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Engineer (Hotel Maintenance)

Hilton Garden Inn Merrillville

7775 Mississippi Street
Merrillville, IN 46410

124 Room Hotel
Managed By HHM Hotels
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Part-Time

Overview

Opportunity:  Engineer

Perform preventative and repair maintenance work to ensure hotel is maintained according to established quality and sustainability standards while treating guests in a warm and friendly manner.

Potential Career Path

Engineering Supervisor - Chief Engineer - Area Chief Engineer

Essential Functions

  • Conduct room inspections and identify repair needs.
  • Install or repair sheet rock and other wall coverings.
  • Paint designated areas and items.
  • Install and replace basic electrical fixtures, replace light switches, receptacles, and light bulbs.
  • Repair furniture.
  • Install, replace, and program televisions.
  • Perform minor plumbing functions.
  • Replace and repair heating and cooling pumps as well as preventative maintenance on units.
  • Trace and repair all types of water lines.
  • Troubleshoot and repair kitchen equipment.
  • Maintain repair and preventative maintenance records.
  • Perform and maintain work to local, state and Federal codes.
  • Be aware of guest satisfaction scores and work toward increasing departmental and overall guest satisfaction.
  • Work as a bell attendant in the event of staffing shortages or during peak check in/out periods.
  • Follow Service Recovery Guidelines.
  • Follow sustainability guidelines and practices related to HHM’s EarthView program.
  • Practice safe work habits, wear protective safety equipment and comply with MSDS and OSHA standards.
  • Ensure overall guest satisfaction.
  • Perform other duties as requested by management.

Position Requirements

  • High School diploma and Trade school course work in related field preferred.
  • Previous engineer/maintenance experience or equivalent training required.

HHM Benefits and Perks

  • Competitive wages for full time and part time opportunities
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Health Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • 401k Company Match
  • Free Basic Life Insurance
  • Travel Discounts
  • Commuter Transit and Commuter Parking Benefits
  • Employee Assistance and Wellness Program
  • Educational/Professional Development
  • Referral Bonus Program

Work Context

  • Work schedule varies and may include working on holidays and weekends and alternate shifts.
  • Requires standing for extended periods, walking, pushing, lifting up to 50 pounds, bending and reaching, kneeling, stooping, crawling and climbing.

What We Believe

People Are Our Capability – Hearts That Serve – Only Excellence – Stay Nimble - Own It

About Us

HHM Hotels is proud to be an equal-opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, age, religion, disability, veteran status, genetic information, citizenship status, or any other group protected by law.

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Posted February 15, 2024

Hilton Garden Inn Merrillville

At A Glance

Located just off I-65, with easy access to downtown Chicago and Lake County, this hotel in Merrillville, Indiana is ideal for both business and leisure travelers. Business guests will be conveniently close to IBM, U.S. Steel, and NiSource corporate headquarters as well as many other local companies.

Amenities such as our on-site restaurant, comfortable adjustable beds and complimentary WiFi access help make your stay stress-free. Utilize your room’s microwave, refrigerator and coffeemaker to make your morning coffee, store cold drinks or heat up a meal. Bring your swimsuit to swim laps in our indoor heated pool at our hotel in Merrillville, Indiana. Maintain your exercise routine in the 24-hour fitness center. Plan an event in 3,500 sq. ft. of versatile function space. Use the services in our 24-hour business center to prepare for a meeting.

  • Located one block east of I-65, providing easy access to Chicago and all of Lake County 
  • Complimentary internet access 
  • 3,500 sq. ft. of meeting and event space 
  • On-site restaurant, 24-hour Pavilion Pantry®, microwave and refrigerator in each room 
  • Complimentary 24-hour Business Center