Req # 3229BR
Job Title Maintenance Tech 1 - Painter
Position Type Full Time - Regular
Location Name The Nines Hotel
The Nines, A Luxury Collection Hotel, Portland is seeking a Maintenance Tech 1 - Painter to join their renowned team. The perfect candidate is passionate about service and creating indigenous experiences for each guest! Poised in the heart of the city center, within the walls of the stately Meier & Frank Building one of Portland's most beloved landmarks, The Nines honors the structure’s storied past, both in its striking decor and impeccable service. Individualistic design traits celebrate the surroundings of one of finest LEED Silver-certified hotels in Portland, providing the opportunity to truly experience the region's unique character. As part of Sage Hospitality’s Premier and Lifestyle division, we passionately strive to be the best and create excellence in everything we do. We are known amongst our staff, our owners, our guests and our communities as leaders in our field who are authentic, humble, innovative and flexible operators driven to anticipate needs and exceed expectations.
As one of Oregon’s Healthiest Employers, The Nines offers perks that are comparable to progressive employers. We offer Medical, Dental, Vision and more to all full-time associates. Save on your parking and public transportation costs by using our pre-tax savings account. Our location is right next to the center of all for MAX lines and close to the Portland Streetcar, a prime location for driving, taking public transportation, biking, or even walking to work.
Bold. Bright. Caring. Energetic. Driven. Strategic. Daring. To deliver the type of outstanding experience we aim to provide our guests, we need remarkable individuals who are passionate and committed to making a difference. If this sounds like you, then explore the career positions at Sage Hospitality that await you.
The Maintenance Technician 1 performs all general facility maintenance. Insures the hotels internal and external structure and equipment are continuously maintained and operating under minimal supervision. Responds to maintenance service requests and repairs as directed. Cleans and inspect all common areas and building systems and report deficiencies to supervisors while also adhere to the company’s safety programs. Prioritizes guest requests, while also insuring the safety of employees and guests. Carries a portable radio, staying in constant communication with the central base station and respond to all engineering service calls.
Dealing with Ambiguity
Can effectively cope with change; can shift gears comfortably; can decide and act without having the total picture; isn’t upset when things are up in the air; doesn’t have to finish things before moving on; can comfortably handle risk and uncertainty.
Genuinely cares about people; is concerned about their work and non-work problems; is available and ready to help; is sympathetic to the plight of others not as fortunate; demonstrates real empathy with the joys and pain of others.
Is cool under pressure; does not become defensive or irritated when times are tough; is considered mature; can be counted on to hold things together during tough times; can handle stress; is not knocked off balance by the unexpected; doesn’t show frustration when resisted or blocked; is a settling influence in a crisis.
Relates well to all kinds of people – up, down, and sideways, inside and outside the organization; builds appropriate rapport; builds constructive and effective relationships; uses diplomacy and tact; can defuse even high-tension situations comfortably.
Ability to maintain and repair HVAC, electrical, plumbing equipment and perform carpentry, repair work, construction and renovation work. May require ability to drive pick-up truck and snow removal equipment. Excellent hearing required to hear portable radio, fire alarms, machinery, guests. Excellent vision required to inspect, maintain equipment. Excellent speech communication skills required to respond on portable radio to base station, guests. Moderate comprehension and literacy required to maintain logs and records. Requires a professional presentation and an ability to work in a team atmosphere and to make independent decisions.
Lifting, pushing, pulling and carrying required frequently to respond to requests for service and repairs anywhere in hotel or in parking lot. Frequent bending and kneeling required to perform inspections and repairs. 100% mobility required -must respond quickly to emergency. Potential continuous standing may be required. Climbing stairs of approximately 90 steps 20% of 8 hours. Climbing ladders of approximately 8 feet 10% of 8 hours. Driving -sometimes necessary to drive company pick-up truck/snow plow approximately 10% of time, unless snow emergency, then 100% of time.
High school diploma or equivalent trade school, special courses in building maintenance and construction.
A minimum of 6 months successful experience in equal or similar position.
Basis hand (hammer, screwdriver, pliers) and power (electric drill, saw, solder, etc.) tools. Painting equipment, key cutting machine, grounds keeping equipment and snow removal equipment. Exposure to hazardous materials on a daily basis.
Chemicals/Agents used: Come into contact with various chemicals 2-3 times per week. (Regular chemicals: solvents, adhesives, paints). Protective clothing worn 100% of day; protective gloves worn approximately. Lifts and scaffolds.
Indoor exposure to both stable and extreme variance of hot and cold temperatures. Outside exposure to all weather elements and extreme fluctuations of temperature. Prolonged standing, walking, bending, reaching, and heavy lifting.
We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/Disabled/Veterans. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.