Hotel Granduca

  • Maintenance Engineer

    Job Locations US-TX-Houston
    # of Openings
    Engineering - Maintenance
  • Overview


    Hotel Granduca Houston is the first jewel in the crown of the Granduca Hotels hospitality group. A leader in luxury hotels, Granduca Houston and Granduca Austin are the only hotels in Texas that have the honor of being a member of the Leading Hotels of the World. Located in the heart of Uptown/Galleria area, this "hidden gem" is reminiscent of a private Italian villa, consisting of 122 guest rooms and luxury suites, spacious meeting rooms and a stunning ballroom with an amazing view of Il Giardino and our exhilarating saltwater pool - an oasis among the lush green landscape and beautiful palm trees . Relax with friends and enjoy the live music in our exotic Bar Malatesta or experience the delectable cuisine in Ristorante Cavour, one of Houston's most renowned fine dining restaurants.


    The Language of Luxury, Service and Serenity


    The Maintenance Engineer is responsible for ensuring the efficient and safe operation of the hotel with regards to safety, mechanics, physical structure and general aesthetics of the building.


    To accomplish this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform, with or without reasonable accommodation, each essential function satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to help enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.


    Perform basic repairs, installations and replacements in the hotel in a timely manner
    Install and replace fixtures or other key items to ensure the proper and efficient operation of the hotel and guest rooms
    Assist other departments in the application of the preventive maintenance program
    Maintain a cordial, professional, neat and organized appearance according to LHW and Hotel Granduca standards
    Perform scheduled maintenance of the pool and other areas of the hotel and grounds
    Inspect the grounds, remove debris, trash and perfom basic landscaping duties as required
    Assist Loss Prevention or other departments with operational and safety issues including Fire Safety/Alarm
    Assist with Lock Interrogation of guest room doors and repairing safes in guest rooms
    Adhere to OSHA regulations, applicable State and Federal laws and hotel policies
    Conduct daily inpection of interior and exterior of the building and immediately make necessary repairs
    Immediately report or resolve mechanical, structural or safety issues in the hotel
    Perform scheduled inspection of filters and replace as required
    Communicate with Houskeeping and Front Office to ensure guest rooms are in a safe and immaculate condition
    Assist with the set up and operation of audio/video systems
    Paint walls or specific areas throughout hotel to maintain aesthetics of the building
    Prepare and paint surfaces, walls, furnitures and equipment using proper application techniques and appropriate tools to create a perfect finish
    Determine quantity and types of paint or finish appropriate for specific surfaces
    Apply paint to all building and equipment surfaces with brushes, rollers and spray guns
    Intall and repair covered wall and ceiling surfaces throughout the facility
    Hang vinyl, paper, fabric and foil wall coverings of various weights
    Maintain and repair caulked, grouted and masonry surfaces throughout the facility
    Prepare and maintain wood sufaces requiring staining, varnishing and lacquering
    Perform basic plumbing, mechanical and carpentry functions as required
    Assist with cutting and re-programming keys for hotel and guest rooms
    Maintain a clean, tidy and safe environment and work area
    Perform other duties as assigned



    High School Diploma or equivalent
    At least 2 years' experience in basic maintenance duties including painting, electrical, plumbing, mechanical and carpentry in a full service or hospitality environment required
    Must demonstrate a courteous and professional demeanor towards internal and external guests
    Must be available to work required shifts - overnight, days, evenings, holidays, weekends
    Experience with creating special finishes and methods of application
    Ability to color match and determine the proper treatment and finish
    Experience in painting, touch-ups and wall covering techniques for small and large areas
    Experience in use of different tools and equipment required to create the perfect finish according to hotel standards
    Experience in use of rollers, brushes and sprayers
    Must be able to communicate effectively with internal, external guests and vendors
    Excellent command and comprehension of English and ability to follow instructions
    Excellent time management and basic computer and arithmetic skills
    Must be detail-oriented and possess a sense of pride and passion for job
    Ability to multi-task effectively while focusing on providing the perfect guest experience


    Hotel Granduca is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics


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