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Job Summary Under general supervision, this position will provide support and maintenance to various Athenaeum facilities and grounds and will perform miscellaneous custodial duties as required.
Job Duties - Provides maintenance services in conjunction with services, repairs, rehabilitation, renovation, preventative maintenance, and responds to service/repair calls in a swift and timely manner; performs planned maintenance on various dining and hotel operations equipment - Responds to customer service requests; trouble shoots and diagnoses plumbing, electrical, heating and air conditioning problems. Determines appropriate corrective action, escalates more complex problems to the Hotel Operations Manager and/or Physical Plant - Performs minor plumbing, electrical, heating and air conditioning repairs including faucets, toilets, drain work, garbage disposal, minor carpentry, carpet and furniture repair, door locks, minor interior and exterior painting, minor electrical repairs, replace light bulbs and fixtures and reset circuit breakers - May assist Physical Plant staff in facilities repairs and services - Performs custodial duties in club public areas such as banquet and dining facilities, restrooms, offices and meeting rooms; cleans and polishes floors and carpet, cleans fixtures, cabinets, counters, wash windows - Performs cleaning, sweeping and other tasks in outside common areas and grounds surrounding facility - Performs cleaning tasks in all assigned areas according to prescribed standards of cleanliness and in accordance with Institute and regulatory agencies safety standards and practices - Performs other duties as assigned by the Hotel Operations Manager
Basic Qualifications - Minimum of 2 years experience working in an environment involving facilities or general maintenance, and/or custodial/grounds maintenance - Applicant must be able to read, write and speak English - Valid California driver's license required - Experience and knowledge of basic maintenance services along with exposure and familiarity with one or more skilled trades - Ability to apply general knowledge of basic hand/power tools and equipment. Ability to solve both routine and semi-routine problems - Effective communications skills and the ability to interact with members, guests and other Athenaeum staff - Must be in good health, without physical limitations to perform all duties and responsibilities of the job - Must be able to stand, sit, reach, grasp, squat and bend for extended periods of time; must be able to lift at least 80 pounds on a daily basis such as: lifting and moving tables; maintenance tools; electrical and plumbing supplies - Applicant must be available to work various shifts, weekends and holidays. Assists in providing information to members and guests
Preferred Qualifications - Prior maintenance experience at a luxury hotel or club
EEO Statement We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Caltech is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.
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