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Maintenance Engineer – Athens, GA

Posted January 6, 2020

 
 

Graduate Hotels® is seeking a Maintenace Engineer to join our team at Graduate Athens. Graduate Hotels is a hotel collection targeting university-anchored markets across the country that celebrates each town's unique local culture and history.

Responsibilities Include:

Ensure that all maintenance functions, including preventative maintenance are completed in a timely manner and are safety compliant.

  • Oversees the property grounds, public areas and hotel guest rooms
  • Conducts preventative maintenance to prevent breakdowns in hotel accommodations
  • Paints, replaces electrical accessories, maintains HVAC
  • Responds to guest complaints in a timely manner
  • Fulfills work orders in a timely manner
  • Completes daily rounds, identifying and reporting problems
  • Other duties as assigned

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Minimum of 3 years in a hotel maintenance position
  • In-depth knowledge of HVAC, plumbing, electrical and general carpentry

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Basic math skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing
  • Ability to exceed expectations of guests and team members
  • Excellent time management skills

TRAVEL:

  • Rarely

JOB COMPETENCIES:

  • Commitment to Task: Demonstrates dependability and shows a sense of urgency about getting results; willing to commit the hours it takes to get the job completed; takes responsibility for actions and achieves results; overcomes obstacles.
  • Communication Skills: Presents ideas, concepts, and information effectively and clearly through the spoken word; actively listens; communicates comfortably with various audiences; responds effectively to questions.
  • Flexibility: Adapts and changes course of action when appropriate; effectively transitions from task to task; deals well with unresolved situations, frequent change, delays, or unexpected events; maintains objectives amidst shifting priorities.
  • Initiative: Takes action proactively; addresses issues or opportunities without supervision; focuses on desired results and accomplishments; demonstrates clear purpose, enthusiasm, and a "can-do" attitude.
  • Managing Execution: Manages multiple projects and effectively prioritizes tasks, responsibilities, and goals; uses goals to guide actions and creates detailed action plans; organizes and schedules people and tasks; utilizes resources effectively to meet goals.
  • Teamwork: Works cooperatively with others to accomplish business goals and objectives; asks others for their ideas and opinions; supports team's decisions; contributes to the team's efforts.

About Us:

Graduate Hotels is a hand-crafted collection of hotels that reside in dynamic university-anchored towns across the country. Each hotel pays homage to the heritage of its unique town through cultural nods to the local community. Launched in 2014, there are currently 15 open and operating hotels across the U.S. and an additional 15 hotels under development slated to open by the end of 2020. Graduate Hotels is owned by Adventurous Journeys (AJ) Capital Partners, a Chicago-based vertically-integrated real estate developer, owner and operator. For more information on Graduate Hotels, please visit graduatehotels.com.

*Graduate Hotels Management is an Equal Opportunity Employer.