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Sage Hospitality Resources Kitchen Mechanic in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

13449BR

Req #:

13449BR

Why Us:

Every aspect of Urban Farmer Philadelphia is thoughtfully tailored to the people who live, work and visit this Northeast city — from the look and feel of the restaurant to the locally-sourced offerings served. Just as Urban Farmer achieved in both Portland and Cleveland, the specific local personality is the driving force behind all creative and culinary details, giving it a style unique to Philadelphia. Urban Farmer’s menu emphasizes sustainable local ingredients, and authentic, straightforward preparations. Our rustic pantry is stocked with house-made, preserved and pickled local produce which offers a homespun counterpoint to the refined ambiance. Our chefs build personal relationships with local farms, ranches and fisheries, bringing a taste of their dedication to the table and reaffirming the direct connection between land and plate. Beverage offerings reflect the variety of Pennsylvania beer selections, cocktails made with local craft spirits and an extensive wine program highlighting regional vineyards. Situated in the heart of Philadelphia, Urban Farmer Philadelphia is the third evolution of the modern farm-to-table concept introduced by Sage Restaurant Group Urban Farmer is committed to sustaining the region we live and eat in. Come taste Philadelphia’s Modern steakhouse.

Our associates understand the needs and wants of our guests and can address them without hesitation. They create a personalized experience for each person who visits Urban Farmer Restaurant and support one another in doing so. If you have a passion for pleasing others, a get it done mentality, and are looking for an opportunity to make a difference every day by enriching the lives of others, Urban Farmer Restaurant may be for you.

We are currently seeking a Kitchen Mechanic to join our amazing team!

Job Title:

Kitchen Mechanic

Location Name:

The Logan - Philadelphia's Hotel

City:

Philadelphia

EEO Statement:

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.

Posting Overview:

The Kitchen Mechanic performs all general kitchen facility maintenance. Insures the hotels internal and external structure and equipment are continuously maintained and operating under minimal supervision. Responds to maintenance service requests and repairs as directed. Cleans and inspect all common areas and building systems and report deficiencies to supervisors while also adhere to the company’s safety programs. Prioritizes guest requests, while also insuring the safety of employees and guests. Carries a portable radio, staying in constant communication with the central base station and respond to all engineering service calls.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

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.

Monitor and maintain all engineering functions when full engineering staff is not available (i.e. weekends and evenings). 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 Request Program.

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

Report any unsafe conditions to leadership.

Requirements:

Competencies

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.

Compassion

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.

Composure

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.

Interpersonal Savvy

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.

Knowledge/Skills

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. Excellent hearing required to hear portable radio, fire alarms, machinery, guests. Excellent vision required to inspect, maintain equipment. Excellent speech communication skills required to respond on portable radio to base station, guests. Moderate comprehension and literacy required to maintain logs and records. Requires a professional presentation and an ability to work in a team atmosphere and to make independent decisions.

Abilities

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.

Education/Formal Training

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

Experience

A minimum of 6 months successful experience in equal or similar position.

Material/Equipment Used

Basis hand (hammer, screwdriver, pliers) and power (electric drill, saw, solder, etc.) tools. Painting equipment, key cutting machine, grounds keeping equipment and snow removal equipment. Exposure to hazardous materials on a daily basis.

Chemicals/Agents used: Come into contact with 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.

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.

Position Type:

Full Time - Regular

State:

PA

Address 1:

1 Logan Square

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