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Maintenance Technician

Posted May 20, 2021

Hartford Marriott Downtown
Hartford, CT
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About This Job

Come Join the Waterford Hotel Group Team!

Waterford Hotel Group is continuously looking to meet the best and brightest talent that the hospitality industry has to offer. Waterford is dedicated to the growth and development of our Associates and we welcome you to discover a culture where your contributions are recognized and celebrated. If you want to be part of a team that embraces collaboration with a focus on continuous improvement and you think you have what it takes to “wow” our customers, we invite you to explore a career with Waterford Hotel Group.

Workplace Safety in the era of COVID-19

Associate and guest safety continues to be our top priority.  We strictly follow social distancing guidelines.  Our staff are supplied with all necessary Personal Protective Equipment, our cleaning products and methods follow CDC guidelines, and we precisely adhere to all state orders.

The Ideal Candidate for this Position

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Maintenance Engineer and are actively looking to meet the best and brightest talent that the hospitality industry has to offer. We would welcome the opportunity to speak to you regarding this position as well as to answer any questions you might have regarding the company.

Who this job will appeal to

Are you a handy person who is good at fixing things, and likes to keep everything in good repair? We need someone to do light electrical, plumbing, painting, and small repairs.  Must have a flexible schedule.

What You Will Be Doing

  • Perform preventive maintenance and repair duties, including but not limited to HVAC, refrigeration systems, plumbing, lighting, furniture, sheet rock and painting
  • Monitor and maintain all building systems as assigned
  • Responsible for the completion of all maintenance service requests as assigned.
  • Maintain a professional and courteous manner with all guests, vendors, contractors, and employees.
  • Complete grounds work as directed by Chief Engineer
  • Responsible for alerting the General Manager of any unusual occurrence and/or damage that has taken place or that may occur.
  • Assure safety standards are used which comply with all company, local, city, state and federal guidelines.
  • Respond to all guest and colleague maintenance issues in a timely fashion. Keep accurate record of assigned tasks and must be able to convey information and ideas clearly.
  • Van driver (must have a valid drivers license)
  • Minor maintenance (electrical, plumbing, painting, caulking)
  • Snow removal (must be able to shovel snow)
  • Heavy lifting (must be able to lift more than 50 lbs)
  • Position includes weekends and holidays (must be able to work weekends/holidays as well as weekdays)

Job Requirements

  • Minimum of two years experience in hotel or building maintenance
  • Scheduled hours to include weekends and off-hour times based on the ongoing operating needs of the hotel
  • Must be effective at handling maintenance issues, including anticipating, preventing, identifying, and solving problems as necessary
  • You must be able to pass a thorough background check as well as be drug free

Benefits

We offer our eligible Associates a number of benefits to enhance their health and well-being:

  • Group insurance, including medical, dental, vision and company-paid life insurance
  • Paid time off including vacation days, personal days and holidays
  • Company-matched 401(k) plan
  • Voluntary benefits including short term disability, accident, life and critical illness
  • Life enrichment benefits including educational assistance, hotel discounts, travel assistance and more

For more information, please visit our website at www.waterfordhotelgroup.com.    

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About this Employer

Hartford Marriott Downtown

200 Columbus Blvd.
Hartford, CT 06106

(860) 249-8000

409 Room Hotel

www.marriott.com

Our Hotel

Enjoy the style and luxury of our newly renovated downtown Hartford Hotel. Located in the Front Street District of Hartford, the Marriott Hartford Downtown overlooks the Connecticut River and is interconnected with the Connecticut Convention Center. Attracting business and leisure travelers alike since 2005, this 409 room upscale hotel is AAA rated with four Diamonds. Local Hartford attractions within walking distance include Infinity Hall, Spotlight Theater, Wadsworth Atheneum, The Bushnell for Performing Arts, Old State House, and the State Capital Building. The Connecticut Science Center, an interactive educational science museum for adults and children, is adjacent to the hotel. Other area highlights include the Xfinity Theatre, Travelers, Aetna, Pratt & Whitney, and UTC. This Marriott hotel combines the beauty of a grand hotel with contemporary amenities including a spa, fitness center, swimming pool, upscale dining at VIVO, a stylish bar scene at L BAR, Starbucks lounge, and high-speed Internet access.