Chesapeake Hospitality

  • PM Shift Engineer

    Location : Name The Whitehall Houston
    Requisition ID
    2019-1523
    # of Openings
    1
    Department
    Maintenance
    Brand
    Independent Hotels
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Location : Location
    US-TX-Houston
    Requisition Post Information* : External Company URL
    https://www.chesapeakehospitality.com
    Location : Address
    1700 Smith St
    Location : Postal Code
    77002
    Requisition Post Information* : Post End Date
    10/31/2019
    Location : Name Linked
    The Whitehall Houston
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    Overview

    A beloved fixture of downtown Houston for nearly a half-century, The Whitehall remains the city's premier choice for business and leisure travel. A meticulous refresh of guest rooms, public areas, and restaurants completed in 2016 infuses our mid-century landmark with modern style, while remaining true to our rich history and enduring commitment to delighting guests with warm Southern hospitality. If a fast-paced, high energy environment with opportunity for development and advancement is something you desire, we encourage you to apply!

    Position Summary

    The Shift Engineer is responsible for maintaining the physical structure as well as mechanical & operating systems of the hotel in the continuing effort to deliver outstanding guest service and financial profitability.

    Responsibilities

    • Ensure that the building, equipment and grounds of the hotel are maintained and are in keeping with hotel policies and procedures.
    • Manage the basic sanitation requirements/controls and applications of relevant chemicals.
    • Ensure timely response to maintenance requests for services by guests, employees and management with the goal of keeping the maximum number of rooms available for occupancy.
    • Immediately respond to any alarms to determine exact location and cause and report findings.
    • Point out and assist in eliminating safety concerns.
    • Understand and complete required paperwork.
    • Maintain clean and organized work sites.
    • Communicate both verbally and in writing, with employees, guests and management in an attentive, friendly, courteous and service oriented manner.
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    • Perform preventative maintenance and special projects which include:
    • Equipment maintenance: clean, lubricate, change filters, belts, pulleys, cleaning coils, lubricating, basic troubleshooting, etc.
    • Light electrical: replace bulbs, ballasts, outlets and switches
    • Light Plumbing: plunge toilet, repair or troubleshoot faucets, showers, toilets, and urinals
    • Painting trim, doors, walls, and caulking
    • Drywall repair and texturing and light vinyl repair.

    Qualifications

    • Must be able to speak, read, write and communicate in English to adequately perform the duties of the job.
    • Ability to multitask and prioritize daily workload.
    • Outstanding organizational and time management skills.
    • Must be energetic and able to work in a fast-paced environment.
    • Must be detail-oriented and able to work both independently and with a team
    • Willing to work a flexible schedule to include nights, weekends and holidays as needed.
    • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to stand, walk, balance, reach, push, pull, lift, grasp, feel,
      talk, hear, see, smell, taste and perform repetitive motions that require manual dexterity during and throughout their shift.
    • This position requires the exertion of up to 75 pounds of force and lifting up to 75 pounds occasionally.
    • 1+ years of progressive experience in a maintenance position in hospitality or similar industry.

    Benefits

    • Medical, Dental & Vision plan options
    • Life Insurance
    • Short & Long Term Disability
    • 401(k)
    • Paid Time Off
    • Discounts to other hotels within Chesapeake Hospitality

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