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Maintenance Technician

Posted May 30, 2021

The Westin Houston Downtown
Houston, TX
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We are offering highly competitive rates

About This Job

The Maintenance Technician is responsible for ensuring that the property is maintained in the best possible condition at all times with the least amount of inconvenience to customers and associates.

Qualification Standards

Education & Experience:
  • High School diploma or equivalent and/or experience in a hotel or a related field required.
  • At least one year of progressive experience in a hotel or related field preferred.
  • Trade school and/or College course work in related field helpful.
Physical requirements:
  • Flexible and long hours sometimes required.
  • Heavy work – Exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or in excess of 50 pounds of force frequently and/or in excess of 20 pounds constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects.
Mental Requirements:
  • Must be able to convey information and ideas clearly.
  • Must be able to evaluate and select among alternative courses of action quickly and accurately.
  • Must be able to multi task.
  • Must be able to show initiative in job performance, including anticipating what needs to be done before it becomes a necessity.
  • Must routinely meet deadlines.
  • Must be effective in handling problems in the workplace, including anticipating, preventing, identifying and solving problems as necessary.
  • Must have the ability to assimilate complex information, data, etc., from disparate sources and consider, adjust or modify to meet the constraints of the particular need.
  • Must be effective at listening to, understanding, and clarifying the concerns and issues raised by co-workers and guests.
  • Must be able to work with and understand financial information and data, and basic arithmetic functions.

Duties & Functions

Essential:
  • Approach all encounters with associates and guests in an attentive, friendly, courteous and service-oriented manner.
  • Maintain regular attendance in compliance with standards, as required by scheduling which will vary according to the needs of the hotel.
  • Maintain a high standard of personal appearance and grooming, which includes wearing the proper uniform and name tag when working.
  • Comply at all times with standards and regulations to encourage safe and efficient hotel operations.
  • Maintain a warm and friendly demeanor at all times.
  • Associates must at all times be attentive, friendly, helpful and courteous to all guests, managers and fellow associates.
  • Ensure compliance of all policies and Code of Conduct as specified in the Associate Handbook.
  • Perform preventive maintenance on all equipment (i.e. boilers, chillers, HVAC-Heating Ventilation and Air Conditioning, electrical, etc.)
  • Take required readings on equipment.
  • Test cooling tower and record readings.
  • Replace and program televisions as needed.
  • Perform furniture repair.
  • Replace and repair pumps.
  • Perform plumbing repairs (i.e. clogged drains, copper pipe, change washers, change handles, drain fittings, etc.).
  • Understand and be able to read blueprints and wiring diagrams.
  • Trace and repair all types of water lines.
  • Troubleshoot and repair kitchen equipment.
  • Maintain repair and preventive maintenance records.
  • Perform and maintain work to local, state and federal codes.
  • Test, clean and repair swimming pools and spas.
  • Paint designated areas.
  • Repair and finish sheet rock.
  • Repair all types of wall coverings.
  • Repair and program hotel electronic lock system.

Benefits

  • Highly Competitive Rates
  • Marriott Discount
  • Free Parking
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About this Employer

The Westin Houston Downtown

1520 Texas Avenue
Houston, TX 77002

(713) 228-1520

200 Room Hotel

marriott.com

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The Westin Houston Downtown

Live the city pace when you stay at The Westin Houston Downtown. Located near Minute Maid Park and the George R. Brown Convention Center, our downtown Houston hotel offers meaningful amenities and energetic spaces. 

Keep yourself well-nourished with delicious on-site dining options and 24-hour room service. Our fitness center provides free weights and cardio equipment to help you maintain your fitness routine. Borrow New Balance athletic gear for your workouts - just ask our hotel staff. 

Host your wedding or corporate function in meeting rooms with impressive 16-foot ceilings and welcoming, natural light. Our modern, pet-friendly rooms and suites include ceiling fans to circulate fresh air, sofa beds and additional space to spread out when in Houston. 

Comfortable living areas help you optimize your downtime and spacious bathrooms provide a revitalizing retreat. Whether you are in town for work, play or both, come stay at The Westin Houston Downtown and thrive.

Houston Hotel Accommodations

Enjoy traditional charm and inspiring views in any of our 200 guest rooms and suites, featuring 14' ceilings and ceiling fans. Work at the modern desk or relax on the leather furniture. Get a blissful night’s rest on your Westin Heavenly Bed®, and refresh with premium bath amenities.