
  • Providing excellent service to internal and external customers
  • Vendor relationship management
  • Inventory control of property operations related tools and supplies.
  • Expense Management
  • HVAC maintenance and repair
  • Maintaining hotel aesthetics (painting, furniture maintenance, etc.)
  • 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; installs new or repaired parts.
  • Cleans and lubricates shafts, bearings, gears, and other parts of machinery.
  • Installs and repairs electrical apparatus, such as transformers and wiring, electrical and electronic components of machinery and equipment.
  • Lays out, assembles, installs, and maintains pipe systems and related hydraulic pneumatic equipment, and repairs and replaces gauges, valves, pressure regulators, and related equipment.
  • Repairs and maintains physical structure of establishment.
  • Installs, programs, or repairs automated machinery and equipment, such as robots or programmable controllers.
  • Operates cutting torch or welding equipment to cut or join metal parts.
  • Fabricates and repairs counters, benches, partitions, and other wooden structures.
  • Maintains a Preventative 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 guest, acknowledgment and a pleasant greeting is given at all times.
  • Associate is able to assist guest on in house outlet information along with local information.
  • Respond to maintenance requests received from the housekeeping department within 15 minutes (occupied room).
  • Response to guest requests for maintenance assistance within 15 minutes or less.
  • Parking lot and grounds will be patrolled on a continuous basis throughout the day (minimum of two times per day).
  • Pool chemical testing must be completed a minimum of twice a day.
  • Emergency lighting is to be checked a minimum of once a week.
  • In-room smoke detectors are to be checked monthly.
  • Guests’ name will be used at all times upon entering an occupied room.
  • When approached by a guest with a problem, associate will have the knowledge to be empowered to assist the guest 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.
  • Associate will understand the financial goals of their department and hotel.
  • Associate will understand the role they play in attaining the financial goals of their department and hotel.
  • Interacts with internal and external customers in a positive, professional and accommodating manner.
  • Perform any other job related duties as assigned.
Field Label

Qualification Requirements: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Must have a flexible schedule and ability to work days, evenings or nights any day of the week, including weekends and holidays.
  • Must have exceptional customer service skills
  • Demonstrated ability to perform multiple tasks in a busy environment and remain flexible
  • Ability to work well in a team environment
  • Must have a self-starting personality with an even disposition to effectively communicate with guests and staff.
  • Possess excellent written, verbal, and organizational skills. Computer literacy and financial management a must.


Education and/or Experience: College degree preferred. High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Language Skills: Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other associates of the organization.

Mathematical Skills: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

Reasoning Ability: Ability to apply commonsense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to ensure individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the associate is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and talk or hear. The associate is occasionally required to walk and reach with hands and arms.

The associate must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.


This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) incumbent in this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments.


The company is an Equal Opportunity Employer and complies with ADA regulations as applicable. All duties and responsibilities are essential functions and requirements and are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbents will possess the skills, aptitudes, and abilities to perform each duty proficiently. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health or safety of themselves or others. The requirements listed in this document are the minimum levels of knowledge, skills, or abilities.


About this Employer

Hyatt House Atlanta Perimeter Center

5875 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd.
Sandy Springs, GA 30342

186 Room Hotel

Legacy Ventures is developing a 186-room Hyatt House near Sandy Springs’ “Pill Hill” and its cluster of hospitals. Opening in 2021, the hotel will include 2,500 SF of meeting space, a pool, and a fitness center. The hotel will be managed by Legacy Ventures.