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POST DATE 9/17/2016
END DATE 10/17/2016

Hyatt Place Bethlehem Bethlehem, PA

Bethlehem, PA
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Full Time
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Entry Level (0 - 2 years)


The Maintenance Engineer manages the physical operations of the hotel to ensure the total comfort and satisfaction of all hotel guests. They contribute to the hotels commitment to high quality guest service and teamwork and must be the kind of person who appreciates high standards of excellence. This position will be responsible primarily for general maintenance and repairs in guest rooms, meeting space and front of house areas. Essential Function: Attends all training; including safety training and standard operation procedures as directed by management. Arrives at work in a timely fashion in accordance with the posted schedule. Abides by established uniform guidelines. Practices efficient and effective procedures Reads and understands English to comply with function directions. Works as a member of the overall hotel team to ensure that each guest has an experience that exceeds their expectations. Maintains a can do and guest first attitude at all times. Addresses guest complaints regarding equipment failures and maintenance needs. Takes reports of any maintenance repairs, records repair information in maintenance log(s), and follows up to ensure the work has been completed. Assures requests are made in a timely manner Monitors inventory and reports low/insufficient supplies to Chief Engineer. Receives and examines orders to ensure quality and quantity meet established standards, specifications, and purchasing order. Checks and performs minor and major repairs to refrigeration, heating, ventilation, air conditioning, plumbing, water treatment, electrical, and pool systems. Executes the hotels preventative maintenance program according to Hyatt Brand Standards. Monitors functions of the pool. Administers chemical tests and chemical as needed. Completes minor repairs including, but not limited to, painting, drywall, carpets, and wallpaper. Refurbish furniture and fixtures within the hotel such as cabinets, tables, chairs, doors, and windows Ensure basic electrical and HVAC systems are in proper working order Perform general maintenance on property grounds/curb appeal/patrol grounds for trash Snow Removal and basic lawn care Physical ability to lift/pull/push a minimum of 50 pounds Be willing to assist in other departments to ensure guest needs are met Perform some repairs on mechanical, electrical, kitchen and laundry equipment. Physical Demands 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. Ability to see clearly printed material at close range (12 inches or less). Corrective lenses permissible. Ability to hear in one or both ears so that verbal communication can be received, understood and acted upon in either a face to face or telecommunications basis. Ability to express oneself verbally with clarity on either a face to face or a telecommunications basis. Ability of body parts, usually fingers and hand to ascertain the texture of objects or commodities such as smooth/coarse; sharp/dull etc; as well as temperature, stability, etc. Ability to exert a reasonably paced mobility from one point to another within a generally accepted time frame, and recognizing the conditions of the environment as to breadth/narrowness, clutter, etc. Ability to move and control ones torso so items can be picked up from a lower surface level. Ability to flex legs at the knee so that individual can lower the body coming to rest on one of both knees. Ability to grasp, hold, set down, redirect with hands or fingers, turn, control, and manipulate objects and commodities. Ability to control and utilize fingers in a dexterous and coordinated manner for such activities as writing, typing, keyboarding, slicing, chopping, operating equipment, etc. Ability to stretch body and extend arms to place or secure objects and commodities at a distance above, to the side of, or below the normal standing level of the individual. Ability to flex legs at the knees to lower body position Ability to use body parts, usually arms and hands (occasionally shoulders and back) to elevate an object or commodity above its previous surface level. Ability to ascend steps, ladders and other vertical and semi-vertical surfaces to reach a higher level. This job description is not designed to cover or contain a complete listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of this position. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time and with or without notice.