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Sage Hospitality Resources Operating Engineer in Chicago, Illinois

Why us?

Iconic architecture, a thriving culinary scene, beautifully landscaped public spaces and an arrayof museums are just part of what draws visitors to the Windy City.

At The Ritz-Carlton, Chicago,a luxury hotel set atop Water TowerPlace in the historic Gold Coast, guests will have everychance to explore the city, from shopping along Michigan Avenue to viewing famous works atthe Art Institute. Yet with our hotel’s spa, rooftop lounge, locally inspired restaurant, indoor lappool and spacious accommodations overlooking the city, guests may not want to leave thepremises.

TheEngineering department at The Ritz-Carlton, Chicago ensures that we are always providingthe finest facilities for our guests. These Ladies & Gentlemen maintainthe condition of our hotelso we can show our guests that their comfortand genuine careis ourhighest mission.

Recognized as “the gold standard” of hospitality, The Ritz-Carlton selects only the mostpassionate and skilled hospitality professionals. Asone of our Ladies and Gentlemen, you willreflect the values that make us the world’sfinest luxury brand. Here, in a diverse environmentwhere individual aspirations are fulfilled and quality of life is enhanced, you will be inspired towork alongside your fellow employees to bring special moments to life for our guests and eachother.

Job Overview

Uphold and enforce safety standards. Carry a portable radio, staying in constant communication with the central base station, respond to all engineering service calls, giving priority to guest requests, and maintain hotel equipment in an efficient, safe, accident-free manner. General specialty areas: plumbing, electrical, carpentry, HVAC.

Responsibilities

  • Perform maintenance and repairs in specialized areas such as plumbing, electrical, carpentry, HVAC.

  • Respond to and handle guest requests in a courteous, efficient, safe manner.

  • Perform preventive maintenance and necessary repairs and all hotel equipment, including kitchen, laundry, boiler, plumbing, pool, HVAC, electrical and guest rooms.

  • Respond to all emergency situations including fire alarms, bomb threats, disasters and power failures; notify the appropriate authorities.

  • Make rounds of the hotel property to ensure everything is in working order.

  • Clean and maintain all equipment and work areas.

  • Complete maintenance requests, take equipment and meter readings and maintain log to notify the next shift.

  • Document all parts used and parts needed to be purchased.

  • Handle elevator breakdowns.

  • Maintain proper records of the Rooms Preventive Maintenance Program and the Request Program.

  • Complete work order request forms on a daily and timely basis.

  • Report any unsafe conditions to leadership.

Qualifications

Education/Formal Training

High school diploma, plus two years or its equivalent in trade school or training in building maintenance/construction

Experience

Minimum four years experience in mechanical, electrical, HVAC, plumbing, carpentry or building maintenance.

Knowledge/Skills

  • Must have basic working knowledge in the following areas: general plumbing, refrigeration, air conditioning, electrical systems, boilers, bathroom fixtures, and tiling painting -prep to finish basic carpentry groundskeeping.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Must be able to read written communiques, LED read-outs, meters, and computer screens.

  • Must be able 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.

  • Must be able 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.

  • Must be able to communicate effectively and courteously with employees, guests and contractors in writing, via telephone and in person.

  • Must be able to lift 75lbs. throughout an 8-hour shift.

  • Must be able to crawl into and through small spaces, climb ladders, support and carry loads of 75lbs.

  • May be required to drive.

Environment

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.

ID: 2021-3034

Position Type: Regular Full-Time

Property : Ritz Carlton Chicago

Outlet: Hotel

Category: Building & Facility Maintenance

Tipped Position: No

Address : 160 E Pearson St

City : Chicago

State : Illinois

EOE Protected Veterans/Disability

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