Responsible for the repairs, maintenance, upkeep and replacement of the property's plumbing systems, in accordance with hotel standards, and in compliance with the city/state/federal inspection codes (i.e. health and sanitation, fire/life safety, etc.). Participate in the preventive maintenance program of all building equipment, guestrooms, meeting rooms, ballrooms, and all areas of the hotel (i.e. kitchens, stewarding, restaurants, outlets, fitness center, pool, carriage entrance, valet etc.). Will assist in other areas of Engineering as assigned.
What's in it for you:
The Fairmont Dallas, located in the Arts District of downtown Dallas, offers 545 elegant guestrooms and suites, with over 73,000 square feet of banqueting and meeting space. For over 50 years, the Fairmont Dallas has been the setting for countless civic, social, cultural, convention and corporate events, but more importantly the setting for thousands of memories. Fairmont Dallas offers complimentary duty meals and uniforms, competitive wages and health benefit options, Discounted Annual DART pass, Employee benefit card offering discounted rates in Accor worldwide, Learning programs through our Academies, Opportunity to develop your talent and grow within your property and across the world and the ability to make a difference through our Corporate Social Responsibility activities, like Planet 21.
What you will be doing:
- Maintain complete knowledge of and comply with all departmental policies/service procedures/standards.
- Maintain complete knowledge of correct maintenance and use of equipment. Use equipment only as intended.
- Maintain working knowledge and understanding of all the systems (i.e. electrical distribution and lighting, TV antenna, fire/life safety and emergency generator, central plant, swimming pool, kitchen HVAC and refrigeration, etc.) associated with the all hotel operations/maintenance.
- Anticipate guests' needs, respond promptly and acknowledge all guests, however busy and whatever time of day.
- Maintain positive guest relations at all times.
- Resolve guest complaints, ensuring guest satisfaction.
- Check work orders and Engineering service request log for maintenance deficiency problems. Make rounds checking these problem areas and note any information needed or safety concerns in the hotel.
- Schedule work in accordance with preventive maintenance program in rooms, coordinating with the Director, Housekeeper and Front Office.
- Maintain par stock levels of standard plumbing fixtures, caulk, adhesives and other supplies. Communicate requisition needs to Chief Engineer/Supervisor.
- Assist with the fire/life safety system services, including but not limited to, the operation, maintenance and pump and emergency generator.
- Operate, maintain and repair or replace of the property's heating, ventilation, air conditioning systems which include:
- Main water and gas valves
- All branch water and gas valves, hot and cold valve distribution.
- Air piping system.
- Building fire sprinkler system and valve location
- Repair and replace leaking and broken pipe connection.
- Open clogged and restricted water drains and sewer lines.
- Service plumbing defect such as water, diesel, steam, and gas leaks.
- Repair or preplace faucets.
- Repair and replace showerheads.
- Repair and replace flush mechanism in tank and Sloan operated toilets.
- Repair and replace toilet seats.
- Repair or replace sinks.
- Repair and replace pump, caulking, shafts, etc.
- Repair and replace sump pumps, circulating pumps and booster pumps.
- Repair filtering and recirculating systems, chlorinator, strainer, and water softeners.
- Estimate and maintain bench stock.
- Repair grounds' sprinklers.
- Clean grease traps.
- Ensure that the swimming pool and equipment are properly maintained.
- Conduct tests on water samples to ensure proper chlorination and pH.
- Maintain basic knowledge of the latest techniques for mixing formulas, epoxies, sealers, and waterproofing, ventilation and storage of flammable and toxic materials.
- Initiate cost estimates of labor and materials for specific projects
Your experience and skills include:
- Possess a current Journeyman Plumber license
- 2-3 years of experience as a plumber
- Experience in a secondary trade an asset
- Working knowledge of all plumbing supplies and equipment and pool supplies and equipment.
- Proficient in all areas of electrical repairs/maintenance and installation.
- Complete working knowledge of the systems associated with the guestrooms/meeting room's operations/maintenance.
- Knowledge of plumbing, electrical, HVAC and refrigeration, appliance, operational problems and mechanical background.
- Knowledge of physics, and able to read gauges.
- Knowledge of proper chemical handling and disposal.
- Working knowledge of:
- health codes
- plumbing codes
- local mechanical codes
- national/local fire codes
- blue prints and wiring schematics
- power and hand tools, meters, gauges, etc. as it relates to the technical trades
- Fluency in job related English, both verbal and non-verbal.
- Provide legible communication and directions.
- Compute basic mathematical calculations (add, subtract, multiply and divide numbers in processing charges).
- Computer literate
- Ability to interpret manufacturer's literature for installation, preparation, use of upkeep of various materials and products used throughout the property.
- Ability to:
- Be well organized and follow instructions.
- Focus attention on details.
- Operate high reach lifts.
- Exert strong physical effort in transporting equipment fixtures and supplies.
- Prioritize tasks and comply with deadlines for work assignments.
- Be a clear thinker and perform well under pressure work assignments.
- Maintain confidentiality of hotel guests and pertinent hotel information.
- Work and perform job functions with moderate supervision.
- Assist with troubleshooting and use alternatives in emergency situations.
- Understand guest inquires, provide responses and interact positively.
- Interact positively with hotel personnel and provide prompt solutions to problem.
- Work in close proximity to high-pressure steam of 150 pounds and hot water at 180 degrees.
- Work cohesively with co-workers as part of a team.
- Exert physical effort in transporting miscellaneous items (i.e. motors, tools, equipment, materials, etc.) (50-150 pounds) throughout all areas of the hotel.
- Endure various physical movements throughout the work areas.
- Reach 1-2 feet, predominately over the head.
- Remain in stationary position for 30 minutes - 2 hours throughout work shift.
- Satisfactorily communicate with guests, management and co-workers to their understanding.
Must be able to provide proof of eligibility to work in the United States.
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