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Carpenter

Posted November 15, 2022

Hilton Chicago
Chicago, IL
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Description

Constructs, inspects, measures, repairs, maintains and dismantles structures, furniture, woodwork and other related item such as doors, folding walls, windows, ceilings, tile, sheetrock and hardware to ensure a safe, attractive and well-maintained facility. Performs shop work, receives lumber deliveries, and cleans and maintains workshop. Constructs signs, props and banners and hangs artwork, etc. as needed. Assists department in fulfilling other roles as needed.

What will I be doing?

  • Visually inspects, diagnoses problems, takes measurements and makes necessary adjustments to items such as door hardware to ensure safe smooth operation of guest rooms, public space and back of the house facilities.
  • Maintain and repair doors, furniture, hardware, and windows. Hangs art work and headboards, etc.
  • Performs shop work to repair or build furniture. Identifies types of grades of wood, measures and be familiar with hardware materials available to the carpentry trade.
  • Receives lumber deliveries and clean workshop
  • Constructs various signs and props and hangs items such as signs and banners
  • Due to the nature of the business, the carpenter may be required to do other duties and special projects as assigned by the supervisor such as assisting other trades or erecting partitions and walls.

Requirements

What are we looking for?

Since being founded in 1919, Hilton has been a leader in the hospitality industry. Today, Hilton remains a beacon of innovation, quality, and success. This continued leadership is the result of our Team Members staying true to our Vision, Mission, and Values. Specifically, we look for demonstration of these Values:

  • Hospitality - We're passionate about delivering exceptional guest experiences.
  • Integrity - We do the right thing, all the time.
  • Leadership - We're leaders in our industry and in our communities.
  • Teamwork - We're team players in everything we do.
  • Ownership - We're the owners of our actions and decisions.
  • Now - We operate with a sense of urgency and discipline

In addition, we look for the demonstration of the following key attributes:

  • Quality
  • Productivity
  • Dependability
  • Customer Focus
  • Adaptability

What will it be like to work for Hilton?

Hilton is the leading global hospitality company, spanning the lodging sector from luxurious full-service hotels and resorts to extended-stay suites and mid-priced hotels. For nearly a century, Hilton has offered business and leisure travelers the finest in accommodations, service, amenities and value. Hilton is dedicated to continuing its tradition of providing exceptional guest experiences across its global brands.  Our vision “to fill the earth with the light and warmth of hospitality” unites us as a team to create remarkable hospitality experiences around the world every day.  And, our amazing Team Members are at the heart of it all!

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Hilton Chicago

720 S Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL 60605-2102

(312) 922-4400

1 Room Hotel

www3.hilton.com

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Close to everything. Far from ordinary.

A magnificent location, overlooking Grant Park, Lake Michigan, and Museum Campus, is just the beginning at Hilton Chicago. Add 234,000 sq. ft. of event space, exceptional dining venues, and over 12 specialty suite options and you’ll start to see the allure. This downtown Chicago hotel offers easy access to the South Loop, combined with warm service and a full menu of amenities – all you need for an extraordinary stay.

Good to know

  • Proud member of the Historic Hotels of America
  • Authentic Irish cuisine at Kitty O' Sheas and classic American fare at 720 South Bar & Grill
  • Indoor running track, pool, whirlpool, cardio zone, weight zone, and Crossfit at our expansive Athletic Club
  • More than 234,000 sq. ft. of event space including 50 breakouts, 3 ballrooms, and over 100,000 sq. ft. of exhibit space