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Mechanic - Signing/Retention Bonus $3000

Hyatt Regency Lake Washington at Seattle's Southport
Renton, WA
  • Posted: March 21, 2023
  • Full-Time


Located on the shores of Lake Washington, Hyatt Regency Lake Washington at Seattle's Southport, a recent AAA Four Diamond and Best of Housekeeping award winner, perfectly combines the natural beauty of the Pacific Northwest with modern amenities.  Enjoy close proximity access to Sea-Tac International Airport, downtown Seattle and Bellevue, Mount Rainier National Park, Gene Coulon Memorial Beach Park, and more.  Explore the beauty of the Pacific Northwest, then return to your comfortable room in Renton.

Job Overview

 A Mechanic will be responsible for shift coverage and therefore must possess strong trouble-shooting skills in all areas of maintenance in guest rooms meeting space, and front of the house areas, as well as back of house areas including kitchen, laundry, electrical, mechanical and HVAC systems. A Mechanic will also perform preventative maintenance on major equipment and systems, using a windows based computer system. Ability to read blue prints and schematics is also preferred. A minimum of five years building maintenance experience is preferred. A strong working knowledge of all major building systems, including life-safety systems, is required for this position. Good communication skills are necessary.

 The salary range for this position is $27.50 to $35.75. Decisions regarding individual salaries will be based on a number of factors, including experience, qualifications and education.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Maintain the physical functionality and safety of the facility including, but not limited to, guest rooms, public space and back of house areas.
  • Respond to guest calls and colleague 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 carpentry, plumbing, electrical work, painting, HVAC work and masonry.
  • Wall covering installation and repair.
  • Conduct inspections for preventative maintenance needs.
  • Record and report completed repairs and items that require further attention.
  • Assist with the patrolling of the interior and perimeter of the hotel and the property to observe and identify potential safety risks, security risks and undesirable conditions.
  • Respond to emergencies including safety hazards, fires, medical emergencies and threats to life and/or property.
  • Promote safe work practices.
  • Other tasks as assigned by the Director of Engineering.




  • High school diploma or GED equivalency preferred.
  • Higher level of training preferred.
  • Ability to follow all safety procedures/standards are able to recognize and act in emergency situations.


  • A minimum of 5 years previous maintenance experience required, preferably in a hotel.
  • Extensive electrical, mechanical and plumbing experience needed.

Interaction/Skill Set:

  • Ability to be under and follow directions, and perform job functions with limited supervision.
  • Read, write, and speak English fluently.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with the public and other colleagues.

Work Environment

  • Availability to work varying shifts to include evenings, weekends, and holidays.
  • Ability to work a full shift (8 hours) walking and standing.
  • OSHA laws require the use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) when performing work duties that have the potential of risk to your health safety.  Proper clothing and safety equipment (gloves, safety shoes, back belt etc.) must be worn.  Colleagues will be trained in the proper use and care of assigned PPE.  The hotel requires the required PPE.  It is your responsibility to report defective, damages or lost PPE, or equipment that does not fit properly, to your supervisor/manager.
  • Flexibility to respond to a variety of different work situations.
  • Ability to work on your own and as part of a team.
  • Crouching, stopping, twisting, reaching, extension, fingering/feeling, lifting.

Benefits & Perks:

As a colleague, we have you covered with awesome benefits and perks! Some of those include:

  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance after 30 days of employment
  • Free Uniforms and Cleaning of your Uniform
  • Paid Vacation, sick leave and 2 float days
  • 401(k)
  • Paid Family Bonding Time
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Free Parking
  • Referral Bonuses
  • Discounted room nights and Friends and Family discounts at any participating Hyatt location starting on your first day of employment
  • Up to 12 complimentary rooms at any participating Hyatt location after 1 year of service
  • Free colleague meals during shift
  • Unlimited growth potential with Hyatt. Ability to relocate for advancement opportunities in the future

Hyatt Regency Lake Washington at Seattle's Southport


Renton, WA