The Stationary Engineer will assist with the general maintenance and repair of all equipment and in all areas of the hotel facility. They will be the first respondent to all guest maintenance requests and will be responsible for the completion of other services or duties as requested.
A fixture in the heart of Silicon Valley since 1987, The Fairmont San Jose delivers an irresistible blend of innovation and elegance. With the meteoric growth of the computer industry, Silicon Valley has become one of the world's busiest hubs, and the capital of this high-tech mecca is San Jose. The Fairmont San Jose hotel combines technological innovation with timeless elegance.Summary of Responsibilities: Reporting to the Chief Engineer, responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following:
-Ensures all work areas follow safe work practices and fire procedures
•Responds immediately to all work requests which concern Health and Safety
•Ensure environmentally friendly practices are followed when handling chemicals, lubricants and finishing products
•Responds to guest requests promptly in a professional and courteous manner
•Assists in maintaining the working condition of the building structure, building operations systems, equipment and controls, technical equipment of other departments, maintenance conditions in guest rooms, public spaces, back of house service areas, function areas and offices
•Complete all work orders with due diligence in a timely manner
•Maintains a daily log highlighting challenges, solutions and activities
•Maintains equipment catalog and the various systems' directories
•Actively participates in the monthly departmental meeting by providing feedback and offering suggestions for improvement
•Other duties as assigned by Asst. Director of Engineering and Director of Engineering
•Participates as directed in the emergency response
-Other duties as assigned
•Previous experience is an asset
•Minimum High School graduate with a related technical or trade certification (Stationary Engineers, Local 39)
•Proficient in all manners of building operations (including highpreasure steam boilers, hvac, air compressors, gas distribution lines, heaters, pumps, valves, etc) and possess general handyman skills
•The ability to use all general repair tools, read shop drawings and specifications and make rough estimates of required materials
•Good communication skills
•Physical ability to perform the assigned duties
•Must be creative, practical and have a pro-active approach to problem solving
•A self-starter, take initiative, who can work with minimal supervision
Physical Aspects of Position (include but are not limited to):
- Constant standing and walking throughout shift
- Frequent lifting and carrying up to 40 lbs
- Occasional kneeling, pushing, pulling, lifting
- Occasional ascending or descending ladders, stairs and ramps
Visa Requirements: Must be legally eligible to work in the United States. The hotel is unable to assist candidates in obtaining work authorization.
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ABOUT FAIRMONT HOTELS & RESORTS
At Fairmont Hotels & Resort we offer our guests the finest hospitality experience in each of our destinations. And we know that, to offer our guests the best, we first need to offer our employees the best. That's why you'll find exceptional work opportunities - throughout North America and the Caribbean, Europe and Africa, the Middle East and Asia Pacific - as well as industry - leading training, career development, recognition and rewards. Fairmont Hotels & Resorts is a celebrated collection of hotels that includes landmark locations like London's The Savoy, New York's The Plaza, and Shanghai's Fairmont Peace Hotel. Our teams are guided by values of Respect, Integrity, Teamwork and Empowerment; we employ the highest ethical and quality standards, treating all colleagues with fairness and dignity. A community and environmental leader, Fairmont is also regarded for its responsible tourism practices and award - winning Green Partnership program. An exciting future awaits!
Fairmont San Jose is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. EOE/M/F/D/V
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