Kitchen Mechnician
  • Cape Town, South Africa
  • Westin Hotels & Resorts
Job Description

Position Type

Management Function Reporting to the Chief Engineer, the successful incumbent will be responsible to communicate with guests / customers to resolve maintenance issues with little to no supervision.

Perform preventative maintenance on tools and equipment. Identify, locate and operate all shut-off valves for equipment and shut-offs for buildings.

Maintain maintenance inventory and requisition parts and supplies as needed. Display solid knowledge and skill relating to kitchen equipment, energy conservation and general building management.

Required Experience & Qualifications Recognized appropriate qualification advantageous. Trade tested electrician. Ability to read and understand wiring diagrams / schematics.

Authorized LPG Gas practitioner advantageous. SAQCC accredited. 1 2 years’ similar experience in a maintenance department or a similar position within a 5-star environment Ability to work within a pressurized environment.

Proactive, self-motivated Individual with good professional work ethic Ability to work with limited supervision. Team orientation Sound understanding of all health & safety regulations.

Preference will be given to South African citizens. Key Responsibilities Display proficiency in air conditioning and refrigeration, electrical, mechanical, plumbing, pneumatic / electronic systems and controls, kitchen equipment, energy conservation, and general building.

Display basic ability to repair or replace PVC and copper pipe (including soldering). Troubleshoot and perform basic repair on all types of equipment.

Perform general housekeeping and engineering-related duties. Perform mid-level troubleshooting of all hotel Mechanical, Electrical, and Plumbing systems.

Inspect and repair all mechanical equipment. Read, log, track and interpret readings from meters, gauges and other measuring devices.

Maintain the preventive maintenance records, inspections, and rounds using a computer management system. Speak to guests and co-workers using clear, appropriate and professional language.

Work with housekeeping staff and other departments to maintain all rooms, buildings, and property in perfect condition. Support the improvement of engineering services that effectively address problems affecting owners, guests and employees.

Complete all maintenance or repair assignments in a timely, safe and professional manner. Grasp, turn, and manipulate objects of varying size and weight, requiring fine motor skills and hand-eye coordination.

Display working knowledge of engineering computer programs related to preventative maintenance, guest response, energy management, and other systems including devices that interact with such programs.

Marriott International is an equal opportunity employer. We believe in hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive, people-first culture.

We are committed to non-discrimination on any protected basis, such as disability and veteran status, or any other basis covered under applicable law.

At Westin, we are committed to empowering the well-being of our guests by providing a refreshing environment, thoughtful amenities, and revitalizing programming to help ensure that they leave feeling better than when they arrived.

We recognize that travel can be disruptive to our guests’ well-being, and we’re energized to assist as partners in helping them maintain control and soaring above it all while on the road.

Everything we do is designed to help guests be at their best, and they appreciate our supportive attitude, anticipatory service and extensive knowledge on how to best assist them throughout their stay.

We are looking for dynamic people who are excited to join the team and ready to jump into any situation to give a helping hand.

If you’re someone who has is positive, adaptable and intuitive, and has a genuine interest in the well-being of others around you, we invite you to discover how at Westin, together we can rise.

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