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Building Maintenance

$1500 Bonus!

Posted January 4, 2022

Sheraton Valley Forge Hotel
King of Prussia, PA
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Are you a skilled hotel Engineer that is ready to make a change? Do you embrace the hospitality industry and enjoy working with guests? Do you have a passion for fixing things and enjoy doing so? Are you a "people person"? We want to speak with you.....

About This Job

Our property is currently looking for a building maintenance professional to be part of a seasoned team who are dedicated to servicing our guests, our property, and our staff.  This is a entry to mid-level position who would report to the Chief Building Engineer.  Please read on for more information.

Essential Functions

  • Perform interior and exterior preventive maintenance and repairs such as mechanical, electrical, and plumbing. Respond promptly to elevator breakdowns. Maintain accurate maintenance records.  
  • Respond to and resolve engineering service requests in a courteous, efficient, safe manner.
  • Appropriate and proper use of engineering supplies and tools.
  • Maintain all engineering and work areas in orderly and clean condition.  
  • Prompt reporting to engineering management all emergencies, injuries, missing articles, damage, mechanical problems and safety hazards.  
  • Document all parts used and parts needed to be purchased.
  • Perform special projects and other responsibilities as assigned. Participate in task forces and committees as requested.
  • Consistent professional and positive attitude and actions when communicating with guests and associates.
  • Ensure maintenance problems are promptly reported through proper channels.
  • Comply with all company policies and procedures.
  • Practice safe work habits and comply with sanitary, safety, security and emergency procedures.
  • Write shift reports including reports on any incidents of theft, accidents or injuries when assigned.
  • Check with manager/supervisor before leaving work area for any reason.
  • On-time and at work when scheduled, and in proper uniform.
  • Attend department meetings as scheduled.
  • Respond to guest requests, concerns and problems to ensure guest satisfaction.
  • Report any incidents of guest dissatisfaction or other matters of significance to the manager so that corrective measures may be taken.
  • Any other tasks/duties as requested by management.

Qualifications

The Company may consider an equivalent combination of acceptable education and experience providing the knowledge, skills and abilities cited below. 

Education and Experience

  • High school diploma/GED and training in building maintenance
  • Two or more years of experience in building maintenance or related experience
  • Working knowledge of basic plumbing, HVAC, electrical and carpentry repairs
  • Experience in the hospitality industry preferred
  • Ability to understand and provide friendly guest service.
  • Ability to understand and comply with proper preventive maintenance and repair policies, procedures and brand standards.
  • Ability to properly use engineering tools and supplies.
  • Ability to complete assignments in a timely manner, identify and investigate issues and resolve basic matters.
  • Ability to follow an appropriate course of action based on policies and procedures.
  • Consistently professional attitude and behavior with effective listening and communication skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, sometimes under pressure, while remaining flexible, efficient, and simultaneously handling competing and changing priorities.
  • Attention to detail, good organizational skills, and efficient time management.
  • Ability to satisfy the legal requirements for employment within the jurisdiction.

Skills and AbilitiesWorking Conditions & Physical Effort

Physical work is a primary part of job and it is performed inside and outside with equipment, machines and/or operating a motor vehicle. The work involves exposure to extreme temperatures, chemicals, dirt, fumes, smoke, unpleasant odors, and/or loud noises. The exposure to hazards or physical risks that requires following basic safety precautions and use of applicable protective equipment. The physical requirements include extended walking, standing, climbing, bending, reaching, pulling, pushing, kneeling and lifting up to 100 pounds. While performing job duties, the associate is required to listen, speak and write. The job requires close vision with or without corrective lenses. This position may be required to operate a motor vehicle.

Notice

Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States. This employer participates in E-Verify.

EOE M/F

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About this Employer

Sheraton Valley Forge Hotel

480 North Gulph Road
King of Prussia, PA 19406

(484) 238-1800

180 Room Hotel

www.marriott.com

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Our Hotel

Travel confidently to Sheraton Valley Forge Hotel and know you'll have all the resources you need for a refreshing, productive stay. Enjoy our hotel's spacious accommodations and top amenities, including a signature Sheraton Fitness Center, a swimming pool and whirlpool and a complimentary shuttle to local points of interest. Don't miss having a meal at Ralph's of South Philly, the contemporary sister restaurant to the iconic Ralph's, the country's oldest Italian restaurant, or unwinding in front of our courtyard fire pit.