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Maintenance Engineer

Travel Benefits

Posted September 7, 2021

Hilton Garden Inn Louisville Downtown
Louisville, KY
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About This Job

Purpose

Maintenance Engineers perform an instrumental role in the overall functionality of the hotel facility and system operation.  Engineers tackle routine challenges, preventative maintenance, and respond to guest needs when something isn’t working as it should.  The primary responsibility of a Maintenance Engineer is proactive upkeep of equipment and systems, proper and adequate repair of building and equipment, safe use of tools and other power equipment, and support of guest and operational needs.

Work Performed

  • Proactively maintain the physical building structure, building systems, and equipment by performing preventative and routine maintenance
  • Complete grounds and custodial work as needed or assigned
  • Use tools and other power equipment, following all manufacturer and other safety guidelines to ensure safety of self and others
  • Complete needed or assigned building, equipment, or room repairs including but not limited to plumbing, painting, carpentry, sheetrock, and electrical work.
  • Prioritize repairs or maintenance needs that may inconvenience or negatively impact the experience of hotel guests.
  • Effectively communicate with hotel departments to ensure timely response and completion of maintenance needs.
  • Listen to guests and empathize with their challenges.  When necessary, notify other departments and act on guests concerns.
  • Always maintain professionalism consistent with hotel brand and company expectations.
  • Know, maintain, and communicate hotel emergency procedures; inform and assist guests or hotel operations in emergencies.
  • If applicable, maintain balance and security of house bank and accurately log all transactions.

Qualifications

Experience & Education: 

  • 2+ years of maintenance experience, preferably in a hotel or similar facility
  • High School diploma or equivalency education certificate required
  • Electrical and/or plumbing certification preferred
  • Valid driver’s license may be required

Communication:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Must be able to speak, read, and write in primary language used in the workplace

Physical:

  • 8+ hours per day; stand and walk frequently throughout the workday
  • Reach, bend, stoop, kneel, and pivot frequently through workday
  • Lift, lower, push, pull, and maneuver up to 75 pounds occasionally

Managed by First Hospitality

First Hospitality seeks to attract and retain a high-performing and diverse workforce in which employee’s differences are respected and valued to better meet the varying needs of the customers we serve.  FH fosters an inclusive work environment that promotes collaboration, flexibility, and fairness.  Equal Opportunity Employer.

compensation: $15.00 - $17.00

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About this Employer

Hilton Garden Inn Louisville Downtown

350 West Chestnut Street
Louisville, KY 40202

(502) 584-5175

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Downtown Louisville Hotel with Outdoor Rooftop Restaurant

Set in the heart of downtown Louisville, the Hilton Garden Inn Louisville Downtown hotel is the only downtown venue with an outdoor + indoor rooftop restaurant and bar, 8UP. For a unique feel that combines stunning views, seasonal cocktails and a bourbon-infused menu, take the elevator to the 8th floor to 8UP Elevated Drinkery & Kitchen and find a myriad of food and fun celebrating the spirit of Louisville.

Our hotel is within walking distance to over 50 Louisville restaurants and steps away from the dining and entertainment on 4th Street Live!, Mercury Ballroom, Louisville Palace and the Kentucky International Convention Center. Connected to the hotel is the Henry Clay, a hip and historic venue with 20,000 sq. ft. of event space with lots of windows, ornate molding and elegant chandeliers.

Feel at home in our spacious guest rooms, equipped with complimentary WiFi, a 42-inch LCD flat-screen TV, mini-refrigerator, microwave and a large desk with ergonomic chair. Ideal for corporate travelers, the hotel offers executive suites, catering services, complimentary WiFi and a 24-hour business center. Maintain your workout routine in our state-of-the-art fitness center or enjoy complimentary access to the nearby YMCA pool. Pamper yourself in one of our Whirlpool Suites.