Engineer (Hotel Maintenance)

Hyatt House White Plains
White Plains, NY

Posted October 19, 2019

Engineer (Hotel Maintenance)

Opportunity:  Engineer

Perform preventative and repair maintenance work to ensure hotel is maintained according to established quality and sustainability standards while treating guests in a warm and friendly manner.

Potential Career Path

Engineering Supervisor - Chief Engineer - Area Chief Engineer

Essential Functions

  • Conduct room inspections and identify repair needs.
  • Install or repair sheet rock and other wall coverings.
  • Paint designated areas and items.
  • Install and replace basic electrical fixtures, replace light switches, receptacles, and light bulbs.
  • Repair furniture.
  • Install, replace, and program televisions.
  • Perform minor plumbing functions.
  • Replace and repair heating and cooling pumps as well as preventative maintenance on units.
  • Trace and repair all types of water lines.
  • Troubleshoot and repair kitchen equipment.
  • Maintain repair and preventative maintenance records.
  • Perform and maintain work to local, state and Federal codes.
  • Be aware of guest satisfaction scores and work toward increasing departmental and overall guest satisfaction.
  • Work as a bell attendant in the event of staffing shortages or during peak check in/out periods.
  • Follow Service Recovery Guidelines.
  • Follow sustainability guidelines and practices related to HHM’s EarthView program.
  • Practice safe work habits, wear protective safety equipment and comply with MSDS and OSHA standards.
  • Ensure overall guest satisfaction.
  • Perform other duties as requested by management.

Position Requirements

  • High School diploma and Trade school course work in related field preferred.
  • Previous engineer/maintenance experience or equivalent training required.

Work Context

  • Work schedule varies and may include working on holidays and weekends and alternate shifts.
  • Requires standing for extended periods, walking, pushing, lifting up to 50 pounds, bending and reaching, kneeling, stooping, crawling and climbing.

What We Believe

People Are Our Capability – Hearts That Serve – Only Excellence – Stay Nimble - Own It

Hyatt House White Plains

159 Room Hotel

Our Hotel

Comfortable and convenient, Hyatt House White Plains offers the perfect location for exploring New York City, extended business travel, or visiting your student at nearby colleges. Located in the heart of scenic Westchester County, our White Plains hotel is only minutes from the corporate offices of Morgan Stanley, PepsiCo, MasterCard, and IBM. For college students and families, we are conveniently close to Purchase College, Manhattanville College, Fordham University, and Pace University Law School. Come enjoy life around the House.

Guests will enjoy spacious and comfortable rooms at Hyatt House White Plains. They can also socialize, sip, and snack at H Bar, serving a selection of premium quality cocktails, beer, and wine.