Title Engineer I
Categories Maintenance
Location Fort Lauderdale

General knowledge and skills in HVAC, plumbing. electrical, kitchen & laundry equipment. Position will require working some overnight and weekend.


To properly repair and maintain the physical asset and provide general support for team workers.

Essential Functions

•Receive daily work assignments from Chief Engineer and review priorities and special projects.
•Organize materials, tools and equipment to perform daily assignments.
•Maintain for the proper use, cleaning, maintenance and storage of all tools and supplies.
•Maintain cleanliness and organization of the work areas.
•Handle chemicals according to hotel requirements.
•Ensure security of any assigned keys and beeper.
•Maintain complete knowledge and comply with all hotel and departmental policies and procedures.
•Complete all paperwork and closing duties before leaving and review status of assignments and any follow-up with Chief Engineer.
•Assist with any special projects assigned.
•Other duties assigned

Engineer I Job Description P. 2
Attachment ‘A’

Air Conditioning repair
Pump repair and replacement
Ice machine repair and preventive maintenance
P-Tac troubleshooting / replacement
Thermostat troubleshooting / replacement
Refrigeration Troubleshooting & repair
Fan / blower replacement / repair
Troubleshoot & repair ventilation systems
Interpret electrical a/c blue prints / schematics

Motor replacement
Controls troubleshooting & repair
Load center / breaker replacement
Install / replace Switches, timers, photo cells
Interpret electrical blue prints / schematics
Replace ballasts
Replace light bulb sockets
Operation of emergency generator

Install new systems
Copper fitting sweating
Drain line fitting replacement ie. Valves, etc.
Sink faucet repair/replacement
Shower component replacement
Unclog drain lines using machines/plunger
Hot water heating systems

Build walls, partitions, framing, drywall
Repair furniture
Repair roofing
Install suspended ceilings
Hang doors
Carpet, floor & wall tile installation
Install wall vinyl
Work with all masonary materials

Interior & exterior painting
Sanding, stripping, and all preparation
Match paints and purchase-maintain inventory
Caulking / sealing / priming
Drywall finishing
Use spray machines

Misc. Skills
Welding – arc, mig tig
Roof repair
Erect tents, fencing, make shift provisions

General maintenance
Make Ready Checklist items
Door hardware replacement / repair
Room / public space calls
Ceiling tile replacement
Move furniture
Pressure washing
Pool maintenance – chemical control

Kitchen / Laundry
Troubleshoot & repair clothes washers
Troubleshoot & repair dryers
Troubleshoot & repair cooking equipment
Troubleshoot & repair ware washing Eq.
Troubleshoot & repair lint collector

Install plants, mulch, soil
Water feature maintenance
Irrigation system maintenance & repair

Physical Requirements

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to sit and taste or smell.
The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision and color vision.
While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; outside weather conditions; extreme cold; extreme heat and risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

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