The General Maintenance Technician performs a variety of maintenance and engineering duties for the Department. Will be assigned work by the Maintenance Manager on a regular basis. This position may also be assigned, at times, to receive guidance and instruction from another technician. In addition, the General Maintenance Technician could be called upon to give direction and guidance to other maintenance personnel or contractor as assigned by Maintenance Manager or General Manager.
Incumbent is required to have strong customer service skills and accustomed to working in a hospitality setting. Should also be guided by a basic knowledge of building trades, (carpentry, painting, electrical, plumbing, HVAC) mechanical repairs, plant maintenance methods, techniques, and procedures, and the use of department equipment and supplies. Looking for someone who has very good carpentry skills and hotel experience is required.
Performs a variety of duties in maintaining, repairing, and renovating plant and facilities.
Assists in making decisions on all normal and minor repairs and reports major problems to the Supervisor.
Ability to read blueprint or model to learn work layout or plans own work layout, making routine computations as needed.
Constructs, finishes, installs, maintain, and repairs equipment, systems, and facilities related to any craft or combination of same, using power and hand tools and other necessary equipment.
Performs a variety of semi-skilled work in various crafts such as carpentry, plumbing, welding, painting, electrical work, sheet metal work, masonry, machinist work, etc.
Typical tasks performed; repair/replace ceiling tiles, move equipment, assemble furniture and equipment, install signs, maintain grounds/entrances/landscapes, patch minor wall damage; paint, and repair wallpaper; replace filters in air handler units; adjust cabinets; replace lamps, ballasts, cord ends, switches, and receptacles; repair drains using appropriate equipment including electric sewer auger; install cove base, hand rail, and shelving, etc.
Plans installations, layout, fabricates, recommends material and alternate methods of installation.
Basic ability to identify system failures and troubleshoot equipment to restore to operation or contain problem.
Someone who can work alone to solve problems, and when called upon can take the lead on a given job with another technicians.
Maintains shops, mechanical spaces, hotel rooms and staff areas in assigned zone, in a clean and safe manner.
Responds to emergency problems and makes emergency repairs as needed.
Provides the various skills required to maintain the systems, equipment and facilities, in a clean, safe operating condition in accordance with local, state, and federal regulations and published regulations.
Maintains logs and reports to Maintenance Manager, performs rounds, complete preventive maintenance work orders, tests, and inspections all throughout the property. Makes recommendations for modification or improvement of preventive maintenance system.
Job Type: Full-time
General Technician in UAE: 2 years