Hotel Granduca

Maintenance Engineer

Job Locations US-TX-Houston
# of Openings
1
Category
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 has 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 Giorgio's bar, or experience the delectable cuisine in Ristorante Cavour, one of Houston's most renowned fine dining Italian restaurants.

 

The Language of Luxury, Service and Serenity

 

The full-time 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.

Responsibilities

Install and replace fixtures to ensure the proper and efficient operation of the hotel and guest rooms
Adhere to the application of the rooms PM program
Maintain a cordial, professional demeanor

Ensure repairs and tasks are completed according to LHW and Hotel Granduca standards
Perform scheduled maintenance of the pool, interior and exterior of building
Inspect the grounds daily to ensure cleanliness, removal of trash and complete repairs 
Assist LP with safety issues including Fire Safety/Alarm and emergency & evacuation procedures
Adhere to OSHA regulations, applicable State and Federal laws
Immediately address mechanical, structural or safety issues in and around the hotel
Handle guests issues and requests including Novola reports with a sense of urgency
Assist with the set up and operation of audio/video systems
Prepare and paint/finish walls, furniture or specific areas throughout hotel 
Install and repair covered wall and ceiling surfaces
Hang vinyl, paper, fabric and foil wall coverings of various weights
Maintain and repair caulking, grouted and masonry surfaces according to Hotel Granduca standards
Prepare and maintain wood sufaces - staining, varnishing and lacquering
Perform basic plumbing, mechanical and carpentry functions

Inspect and repair  machinery and housekeeping equipment
Assist with cutting and re-programming keys
Maintain a clean, tidy and safe environment and work area

Practice the Hotel Core Values and 3 Steps of Service

Adhere to the Standard of Appearance and handbook policies
Perform other duties as assigned

 

Qualifications

 

High School Diploma or equivalent
At least 2 years' experience in maintenance role in a full service luxury hotel

Excellent work ethics, time management and ability to prioritize

Ability to bend, stretch, sit, stand, walk for long periods, crouch, kneel, push, pull, carry up to 90 lbs

Must be able to see, hear, touch, use both hands, smell
Experience with creating special paint finishes and methods of application
Ability to color match paint 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 different sizes of paint rollers and brushes
Ability to communicate effectively with internal, external guests and vendors
Excellent command of English and ability to follow verbal and written instructions
Bilingual - English/Spanish preferred
Basic computer and arithmetic skills
Must be detail-oriented and possess a sense of pride 
Ability to multi-task effectively while maintaing guest satisfaction
Must be available to work assigned shifts - AM, PM, holidays, weekends


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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