What Makes a McKibbon Hotel Maintenance Engineer?
As a member of the property maintenance team, the Hotel Maintenance Engineer is accountable for the proper workings of the hotel. From helping to maintain the hotels plumbing and electrics, to HVAC and pool maintenance, you assist with general facilities upkeep. The Hotel Maintenance Engineer reports to the Chief Engineer and is responsible for maintaining the highest level of quality work to ensure minimal disruption to guests. You have experience in construction trades such as plumbing, electrical, carpentry, basic heating and air conditioning, swimming pool maintenance, painting, caulking, and any similar skills. Your job is to help keep the hotel operating and the guests happy.
A Day in the Life:
You will work under direction to monitor the operations and functions of the interior and exterior areas of the hotel.
You will follow the guidelines established by McKibbon Hospitality in a manner that offers continued protection of the company's assets, associates, and guests.
You will promote enhanced guest satisfaction.
You will perform various engineering skills and construction trades.
You may train others in engineering skills and construction trades.
You will interact with employees and guests, and you will display sufficient communication skills when communicating in any form.
You will help promote a collaborative, proactive, and interactive environment with other associates of the hotel.
3 years' minimum experience in a maintenance-type position
The ability to communicate operational activities, priorities, and problems with management engineers and supervisors
Knowledge of common causes of equipment malfunction
The ability to repair and replace basic heating and air conditioner systems
The ability to perform basic painting and caulking skills
The ability to use standard hand tools (wrenches, pliers, screwdrivers, hammers, electricity measurements, etc.)
Knowledge of preventative maintenance methods and techniques for maintaining equipment
The ability to perform tests to check for normal operation of the hotel's equipment
Knowledge of how to test pool and spa chemicals
Knowledge of how to handle fire equipment (hand-held extinguishers, fire hoses, etc.)
Experienced expertise in the construction trades (highly desired)
Previous hotel experience (highly desired)
The ability to determine what action should be taken in response to a customer complaint, comment, or inquiry
The ability to use various tangible and verbal techniques to solve problems with equipment or dispel disagreements between associates
The knowledge and ability to identify the appropriate tools, parts, and equipment for use in performing a maintenance task