Sage Hospitality Resources Maintenance Engineer Trainee in Chicago, Illinois
Come discover The Blackstone, a downtown Chicago luxury hotel near Grant Park. This downtown Chicago hotel has been a favorite of movie stars, sports legends, royalty and presidents since 1910. Thoughtfully restored to its original grandeur, this Michigan Avenue hotel features French Beaux-Arts architecture and over 1,400 contemporary works by local artists. The Blackstone boasts stunning guest rooms and suites, while Mercat a la Planxa serves modern Catalan cuisine in a unique Mediterranean setting. Host unforgettable affairs inside the magnificent Crystal Ballroom and marvel at 11,396 square feet of lavish meeting space. Located just steps from Chicago's major attractions including McCormick Place, Grant Park, Soldier Field, Art Institute of Chicago, Field Museum, Millennium Park, Navy Pier and Shedd Aquarium.
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- Must be a member in good standing of the International Union of Operating Engineers Local 399 to be considered for this position. Applicants not meeting this requirement will not be considered.
Maintenance Engineer Trainee
We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/Disabled/Veterans. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.
The Maintenance Engineer Trainee assists in the maintenance, repair, refurbishment, renovation, remodeling and general upkeep in order to keep the facility functional and attractive to prospective customers.
Dealing with Ambiguity
Can effectively cope with change; can shift gears comfortably; can decide and act without having the total picture; isn’t upset when things are up in the air; doesn’t have to finish things before moving on; can comfortably handle risk and uncertainty.
Genuinely cares about people; is concerned about their work and non-work problems; is available and ready to help; is sympathetic to the plight of others not as fortunate; demonstrates real empathy with the joys and pain of others.
Is cool under pressure; does not become defensive or irritated when times are tough; is considered mature; can be counted on to hold things together during tough times; can handle stress; is not knocked off balance by the unexpected; doesn’t show frustration when resisted or blocked; is a settling influence in a crisis.
Relates well to all kinds of people – up, down, and sideways, inside and outside the organization; builds appropriate rapport; builds constructive and effective relationships; uses diplomacy and tact; can defuse even high-tension situations comfortably.
Working knowledge of general plumbing refrigeration air conditioning electrical systems boilers bathroom fixtures and tiling painting -prep to finish basic carpentry grounds keeping.
Ability to drive and holds a valid Class C state drivers license.
Have vision to read written communiques, LED read-outs, meters, and computer screens.
Have finger, hand and upper body dexterity to pull levers and rotate knobs, work with arms raised above head and to handle and assemble small parts using basic hand and power tools.
Ability to understand and follow verbal/written instructions, communicate both verbally and in writing, utilize analytical thought processes, understand verbal/written technical and mechanical instruction, and be highly organized.
Have ability to communicate effectively and courteously with employees, guests and contractors in writing, via telephone and in person.
Lifting, pushing, pulling and carrying required frequently to respond to service requests anywhere on property.
Frequent bending and kneeling required to perform inspections and repairs. 100% mobility required -must respond quickly to emergency.
Potential continuous standing may be required.
Climbing stairs of approximately 90 steps 20% of 8 hours.
Climbing ladders of approximately 8 feet 10% of 8 hours.
Driving -sometimes necessary to drive company pick-up truck/snow plow approximately 10% of time, unless snow emergency, then 100% of time.
High school diploma or equivalent trade school, special courses in building maintenance and construction.
A minimum of 6 months experience in equal or similar position.
Scheduled days and times may vary based on need.
Basis hand and power tools. Painting equipment, key cutting machine, grounds keeping equipment and snow removal equipment. Exposure to hazardous materials on a daily basis.
Chemicals/Agents used: Various chemicals 2-3 times per week. Regular chemicals: solvents, adhesives, paints. Protective clothing worn 100% of day; protective gloves worn approximately. Lifts and scaffolds.
Indoor exposure to both stable and extreme variance of hot and cold temperatures. Outside exposure to all weather elements and extreme fluctuations of temperature. Prolonged standing, walking, bending, reaching, and heavy lifting.
Full Time - Regular
636 S Michigan Ave