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Engineer - Preventative Maintenance

Posted January 10, 2022

Hotel Vinache
New Orleans, LA
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JOB OVERVIEW:  Perform general maintenance work to ensure hotel maintenance quality standards are achieved and maintained.  

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Perform  maintenance of guest rooms and public area, complete report work orders such as replacing ceiling tiles, light bulbs, patching vinyl, etc., to maintain the hotel and keep the product quality standard. 
  • Perform preventative maintenance assignments on a scheduled basis (e.g., "room care").
  • Assist in checking electrical systems such as air conditioning controls, television sets, lighting systems, and make minor repairs and/or replacement.
  • Assist in checking and making routine repairs and assist on major repairs of all hotel equipment including small appliances, kitchen equipment, laundry equipment, boilers, pool equipment, HVAC, hand and power tools and  general plumbing systems and fixtures such as pipe lines, toilets and sinks, kitchen and laundry equipment.
  • Service the hotel's pool, including adjusting chemicals and cleaning filters; completing maintenance request forms and record logs.
  • Maintain the building exterior and "curb appeal" (e.g., snow removal, lawn care, painting, gardening).
  • Refurbish furniture and fixtures within guest rooms such as cabinets, tables, chairs, doors windows and counters.  Paint and finish furniture and fixtures if needed.
  • Respond in a courteous manner to all guest questions, complaints, and/or requests to ensure strong guest satisfaction
  • Exposure to extreme temperatures.
  • Operation of heavy machinery.
  • Maintain order in the hotel, dealing with the welfare of guests, and assisting with door lock problems.
  • Coordinate expedient response to emergency conditions such as fire, fire or safety hazards and threats to life and/or           property in a calm, rational and persuasive manner. 
  • Comply with attendance rules and be available to work on a regular basis.
  • Perform any other job related duties as assigned.

REQUIRED SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

Previous general maintenance experience required to include painting, plumbing, electrical.  Must have the ability to communicate in English.  Self-starting personality with an even disposition.    Maintain a professional appearance and manner at all times.     Can communicate well with guests.  Must be willing to “pitch-in” and help co- workers with their job duties and be a team player.  Climbing, reading, standing, walking and routinely lifting 25 lbs to 50 lbs.   Must be able to receive instructions and communicate progress of work assignments.

PERFORMANCE STANDARDS

Customer Satisfaction: 

Our customers are what we are about.  One of the keys to a positive guest experience is positive interaction with Crescent staff.  It is essential that you remain professional at all times, and that you treat all guests and associates with courtesy and respect, under all circumstances.  Every Crescent associate is a guest relations ambassador, every working minute of every day. 

Work Habits:

In order to maintain a positive guest and associate experience, your work habits should always meet and strive to exceed hotel standards for work procedures, dress, grooming, punctuality and attendance.  You should be adaptable to change in your work area and in hotel procedures with a willingness to learn new skills and/or improve existing ones, have the ability to solve routine problems that occur on the job and ask for help whenever you are not sure how to do something.

Safety & Security: 

The safety and security of our guests and associates is of utmost importance to Crescent.  Every Crescent associate should adhere to the hotel security policies and procedures, particularly regarding key controls, lifting heavy objects, using chemicals, and effectively reporting safety hazards and safety concerns.

NOTE:  

This description excludes non-essential and marginal functions of the position that are incidental to the performance of the fundamental job duties.  Furthermore, the specific examples in each section are not intended to be all-inclusive.  Rather, they represent the typical elements and criteria considered necessary to perform the job successfully.  Other job-related duties may be assigned by the associate’s supervisor.

Furthermore, this description is subject to change, in the sole discretion of the Company, and in no way creates an employment contract, implied or otherwise; each associate remains, at all times, an “at will” associate.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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Hotel Vinache

1300 Canal Street
New Orleans, LA 70112

157 Room Hotel

hotelvinache.com

Introducing Hotel Vinache 

If there is one thing we know at Hotel Vinache is that every stay in New Orleans is a memorable one. New Orleans is a city with deep roots and stories to tell, whose music and food captivates everyone who visits our well-worn streets. Take a stroll down Canal Street and you will discover Hotel Vinache at the center of it all. Steps away from The French Quarter, Bourbon Street, theater and business districts our newly-renovated hotel in New Orleans is ideally situated near all the top attractions. Explore the rich history of the area and visit popular destinations including the French Quarter, the Art District, and the Garden District. After a busy day of sightseeing, return to the comfort of our spacious and modern guestrooms and suites.