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POST DATE 9/9/2016
END DATE 10/9/2016

Le Méridien New Orleans New Orleans, LA

Company
Le Méridien New Orleans
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
hc.1B75E07007A19FFB
AJE Ref #
576127970
Location
New Orleans, LA
Experience
Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
High School Diploma or GED

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Engineer Company Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc., one of the leading hotel and leisure companies in the world with more than 1000 properties in over 100 countries, is a fully integrated owner, operator and franchisor of hotels and resorts with the following internationally renowned brands: St. Regis(R), The Luxury Collection(R), Sheraton(R), Westin(R), Four Points(R) by Sheraton, W(R), Le Méridien(R), Aloft(R)and ElementSM. Starwood Vacation Ownership, Inc., a subsidiary of Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc., is one of the premier developers and operators of high quality vacation interval ownership resorts. For more information, please visit www.starwoodhotels.com or www.starwoodvacationownership.com. The Company is an equal opportunity employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy), age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, or veteran status, or any other status or characteristic protected by law. Location AWAKEN YOUR CURIOUSITY Le Méridien, a Luxury Art Hotel in New Orleans is designed for those individuals who are inspired by contemporary art and cuisine combined with great service. Mixing contemporary culture with its European heritage, Le Méridien creates a culturally refined, meaningful and stimulating atmosphere which inspires participants to celebrate the beauty of a moment and the possibilities for insight that live within common occurrences. Guests discover more than just a new destination. They discover a new way of seeing things. Currently, Le Méridien is a global hotel group with a portfolio of more than 100+ luxury and upscale hotels in over 50 countries worldwide. The majority of its properties are located in the worlds top cities and resorts throughout Europe, Africa, the Middle East, Asia Pacific and the Americas. Department Engineering Department The Engineering department helps provide "on-brand" experiences for our hotel guests by maintaining all equipment throughout the hotel. Job Description The Le Meridien New Orleans Engineer performs general repairs in and around hotel as needed. Essential job functions include, but are not limited to: Under direction of the Assistant Chief Engineer or Chief Engineer, perform general repair and maintenance of any and all equipment found in and around the hotel. Specific work areas will be assigned as needed to each employee, based on skill level and experience. Accurate record keeping on assigned tasks is required. Ensure that all safety systems are operable. Respond to guest room calls as required. In addition to performance of the essential functions, this position may be required to perform a combination of the following supportive functions, with the percentage of time performing each function to be solely determined by the manager based upon the particular requirements of the hotel. Assist other departmental craft workers as required. Perform all duties required as Fire Alarm Response Team. Requirements SPECIFIC JOB KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES The individual must possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities and be able to explain and demonstrate that he or she can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of knowledge, skills, and abilities. Must be able to speak, read, write and understand the primary language(s) used in the workplace. Must be able to read and write to facilitate the communication process. Requires good communication skills, both verbal and written. Must have all around skills and be able to make minor electrical, plumbing, a/c, painting, wallpaper and carpentry repairs. Must possess a high level of accuracy and neatness. PHYSICAL DEMANDS Most work tasks are performed indoors. Temperature is moderate and controlled by hotel environmental systems; however, must be able to work in extreme temperatures like freezers (-10&176;F) and kitchens (+110&176;F), possibly for one hour or more. Must be able to stand and exert well-paced mobility for up to 4 hours in length. Must be able to exert well-paced ability in limited space and to reach other locations of the hotel on a timely basis. Must be able to bend, stoop, squat and stretch to fulfill cleaning and repair/maintenance tasks. Must be able to lift up to 25 lbs. on a regular and continuing basis. Must have the ability to bend, squat and frequently lift 50 lbs. and occasionally lift up to 100 lbs. Machine operators: (without inspection), mechanics, skilled trades people. Works with lathes, drill presses, power saws and mills where the seeing job is at or within arm's reach. Also, mechanics and skilled tradespeople and those who do work of a nonrepetitive nature such as carpenters, technicians, service people, plumbers, painters, mechanics, etc. Mobile equipment operators: those who operate cars, trucks, cranes, forklifts and high lift equipment. The worker is subject to hazards: includes a variety of physical conditions, such as proximity to moving mechanical parts, electrical current, working on scaffolding and high places, exposure to high heat or exposure to chemicals. The worker is subject to atmospheric conditions, one or more of the following conditions that affect the respiratory system or the skin: fumes, odors, dusts, mists, gases or poor ventilation. The worker is subject to oils; there is air and/or skin exposure to oils and other cutting fluids. Requires grasping, writing, standing, sitting, walking, repetitive motions, bending, climbing, listening and hearing ability and visual acuity. Talking and hearing occur continuously in the process of communicating with guests, supervisors and other employees. Vision occurs continuously with the most common visual functions being those of near and color vision and depth perception. Requires manual dexterity to use and operate all necessary equipment. Must have finger dexterity to be able to operate office equipment such as computers, printers, 10-key adding machine, multi-line touch tone phone, filing cabinets, FAX machines, photocopiers, dolly and other office equipment as needed. QUALIFICATION STANDARDS Education High school or equivalent education required. EXPERIENCE Must have minimum of three years hands-on experience working on minor electrical, painting, plumbing and a/c repairs. 2nd Class HVAC/Boiler License Required