Jobs at Hyatt Brands

Maintenance Technician

Hyatt Place Milwaukee-West
Milwaukee, WI

Posted May 5, 2020

Seeking friendly, focused, hard-working individuals!

Maintenance Technician

JOB SUMMARY

The Maintenance Engineer is responsible for assisting with the operation, maintenance, service and repair of equipment as assigned.  He/she is also responsible for participating in the preventative maintenance program, handling guest requests and other work orders as assigned.  He/she is also responsible for performing the job in a safe and efficient manner and performing trade jobs, such as carpentry, painting, plumbing, etc. May require driving shuttle van when needed (property specific)

Schedule: Monday through Friday plus rotational on-call duties required.

QUALIFICATION STANDARDS

Education & Experience:

  • Experience in a hotel or a related field preferred.
  • High School diploma or equivalent required.
  • Licensed in a trade preferred (plumbing, electrical, HVAC, carpentry, etc.).
  • Must have a valid driver’s license.

Physical requirements:

  • Long hours sometimes required.
  • Heavy work - Exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 50 pounds of force frequently and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects.
  • Ability to stand during entire shift.

Mental requirements:

  • Must be able to convey information and ideas clearly.
  • Must be able to evaluate and select among alternative courses of action quickly and accurately.
  • Must work well in stressful, high pressure situations.
  • Must be effective in handling problems in the workplace, including anticipating, preventing, identifying and solving problems as necessary.
  • Must have the ability to assimilate complex information, data, etc. from disparate sources and consider, adjust or modify to meet the constraints of the particular need.
  • Must be effective at listening to, understanding and clarifying the issues raised by co-workers and guests.
  • Must be able to work with and understand financial information and data, and basic arithmetic functions.
  • Must be able to work unsupervised.

DUTIES & FUNCTIONS

  • Approach all encounters with guests and employees in an attentive, friendly, courteous and service oriented manner.
  • Maintain high standards of personal appearance and grooming, which include wearing the proper uniform and name tag when working (per brand standards).
  • Follow all hotel and departmental procedures and policies.
  • Handle guest room maintenance requests in a timely fashion.
  • Demonstrate an attitude of cooperation and helpfulness at all times.
  • Assist with the operation, maintenance and repair of equipment.
  • Employees must, at all times, be friendly, courteous, and helpful to guests, employees and managers.
  • Work during snow storms and bad weather/emergencies.
  • Change out light bulbs; perform preventative maintenance for guest rooms to include: vinyl repair, touch up paint, minor furniture repair, tub caulking, tile repairs, etc.
  • Perform preventative maintenance for ice machines, refrigerators, kitchen equipment, laundry equipment, HVAC, guestrooms, meeting rooms and swimming pool.
  • Perform plumbing repair, laundry equipment repair, preventative maintenance on all exhaust fans and supply; repair vacuum cleaners and any other small equipment upon request.
  • Immediately follow up on any alarms to determine the exact location and cause - determine emergency status and report to the Front Desk with findings.
  • Point out and assist with eliminating safety concerns.
  • Assist in maintenance of health code requirements for pool.
  • Do periodic property tours of parking lot and exterior perimeter for debris and trash removal.
  • Check the lighting and irrigation periodically.
  • Complete all appropriate Engineering forms.
  • Assist with the set up of special meeting needs.
  • Complete assigned maintenance request forms daily.
  • Perform any other duties as requested by management.

Hyatt Place Milwaukee-West

121 Room Hotel

Located less than 30 minutes from General Mitchell International Airport and just north of the heart of Milwaukee, the Hyatt Place Milwaukee West hotel offers visitors access to some of the area’s best attractions, including the Historic Third Ward, Milwaukee Mile and Potawatomi Casino. The hotel is also convenient to the area’s many festival locations, such as Summerfest, Festa Italiana and Irish Fest.

For business travelers, the hotel is minutes from offices for companies such as Kohl’s, ADM, and Inland Power Group.

For more information regarding local restaurants and activities near the Milwaukee West hotel, please visit our Activities page.

During your stay, you can enjoy specialty Starbucks® coffee drinks and friendly conversation at the intimate Bakery Cafe'. A Host will happily assist you with orders from the 24-hour Guest Kitchen, which offers café-quality, made-to-order meals and snacks along with a complimentary hot breakfast daily.



Hyatt Place Milwaukee-West

11777 West Silver Spring Drive

Milwaukee, WI 53225

Telephone (414) 462-3500