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Maintenance Engineer

Posted November 8, 2021

TownePlace Suites Des Moines Urbandale
Johnston, IA
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Position Summary: We seek a positive, service-oriented, energetic and self-motivated Maintenance Engineer to join our team. The Maintenance Engineer will work closely with the hotel’s Front Office and Housekeeping teams. The successful candidate will ensure that the property is maintained in the b

About This Job

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Represent the hotel in a positive manner at all times. 
  • Prioritize any repairs or maintenance issues that may impact or inconvenience our guest's experience. 
  • Repair and maintain facility buildings and equipment. 
  • Complete any building and room repairs, plumbing, painting, sheetrock work, and carpentry. 
  • Perform preventative maintenance on building and equipment. 
  • Complete ground work and custodial work as necessary. 
  • Clean, lubricate, protect and otherwise maintains all tools and equipment in the hotel. 
  • Ensure that all tools and equipment used are returned to and secured in proper storage area. 
  • Assists in handling emergencies in order to protect our guests and associates, and preserve the building and its systems during the emergency.
  • Complete all work assigned in a safe and professional manner. 
  • Maintain communication with Chief Engineer to ensure that all needed materials, tools and supplies are available or on order. 
  • Keep Chief Engineer updated on assignments. 
  • Drive guests in hotel shuttle.Exemplify the hotel's Standard Code of Conduct and all other regulations established by management and Employee Handbook. 
  • Maintain the hotel's emergency procedures as instructed by hotel management.

Job Requirements:

  • Must be able to speak, read, write and understand the primary language(s) used in the workplace.
  • Previous maintenance experience is required 
  • Show off the proper uniform/dress at all times and be well groomed. 
  • Be flexible since you are running a 24/7 hotel operation. 
  • This job requires ability to perform the following: carrying, lifting pushing and/or pulling items weighing up to 100-300 pounds, frequently standing up and moving about the facility, frequently handling objects and equipment to maintain the facility, frequently bending, stooping, kneeling, climbing and crawling.
  • Valid Driver’s License required.
  • High school or equivalent education required.  

compensation: $15 per hour

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About this Employer

TownePlace Suites Des Moines Urbandale

8800 Northpark Drive
Johnston, IA 50131

(515) 727-4066

116 Room Hotel

www.marriott.com

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Fully-equipped kitchens for a productive stay.

The TownePlace Suites Des Moines/Urbandale is an extended-stay hotel located in Johnston, IA. Feel at home in Des Moines with a fully equipped kitchen including a full-size refrigerator, microwave, cooktop, dishwasher, and cookware in each suite. Rooms also feature a large work space with complimentary WiFi and separate spaces for living and sleeping. Start each day off right with a complimentary hot breakfast buffet and take advantage of tea and coffee served throughout the day. Enjoy our indoor pool, 24-hour fitness center, and outdoor BBQ/Picnic area when you're ready to relax. Located in the northern suburbs just off I80/I35 and 86th Street, we are minutes from downtown Des Moines, IA. Our business park location is minutes from restaurants, entertainment, several shopping malls including Jordan Creek Town Center, and the office headquarters for John Deere Credit, DuPont/Pioneer,Rain and Hail Insurance, and Camp Dodge. Stay at the TownePlace Suites Des Moines/Urbandale to experience a wonderful stay.