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Maintenance Technician (Engineer I)

Posted July 22, 2022

The Charter Hotel Seattle, Curio Collection by Hilton
Seattle, WA
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The Engineer 1 (Hotel Maintenance Technician) is a skilled maintenance professional responsible for maintaining areas of the hotel facility, including the physical building structure, all mechanical, refrigeration, plumbing, electrical, HVAC systems, and related equipment in accordance with energy conservation and preventative maintenance programs. The Engineer 1 is responsible for ensuring the upkeep of guest areas, including landscaping and grounds maintenance. The Engineer 1 (Hotel Maintenance Technician) is required to adhere to the mission and values of Widewaters Hotels, LLC. This position qualifies for $1,000 sign on bonus!
What You Will Be Doing
  • Assist the Chief Engineer in supervising the Engineering Department when the Chief Engineer is not available.
  • Complete work orders, and visually assess the safe and efficient maintenance and operation of the physical structures of the hotel: including mechanical, electrical, HVAC systems, carpentry, plumbing, electrical work, painting, masonry and other related equipment.
  • Conduct inspections and maintain the Preventative Maintenance, Room Care, and Landscape and Grounds programs.
  • Complete all routine maintenance on public spaces, meeting rooms, outlets, pools, spa/whirlpool (if necessary), BOH spaces and grounds.
  • Assist with repairs as needed which may require climbing a ladder and/or working on a roof.
  • Record and report completed repairs and items that require further attention.
  • Respond to guest calls, complaints, and team member work orders in a timely, courteous and efficient manner to assess and repair non-functioning machinery and/or equipment.
  • Communicate all maintenance needs to manager, as well as appropriate hotel department heads. Ensure a timely response to internal requests.
  • Ensure that all systems and equipment are functioning properly and efficiently.
  • Assist with maintenance of parking lot, snow removal, and landscaping as needed.
  • Respond to all emergency situations including fire alarms, bomb threats, disasters and power failures; notify the appropriate authorities.
  • Recognize potential safety hazards and security problems and act upon each accordingly by reporting them to Chief Engineer.
  • Practice safe working procedures at all times and adheres to industry standard protocols.
  • Understand fire exit and extinguisher locations, and follow all hotel safety rules and procedures.
  • Assist in special projects, including, but not limited to: renovations, remodeling, and painting.
  • Must adhere to all company policies and procedures as well as the Widewaters Hotels, LLC Employee Handbook.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Requirements
  • High School Degree or Equivalent.
  • Minimum of 3 years experience in a maintenance/engineer capacity.
  • Ability to operate and repair HVAC, mechanical and electrical machinery
  • Ability to communicate satisfactorily with guests, management, and co-workers
  • Training in refrigeration, plumbing and electrical, and HVAC also preferred, but not required.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

View All Current Opportunities at WidewatersWidewaters Hotels' Mission and Values

Widewaters Hotels is an award winning, innovative hospitality management leader, built on proven pillars of success. We are passionate about delivering exceptional returns for our owners and partners, creating the ultimate guest experience and providing rewarding opportunities for our associates.

Widewaters' Hotels Values: Our values guide the way we work with and for our guests, owners & associates. Through Passion, Energy, Attitude & Work Ethic we have created a vibrant company culture and a compass for our actions.

Company Website:TheCharterSeattle.com

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We appreciate your interest in Widewaters Hotels, LLC. Widewaters Hotels, LLC offers equal opportunities to all persons without regard to race, color religion, age, sex, disability, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, military or veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, domestic violence victim status, predisposing genetic characteristics or genetic information, or any other status protected by law.

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The Charter Hotel Seattle, Curio Collection by Hilton

1610 2nd Avenue
Seattle, WA 98101

(206) 256-7500

229 Room Hotel

www.hilton.com

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At A Glance

Welcome to The Charter Seattle, Curio Collection by Hilton, a chic hotel just steps from downtown attractions in one of the most walkable cities. The famous Pike Place Market is a block away, and it’s a quick walk to shops, dining, bars, the Washington State Convention Center, Seattle Aquarium, Space Needle, and other authentic Seattle experiences.

Our guest rooms are sleekly designed spaces with warm wood finishes and elegant décor. Enjoy luxurious bedding, a 55-inch HDTV with streaming capability, a mini-fridge, desk, plush robes, slippers, local brew from the in-room coffeemaker, and a marble bathroom. Our one-bedroom suites feature a living area, dining space, a walk-in closet and views of Elliott Bay.

Guests love Patagōn, our modern/rustic restaurant with Argentinian-inspired cuisine focused on fresh, locally sourced meats, fish and veggies. The Fog Room rooftop lounge brings the outdoors inside with retractable windows with water and skyline views from the 16th floor. This eclectic and lively lounge offers delicious cocktails and small bites. Our 24-hour room service is another tasty option.

Work out in the state-of-the-art fitness center or enjoy the calm of our sauna and steam room. The 24-hour business center is perfect for getting work done, and we offer 10,000 sq. ft. of flexible and stylish Seattle, WA event space for meetings and wedding receptions of up to 160 guests.

  • Set in downtown Seattle, walkable to major offices and attractions
  • Luxurious guest rooms and suites, all with marble bathrooms
  • Upscale restaurant, rooftop lounge and 24-hour room service
  • Cutting-edge fitness center, steam room, sauna and changing rooms
  • Meeting space with A/V equipment, planners and catering options