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Sage Hospitality Group Air Conditioning/ Refrigeration Engineer* Hotel Per LA*-DTLA in Los Angeles, California

Why us?

Hotel Per LA, is seeking a Maintenance Engineerat our independent, luxury lifestyle property located in Downtown Los Angeles.

Sage Hospitality Group company, is currently seeking a passionate, enthusiastic and purpose driven engineer to deliver artful hospitality at a newly rebranded and repositioned luxury lifestyle flagship hotel and restaurant,formally The NoMad Hotel Downtown Los Angeles.

The hotel is an independent, luxury lifestyle property located in Downtown Los Angeles. The property is housed in a gorgeously restored historic building and a quick walk from the Museum of Contemporary Art, Disney Concert Hall and Grand Central Market. With stunning design details, including many hidden corners for guests to explore, the property showcases the glamor of LA without losing sight of its playful side.

The hotel’s public areas will serve as ‘the locals’ living room’ and be popular with local creatives, as well as guests seeking access to the city’s cultural institutions, the buzzing culinary scene or the city’s arena. The property features chic guestrooms with a vintage feel and custom furniture; an exciting new restaurant concept - Per L'Ora, a café - Cafe Ora and downtown LA’s most stunning rooftop pool terrace and lounge- Bar Clara.

Job Overview

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.


  • Hotel Per LA is a sustainable urban destination of Sage Hospitality, a well-established tourism destination which includes 2 other sister properties in the greater Los Angeles area.

  • To be responsible for efficiently carrying out maintenance, repair and replacement work assigned by the Director of Engineer and to the standards required, ensuring that engineering principles and safety procedures are adhered to.

  • To work closely with the Director of Engineer, Supervisor, and other engineering trades to carry out all duties assigned in accordance with established policies and procedures as well as to the operation schedule.

  • To obtain all necessary parts from the engineering store by presenting a duly authorized work order, seeking any other required assistance within the engineering department to fulfil duties.

  • To be responsible for and carry out all AC/ Refrigeration plants PPMs,

  • Maintain, develop, and enhance the PPM schedule for all plant equipment within the hotel.

  • To assist and support the shift engineers on any AC and Refrigerant problems that may arise.

  • To be responsible for reporting any discrepancies unsolved problems and newly observed engineering problems to the supervisor and Director of Engineer as soon as possible.

  • To be responsible for obtaining all necessary information, documentation, and instruction to ensure that effective, efficient work may be performed, and organizing this in a readily referenced manner.

  • To be responsible for the safe storage of both personal and borrowed tools.

  • To be responsible for the cleanliness and tidiness of all areas where work is performed.

  • To be aware of, and comply with, safe working practices as laid down under the Health and Safety Local code and Company H & S Manual, as applicable to your place of work.

  • To be aware of and comply with Food Acts.

  • To wear any appropriate protective clothing provided by or recommended by the hotel.

  • To report any defects in the building, plant, or equipment according to hotel procedures.

  • To ensure any accidents to colleagues, guests or visitors are reported in accordance with hotel procedures.

  • To attend fire training and to be fully conversant with and abide by all rules concerning, fire, health & safety.

  • Assist with shift coverage, rooms PM and/or assist as a EOD whenever applicable due to scheduling and/or hotel occupancy demands.

  • To attend any training deemed appropriate by your Head of Department.


Education/Formal Training

High school diploma or equivalent trade school, special courses in building maintenance and construction.


  • Applicant must have a degree or diploma on Air conditioner and Refrigeration field

  • Proven experience for at least 3 years in this role

  • Understand and read electric and refrigeration drawings

  • Have a good understanding working with electricity


  • Ability to maintain and repair HVAC, electrical, plumbing equipment and perform carpentry, repair work, construction and renovation work.

  • May require ability to drive pick-up truck and snow removal equipment.

  • Ability to maintain logs and records.

  • Requires a professional presentation and an ability to work in a team atmosphere and to make independent decisions.

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.

  • Ability to hear portable radio, fire alarms, machinery, guests.

  • Ability to inspect, maintain equipment.

  • Ability to respond on portable radio to base station, guests.

  • Lifting, pushing, pulling and carrying required frequently to respond to requests for service and repairs anywhere in hotel or in parking lot.

  • 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.


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.


  • Medical, dental, & vision insurance

  • Health savings and flexible spending accounts

  • Basic Life and AD&D insurance

  • Paid time off for vacation, sick time, and holidays

  • Eligible to participate in the Company’s 401(k) program with employer matching

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Great discounts on Hotels, Restaurants, and much more.

  • Eligible to participate in the Employee Referral Bonus Program. Up to $1,000 per referral.

ID: 2023-16292

Position Type: Regular Full-Time

Property : Hotel Per La

Outlet: Hotel

Category: Building & Facility Maintenance

Min: USD $25.00/Hr.

Max: USD $27.00/Hr.

Tipped Position: No

Address : 649 S Olive St

City : Los Angeles

State : California

EOE Protected Veterans/Disability