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Maintenance Technician

Posted November 16, 2022

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Newark Airport
Newark, NJ
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ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Assist with preventative maintenance and 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.
  • 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:

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.

Knowledge of basic repair and maintenance requirements/controls and applications of relevant tools.  Knowledge of policies applicable to maintenance engineering, especially those relating to safety and security of guest and hotel property.   Ability to coordinate and cooperate with other departments regarding maintenance services/activities.  Ability to stand, walk, bend, reach and move continuously to inspect rooms on all floors of the hotel.  Ability to access and accurately input information using a moderately complex computer system.   

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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DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Newark Airport

128 Frontage Road
Newark, NJ 07114

(973) 690-5500

503 Room Hotel

doubletree3.hilton.com

From runway to relaxation by Newark Airport

Our hotel is next to Newark Liberty International Airport, with a free shuttle every 30 minutes. We're seven miles from Cape Liberty Cruise Port and 10 miles from New York City. Every stay starts with a chocolate chip cookie, and Starbucks coffee and grab-and-go items are available in the lobby. Enjoy our fitness center and indoor pool.