Up to $0.00 hourly
Full-time, Part-time

999 N Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd

Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304

To ensure that the hotel guest rooms and building is properly maintained in proper working conditions. Performs general repair and maintenance such as painting, plumbing and electrical systems. Checks electrical systems such as A/C controls, television sets, lighting systems, and makes minor repairs and replacements. Performs guest room calls and repairs.


Job Description


Principle duties and responsibilities (Essential Functions) include:   

  • Key Job Functions
  • Make repairs to hotel air conditioning system (i.e. change or clean filters, clean coils, replace motors, water valves, actuators, heating strips, purge water lines etc.).
  • Perform preventive maintenance on all equipment (i.e. boilers, chillers, HVC-Heating Ventilation and Air Conditioning, electrical, etc.).
  • Take required readings on equipment.          
  • Test cooling tower and record readings.
  • Replace and program televisions as needed.
  • Replaced light switches, receptacles, light bulb and fixtures.
  • Perform furniture repair.
  • Replaced and repair pumps.
  • Perform plumbing repairs (i.e. clogged drains, copper pipe, change washers, change handles, drain fittings, etc.).
  • Trace and repair all types of water lines.
  • Troubleshoot and repair kitchen equipment.
  • Maintain repair and preventive maintenance records.
  • Perform and maintain work to local, state and Federal codes.
  • Paint designated areas.
  • Repair and finish sheet rock.
  • Repair all types of wall coverings.
  • Repair and program hotel electronic lock system.
  • Perform assignments and specific projects requested by management.
  • Perform all routine building inspection checklists.
  • Fill out Daily Call Log Report and Incident Reports as needed.
  • Clean all work areas after completing job.
  • Maintain all mechanical items in guest rooms and public areas.
  • Receive direction for house calls via radio.
  • Assist other engineers and mechanics with assignments, work as a team.
  • Maintain all grounds and landscaping.
  • Pressure washing as needed.
  • Have a thorough understanding of Sonesta fire alarm procedures and other emergencies.
  • Follow procedures for elevator entrapment.
  • Follow procedures reporting in response to water leak.
  • Follow procedures in response to fire alarm.
  • Have a thorough understanding of Sonesta Hotel rules, regulations and SOPs.
  • Perform assignments and specific projects requested by management.
  • Deliver Passionate & Engaging Service to our Guests
  • You will be passionate and truly engaged in taking care of our guests,  recognizing individual guests and anticipating their unique needs in order to exceed their expectations
  • You will consistently deliver our GUEST model:
  • Greet or welcome everyone, warmly with a smile
  • Use eye and ear contact and guest’s name
  • Establish/anticipate needs
  • Solve and own all requests/complaints
  • Thank everyone
  • Build solid relationship with your Colleagues
  •  Treat colleagues with respect and dignity
  • Other duties and responsibilities may be assigned. The employee is expected to work in other areas of the hotel when needed to assist operations to perform job duties not necessarily contained in this job description.


Qualifications and Skills 

A candidate for this position must possess the following applicable knowledge, skills and abilities and be able to demonstrate and provide applicable examples to support his/her competency.

  • Track record of delivering exceptional guest or client experience
  • Communication skills are utilized a significant amount of time for training and safety purposes, and when interacting with guests and associates.
  • Strong communication skills
  • Appropriate professional appearance and demeanor
  • Ability to utilize the following equipment: telephone, pen/pencil, photo-copying machine, all engineering related tools and equipment and cleaning equipment.
  • Ability to work within the interior and exterior of the hotel. May be exposed to extreme heat and cold temperatures.
  • Flexible and long hours sometimes are required.
  • 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 constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects.
  • May be exposed to various hazardous chemicals.


Additional Job Description



Sonesta recognizes that benefits play a vital role in helping ensure the health and financial security of employees and their families. We offer a variety of benefits to our employees including:

  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Health Savings Account with Company Match
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan with Company Match
  • Paid Vacation and Sick Days
  • Sonesta Hotel Discounts
  • Educational Assistance
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Company Paid Life Insurance
  • Company Paid Short Term and Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Various Employee Perks and Discounts


Required qualifications:

  • Legally authorized to work in the United States

Preferred qualifications:

  • 18 years or older

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Posting ID: 632123596 Posted: 2022-03-17 Job Title: General Maintenance Engineer