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Highgate Hotels Maintenance Engineer (Hotel) in Phoenix, Arizona

Highgate is a premier real estate investment and hospitality management company widely recognized as an innovator in the industry. Highgate is the dominant player in U.S. gateway markets including New York, Boston, Miami, San Francisco and Honolulu. Highgate also has a key presence in Barcelona. Highgate’s portfolio of global properties represents an aggregate asset value exceeding $10B and generates over $2B in cumulative revenues. The company provides expert guidance through all stages of the hospitality property cycle, from planning and development through recapitalization or disposition. Highgate also has the creativity and bandwidth to develop bespoke hotel brands and utilizes industry leading proprietary revenue management tools that identify and predict evolving market dynamics to drive out performance and maximize asset value. With an executive team consisting of some of the industry’s most experienced hotel management leaders, the company is a trusted partner for top ownership groups and major hotel brands. Highgate maintains corporate offices in London, New York, Dallas, and Seattle.

Full-Time

The Maintenance Engineer is responsible for ensuring that the property is maintained in the best possible condition at all times with the least amount of inconvenience to customers and employees.

  • Make repairs to hotel air conditioning system: change filters, clean coils, replace motors.

  • Perform preventive maintenance on all equipment (i.e. boilers, chillers, HVAC-Heating Ventilation and Air Conditioning, electrical, etc.).

  • Take required readings on equipment.

  • Test cooling tower and record readings.

  • Replace and program televisions as needed.

  • Replace light switches, receptacles, light bulbs and fixtures.

  • Perform furniture repair.

  • Replace and repair pumps.

  • Perform plumbing repairs (i.e. clogged drains, copper pipe, change washers, change handles, drain fittings, etc).

  • Understand and be able to read blueprints and wiring diagrams.

  • Trace and repair all types of water lines.

  • Troubleshoot and repair kitchen equipment.

  • Maintain repair and preventive maintenance records.

  • Perform and maintain work to local, state and Federal codes.

  • Test, clean and repair swimming pools and spas.

  • Paint designated areas.

  • Repair and finish sheet rock.

  • Repair all types of wall coverings.

  • Repair and program hotel electronic lock system.

  • High School diploma or equivalent and/or experience in a hotel or a related field required.

  • At least one year of progressive experience in a hotel or related field preferred.

  • Trade school and/or College course work in related field helpful.

  • Flexible and long hours sometimes required.

  • Heavy work - Exerting in excess of 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or in excess of 50 pounds of force frequently and/or in excess of 20 pounds Must be able to effectively communicate both verbally and written, with all level of employees and guests in an attentive, friendly courteouse and service oriented manner.

  • Must be effective at listening to, understanding, and clarifying concerns raised by employees and guests.

  • Must be able to multitask and prioritize departmental functions to meet deadlines.

  • Approach all encounters with guests and employees in an attentive, friendly, courteous and service-oriented manner.

  • Attend all hotel required meetings and trainings.

  • Maintain regular attendance as required by scheduling, which will vary according to the needs of the hotel.

  • Maintain high standards of personal appearance and grooming, which includes wearing the proper uniform and nametag.

  • Comply with standards and regulations to encourage safe and efficient hotel operations.

  • Maximize efforts towards productivity, identify problem areas and assist in implementing solutions.

  • Must be effective in handling problems, including anticipating, preventing, identifying and solving problems as necessary.

  • Must be able to understand and apply complex information, data, etc. from various sources to meet appropriate objectives.

  • Must be able to cross-train in other hotel related areas.

  • Must be able to maintain confidentiality of information.

  • Must be able to show initiative, including anticipating guest or operational needs.

  • Perform other duties as requested by management.

For California Applicants Only

Highgate Hotels, L.P. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and maintains the policy of recruiting and retaining the best-qualified personnel who demonstrate the ability to perform competently and work well with others. It is the policy of Highgate Hotels to provide equal employment opportunity regardless of race (including traits historically or culturally associated with race, such as hair texture and protective hairstyles), religion (including religious dress and religious grooming), color, age (40 and over), genetic information, disability (mental and physical), medical condition (as defined under state law), national origin (including language use restrictions and possession of a driver’s license issued under section 12801.9 of the California Vehicle Code), ancestry, sex (including gender, gender identity, gender expression), sexual orientation, marital status, familial status, parental status, domestic partner status, citizenship status, pregnancy (including perceived pregnancy, childbirth, lactation, or pregnancy-related conditions), military caregiver status, military status, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law. This policy of nondiscrimination is applied to all aspects of the employment relationship. The Company complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and applicable state and local laws in ensuring equal opportunity and employment for qualified persons with disabilities. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements.

External Job Posting Title: Maintenance Engineer (Hotel)

Job ID: 2021-17560

External Company URL: www.highgate.com

Address1: 2435 S. 47th Street

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