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Engineer - Hotel Maintenance

Posted November 11, 2021

The Rittenhouse
Philadelphia, PA
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About This Job

Overview

Opportunity:  Engineer

Perform preventative and repair maintenance work to ensure hotel is maintained according to established quality and sustainability standards while treating guests in a warm and friendly manner.

Potential Career Path

Engineering Supervisor - Chief Engineer - Area Chief Engineer

Essential Functions

  • Conduct room inspections and identify repair needs.
  • Install or repair sheet rock and other wall coverings.
  • Paint designated areas and items.
  • Install and replace basic electrical fixtures, replace light switches, receptacles, and light bulbs.
  • Repair furniture.
  • Install, replace, and program televisions.
  • Perform minor plumbing functions.
  • Replace and repair heating and cooling pumps as well as preventative maintenance on units.
  • Trace and repair all types of water lines.
  • Troubleshoot and repair kitchen equipment.
  • Maintain repair and preventative maintenance records.
  • Perform and maintain work to local, state and Federal codes.
  • Be aware of guest satisfaction scores and work toward increasing departmental and overall guest satisfaction.
  • Work as a bell attendant in the event of staffing shortages or during peak check in/out periods.
  • Follow Service Recovery Guidelines.
  • Follow sustainability guidelines and practices related to HHM’s EarthView program.
  • Practice safe work habits, wear protective safety equipment and comply with MSDS and OSHA standards.
  • Ensure overall guest satisfaction.
  • Perform other duties as requested by management.

Position Requirements

  • High School diploma and Trade school course work in related field preferred.
  • Previous engineer/maintenance experience or equivalent training required.

Work Context

  • Work schedule varies and may include working on holidays and weekends and alternate shifts.
  • Requires standing for extended periods, walking, pushing, lifting up to 50 pounds, bending and reaching, kneeling, stooping, crawling and climbing.

What We Believe

People Are Our Capability – Hearts That Serve – Only Excellence – Stay Nimble - Own It

About Us

Exquisite Location of this Downtown Philadelphia Hotel

The Rittenhouse Hotel is the most prestigious Philadelphia Pennsylvania hotel address. Consistently recognized not only as the premier choice of five-diamond Philadelphia luxury hotels, The Rittenhouse is also ranked among the world´s finest places to stay. Featuring all of the unique historic charm and residential ambience of Rittenhouse Square, our Philadelphia luxury hotel is convenient walking distance from major museums, cultural attractions, world-class shopping, and the business district. Experience the luxury of five-diamond service and accommodations at the premier choice of Philadelphia Pennsylvania hotels.

HHM is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, age, religion, disability, veteran status, genetic information, citizenship status or any other group protected by law.

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About this Employer

The Rittenhouse

210 West Rittenhouse Square
Philadelphia, PA 19103

(215) 546-9000

118 Room Hotel

www.rittenhousehotel.com

Our Hotel

Travelers can stay at The Rittenhouse, a standout among luxury hotels in Philadelphia’s Center City, offering them a Forbes Four Star experience with well-appointed rooms and suites, world-class service, and the most desirable location in town. From fine dining culinary experiences and impeccably tailored events to our relaxing atrium pool and rejuvenating treatments from the spa, our Rittenhouse Square luxury hotel offers personalized experiences and provides the perfect balance of sophistication and relaxation for families, business travelers, and romantic vacationers alike. Welcome to The Rittenhouse, a true gem among Center City, Philadelphia hotels.