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Maintenance Manager

Sonesta Hotels Somerset, NJ
  • Posted: 19 days ago
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: Vision, Medical, Life Insurance, 401k, Dental

JOB OVERVIEW:

The Maintenance Manager (MM) is the onsite leader of building, equipment and grounds condition of the hotel. This is the lead maintenance job with a limited range of facilities. The Maintenance Manager may supervise or provide leadership to 1-2 maintenance workers. This position will perform maintenance and repairs, and preventative maintenance, to all areas of the hotel. The Maintenance Manager is responsible for maintaining a clean and organized maintenance shop and for the security of the hotel inventory and assets such as tools, supplies, furniture, fixtures, and equipment. The Maintenance Manager’s focus on guest and associate satisfaction, expense control and product quality and will lead to their contribution to the overall goals of the hotel. In addition, the Maintenance Manager is also responsible for the upkeep, use, care, and repair of the company vehicle. Ensure that the Van is in compliance with all licensed or regulated activities. Ensure that van defects are promptly reported, van is safe and operational, and if not, that necessary repairs are completed.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Ensure a great customer experience for all guests
  • Ensure all staff is properly trained and have the tools and equipment needed to effectively carry out their job functions
  • Specialized knowledge of basic plumbing, carpentry, electricity, and equipment mechanics
  • Perform maintenance and repair work on the interior and exterior of building, hotel rooms, and contents, laundry and kitchen/refrigeration equipment, lighting, air conditioning (HVAC), ventilation, and water treatment systems, swimming pool (if applicable) and snow removal, etc.
  • Perform preventive maintenance and look for hazardous situations
  • Manage and report on purchasing of all supplies needed to manage maintenance department

QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS:

  • Advanced vocational training plus two years of experience in general building maintenance or construction, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Professional certification and license required by law
  • Previous background from the extended stay industry of apartment building maintenance management preferred
  • Specialized knowledge of basic plumbing, carpentry, electricity, and equipment mechanics
  • Ability to speak, read, and write fluent English; other languages beneficial
  • Reading and writing abilities are required in order to document tasks completed, to order supplies, to receive instructions for the day and/or to read equipment manuals including safety information
  • Mathematical skills, including basic math, budgeting, profit/loss concepts, percentages, and variances
  • Experience with Microsoft Office preferred
  • Ability to travel including some overnight travel is required
  • Valid driver's license required

Sonesta Hotels

Why Work Here?

International growing Extended-Stay Hotel - Small enough to know you, Large enough to serve you!

In 1937, real estate mogul A.M. “Sonny” Sonnabend pooled his resources with other investors to purchase the Preston Beach Hotel in a tiny Massachusetts seaside town. Thanks to the unrivalled service and hospitality he provided to every guest, his focus moved from real estate to hospitality. Excellent service and authentic experiences became the foundation for what would become one of the first U.S.-based international hotels – and they remain a cherished tradition Sonesta has been honoring for over 80 years. Since its founding, Sonesta has built, owned, managed and designed hotels throughout the world. Our mission has remained the same: to provide our guests an authentic quality experience and treat all who walk through our doors with integrity. We embrace our decades-long heritage of unrivalled service as we stay in tune with today’s traveler. And we do so with integrity and passion. Today, Sonesta comprises more than 65 properties in 7 countries. We’re in many major U.S. destinations – Baltimore, Boston, Miami, Hilton Head, Houston, New Orleans and Philadelphia, to name a few – and in some of the world’s most exotic locales, like Sint Maarten, Peru, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador and Egypt. And our portfolio continues to grow with even more locations that will celebrate local cultures and reaffirm Sonesta's commitment to authenticity and genuine hospitality.

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Somerset, NJ
USA

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