Hotel Granduca

  • Maintenance Engineer

    Job Locations US-TX-Austin
    # of Openings
    2
    Category
    Engineering - Maintenance
  • Overview

    Hotel Granduca Austin is the second jewel in the Granduca Hotels Group. The luxurious nine-story hotel sits atop the breathtaking hillside on Bee Caves Road and Loop 360 in beautiful Westlake, just minutes from downtown Austin.

    Enjoy our 194 beautifully designed guest rooms and suites, six state-of-the-art meeting rooms, as well as the main ballroom with seating for 220 guests, that leads to a beautiful open-air courtyard. This exquisite luxury hotel is the only hotel in Austin to receive the prestigious Leading Hotels of the World designation.

    Experience the architecture and decor reminiscent of a private Italian villa that offers a stunning view of the world below.  Hotel Granduca Austin provides the perfect destination for meetings, special occasions, weddings or a memorable vacation.

    Visconti Ristorante & Bar offers a unique and unsurpassed dining experience with its Northern Italian fine cuisine for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

     

    The Maintenance Engineer is responsible for ensuring the efficient and safe operation of the hotel with regards to safety, mechanics, physical structure and general aesthetics of the building. 

     

     To accomplish this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform, with or without reasonable accommodation, each essential function satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to help enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

    Responsibilities

    • Perform basic repairs, installations and replacements in the hotel in a timely manner
    • Install and replace fixtures or other key items to ensure the proper and efficient operation of the hotel and guest rooms
    • Assist other departments in the application of the preventive maintenance program
    • Maintain a cordial, professional, neat and organized appearance according to LHW and Hotel Granduca standards

    • Perform scheduled maintenance of the pool and other areas of the hotel and grounds
    • Inspect the grounds, remove debris, trash and perfom basic landscaping duties as required
    • Assist Loss Prevention or other departments with operational and safety issues including Fire Safety/Alarm
    • Assist with Lock Interrogation of guest room doors and repairing safes in guest rooms
    • Adhere to OSHA regulations, applicable State and Federal laws and hotel policies
    • Conduct daily inpection of interior and exterior of the building and immediately make necessary repairs
    • Immediately report or resolve mechanical, structural or safety issues in the hotel
    • Perform scheduled inspection of filters and replace as required
    • Communicate with Houskeeping and Front Office to ensure guest rooms are in a safe and immaculate condition
    • Assist with the set up and operation of audio/video systems
    • Paint walls or specific areas throughout hotel to maintain aesthetics of the building
      • Prepare and paint surfaces, walls, furnitures and equipment using proper application techniques and appropriate tools to create a perfect finish
      • Determine quantity and types of paint or finish appropriate for specific surfaces
      • Apply paint to all building and equipment surfaces with brushes, rollers and spray guns
      • Intall and repair covered wall and ceiling surfaces throughout the facility
      • Hang vinyl, paper, fabric and foil wall coverings of various weights
      • Maintain and repair caulked, grouted and masonry surfaces throughout the facility
      • Prepare and maintain wood sufaces requiring staining, varnishing and lacquering
    • Perform basic plumbing, mechanical and carpentry functions as required
    • Assist with cutting and re-programming keys for hotel and guest rooms
    • Maintain a clean, tidy and safe environment and work area
    • Perform other duties as assigned

    Qualifications

    • High School Diploma or equivalent 
    • At least 2 years' experience in basic maintenance duties including painting, electrical, plumbing, mechanical and carpentry in a full service or hospitality environment required
    • Must demonstrate a courteous and professional demeanor towards internal and external guests
    • Must be available to work required shifts - overnight, days, evenings, holidays, weekends
    • Experience with creating special finishes and methods of application
    • Ability to color match and determine the proper treatment and finish
    • Experience in painting, touch-ups and wall covering techniques for small and large areas 
    • Experience in use of different tools and equipment required to create the perfect finish according to hotel standards
    • Experience in use of rollers, brushes and sprayers
    • Must be able to communicate effectively with internal, external guests and vendors
    • Good command and comprehension of English and ability to follow instructions
    • Excellent time management and basic computer skills
    • Must be detail-oriented and possess a sense of pride in completed job
    • Ability to multi-task effectively while focusing on providing the perfect guest experience

     

    Hotel Granduca is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics

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