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Maintenance Technician

Posted April 27, 2021

Hilton Garden Inn Downtown Birmingham
Birmingham, AL
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About This Job

To assist the Lead Maintenance Technician in the functioning of the hotel. Performs repairs and preventative maintenance work to ensure the hotel maintenance quality standards are achieved and maintained. Provides excellent guest service in an efficient, courteous professional manner; following LBA standards of friendly hospitality while adhering to guidelines and procedures.

Pre Requisites

Maintenance associates have access to guestrooms and property, character traits of honesty and trustworthiness are essential to this position. Therefore maintenance associates must pass the appropriate security clearance, per company policy.
  • Working knowledge of: electricity, ac and plumbing along with a working knowledge of preventative maintenance.
  • High School diploma or equivalent.

Summary Of Essential Job Functions

The essential function of the Maintenance Technician is to make sure all mechanical areas of the hotel are operating correctly while working within the preventative guidelines set forth by The Company. Must be able to perform major life activities: standing, lifting, bending, learning, reading, concentrating, thinking and communicating. For this position specifically:
  • Must be able to push or pull 100 pounds and lift and/or carry 60 pounds.
  • Must be able to stand for eight hours, bend, stretch, reach, climb ladders, crawl, kneel and be low to the ground when necessary, sometimes for extended periods of time.
  • Must be able to see and hear.
  • Must be able to speak and read English, the ability to communicate in another language may be helpful.
  • Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions.
  • Must display professionalism, honesty and trustworthiness at all times.

Required Knowledge, Skills And Abilities

Knowledge in:
  • The methods, practices, tools, equipment, and materials used in a variety of building and mechanical trades.
  • Occupational hazards in the use of power tools and equipment, and of necessary safety precautions.
  • Repairs and maintenance of furniture and fixtures within the hotel.
  • Safety and security measures. Report or correct any hazardous conditions observed immediately.
  • Guidelines for training checklist of areas to be maintained.
Skills:
  • Follow The Company procedures and policies.
  • Use and care of hand and power tools and equipment appropriate to the area assignment.
  • Perform preventative maintenance and repairs as well as general maintenance on property grounds.
  • Assist with guest issues, be professional and maintain a hospitable caring attitude.
  • Maintain guest privacy.
Abilities:
  • Respond to all maintenance work orders in a timely manner.
  • Perform general minor repairs to in house plumbing, electrical, refrigeration, kitchen equipment and HVAC systems.
  • Ability to diagnose malfunctions and defects in mechanical and similar equipment and to determine adequate corrective measures.
  • Communicate effectively with staff and upper management.
  • Practice Safety Standards at all times.
  • Must be able to work as a team member.
  • Comply to all standards.
  • Remain service centric.
  • Communicate professionally with guests and co-workers.
  • Computer knowledge is helpful.
  • Work unsupervised and follow all guidelines.

Specific Responsibilities

  1. Maintain facility using consistent preventative maintenance guidelines.
  2. Ensure all maintenance equipment is in working order.
  3. Perform tasks as assigned: preventative maintenance, repairs, complete documentation.
  4. Assist with houseman duties when assigned.
  5. All other duties as assigned and within the realm of physical capabilities.

Working Conditions/Special Requirements

  • Standing, bending, stretching, walking for long periods of time.
  • Maintain a friendly professional image.
  • At times will have to work shifts and weekends.

Positions For Possible Advancement

The next step for this position is in a training capacity for other Maintenance Technicians or a Lead Maintenance Technician. The ability to teach skills and competencies will enhance leadership skills in preparations for further promotion.

Disclaimer

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time as needed.
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About this Employer

Hilton Garden Inn Downtown Birmingham

250 18th Street South
Birmingham, AL 35233

(205) 322-7937

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At A Glance

Hilton Garden Inn Birmingham Downtown hotel boasts a premium location in the city’s downtown business district, minutes away from Regions Financial Institution and City Hall. The hotel is close to the Birmingham Museum of Art, the Civil Rights Museum, Regions Field, Railroad Park, and Bartow Arena. A short walk away are some of the finest Birmingham restaurants and shops.

Each spacious guest room features an array of thoughtful amenities including complimentary WiFi, a cozy bed, large work desk with ergonomic chair, spacious bathroom and a large HDTV. The in-room hospitality center includes a mini-refrigerator, microwave and a Keurig® coffeemaker. For more space, extra amenities and a separate living area select an elegant one or two bedroom suite.

Savor a cooked-to-order breakfast in our onsite Garden Grille and Bar. Select from a variety of wines and craft beers, taste our small plates or unwind and socialize in the open lobby with plenty of natural light. Enjoy an energetic workout in the fitness room and a refreshing swim in the outdoor pool. For your Birmingham business meetings or events we offer 3,700 sq. ft. of flexible meeting space, plus A/V technology and custom catering.