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Maintenance Engineer

Homewood Suites by Hilton Ithaca

Homewood Suites by Hilton Ithaca

36 Cinema Drive

Ithaca, NY 14850

Telephone (607) 266-0000


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Posted January 20, 2022

Be A Part of Our Passionate & Committed Team!

Maintenance Engineer

Come Join the Waterford Hotel Group Team!

Waterford Hotel Group is continuously looking to meet the best and brightest talent that the hospitality industry has to offer. Waterford is dedicated to the growth and development of our Associates and we welcome you to discover a culture where your contributions are recognized and celebrated. If you want to be part of a team that embraces collaboration with a focus on continuous improvement and you think you have what it takes to “wow” our customers, we invite you to explore a career with Waterford Hotel Group.

The Ideal Candidate for this Position

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Maintenance Engineer and are actively looking to meet the best and brightest talent that the hospitality industry has to offer. We would welcome the opportunity to speak to you regarding this position as well as to answer any questions you might have regarding the company.

The Ideal Candidate for this Position

Are you a handy person who is good at fixing things, and likes to keep everything in good repair? We need someone to do light electrical, plumbing, painting, and small repairs.  Must have a flexible schedule.

What You Will Be Doing

  • Perform preventive maintenance and repair duties, including but not limited to HVAC, refrigeration systems, plumbing, lighting, furniture, sheet rock and painting
  • Monitor and maintain all building systems as assigned
  • Responsible for the completion of all maintenance service requests as assigned
  • Maintain a professional and courteous manner with all guests, vendors, contractors, and employees
  • Complete grounds work as directed
  • Responsible for alerting the General Manager of any unusual occurrence and/or damage that has taken place or that may occur
  • Assure safety standards are used which comply with all company, local, city, state and federal guidelines
  • Respond to all guest and colleague maintenance issues in a timely fashion Keep accurate record of assigned tasks and must be able to convey information and ideas clearly
  • Van driver (must have a valid drivers license)
  • Minor maintenance (electrical, plumbing, painting, caulking)
  • Heavy lifting (must be able to lift more than 50 lbs)
  • Position includes weekends and holidays (must be able to work weekends/holidays as well as weekdays)

Job Requirements

  • Minimum of two years experience in hotel or building maintenance
  • Scheduled hours to include weekends and off-hour times based on the ongoing operating needs of the hotel
  • Must be effective at handling maintenance issues, including anticipating, preventing, identifying, and solving problems as necessary
  • You must be able to pass a thorough background check as well as be drug free

Benefits

We offer our eligible Associates a number of benefits to enhance their health and well-being:

  • Group insurance, including medical, dental, vision and company-paid life insurance
  • Paid time off including vacation days, personal days and holidays
  • Company-matched 401(k) plan
  • Voluntary benefits including short term disability, accident, life and critical illness
  • Life enrichment benefits including educational assistance, hotel discounts, travel assistance and more

For more information, please visit our website at www.waterfordhotelgroup.com.    

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Homewood Suites by Hilton Ithaca

91 Room Extended Stay

Our Hotel

This all-suite hotel is located in the heart of the beautiful Finger Lakes Region and provides a complimentary shuttle service to the Tompkins Country Regional Airport, Ithaca College, and Cornell University. Our Ithaca, NY hotel is near a variety of prominent local businesses and popular attractions, including Buttermilk Falls State Park, Cayuga Lake, Taughannock Falls State Park, and Pyramid Mall.

Whether you're here for a short break or an extended visit, we offer thoughtful amenities to help you feel at home. Unwind in a spacious one- or two-bedroom suite with ample room for relaxation, entertaining or working. Prepare a home-cooked meal in a fully equipped kitchen featuring a two-burner stove and refrigerator. While in Ithaca, stay in touch with family and friends with complimentary WiFi access. Entertain in the separate living area and relax in the bedroom on a comfortable king- or queen-sized bed.

Start your day with a full hot breakfast and enjoy complimentary evening drinks and a light meal. Our hotel enables you to stay active in the fitness center and pool or on the basketball and tennis courts. Feel free to utilize our business center, offering complimentary printing and modern amenities. Host your next business or social event in our versatile meeting space, accommodating up to 50 of your guests.