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Hotel Maintenance: Courtyard Newark - University of Delaware at Shaner Hotel Group Limited Partnership

Posted in Management 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time
Location: Newark, Delaware

Job Description:

The Courtyard Newark - University of Delaware is looking for an Engineer to join a dynamic hospitality team!

An Engineer will be responsible for the repairs, maintenance, upkeep and replacement of the property's systems in accordance with hotel standards. Will also assist in other areas of Engineering as assigned.

Competitve pay and benefits package, including:

  • Paid Time Off

  • Medical

  • Dental

  • Vision

  • 401K

  • Short-term & Long-term Disability

  • Life Insurance

  • Travel Perks

  • Meal Discounts

The Engineer will be responsible for upkeep, preventative maintenance and troubleshooting with ice machines, refrigeration units, and air handling units, as well as other general maintenance, in accordance with the standards of Shaner Hotels and the respective franchises. The ideal applicant will be customer service oriented and willing to go the extra mile to make the guest experience one to remember. Requires a strong background in commercial refrigeration and knowledge of ice machines, industrial chiller systems, and air handling units. Also requires basic working knowledge of general maintenance procedures. Full time position with benefits. Evening, weekend, and holiday hours may be required.


  • Minimum two years’ experience preferably in a hotel; franchised hotel experience a plus - OR - minimum two years' experience as a commercial carpenter, commercial electrician, commercial maintenance, commercial plumber, or plant operations.

  • Knowledge of all mechanical equipment critical to the operation of the building; proper chemical handling and disposal.

  • Ability to prioritize tasks and comply with deadlines for work assignments.

  • Ability to interact positively with hotel personnel and provide prompt solutions to problems.

  • Valid driver’s license and clean driving record required.

  • Basic working knowledge of building maintenance, electrical, plumbing and refrigeration equipment.

  • Working knowledge of repair and maintenance regarding: health codes; plumbing codes; plant equipment; electrical codes; architectural codes; structural codes; blue prints and wiring/plumbing schematics; building code improvement; mechanical and electrical/safety systems construction; national/local fire codes; proper chemical handling and disposal; power and hand tools, meters, etc. as it relates to the technical trades; local mechanical codes; OSHA codes and best practices.

  • Ability to satisfactorily communicate in English with guest, management, and co-workers to their understanding.

  • Ability to provide legible written communication. Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.

  • Ability to interpret manufacturer’s literature for installation, preparation, use and upkeep of various materials and products used throughout the property.