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Chief Engineer

Posted April 16, 2021

Hyatt Place Columbia/Harbison
Irmo, SC
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BPR Properties was founded in 1983, with the purchase of our first property: a smoke shop in Staten Island, New York. After selling the smoke shop the following year, we purchased a hot dog stand (at a local flea market) and a convenience store in New Jersey. In 1986, we purchased our first motel.

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Position Summary:

Supervises and performs repairs and preventative maintenance work to ensure hotel maintenance quality standards are achieved and maintained.

Essential Functions:

  • Supervise, perform and document preventive maintenance program according to brand standards.
  • Provide the highest quality of service to the quest at all times.
  • Ensure that all guest rooms are rentable on a daily basis.
  • Check and make repairs to plumbing systems and fixtures such as pipe lines, toilets and sinks, kitchen and laundry equipment.
  • Check and make repairs to electrical systems such as lighting systems, television sets and kitchen equipment.
  • Perform repairs to building, furniture, bathrooms, guest rooms, etc., as needed; may perform painting tasks.
  • Ensure that all equipment is functioning properly and that preventive maintenance measures are performed to preserve the hotel and keep product quality to standard.
  • Monitor mechanical, electrical, and water usages to ensure effective energy management.
  • Respond in a courteous manner to guest questions, complaints and/or requests to ensure guest satisfaction.
  • Respond in a timely manner to all work orders.
  • Coordinate with Housekeeping Manager to ensure property is maintained in like-new condition.
  • Must be able to lift and carry 50 pounds; push and pull 100 pounds.
  • Policy violations by any employee you supervise are to be documented.  In documentation, include any actions taken.
  • Practice safety standards at all times and be alert to hazardous conditions.  Report or correct any hazardous conditions immediately.
  • Must be thoroughly familiar with Employee Handbook.  Employee must adhere to all work rules, procedures, and policies established by the company, including but not limited to, those contained in the employee handbook.
  • Wear proper uniform at all times in accordance with the Standards of Appearance.
  • Other duties as assigned, of which the employee is capable of performing.
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Hyatt Place Columbia/Harbison

1130 Kinley Road
Irmo, SC 29063

(803) 407-1560

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Located just outside of downtown Columbia and less than five minutes from the Harbison State Forest, Hyatt Place Columbia/Harbison is surrounded by popular area attractions including the Columbia Museum of Art, Lake Murray and Newberry Opera House. Only three miles from our hotel is Lake Murray and Lake Murray Dam where you can unwind on the beach, take walk over the dam, rent boats and jet skis, and cast a line.

At Hyatt Place Columbia/Harbison you’ll find it easy to stay in shape in the 24-hour StayFit™ Gym or soak up some Carolina sunshine by the outdoor pool. Sip on a Starbucks® coffee drink in the morning or relax at the Coffee to Cocktails Bar with your favorite beer, glass of wine or hand mixed spirits. Our open-aired Gallery offers cozy couches for hanging out and lounging areas for socializing and mingling. Hyatt Place Columbia/Harbison features 750 square feet of meeting space, ideal for small meetings, training classes, group gatherings, social events and reunions.

Hyatt Place Columbia/Harbison is within close proximity to top sports arenas, such as the University of South Carolina William-Brice Stadium and is surrounded by more than 20 championship golf courses. If traveling for business, the hotel is only a few short miles from the Palmetto Health Parkridge, V.C. Summers, SCEG, Westinghouse, Intel and one of the most innovative heart hospitals on the east coast - Palmetto Health Heart Hospital. When it’s time to chill and watch the game, there are plenty of sports bars and grills within five miles of the hotel.