Maintenance Person
Lord Nelson Hotel & Suites
1515 South Park St
Summary/Objective
The Maintenance Technician is responsible for keeping all equipment in good repair with minimal downtime by providing day-to-day maintenance of all hotel facilities. The maintenance technician is required to complete work orders from all departments in a timely and efficient manner to the high level of standards as outlined by the Lord Nelson Hotel & Suites.
The maintenance department continuously works towards and supports the improvement of engineering services to guests, fellow staff, and the other departments.
This is a full-time permanent position. Evenings, weekends, and Holidays are required. Rate of pay starts at $17.65 per hour.
Essential Functions
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • · Respond and attend to guest room repair requests
  • · Understand and operate advance electrical, plumbing, refrigeration, and boiler systems
  • · Communicate with employees and guests alike to determine the nature of their maintenance request
  • · Utilize the Property Management System (PMS) to identify new work orders and update completed work orders
  • · Ability to interpret readings from meters, gauges, and other measuring units used on equipment present on site
  • · Ability to prioritize and organize work assignments
  • · Ability to work under high pressure situations and exercise good judgement
  • · Strong attention to detail, speed, and accuracy when completing assigned tasks
  • · Ability to maintain confidentiality of hotel guests and pertinent hotel information
  • · Ability to ensure security of guest room access and hotel property
  • · Perform basic maintenance activities such as; unclogging drains, repairing various forms of hardware/equipment/ electrical equipment including lamps, HVAC and AC ducts, etc.
  • · Program televisions and perform general housekeeping and engineering-related inventory duties
  • · Test, troubleshoot, clean, and perform basic repairs to tools, hardware, and basic machinery
  • · Operate as independent mechanic by analyzing problems, identifying appropriate courses of action, and implementing solutions with available resources
  • · Read and understand blueprints, schematic drawings, and technical part breakdowns
  • · Display appropriate two way radio etiquette at all times
  • · Monitor fire alarm and safety systems as necessary
  • · Must have comprehensive understanding of hotel emergency procedures
  • · Other tasks as assigned
Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
The employee is frequently required to stand for extended periods while performing daily job functions. They may also be required on occasion to stoop or kneel. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
Required Education and Experience
  • High school diploma
  • Two (2) years’ experience in a general maintenance role
  • Basic painting, drywall, electrical, and plumbing skills
Preferred Education and Experience
  • One (1) year general maintenance in a hotel setting
  • HVAC, carpentry, or mechanical experience
How to Apply
Contact Name: Cariane Parisien
Mailing Address: 1515 South Park St, Halifax, NS, B3J2L2
Email: cparisien@lordnelsonhotel.com
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