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Duty Engineer

Posted December 5, 2019

Since opening in 1912, The Adolphus has served as a Dallas icon and an integral part of the city’s history and culture. In its recent restoration, the hotel’s storied past is both celebrated and re-imagined, creating a sense of discovery at every turn. 

Dallas is known for its entrepreneurial spirit and passion for commerce, fashion, and luxury. The city also personifies that unmistakable Texas hospitality. The Adolphus was built on Commerce Street as Dallas’ first luxury hotel by Adolphus Busch founder of Anheuser Busch. Situated on the original site of City Hall, The Adolphus was modeled after a grand Beaux Arts German castle, with Busch commissioning European craftsmen to create authentic details throughout the building. In its recent restoration and renovation, the hotel’s storied past is both celebrated and re-imagined. There is a sense of discovery at every turn. Its claim as an intrinsic piece to a vibrant downtown. 

Job Description:

Maintain, repair, and clean all guest rooms, meeting rooms, and/or public spaces and Maintain property cosmetic appearance in accordance with the property preventative maintenance procedures and standard guidelines for CARE, Make Ready Team, and Perfect Room Team. 

Perform repairs and preventative maintenance in guest rooms, meeting rooms, and/or public spaces as required. Tasks including Repairing, Painting, touching up, Cleaning, replacing, as it relates to: Doors & frames, lock sets, ceilings, Crown Molding, Base boards, T V s, phones, painted surfaces, caulking, Vinyl, Furniture, weather stripping, Plumbing, HVAC, Electrical, AC systems, light fixtures, grout, Drape hardware, art work, and miscellaneous repairs.   

As part of the engineering department, you would be responsible for maintaining the physical functionality and safety of the facility in the hotel continuing effort to deliver outstanding guest service and financial profitability. Specifically, you would be responsible for performing the following tasks to the highest standards:

Essential Job Functions:

  • Maintain the physical functionality and safety of the facility including, but not limited to, guest rooms, public space and heart-of-the-house areas
  • Respond to guest calls and team member 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, but not limited to carpentry, plumbing, electrical work, painting, HVAC work and masonry
  • Conduct inspections for preventive maintenance needs
  • Record and report completed repairs and items that require further attention
  • Monitor inventory and forecast upcoming levels of demand for specific parts needed to successfully repair and maintain hotel functionality.
  • Provide detailed information to engineering assistant so that he/she may order correct parts/supplies needed.

Qualifications 

  • A true desire to satisfy the needs of others in a fast-paced environment
  • A minimum of one year building maintenance experience is required, with hotel experience preferred.
  • Good customer skills are also required.

Work Environment and ADA Requirements:

  • Must be able to work independently.
  • Must be able to work any shift and long hours / holidays when necessary.
  • Must be able to respond to calmly and make rational decisions, when handling difficult situations.  
  • Must be capable of maneuvering for prolonged periods of time.
  • Auditory and visual range of immediate area required.  
  • Must be able to read, write, speak and understand English.  
  • Must be able to stoop, bend, as well as, maneuver up and down stairs.  
  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds. 
  • Must have the manual dexterity to grab, grip, type, pull, hold, tear, sort, reach, and file appropriate paperwork. 

We Offer A Variety Of Benefits:

  • Career Growth and Advancement Opportunities
  • Medical/Dental/Prescription/Vision Insurance
  • Short term and long term disability programs
  • Reduced bus pass options with offsite reduced parking fees in our downtown location
  • Discounted Room Nights as part of the Marriott brands’ Autograph Collection (5,700 hundred hotels worldwide to choose from).
  • Free Meals in the Staff Cafeteria
  • Paid Time Off
  • Flexible Schedules
  • 401(k) with a company contribution

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)