Posted in Facilities 30+ days ago.
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Location: Washington, Washington DC
Do you see yourself as a Tradesperson/Engineer?
What's your passion? Whether you're into tennis, swimming or karaoke, at IHG we're interested in YOU. At IHG we employ people who apply the same amount of care and passion to their jobs as they do their hobbies - people who put our guests at the heart of everything they do. And we're looking for more people like this to join our friendly and professional team.
An American institution,
the Willard InterContinental is located in the heart of the nation's capital on
Pennsylvania Avenue, near the White House, the Smithsonian museums and the
downtown business and theatre districts. With a rich historic
legacy, the Willard is the Washington D.C. hotel of choice for heads of state
and leaders of the world's business, cultural, social and political
sectors. The hotel's 335 well appointed large guestrooms include 41
elegant suites. Dining options include the Café du Parc, a popular French
bistro with seasonal outdoor seating, and the Occidental Grill & Seafood,
traditional Afternoon Tea in Peacock Alley, the classic Round Robin Bar and 24
hour Private In-Room Dining. There is over 20,000 square feet of
Conference and Banquet space and the hotel hosts events ranging from intimate
meetings to luxurious weddings. The Willard InterContinental combines
heritage, sustainability and luxury with contemporary comfort and the latest
This challenging position has overall responsibility for performing major repairs and maintenance work to ensure hotel maintenance quality and safety standards are achieved and maintained.
As a Tradesperson/Engineer you will perform maintenance and repairs for assigned area of expertise. Ensure that assigned equipment is prepared and operational for the following day's work and adhere to federal, state and local regulations concerning safety and other compliance requirements, as well as brand standards and local policy and procedures to ensure quality, safety, and consistency. Report all unsafe conditions or malfunctioning equipment to supervisor. May educate and train hotel staff in the safe and proper use of equipment. You will follow procedures that ensure the security of inventory and assets such as tools, supplies, equipment, furniture, televisions etc., replenishes supplies and inventory in a timely and efficient manner, and minimizes waste. Assist with other duties as assigned.
Advanced vocational training plus two years of experience in general building maintenance and/or construction, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Professional certification and license is necessary, if required by law. You may be required to work nights, weekends, and/or holidays. This job requires ability to perform the following: Carrying, lifting pushing and/or pulling items weighing up to 100-300 pounds, frequently standing up and moving about the facility, frequently handling objects and equipment to maintain the facility, and frequently bending, stooping, kneeling, climbing and crawling.
In return we'll give you a competitive financial and benefits package which may include healthcare support, dental, vision, disability and life insurance support, and a matching 401k plan. Hotel discounts worldwide are available as well as access to a wide variety of discount programs and the chance to work with a great team of people. Most importantly, we'll give you the room to be yourself.
So what's your passion? Please get in touch and tell us more about yourself by clicking "Apply Online".
IHG is an equal opportunity employer: Minorities / Females / Disabled / Veterans.