At Westin, we are committed to empowering the well-being of our guests by providing a refreshing environment, thoughtful amenities, and revitalizing programming to help ensure that they leave feeling better than when they arrived. We recognize that travel can be disruptive to our guests well-being, and we re energized to assist as partners in helping them maintain control and soaring above it all while on the road. Everything we do is designed to help guests be at their best, and they appreciate our supportive attitude, anticipatory service and extensive knowledge on how to best assist them throughout their stay. We are looking for dynamic people who are excited to join the team and ready to jump into any situation to give a helping hand. If you re someone who has is positive, adaptable and intuitive, and has a genuine interest in the well-being of others around you, we invite you to discover how at Westin, together we can rise.
Inspect, repair, and maintain HVAC, air quality control, and refrigeration equipment. Maintain and conduct daily inspections of the mechanical plant. Monitor and control property temperature. Monitor and analyze energy and utilities usage. Calibrate all controls, gauges, meters, and other equipment. Assemble, install, test, repair, and maintain electrical systems or electronic wiring. Assemble, install, and maintain pipe assemblies, fittings, valves, etc. Perform routine pool and spa maintenance.
Maintain Building and Property
Report any serious maintenance problems, unusual findings, or safety hazards immediately to the manager/supervisor.
Identify, locate, and operate all shut-off valves for equipment.
Calibrate all controls, gauges, meters, and other equipment as required.
Monitor and control property temperature to ensure guest comfort in accordance with meeting room 101/102.
Test batteries in generators, fire pump, emergency lighting, UPS, etc.
Comply with the life safety checklist, including completing the fire-pump run test and generator run test in accordance with local jurisdictions and company policies.
Conduct daily inspections of the property's mechanical plant to ensure optimum operating conditions and prevent unnecessary down time or mechanical interruption of operations.
Assist in training mechanical level and other departmental hires on equipment, policies, and procedures.
Maintain the physical plant of the property according to the company standard operating procedures.
Monitor and analyze energy and utilities usage in the property and on grounds using energy management computer software according to company policies, including the efficiency of boiler, chiller, cooling tower, and lighting.
Monitor and maintain potable water within acceptable levels.
Maintain proper maintenance inventory and requisition parts and supplies as needed.
Maintain Records or Logs
Maintain daily logs of operation, maintenance, and safety activities, including test results, instrument readings, and details of equipment malfunctions and maintenance work.
Record information for unfinished calls into pass-on log book prior to shift change.
Track status of open maintenance issues using computer software (e.g., Guestware), log book, or white board.
Read, log, track, and interpret readings from meters, gauges, and other measuring units.
Coordinate with Others
Communicate with customers when necessary to resolve maintenance issues.
Coordinate with, monitor, and supervise outside vendors to resolve large-scale engineering problems (e.g., unresolved A/C problems, internet problems, telephone problems).
Provide support to outside vendors such as pest control or holiday decorators.
Coordinate with other departments using telecommunications devices in order to respond to requests and resolve maintenance issues.
Inspect, repair, and maintain HVAC, air quality control, and refrigeration equipment (e.g., boilers, chillers, and air handling units/controls), including charging refrigeration systems, replacing air filters, and cleaning coils.
Test and record boiler, condenser, and open/closed loop systems water quality and take any necessary corrective action such as adding chemicals to prevent corrosion and harmful deposits.
Activate valves to maintain required amounts of water in boilers, to adjust supplies of combustion air, and to control the flow of fuel into burners.
Monitor boiler water, chemical, and fuel levels, and make adjustments to maintain required levels.
Monitor and inspect boiler equipment, computer terminals, switches, valves, gauges, alarms, safety devices, and meters to detect leaks or malfunctions, and to ensure that equipment is operating efficiently and safely.
Fire gas- or oil-fed boilers using automatic gas feeds or oil pumps.
Connect wires to circuit breakers, transformers, or other components.
Inspect electrical systems, equipment, and components to identify hazards, defects, and the need for adjustment or repair, and to ensure compliance with codes.
Test electrical systems and continuity of circuits in electrical wiring, equipment, and fixtures using testing devices such as ohmmeters, voltmeters, and oscilloscopes to ensure compatibility and safety of system.
Operate and maintain air compressors and pneumatic/electronic systems and controls.
Set-up temporary electric power for trade shows, exhibitors, bands, etc., and test for proper voltage to ensure safety.
Assemble, install, test, and maintain electrical or electronic wiring, equipment, appliances, apparatus, and fixtures using hand tools and power tools.
Diagnose malfunctioning electrical systems, apparatus, and components using test equipment and hand tools to locate the cause of a breakdown and correct the problem.
Fill pipes or plumbing fixtures with water or air and observe pressure gauges to detect and locate leaks.
Measure, cut, thread, and bend pipe to required angle using equipment such as pipe cutters, pipe-threading machines, and pipe-bending machines.
Install and maintain pipe assemblies, fittings, valves, appliances (e.g., dishwashers, washing machines, water heaters, drinking fountains, ice machines), and fixtures (e.g., sinks, toilets).
Maintain and repair decorative property fountains.
Collect appropriate data and provide support to assist in the planning for special or very large jobs.
Locate and mark the position of pipe installations, connections, passage holes, and fixtures in structures using measuring instruments such as rulers and levels.
Fix minor plumbing problems such as unclogging drains, plunging toilets, and repairing leaky spigots and faucets using appropriate techniques.
Assemble pipe sections, tubing, and fittings, using couplings, clamps, screws, bolts, cement, plastic solvent, caulking, or soldering, brazing and welding equipment.