What knowledge, skills and abilities do I need to have? (the must-haves)
What Licenses or Certificates are required?
- Considerable knowledge of engineering policies, procedures, plumbing, HVAC, carpentry, electrical and DDC energy management systems, license in one of areas.
- High school graduate or equivalent.
- Previous experience in a hotel, commercial building or building maintenance organization.
- Ability to work in a typical maintenance atmosphere requiring heavy lifting, carrying, pushing and pulling.
- Able to be a certified universal refrigerant handler or boiler operator, if needed.
- Ability to multi-task, follow through and re-prioritize well to meet deadlines.
- Ability to communicate and develop an effective working relationship with fellow associates, managers, outside representatives, agencies, and Red Lion Guests.
- Ability to deal professionally, courteously and tactfully with the public and coworkers
- Ability to read, write and communicate effectively with others.
- Ability to drive Hotel Van when needed.
- Valid Driver License and excellent Driving Record.
What are the essential functions?
What about the physical aspect of the job?
- Maintain and repair the physical structure of the Hotel and furnishings as deemed necessary by the Chief Engineer.
- Inspect and adjust all systems on a daily basis, respond to life systems alarms.
- Maintain the electrical switches, plumbing facilities and other fixtures and equipment to ensure smooth operations of HVAC, refrigeration, Natural gas and LP.
- Respond to maintenance requisitions and guests requests to ensure guests receive quality service and furnishings.
- A passion for service; responsible for delivering personalized, above and beyond service to your customers
- Standing/walking: Constantly. Walking approximately 3 miles on tile, cement and carpeted surfaces.
- Crouching: Constantly. If cleaning guest rooms, lifting supplies and cleaning windows, Kitchen, Front Office, throughout the hotel.
- Kneeling/crawling: Constantly. Completing my job throughout the hotel, if cleaning guest rooms, under beds, while cleaning bathrooms, if getting supplies, working in the kitchen, around the front office.
- Stooping: Constantly. Throughout the hotel in all aspects of keeping the hotel clean and up to standards - if cleaning guest rooms, kitchen, open spaces, lifting supplies and cleaning windows.
- Twisting: Constantly. Throughout the hotel.
- Reaching (overhead/extension): Occasionally. When cleaning high places reaching for supplies needed to perform my job.
- Handling / Grasping: Constantly. Handling cleaning supplies and equipment and documents.
- Fingering/ feeling: Constantly.
- Pushing/Pulling: Average weight 60 lbs frequently, Maximum weight 100 lbs frequently
- Lifting/carrying: Average weight 10 lbs occasionally, Maximum weight 20 lbs occasionally
Red Lion Hotels - 15 months ago