Job Description

Mckibbon Hospitality Jacksonville, FL
Job Description

Homewood Suites

Jacksonville South/St. Johns Center

10434 Midtown Pkwy

Jacksonville, FL 32246

Are you ready to turn your maintenance experience into a rewarding long-term career with a dynamic and quickly-growing leader in the hospitality industry? Join our team at McKibbon Hospitality! Due to our continued growth, we are currently seeking an energetic, organized, goal-oriented Maintenance Engineer to serve as a Hotel Maintenance Engineer.

About McKibbon Hospitality

From each thoughtful business partnership to the personal details of a guest's experience, hospitality begins with us.

Across 8 decades of service, we've developed, owned and managed nearly 100 hotels, partnering with the largest proprietors in the industry. We measure success by the quality of our work and the personal connections we make along the way. We guide every facet of hospitality development and management - from site selection, financing and construction to hotel renovations, openings and operations.

Our legacy is built on a foundation of integrity, anchored in how we value our guests, treat our associates, and give back to our communities. Every McKibbon associate receives on-the-job service, training, and development for career advancement. More often than not, that career advancement happens right here at McKibbon, where more than half of our leadership team members have been promoted from within. As we expand with new brands and as more markets develop every year, the opportunities for growth are endless.

What Makes a McKibbon Hotel Maintenance Engineer?

As a member of the property maintenance team, the Hotel Maintenance Engineer is accountable for the proper workings of the hotel. From overseeing the hotels plumbing and electrics, to HVAC and pool maintenance, you assist and supervise general facilities upkeep. The Hotel Maintenance Engineer reports to the General Manager and Chief Engineer and is responsible for maintaining the highest level of quality work to ensure minimal disruption to guests. You have experience in construction trades such as plumbing, electrical, carpentry, basic heating and air conditioning, swimming pool maintenance, painting, caulking, and any similar skills. Your job is to help keep your team and guests happy. We offer competitive compensation and benefits, a tight-knit and supportive work environment, plus numerous opportunities for professional development and advancement. Become part of our family and see why so many of our associates have made McKibbon Hospitality their career home.

A Day in the Life:

* You will work independently and monitor the operations and functions of the interior and exterior areas of the property.

* You will follow the guidelines established by McKibbon Hospitality in a manner that offers continued protection of the company's assets, associates, and guests.

* You will promote enhanced guest satisfaction.

* You will perform various engineering skills and construction trades.

* You may train others in engineering skills and construction trades.

* You will interact with employees and guests, and you will display sufficient communication skills when communicating in any form.

* You will help promote a collaborative, proactive, and interactive environment with other associates of the hotel.

Experience and Skills


* 3 years' minimum experience in a maintenance-type position

* The ability to communicate operational activities, priorities, and problems with management engineers and supervisors

* Knowledge of common causes of equipment malfunction

* The ability to repair and replace basic heating and air conditioner systems

* The ability to perform basic painting and caulking skills

* The ability to use standard hand tools (wrenches, pliers, screwdrivers, hammers, electricity measurements, etc.)

* Knowledge of preventative maintenance methods and techniques for maintaining equipment

* The ability to perform tests to check for normal operation of the hotel's equipment

* Knowledge of how to test pool and spa chemicals

* Knowledge of how to handle fire equipment (hand-held extinguishers, fire hoses, etc.)

* Experienced expertise in the construction trades (highly desired)

* Previous hotel experience (highly desired)

Ideal Skills & Qualities:

* The ability to determine what action should be taken in response to a customer complaint, comment, or inquiry

* Problem-solving skills

* The ability to use various tangible and verbal techniques to solve problems with equipment or dispel disagreements between associates

* The knowledge and ability to identify the appropriate tools, parts, and equipment for use in performing a maintenance task