The Westin Sarasota Hotel
January 11, 2019
Sarasota, Florida
Job Type


Position Summary:  The Engineer is responsible for ensuring that the hotel property is maintained in the best possible condition at all times with the least amount of inconvenience to customers and team members.


Essential functions:  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  1. Perform general maintenance on all equipment (i.e. boilers, chillers, HVAC – Heating Ventilation and Air Conditioning, electrical, etc.).
  2. Take required readings on equipment.
  3. Make repairs to hotel air conditioning system: change filters, clean coils, replace motors.
  4. Test cooling tower and record readings.
  5. Replace and program televisions as needed.
  6. Perform furniture repair.
  7. Replace and repair pumps.
  8. Perform plumbing repairs (i.e. clogged drains, pipe, change washers, change handles, drain fittings, etc.).
  9. Understand and be able to read blueprints and wiring diagrams.
  10. Trace and repair all types of water lines.
  11. Troubleshoot and repair kitchen equipment.
  12. Maintain repair and preventative maintenance records.
  13. Perform and maintain work to local, state and Federal codes.
  14. Test, clean and repair swimming pools and spas.
  15. Paint designate areas.
  16. Repair and finish sheetrock.
  17. Repair all types of wall coverings.
  18. Repair and program hotel electronic lock system.
  19. Greet all guests encountered on the hotel property.  Follow proper procedures for entry into guest rooms.
  20. Handle all guest concerns/complaints in a timely manner, maintaining a positive impression with the guest on resolving any concerns/complaints.  Follow-up to ensure complaints or problems are resolved and action is taken to avoid recurrence.
  21. Perform all duties required as a Fire Alarm Response Team member.

Education:       High school diploma or GED plus 2 years hotel/resort experience or trade school or equivalent combination of education and experience that provides the above skills, knowledge and ability.

Experience:     At least 2 years’ of progressive in a hotel/resort or a related maintenance industry.

●  Physical requirements – heavy work at times – exerting in excess of 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 50 pounds of force frequently and/or 20 pounds constantly to lift, carry, push, pull, otherwise move objects.

●  Ability to maintain strict confidentiality.

●  Knowledge of computers is helpful.

●  Possess a good command of the English language to communicate with guests and fellow team members.

This description is a summary of primary responsibilities and qualifications.  The job description is not intended to include all duties or qualifications that may be required now or in the future.


M / F / VET

Drug-Free Workplace /Smoke-Free Workplace

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