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Engineer II

Hotel Brand: Regent
Location: United States, California, Santa Monica

Hotel: Santa Monica Beach (SMOOA), 1700 Ocean Avenue, 90401

Job number: 109712

A little bit about your day:

We go above and beyond to keep our guests’ experiences on track. If you can fix it for our hotel to run smoothly, you could be the perfect match for our new Maintenance Representative role. 

Every day is different, but you’ll mostly be:

  • Performing work requiring the basic skills in most of the following trades: electrical, plumbing, HV AC, carpentry, paint/wall cover, and locksmith, in addition to performing other general maintenance duties
  • Responsible for all maintenance for the primary trade, area of expertise
  • Provides supervision and training to subordinate engineering positions
  • Responding to trouble/complaint/maintenance request calls throughout the hotel and grounds when directed to do so by the supervisor
  • May work with hazardous materials and chemicals in the performance of duties
  • Using tools, equipment, materials, and chemicals safely and efficiently according to the manufacturer’s instructions/MSDS requirements
  • Checking clipboard and Maintenance Requests lists, daily for work assignments, at the beginning of and throughout each shift
  • Communicating the status of job assignments and maintenance requests to the supervisor
  • Notifying supervisor/dispatcher as required upon completion of work assignment
  • Completing appropriate records associated with work performed
  • Making minor repairs to equipment brought into the shop
  • Assisting in performing the duties of the dispatcher as needed
  • Assisting/performing minor set-up duties for functions throughout the hotel and grounds
  • Is completely familiar with Hotel Emergency procedures and able to respond quickly and accurately
  • Supportive Functions and Responsibilities
  • Promoting and applying teamwork skills at all times
  •  Notifying appropriate individuals promptly and fully of all problems and/or unusual matters of significance
  • Are polite, friendly, and helpful to all guests, management, and fellow employees.
  • Attending all appropriate hotel meetings and training sessions
  • Maintaining cleanliness and excellent condition of equipment and work area
  • Executing emergency procedures by hotel standards
  • Complies with required safety regulations and procedures
  • Complies with hotel and department standards, policies, and rules
  • Recycling whenever possible
  • Remaining current with hotel information and changes
  • Complies with hotel uniform and grooming standards


What We need from you:

  • Post-high school training in engineering/maintenance-related discipline 
  • Ability to read, write and speak English fluently.
  • Strong mechanical background with a minimum of 3 years of hands-on experience in maintenance-related activity. Previous hospitality experience is required
  • Ability to bend, stoop, and lift ( up to 75 lbs.) repetitively 
  • Ability to work flexible hours including weekends and holidays 
  • Must be guest oriented and possess excellent hospitality skills  
  • A high school diploma or related vocational training 
  • You’ll be familiar with Microsoft Office, a building management program and/or any other reporting tools like HotSos, Opera, Lutron, Bartech, or Inncom 
  • On top of building equipment and hand tools, you’ll have a working knowledge of basic plumbing, electrics and preventative maintenance procedures 
  • CPO certification – if the hotel has a pool, a Certified Pool Operator license would be ideal 
  • A reasonable level of fitness – you’ll be on your feet most of the day, and will need to bend and kneel a lot 
  • As well as meeting local laws on food handling and serving alcohol, you’ll be above the minimum age required and fluent in the local language 
  • Great communication skills, you’ll be warm, welcoming and easy to talk to


What you can expect from us: 

We give our people everything they need to succeed. From a competitive salary that rewards all your hard work to a wide range of benefits designed to help you live your best work life – including impressive room discounts and some of the best training in the business. 

Our mission is to welcome everyone and create inclusive teams where we celebrate difference and encourage colleagues to bring their whole selves to work. IHG Hotels & Resorts provides equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability. IHG is an equal opportunity employer: Minorities / Females / Disabled / Veterans. We promote a culture of trust, support, and acceptance. Always welcoming different backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. 

IHG gives every member of the team the room they need to belong, grow and make a difference in a collaborative environment. We know that to work well, we need to feel well – both inside and outside of work – and through our myWellbeing framework, we are committed to supporting wellbeing in your health, lifestyle, and workplace.  

So, join us and you’ll become part of our ever-growing global family.

Don't quite meet every single requirement, but still believe you'd be a great fit for the job? We'll never know unless you hit the 'Apply' button. Start your journey with us today and let's #GoFurtherTogether.

Don't quite meet every single requirement, but still believe you'd be a great fit for the job? We'll never know unless you hit the 'Apply' button. Start your journey with us today and let's #GoFurtherTogether.

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