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Hyatt Maintenance Technician in KANSAS CITY, Missouri

Description:

Serenely located within the historic Kansas City Club building, this premier Kansas City destination seamlessly combines the old-world charm of a historic social club with modern luxury and elegance. Drawing on over 100 years of history as the premier social meeting place, The Hotel Kansas City provides a truly unique setting for memorable events, as well as inventive dining and nightlife.

In addition to the hotel's 144 guest rooms are the Town Company, a three-meal restaurant; El Gold, a live music cellar cocktail bar; and a lobby lounge and bar that will bring locals and guests together for impromptu mingling. For the event minded guests, there will be 20,000 feet of meeting space that includes impressive historic ballrooms and a 3,000 square foot rooftop event patio.

Job Overview

A Maintenance Technician is responsible for maintaining the physical functionality and safety of the facility in the hotel.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Maintain the physical functionality and safety of the facility including, but not limited to, guest rooms, public space and back of house areas.

  • Respond to guest calls and colleague work orders in a timely, friendly and efficient manner to assess and repair non-functioning machinery and/or equipment.

  • Perform a variety of repair and maintenance tasks including carpentry, plumbing, electrical work, painting, HVAC work and masonry.

  • Wall covering installation and repair.

  • Conduct inspections for preventative maintenance needs.

  • Record and report completed repairs and items that require further attention.

  • Assist with the patrolling of the interior and perimeter of the hotel and the property to observe and identify potential safety risks, security risks and undesirable conditions.

  • Respond to emergency situations including safety hazards, fires, medical emergencies and threats to life and/or property.

  • Promote safe work practices.

  • Other tasks as assigned by the Director of Engineering.

Qualifications:

Education:

  • High school diploma or GED equivalency preferred.

  • Higher level of training preferred.

  • Ability to follow all safety procedures/standards are able to recognize and act in emergency situations.

Experience:

  • Six (6) months previous maintenance experience required, preferably in a hotel.

  • Basic carpentry and mechanical experience needed.

  • Extensive electrical and plumbing experience needed.

Interaction/Skill Set:

  • Ability to be under and follow directions, and perform job functions with limited supervision.

  • Read, write, and speak English fluently.

  • Ability to communicate effectively with the public and other colleagues.

Work Environment

  • Availability to work varying shifts to include evenings, weekends, and holidays.

  • Ability to work a full shift (8 hours) walking and standing.

  • OSHA laws require the use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) when performing work duties that have the potential of risk to your health safety. Proper clothing and safety equipment (gloves, safety shoes, back belt etc.) must be worn. Colleagues will be trained in the proper use and care of assigned PPE. The hotel requires the required PPE. It is your responsibility to report defective, damages or lost PPE, or equipment that does not fit properly, to your supervisor/manager.

  • Flexibility to respond to a variety of different work situations.

  • Ability to work on your own and as part of a team.

  • Crouching, stopping, twisting, reaching, extension, fingering/feeling, lifting.

  • Must be able to work Sunday and Monday graveyard shifts.

Primary Location: US-MO-Kansas City

Organization: Hotel Kansas City

Pay Basis: Hourly

Job Level: Full-time

Job: Engineering/Facility Maintenance

Req ID: KAN001403

Hyatt is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, age, religion, disability, veteran status, genetic information, citizenship status or any other group protected by law.

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