Preventative Maintenance Mechanic: Full Time Year Round

Engineering New Paltz, New York


BASIC FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Maintain function and reliability of facility systems and associated equipment by performing preventive maintenance repairs; operating and testing systems and equipment; restoring, repairing, rebuilding, or replacing faulty or inoperative components and parts throughout Mohonk Mountain House including but not limited to: Guest Rooms, Public Areas, Meeting Rooms, Cottages, the Spa, Recreational Facilities, and Utility Areas (indoor & outdoor). Work independently with minimal direct supervision according to schedule and space availability. [reports to Preventive Maintenance Foreman.].

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

 

  • Maintenance and repair general categories including but not limited to Appliance, Carpentry, Electrical, Plumbing, Plumbing, Masonry, Mechanical, Painting,
  • Operate in a correct and safe manner hand tools, power tools, and general equipment including but not limited to Belt Sander, Circular Saw, Drill Press, Flaring Tool, Grinder, Hand Tools, Harness, Jig Saw, Ladder, Miter Saw, Multimeter, Paint Shaker, Paint Sprayer, Palm Sander, Personnel Lift, Pipe Threader, Power Drill, Radial Arm Saw, Router, Safety Belt, Scaffold, Sewer Snakes, Sewing Machine, Steamer, Table Saw, Torches
  • Learn and utilize new methods, materials and procedures and systems
  • Knowledgeable of building codes
  • Complete maintenance and repair tasks as requested, verbally and in writing.
  • Communicate results of completed tasks and work in progress
  • Maintain written records of mechanical system status as needed
  • Respond promptly to emergency calls involving Mountain House Building systems and components, as well as Mohonk’s outbuildings.
  • Diagnose mechanical problems, identify root cause, develop and implement cost effective solutions to problems.
  • Recommend, develop and perform preventative and general maintenance procedures as cleaning, power-washing and vacuuming equipment, oiling parts and changing filters
  • Assist other Engineering and Maintenance staff and perform related duties as assigned
  • Educate co-workers on systems operation to assist in maintaining a smooth operating plant
  • Recommend, develop and perform preventative and general maintenance procedures as cleaning, power-washing and vacuuming equipment, oiling parts and changing filters.
  • Diagnose failures to identify root cause of problems and make recommendations for appropriate actions to decrease occurrence of future failures
  • Maintain written records of areas serviced and issues found in each area
  • Utilize computers to receive assignments and provide assignment updates, troubleshoot and repair mechanical systems, research installation records, and source materials.REQUIRED JOB FUNCTIONS:
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  • Adhere to all OSHA guidelines and standards including but not limited to lock out-tag out, confined space, hot-work, SDS, Personal Protective Equipment, etc.
  • Operate both automatic and manual transmission vehicles safely while driving and/or parking in compliance with Mohonk Mountain House Traffic Rules and Regulations.
  • Monitor and evaluate work-related conditions to determine compliance with prescribed operating, safety regulations and Department guidelines.
  • Inform supervisor of hazardous situations, emergencies or threats to the security of guests, employees or hotel assets.
  • Act calmly and effectively in emergency situations.
  • Demonstrate proficiency with Windows-based operating systems and use software including MS Word, MS Outlook.
  • Perform basic mathematical functions such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division.
  • Read and comprehend technical manuals, diagrams, and blue prints.
  • Learn and utilize new methods, materials, procedures, and systems.
  • Inspect work and work areas by touch, sight, sound and smell for conformance to prescribed standards.
  • Speak, read and write the English language and communicate in a clear and congenial manner, with our guests, visitors and employees. Hear verbal instructions, directions and warnings.
  • Reach with hands and arms, bend, kneel, stoop, twist and flex arms, walk up and down stairs/inclines, sit, climb up/down ladders or stand for up to 3-4 hours at a time.
  • Lift up to 75 pounds from ground level to shoulder and carry a distance of up to 50 feet with/ without assistance. Walk up to 15 miles per day.
  • Perform work duties up to 80 feet above the ground.
  • Maneuver carts or dollies safely with loads up to 200 pounds up and down stairs, elevators, through passageways or outdoors up to 750 feet.
  • Pass through and work in tight, enclosed, and confined spaces.
  • See close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
  • Carry a two-way portable radio and earpiece to communicate and enable immediate response to emergency situations. 
  • Work under stress from contact with public, demanding deadlines and changing priorities and conditions.
  • Work outdoors and exposed to natural elements.
  • Adhere to Mohonk Mountain House’s Dress and Grooming Standards; presenting a neat, clean and well-groomed appearance and maintaining a positive, professional image to our customers.
  • Learn and successfully demonstrate the Mohonk Mountain House Service Steps with Service Strategies with guests and staff.
  • Learn and retain knowledge of historical facts and information about Mohonk Mountain House.
  • Maintain a flexible work schedule including days/nights, overnights, weekdays/weekends, holidays, and during peak periods of business.
  • Work additional hours beyond regularly scheduled work day (evenings and weekends) as necessary.
  • Work extended hours or on short notice in emergency situations.
  • Develop and maintain positive working relationships with other staff.
  • Answer questions with accurate information and demonstrate a friendly and helpful personality by smiling, eye contact, initiating conversation and engaging with others.QUALIFICATIONS:
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  • At least 18 years of age
  • Valid Driver’s License and drive automatic and standard transmission vehicles
  • Experienced in the use of Energy Management Systems and Building Management Software
  • Guest Room Inventory management systems
  • Installation and or maintenance of Residential and commercial heating systems (geothermal, hydronic, electric and steam), HVAC Systems, Fire sprinkler and other fire suppression systems, kitchen appliances, electrical wiring (including electrical theory and circuit design), plumbing (including hydraulic theory), Motors and pumps, Electromechanical assemblies and controls, Doors, windows, locks, and screens.
  • Correct selection and use of fasteners and fastening systems.
  • Application of paints, stains, caulk, and other protective coatings