Overnight General Mechanic/Painter

InterContinental New York Barclay - New York, NY

Full-time

Do you see yourself as a General Mechanic? What's your passion? Whether you're into sports, shopping or just reading a good book, at IHG we're interested in YOU. At IHG we employ people who apply the same amount of care and passion to their jobs as they do their hobbies - people who put our guests at the heart of everything they do. And we're looking for more people like this to join our friendly and professional team.

An icon of refined Manhattan elegance since 1926, the InterContinental New York Barclay re-opened in spring 2016, following an extensive renovation as the city’s luxury hotel of choice. Located off Park Avenue in midtown east, The Barclay features 702 beautifully-designed guestrooms with 30 suites, an opulent Presidential Suite and Penthouse Sky Suite with 1,500 feet of outdoor space and Chrysler Building views. The hotel boasts 15,000 square feet of meeting space and two large ballrooms for New York’s most memorable weddings, benefits, and galas. The Barclay offers a Club InterContinental®. It's Gin bar and lounge with light dining, is a dynamic social hub in the hotel’s expansive lobby. The “new” Barclay' embraces the hotel's distinctive legacy, while modernizing every detail.

JOB OVERVIEW:

Perform general maintenance work to ensure hotel maintenance quality and safety standards are achieved and maintained.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Complete minor work orders such as replacing ceiling tiles, filters, light bulbs, patching vinyl, painting, repairs to pipe lines, toilets, sinks, kitchen and laundry equipment, etc. Perform preventative maintenance duties as assigned.
  • Ensure that assigned equipment is prepared and operational for the following day’s work.
  • Monitor efficiency of equipment and electrical systems such as air conditioning controls, guests entrance/access doors, television sets, lighting systems and makes minor repairs and/or replacements to ensure proper operation and maximum efficiency.
  • Refurbish furniture and fixtures within guest rooms such as cabinets, tables, chairs, doors, windows and counters. Paint and finish furniture and fixtures in guest rooms, if needed.
  • Maintain front entrance area, parking lot and/or garage, and street entrance in a clean and presentable manner.
  • Maintain the safety and cleanliness of the exterior of the facility, grounds, pool and exercise/sport facilities (including property signs and lighting)
  • Follow procedures that ensure the security of inventory and assets such as tools, supplies, equipment, furniture, televisions, etc., replenishes supplies and inventory in a timely and efficient manner, and minimizes waste.
  • Report all unsafe conditions or malfunctioning equipment to supervisor.
  • Respond in a courteous and prompt manner to all guest questions and/or requests to ensure strong guest satisfaction.
  • Promote teamwork and quality service through daily communication and coordination with other departments
  • Assist with other duties as assigned.

Qualifications and Requirements:

Basic reading, writing and math skills and 3+ year(s) of general building maintenance and repair experience. Completion of high school diploma or related vocational training preferred. Must have advanced painting skills.

This job requires ability to perform the following:

  • Carrying, lifting, pulling or pushing items weighing up to 100-300 pounds
  • Frequently standing up and moving about the facility
  • Frequently handling objects and equipment to maintain the facility
  • Frequently bending, stooping, kneeling, climbing and crawling other:
  • Working knowledge of basic plumbing, electrical skills, preventive maintenance procedures, and reasonable understanding of building equipment and hand tools.
  • Communication skills are utilized a significant amount of time when interacting with the other hotel staff and hotel guests.
  • Reading and writing abilities are utilized in order to document or record all tasks completed, to order supplies, to receive their instructions for the day or to read equipment repair manuals.
  • Mathematical skills, including basic math, are used frequently.
  • May be required to work nights, weekends, and/or holidays.

In return we'll give you a competitive financial and benefits package which may include healthcare support, dental, vision, disability and life insurance support, and a matching 401k plan. Hotel discounts worldwide are available as well as access to a wide variety of discount programs and the chance to work with a great team of people. Most importantly, we'll give you the room to be yourself.

So what's your passion? Please get in touch and tell us how you could bring your individual skills to IHG.

IHG is an equal opportunity employer: Minorities / Females / Disabled / Veterans.

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • General Maintenance: 2 years (Required)
  • Basic Plumbing: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Painting: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Electrical Systems: 1 year (Preferred)

Pay Frequency:

  • Weekly