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Hotel Maintenance

Company: Newport Hospitality Group
Location: West Orange
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

In our hotel, the Maintenance Worker position performs the duties necessary to maintain the physical structure of the hotel and keep it in good repair. These duties include carpentry, routine plumbing, minor electrical work, minor mechanical repairs and other maintenance duties. We are looking for someone to keep our facility in compliance will all safety standards so that we can give our guests, and fellow employees, a safe environment to enjoy. Our company is all about teamwork and first class guest service, so the candidate we are searching out has a warm and friendly personality that puts our guests at ease and sets expectations of excellence in guest room/hotel functionality.

The ideal Maintenance Worker candidate has a high school diploma/GED (on-the-job training and experience combination may substitute for education requirement), prior hotel/maintenance experience, an ability to lift 75+ pounds frequently, be able to stand for long periods of time, and is willing/able to work a flexible schedule including nights, weekends, and holidays.

General Responsibilities:

  • Smile when on-stage.
  • Makes general repairs: Minor repairs on general plumbing systems and fixtures, e.g., leaking faucet, repairing a sink drain
  • Assists in administration of an on-going preventive maintenance program for equipment and guest rooms; performs planned maintenance on equipment to prolong life and prevent shut down, e.g., minor lubrications, adjustments, and cleaning
  • Assists in administration of special maintenance programs
  • Assists in maintenance of departmental tools, workspaces, and equipment.
  • Know/observes safety precautions and fire safety procedures and emergency action plans and use of fire control/alarm systems and extinguishers
  • All other duties as assigned

Guest and Staff Related Responsibilities:

  • Performs elementary painting and repairing of walls, furniture, cabinets, and windows, doors locks and keys.
  • Performs minor electrical and mechanical repairs.
  • Performs minor repairs on fans and air conditioners
  • Performs routine plumbing repairs
  • Performs rough carpentry work


  • Technical training in mechanical and electrical fields; experience in maintenance of refrigeration, heating and cooling, carpentry, and plumbing; On-the-job training may substitute for educational/vocational training requirements
  • High school diploma or GED desired (but not necessary)
  • Requires ability to perform light to heavy physical labor: Lifting, Bending, Reaching, Stretching, Pushing and Pulling.Requires ability to lift 75+ pounds frequently
  • Requires ability to communicate in a positive and service oriented manner both orally and in writing to guests and members of the maintenance/hotel staff/ guests
  • Willingness to work a flexible schedule which may include nights, weekends, holidays
  • Neat, clean, and professional appearance

Keywords: Newport Hospitality Group, West Orange , Hotel Maintenance, Other , West Orange, New Jersey

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