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Maintenance Technician - Weekends

position overview

Rooted in History, Planting Seeds for the Future - Los Poblanos is a family-owned and managed business located on a historic farm estate with historically significant architecture, organic farming and a dynamic mix of businesses that support its mission. Hospitality, good design, and sustainability are the threads that tie all the businesses together, including boutique lodging, private events, a field-to-fork restaurant, retail and production of our own branded lavender body products, artisan food products and distilled spirits. While still run by a small, dedicated team of managers and directors, Los Poblanos is well poised to become an internationally recognized brand and destination place.

The main responsibilities of the Maintenance Technician is to ensure the property’s systems and structures are in working order and to provide preventative maintenance to these same systems. 

Position Type: Part-time, non-exempt. Must have weekend availability.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Respond rapidly to requests for emergency and non-emergency assistance in a professional and hospitable manner
  • Work closely with other department managers to ensure maintenance requests throughout the property are met
  • Assist with preventative maintenance and complete report work orders such as replacing ceiling tiles, light bulbs, patching vinyl, etc., to maintain the hotel and keep the product quality standard
  • Perform preventative maintenance assignments on a scheduled basis (e.g., “room care”)
  • Assist in checking electrical systems such as air conditioning controls, televisions, lighting systems and make minor repairs and/or replacement
  • Assist in checking and making routine repairs and assist on major repairs of all hotel equipment including small appliances, kitchen equipment, laundry equipment, boilers, pool equipment, HVAC, hand and power tools and general plumbing systems and fixtures such as pipe lines, toilets and sinks, kitchen and laundry equipment
  • Service the hotel’s pools, including adjusting chemicals and cleaning filters; completing maintenance request forms and record logs
  • Maintain the building exterior and “curb appeal” (e.g., snow removal, lawn care, painting, and gardening)
  • Refurbish furniture and fixtures within guest rooms such as cabinets, tables, chairs, doors windows and counters
  • Paint and finish furniture and fixtures if needed
  • Carry out inspections of the facilities to identify and resolve issues
  • Keep maintenance logs and report on daily activities
  • Respond in a courteous manner to all guest questions, complaints and/or requests to ensure strong guest satisfaction
  • Act as an ambassador and representative for the property, the Village of Los Ranchos and Albuquerque
  • Monitor and maintain the guest pool in the Barn Commons including conducting daily chemical level tests, opening pool, adding salt and other chemicals when needed and cleaning the filtration system 
  • Operate heavy machinery
  • Develop maintenance procedures and ensure implementation
  • Monitor equipment inventory and place orders when necessary
  • Manage relationships with contractors and service providers
  • Perform any other job related duties as assigned

Essential Job Functions

  • Perform manual service or maintenance tasks
  • Read technical information needed to perform maintenance or repairs
  • Clean equipment, parts, or tools to repair or maintain them in good working order
  • Clean facilities or sites
  • Confer with organizational members to accomplish work activities
  • Inspect buildings or grounds to determine condition
  • Inspect condition or functioning of facilities or equipment; repair structural components  
  • Troubleshoot equipment or systems operation problems
  • Test mechanical equipment to ensure proper functioning
  • Locate damage, defects, or wear; replace worn, damaged or defective mechanical parts
  • Install electrical components, equipment, or systems; repair electrical circuits or wiring
  • Inventory materials or equipment
  • Maintain operational records
  • Measure distances or dimensions
  • Paint surfaces or equipment
  • Remove snow

Requirements

  • Solid understanding of plumbing and electrical systems, carpentry, landscaping, mechanical operations and automobile maintenance
  • Solid experience in plumbing, carpentry and electrical systems
  • Solid understanding of facilities machines and equipment
  • Experience in planning maintenance operations
  • Friendly, goal-oriented and outgoing with great people skills
  • Able to read, comprehend and write instructions and/or short correspondence, having excellent verbal communications
  • Self-motivated and personally driven for excellence in all areas of his or her job
  • Able to keep track of and report on activity
  • Able to stand for long periods and walk on rough uneven ground and variable soil conditions
  • Frequent bending, standing, stooping and kneeling
  • Able to lift up to 50 lbs
  • Able to work in extremes of weather and temperatures
  • Flexible, this position can be scheduled for variable hours and days
  • Must be willing and have the ability to work a varied schedule to include evenings, weekends and holidays

This job description is not an exclusive or exhaustive list of all job functions that an employee in this position may be asked to perform from time to time.

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