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Tradesperson/Engineer

Hotel Brand: InterContinental Hotels
Location: United States, Illinois, Chicago

Hotel: InterContinental - Chicago Magnificent Mile (ORDHA)

Job number: R206745


About Us

THE JEWEL OF CHICAGO'S MAGNIFICENT MILE

InterContinental Chicago is a lot like the city itself; historic but hip, refined but relaxed, cultured but comfortable. A member of Michigan Avenue's architectural elite since 1929, our hotel is within easy reach of Chicago's incomparable museums, stores, theatres and restaurants. Navy Pier, Shedd Aquarium and Oak Street Beach are minutes away.

The InterContinental Hotel Group owns, operates and franchise more than 9,000 hotels, 120 million stays per year in nearly 100 countries. Our people lie at the heart of our business - and by bringing your expertise and passion to IHG; you will help us to achieve our goal of creating Great Hotels Guest Love.

Michael Jordan's Steakhouse is a dynamic restaurant founded on excellence befitting the caliber of Michael Jordan himself.  Excellence in food and service among the team members is the game plan for our guests.  Cornerstone Restaurant Group is our business partner for Michael Jordan's Steakhouse and Michael Jordan's Bar to help execute our flawless, personalized service.




Your day to day

JOB OVERVIEW:

Maintain, repair and clean mechanical areas/equipment, handle guestroom problems, perform preventative maintenance.  Operate on pressure boilers.  Assist with other trade mechanics in their duties to ensure a safe, clean and well maintained hotel.

RELATIONSHIPS:

  • Chief Engineer, Plant Supervisor, all Department Heads, and employees.
  • Hotel guests/visitors, clients, contractors and vendors.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Work with trade mechanics as required to help with repairs and maintenance on guestrooms, caulk bathrooms, cleaning cooling towers, replacing burned out lights. Perform minor shop repairs, small electric repairs (switches and outlet replacements).  Provide and plug in extension cords.  Clamp on lights for exhibit set ups, occasional painting and wall covering repair.
  • Change filters on air handling equipment.
  • Clean and paint various areas throughout the hotel, as assigned.
  • Clean Culinary diffuser, return air registers and toilet exhaust where not accessible from a 6 foot ladder.
  • Set up/breakdown of equipment needed to perform job function.
  • Operate boiler and stand boiler watch upon receiving proper training.
  • Maintain complete knowledge and comply with hotel policies and departmental policies and procedures for the safe and efficient operation of the hotel facilities.
  • Compliance with OSHA, Lock out-Lag out, city codes and hotel standards
  • At IHG we are committed to providing our employees with a safe, secure and healthy workplace. It is your responsibility to comply with all workplace health and safety requirements, including any department specific training regarding equipment and procedures.
  • Perform other duties, tasks and special projects as assigned.

PHYSICAL CAPABILTIES:

  • Ability to push, pull and lift objects of 20 to 50 lbs. 
  • Ability to walk in all areas of hotel 
  • Ability to climb up/down stairs 
  • Ability to work indoors and outdoors in various temperatures and weather conditions
  • Ability to bend, kneel, squat or stand for extended or short periods of time throughout scheduled shift.



What we need from you

QUALIFICATIONS:

 

Essential:

  • High school graduate.
  • Ability to clearly communicate with proper grammar in English with guest/visitor and hotel personnel to their understanding.
  • Ability to provide legible communication.
  • 2 years maintenance related experience.
  • Ability to perform simple mathematical functions.

Desirable:

  • Some college education.
  • Previous hotel experience.
  • Some formal technical school training.
  • Licensed Stationary Engineer
  • Universal CFC license

The statements in this job description are intended to describe the essential nature and level of work being performed.  They are not intended to be ALL responsibilities or qualifications of the job.




What we offer

At IHG we employ people who apply the same amount of care and passion to their jobs as they do their hobbies - people who put our guests at the heart of everything they do.

And we're looking for more people like this to join our friendly and professional team. In return we'll give you a competitive financial and benefits package which may include healthcare support, dental, vision, disability and life insurance support, and a matching 401k plan.

Hotel discounts worldwide are available as well as access to a wide variety of discount programs and the chance to work with a great team of people. Most importantly, we'll give you the room to be yourself.

So what's your passion? Do you see yourself as a Tradesperson/Engineer? Please get in touch and tell us how you could bring your individual skills to IHG.

IHG is an equal opportunity employer: Minorities / Females / Disabled / Veterans.

Not applicable for Colorado applicants.

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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