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Maintenance Technician

posted April 6, 2019

WoodSpring Suites Charleston Ashley Phosphate
North Charleston, SC
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About This Job

The Maintenance Tech (MT) primarily focuses on keeping the property operational.

Duties include carpentry; plumbing; repairing electrical or mechanical equipment; installing and repairing kitchen appliances and PTACs; and repairing interior and exterior walls, siding, roof, landscape, concrete, interior carpet, floors, and stairs. Depending on business needs, MT may be asked to prepare rooms and assist with cleaning duties. The MT is personally committed to ensuring all known issues are repaired at the end of each shift of work.

Essential Functions

  • Paints interior and exterior surfaces, repairs damaged walls and dry wall, replaces windows, hangs cabinets, repairs kitchen counters, installs carpet, base board and vinyl tiles.
  • Removes damaged appliances and installs replacement microwaves, sinks, refrigerators, and stove tops. 
  • Performs general carpentry-related tasks as well as landscaping and parking lot repairs.
  • Assists with completion of the preventative maintenance checklist and completes minor repair work orders such as replacing ceiling tiles, light bulbs, lighting fixtures, etc. to maintain the hotel and keep product quality to standard.
  • Inspects drives, motors, and belts, check fluid levels, replace filters, or perform other maintenance actions according to company checklists.
  • Repairs or replaces PTACS, hot water heaters, and commercial washer/dryers.
  • Assists in checking electrical systems such as PTAC, light switches, electrical panels, television sets, lighting systems, and makes minor repairs and/or replacement.
  • Assists in checking and makes minor repairs to general plumbing systems and fixtures such as pipe lines, toilets and sinks, kitchen and laundry equipment.
  • Conducts periodic (weekly/monthly) building safety and security audits for submission to the corporate offices
  • Provides inventory management to ensure property is equipped with necessary parts and supplies.
  • Travels to and from retail stores to purchase supplies as necessary. 
  • Completes daily bank deposits as necessary. 
  • Cleans and maintains interior and exterior common areas of the hotel: hallways, lobbies, restrooms, corridors, elevators, stairways, parking lot and grounds so property is cleaned to WoodSpring standards.
  •          Inspects rooms and public areas to accepted health and safety standards for pest control.
  • Cleans snow from entrances, sidewalks, and emergency exits.
  • Assists guests in checking in or out as directed by the General Manager. 
  • Keeps store rooms in clean, safe, and organized condition at all times.
  • Assists other staff with laundry removal and Move Out cleans as necessary.
  • Assists guests with general questions and inquiries, and provide excellent customer service.
  • Notifies General Manager of any major repairs.
  • Any other reasonable request made by General Manager.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Essential Functions are not all-inclusive; other duties may be assigned. 

Competencies

Communication—Listens well and follows instructions.

Dependability and reliability– Displays responsible behaviors at work:  attendance and punctuality, attention to details, following directions, and fulfilling obligations.

Integrity – Displays strong moral principles and work ethic.  Behaving ethically, acting fairly, and taking responsibility.

Professionalism – Maintaining a professional presence.  Demonstrating self-control, maintaining a professional demeanor and a positive attitude.

Skills /Qualifications

  • Responsible for providing their own tools. Use tools ranging from common hand and power tools, such as hammers, hoists, saws, drills, and wrenches, to precision measuring instruments and electrical and electronic testing devices.
  • Diagnose mechanical problems and determine how to correct them, checking blueprints, repair manuals, or parts catalogs, as necessary.
  • Possess time management skills to ensure timely repair to prevent loss of revenue to the hotel.
  • Must maintain a current state issued driver’s license and clean driving record
  • Preference for those who have completed formal training program in one or more of the following: HVAC, plumbing, electrical and general construction.

Physical Requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Regularly required to walk; use hands to handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk or hear; and smell.
  • Frequently required to stand, climb, or balance.
  • Requires face-to-face discussions with individuals or teams, requires telephone conversations.
  • Includes exposure to sounds and noise levels that are distracting.
  • Requires wearing common protective or safety equipment.
  • Requires working indoors in environmentally controlled conditions as well as non-controlled environmental conditions. 
  • Employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move 50 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
  • Exposure to hazardous chemicals, odors, dirt and dust.
  • Need to be on call for after hours and weekend emergency calls; occasional overtime required.

Compensation: $15-$18/hour

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About This Employer

WoodSpring Suites Charleston Ashley Phosphate

7477 Northside Drive
North Charleston, SC 29420

(843) 553-5222

121 Room Extended Stay

www.woodspring.com

WoodSpring Suites Charleston Ashley Phosphate Extended Stay Hotel in Charleston, SC near Charleston Southern University

WoodSpring Suites Charleston Ashley Phosphate, located near Charleston Southern University, is an extended stay hotel offering great nightly, weekly and monthly rates. No matter what brings you to Charleston, school, work, family, fun, military or a move, WoodSpring Suites Charleston Ashely Phosphate provides a clean, welcoming and affordable lodging solution. Pet-friendly hotel. The hotel offers three room types all with well-equipped kitchens and plenty of space for working and relaxing. Free wi-fi, free parking and 24/7 access to on-site washers and dryers.

WoodSpring Suites Charleston Ashley Phosphate provides convenient access to all of Charleston, including:

  • Downtown Charleston (14 miles), Wildwood, SC (3 miles), North Charleston, SC (8 miles), Mt. Pleasant, SC (18 miles), Dewees Island, SC (29 miles), James Island, SC (17 miles), Folly Beach, SC (24 miles)
  • College of Charleston (14 miles), Trident Technical College (2 miles), Charleston Southern University (5 miles), Charleston International Airport / CHS Airport (7 miles), Naval Nuclear Power Training Command (9 miles), Naval Weapons Station (10 miles), Charleston Naval Complex (11 miles)
  • Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge (17 miles), Charles Towne Landing State Historic Site (11 miles), Boone Hall Plantation and Gardens (18 miles), Patriots Point (16 miles)
  • Audubon Swamp Garden (17 miles), Francis Marion National Forest (32 miles), Old Rice Retreat at Cane Bay Plantation (16 miles), Magnolia Plantation and Gardens (18 miles), Whirlin’ Waters Adventure Waterpark (4 miles),
  • Northwoods Mall (1 mile), The Boeing Company (7 miles), Tanger Outlet Charleston (6 miles)

As an extended stay hotel, WoodSpring Suites Charleston Ashley Phosophate prioritizes comfortable, well-appointed suites at terrific rates for business travelers and personal vacationers who need a room for about a week or longer. Three room designs offer a variety of furniture configurations to best suit guest needs. In-room kitchens are complete with a microwave, fridge and freezer, cook top, sink, counter, and cupboard space. A table in every room is great for dining and working. Smartly-sized rooms give guests plenty of space for the things they travel with and to rest, relax, and refresh while away from home. Guest laundry and vending keep guests looking their best. Free wi-fi keeps guests connected.

While service animals are always welcome at no additional charge, this hotel welcomes small pets under the following conditions:

  • Maximum of two pets (dog or cat, 80 lbs. or less) per room
  • Pets must be registered. Guest must read, sign, and adhere to hotel's pet policy/agreement (available at front desk)
  • A one time, non-refundable fee of $50per pet room for guests paying our “nightly” rate (1 – 6 night stays)), $100 per pet room for “weekly” rate (7+ night stay) guests, and $200 per room paying for “monthly” (28+ or 30+ nights, where available) will be collected at time of pet registration
  • Speak with a hotel’s General Manager for additional, local details or click here for details

After a long day, sometimes you just don’t feel like cooking, and WoodSpring Suites Charleston North is located near wide variety of dining options. Olive Garden, Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, LongHorn Steakhouse, Chipotle Mexican Grill, Chick-fil-A, Carrabba’s Italian Grill, Ruby Tuesday, Waffle House, Hardee’s, Pizza Hut, Panda Express, Smokey Bones Bar and Fire Grill and Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers.

WoodSpring Suites Charleston Ashley Phosphate is a new kind of extended stay hotel matching great rates, the comforts of home, the fine touches of a hotel, and a staff that makes every guest feel welcome and appreciated. Stay with us.