Maintenance Helper
Hampton Inn & Suites Dartmouth
Dartmouth Crossing
DEPARTMENT: Maintenance
REPORTS TO: Maintenance Manager
POSITION: Maintenance Helper
HOURLY RATE; $13.00 per hour

JOB SUMMARY: The Maintenance Helper is expected to perform routine maintenance and repair duties for the property.

ACCOUNTABILITIES: The Maintenance Helper is responsible for ensuring that the rooms and property are maintained in the best possible condition, with the least inconvenience to guests.

QUALIFICATION STANDARDS EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE: • Must have a good working knowledge and a minimum of 1 year experience in at least one trade. • Experience in hotel or related trade preferred. • High school diploma required.

TOOLS & EQUIPMENT: • Hand and power tools, electrical test equipment, refrigeration equipment, plumbing equipment, welding equipment, audio-visual equipment, pipe cutting equipment, telephone, office equipment, computer/computerized monitoring systems.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: • Long hours sometimes required. • Very Heavy work – Exerting in excess of 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or in excess of 50 pounds of force frequently and/or in excess of 20 pounds of force constantly to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects.

MENTAL REQUIREMENTS: • Must be able to convey information and ideas clearly. • Must be able to evaluate and select among alternative courses of action quickly and accurately. • Must be effective in handling problems in the workplace, including anticipating, preventing, identifying, and solving problems as necessary. • Must have ability to assimilate complex information, data, etc. from various sources and consider, adjust, or modify to meet the constraints of the particular need. • Must be effective at listening to, understanding, and clarifying the concerns and issues raised by co-workers and guests. • Must be able to work with and understand financial information and data, and basic arithmetic functions.

OTHER ABILITIES, SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE: • Must have a valid Nova Scotia driver’s license. • Working knowledge of all legal issues in compliance with OSHA. • Training in other trades would be helpful – i.e. carpentry, HVAC, etc.

DUTIES & FUNCTIONS ESSENTIAL: • Approach all encounters with guests and employees in a friendly, service oriented manner. • Maintain regular attendance in compliance with New Castle standards, as required by scheduling which will vary according to the needs of the hotel. • Maintain high standards of personal appearance and grooming, which include wearing the proper business attire and nametag when working. • Comply at all times with New Castle standards and regulations to encourage safe and efficient hotel operations.

• Make basic repairs to air conditioners – change filters, clean coils, replace blower motors, etc.
• Repair/replace tile, grouting, and caulking.
• Repair drapes and rods, replace hooks, cords, and slides. • Install towel racks, toilet paper holders, shower curtain rods, and door stops.
• Replace light switches, receptacles, and light bulbs.
• Perform basic furniture repairs. 
• Maintain pool and spa – clean, vacuum, adjust chemical levels, change valves, and replace filters. Maintain records of chemical balances.
• Make basic wall covering repairs.
• Perform minor plumbing repairs – change FET washers, stems seats, cartridges, handles, drain fittings, etc.
• Replace lavatories and toilets.
• Must be able to work and manage the mechanical, guest room, public space and PM programs.
• Must be able to manage the lights and grounds program. • Painting and drywall repair. • Maintain grounds and light program

MARGINAL: • Clean pool pump room. • Repair and finish sheetrock. • Must be able and willing to paint as needed. • Other duties as required.

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Troy Bowes
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Contact Name: Troy Bowes
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