The Colonnade Hotel Hotel Maintenance Engineer in Boston, Massachusetts
Welcome to The Colonnade! Nestled among the city's finest shopping and cultural venues, The Colonnade Hotel is an independent hotel centrally located in Boston's historic Back Bay and features 285 stylishly appointed guest rooms and luxury suites. The Colonnade Hotel is known for its attentive service and unique guest offerings, including Boston's only Roof Top swimming pool. If you are an experienced, self-driven, and motivated Maintenance Engineer this could be a great position for you. Previous maintenance work in a hotel/restaurant is preferred but not required. What we’re looking for: A high-quality, experienced, Maintenance Engineer to join our existing incredible maintenance team is crucial to the hotel’s success! This position is responsible primarily for general maintenance and repairs in guest rooms, meeting space, and front of the house areas. What the job is like: * Perform repairs on mechanical, electrical, kitchen, and laundry equipment, requiring some skills and experience in these areas * Prepare and paint surfaces of building structure, furniture and equipment using proper application techniques and various products. * Knowledge in plaster or spackle applications, drywall installation, repair and finishing, mixing paint colors to match existing colors, and applying paint to all. * Install and repair covered wall and ceiling surfaces throughout the Hotel. Perform all duties required as Fire Alarm Response Team. Skills, Abilities and Experience needed to be successful: * A minimum of one year building maintenance experience is required, with hotel experience preferred. * Good customer skills are also required. * Possess visual ability to identify colors and patterns, measure lengths and quantities and assess areas for repair. * Must be able to speak, read, write and understand the primary language(s) used in the workplace. * Requires good communication skills, both verbal and written. * Must have all around skills and be able to make minor electrical, plumbing, a/c, painting, wallpaper and carpentry repairs. * Knowledge of vinyl, paper, fabric, and wall coverings of various weights is preferred * Must possess a high level of accuracy and neatness. Due to the cyclical nature of the hospitality industry, employees may be required to work varying schedules to reflect the business needs of the hotel. Licenses or Certificates * Ability to obtain and/or maintain any government required licenses, certificates or permits. Physical Demands * Must be able to lift up to 25 lbs. on a regular and continuing basis. * Must have the ability to bend, squat and frequently lift 50 lbs. and occasionally lift up to 100 lbs. * Most work tasks are performed indoors. Temperature is moderate and controlled by hotel environmental systems; however, must be able to work in extreme temperatures like freezers (-10°F) and kitchens (+110°F), possibly for one hour or more. * Must be able to stand and exert well-paced mobility for up to 4 hours in length. * Must be able to exert well-paced ability in limited space and to reach other locations of the hotel on a timely basis. * Must be able to bend, stoop, squat and stretch to fulfill cleaning and repair/maintenance tasks. * Requires grasping, writing, standing, sitting, walking, repetitive motions, bending, climbing, listening and hearing ability and visual acuity. * Requires manual dexterity to use and operate all necessary equipment. About us: The Colonnade has redefined the essence of urban stays. From an exhilarating rooftop pool with lounge to a full-service fitness center we’re constantly challenging the standard of what a Boston hotel should be. Discover an enchanting Boston neighborhood vibe that offers insight into urban living with the convenience of access to nearby Boston attractions and a bustling shopping district. The Colonnade Hotel has provided genuine Bostonian hospitality to residents and visitors for more than 40 years. A beloved Back Bay landmark whose opening launched the neighborhood’s renaissance in the early 1970s, The Four-Diamond Colonnade Hotel is home to the city’s only rooftop pool, to a host of recently remodeled function rooms and the hotel’s grand ballroom, providing the setting for many of the city’s memorable business and social events. The Colonnade Hotel is within walking distance of Newbury Street and many of Boston’s finest shops, museums, galleries, and landmarks including the Hynes Convention Center, Symphony Hall and Fenway Park, and is located just minutes from Logan International Airport. The Colonnade Hotel is a member of the Preferred Hotels' LIFESTYLE collection. Preferred Hotels represents more than 800 of the world's finest hotels and resorts with an extensive global collection in more than 85 countries. The Colonnade prohibits discrimination and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.