Building Maintenance Tech I

Hyatt Place Garden City
Garden City, NY

Posted February 4, 2019

Building Maintenance Tech I


The Building Maintenance Tech I is an entry level position, where you can learn the basics of preventative maintenance duties and procedures, including, but not limited to completing preventive maintenance throughout the hotel, making small repairs, performing trash pick up, and unloading and storing deliveries. The Building Maintenance Tech I respond promptly to guest requests in a professional and hospitable manner while maintaining a professional appearance.


Essential Functions, Duties, Responsibilities to be performed with or without accommodation

  • Wear provided brand-standard uniform, identification, required footwear, and protective equipment such as gloves
  • Follow safe work procedures, including company key control procedures
  • Performs daily duties including preventive maintenance in the following areas:
  • Carpet and Tile Cleaning
  • Caulking
  • Painting
  • Preventative Maintenance in Guestrooms
  • Inspects and cleans up in rooms after working in them and ensures they meet Company standards
  • Picks up the trash in the building and on the grounds
  • Works with the Maintenance Supervisor on tasks that require 2 people
  • Ensures maintenance equipment is properly functioning and maintained (Capet machine)
  • Ensures that all regular maintenance items are completed
  • Responds to maintenance emergencies timely
  • Ensures grounds, pool, and structure are properly maintained
  • Collects and removes trash both inside and outside the hotel
  • Sweeps and cleans sidewalks and stairs as needed. (Trash and weather related)
  • Clears debris from parking lot, landscaping, and dumpster area daily
  • Paints walls, ceilings, doors and window trim as needed
  • Ensures Guest Laundry washers, dryers, vending machines and common areas are cleaned twice daily
  • Adheres to all safety and security guidelines regarding equipment safety, guest safety and safe chemical handling procedures



Skill, Experience, and Competency Requirements

  • Currently working in a House person or housekeeping role
  • General knowledge of hand tools
  • General knowledge of maintenance
  • Ability to work well with others in a guest and team-focused environment
  • Time Management capability to accomplish work within established parameters
  • Customer Service focus to anticipate guest needs, greet and acknowledge guests, respond to guest requests, and ensure guest satisfaction
  • Perseverance to complete work efficiently with attention to quality and detail
  • Action Orientation to deliver the desired outcome


Physical and Intellectual Requirements

  • Ability to bend at waist and work on knees.
  • Ability to reach over head.
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time.
  • Ability to climb stairs.
  • Ability to work outside in hot or cold weather.
  • Ability to lift and carry 50 pounds.
  • Ability to push or pull cleaning equipment for extended periods of time
  • Ability to read and communicate chemical labels and safety procedures
  • Ability to enter information into online systems.
  • Ability to comply with facility, guest, and personal safety procedures


Additional Requirements

Schedule with varying days and hours of work, weekends and holidays

Other duties as assigned by supervisor

Hyatt Place Garden City

122 Room Hotel

Welcome to the Hyatt Place garden city hotel

The Hyatt Place Garden City hotel is centrally located on Long Island, NY! Complimentary hotel-wide WiFi, a daily hot breakfast buffet from the a.m. Kitchen Skillet, and free parking are among our unique amenities. Multiple local restaurants and popular shopping options are all within walking distance, and we're pet-friendly, to boot!

Explore the local attractions in our Garden City neighborhood, including the Cradle of Aviation, the Long Island Children’s Museum, and the Westbury Gardens. Catch a live concert a few short minutes away at Nikon’s Jones Beach Theater, take a walk in nearby Eisenhower Park, or tour one of the local colleges.

Our roomy guest rooms with plush Grand Hyatt Bedding provide our guests the best night's sleep outside of the city. Our spacious rooms each have separate living and sleep areas, with our signature Cozy-Corner sleeper-sofa, a 42” HDTV, and an efficient work space with a desk, land-line, reading lamp, and ergonomic work chair. Our onsite meeting spaces can accommodate events or business meetings for up to 80 people -- see our meetings + events page for more information! 

Hyatt Place Garden City

5 North Avenue

Garden City, NY 11530

Telephone (516) 222-6277