Sage Restaurant Group Maintenance Engineer in Washington, District Of Columbia

Req #: 4712BR

Job Title: Maintenance Engineer

Position Type: Full Time - Regular

Location Name: The Darcy

City: Washington

State: DC

Why Us: Join Sage Hospitality and be a part of the transformation of the Doubletree Washington DC Hotel on Rhode Island Avenue NW to the first Curio Collection by Hilton in the heart of the Nation’s Capital- The Darcy. Curio- A Collection by Hilton is a global collection of distinctive four and five star hotels that offer travelers local discovery and authentic experiences in key markets. The word "curio" refers to something unique or even rare, just as each Curio hotel will be different from the next. Each Curio hotel has individuality as its common thread, along with the quiet reassurance of the Hilton name behind every location.

The hotel has been selected to be part of the Hilton's new luxury-lifestyle hotel collection, Curio. Our 226 room hotel with 7,500 square feet of meeting space including outdoor space ideal for the travelers to enjoy our modern and sophisticated design, explore our iconic neighborhood and enjoy the food and beverage options in the hotel. Our restaurant will feature the cuisine of a well-known, locally acclaimed chef and will be a destination for both hotel guests and locals alike.

We are in walking distance to the White House, the Historic P Street Corridor, DuPont Circle, the Metro, many dining options, shopping and the best that the Nation's capital has to offer. The Curio Hotel Washington DC opens in spring 2017.

Posting Overview:

The Maintenance Engineer assists in the maintenance, repair, refurbishment, renovation, remodeling and general upkeep in order to keep the facility functional and attractive to prospective customers.

Requirements:

Competencies

Dealing with Ambiguity

Can effectively cope with change; can shift gears comfortably; can decide and act without having the total picture; isn’t upset when things are up in the air; doesn’t have to finish things before moving on; can comfortably handle risk and uncertainty.

Compassion

Genuinely cares about people; is concerned about their work and non-work problems; is available and ready to help; is sympathetic to the plight of others not as fortunate; demonstrates real empathy with the joys and pain of others.

Composure

Is cool under pressure; does not become defensive or irritated when times are tough; is considered mature; can be counted on to hold things together during tough times; can handle stress; is not knocked off balance by the unexpected; doesn’t show frustration when resisted or blocked; is a settling influence in a crisis.

Interpersonal Savvy

Relates well to all kinds of people – up, down, and sideways, inside and outside the organization; builds appropriate rapport; builds constructive and effective relationships; uses diplomacy and tact; can defuse even high-tension situations comfortably.

Knowledge/Skills

Working knowledge of general plumbing refrigeration air conditioning electrical systems boilers bathroom fixtures and tiling painting -prep to finish basic carpentry grounds keeping.

Ability to drive and holds a valid Class C state drivers license.

Have vision to read written communiques, LED read-outs, meters, and computer screens.

Have finger, hand and upper body dexterity to pull levers and rotate knobs, work with arms raised above head and to handle and assemble small parts using basic hand and power tools.

Ability to understand and follow verbal/written instructions, communicate both verbally and in writing, utilize analytical thought processes, understand verbal/written technical and mechanical instruction, and be highly organized.

Have ability to communicate effectively and courteously with employees, guests and contractors in writing, via telephone and in person.

Abilities

Lifting, pushing, pulling and carrying required frequently to respond to service requests anywhere on property.

Frequent bending and kneeling required to perform inspections and repairs. 100% mobility required -must respond quickly to emergency.

Potential continuous standing may be required.

Climbing stairs of approximately 90 steps 20% of 8 hours.

Climbing ladders of approximately 8 feet 10% of 8 hours.

Driving -sometimes necessary to drive company pick-up truck/snow plow approximately 10% of time, unless snow emergency, then 100% of time.

Education/Formal Training

High school diploma or equivalent trade school, special courses in building maintenance and construction.

Experience

A minimum of 6 months experience in equal or similar position.

Scheduled days and times may vary based on need.

Material/Equipment Used

Basis hand and power tools. Painting equipment, key cutting machine, grounds keeping equipment and snow removal equipment. Exposure to hazardous materials on a daily basis.

Chemicals/Agents used: Various chemicals 2-3 times per week. Regular chemicals: solvents, adhesives, paints. Protective clothing worn 100% of day; protective gloves worn approximately. Lifts and scaffolds.

Environment

Indoor exposure to both stable and extreme variance of hot and cold temperatures. Outside exposure to all weather elements and extreme fluctuations of temperature. Prolonged standing, walking, bending, reaching, and heavy lifting.

EEO Statement:

We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/Disabled/Veterans. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.