Mechanic - The Hay-Adams

Washington, D.C. /
The Hay-Adams – Engineering /
Union/Full Time
/ On-site
Steeped in rich history and surrounded by the most iconic institutions of our nation, The Hay-Adams is the downtown Washington, D.C. hotel for discerning guests. Enveloped by views of the White House, St. John’s Church, and the scenic Lafayette Park, the 5-star accommodations at The Hay-Adams are the embodiment of refined residence. Marked by Washington, D.C.’s most accommodating amenities and dedicated services, The Hay-Adams is the boutique hotel of choice for the modern luxury traveler. The Hay-Adams offers an exceptional guest experience that goes beyond a good night’s sleep.

Responsible for operation, maintenance and repair of all mechanical equipment such as air handlers, air compressors, refrigeration units, kitchen equipment, hot water boilers, exhaust fans, pneumatic controls, air conditioning equipment and emergency power equipment.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
1.      Read meters/gauges or automatic recording devices to verify operating conditions.
2.      Record data such as temperature of equipment, hours of operation, fuel consumed, pressure, water levels, analysis of fuel gases, voltage load and generator balance.
3.      Visually inspect equipment at periodic intervals to detect malfunctions or need for repair, adjustments or lubrication.
4.      Record operation and maintenance actions taken.
5.      Check all lighting and meeting room temperatures.
6.      Preventative maintenance of all air conditioning and heating equipment as well as kitchen equipment each month. Work on PM program in the sleeping rooms.
7.      Maintain equipment by trouble shooting and repairing all electrical, plumbing and gas equipment. Able to read instructions and follow through with completing each task that has been given.
8.      Respond in a professional manner to guest requests and house calls.
Education/Experience: Three-year certificate from college or technical school; or three to six years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Ability to diagnose and repair kitchen equipment and refrigeration systems; must be CFC certified.
Ability to read and interpret electrical schematic diagrams.
Knowledge of EMS systems, electrical trouble shooting and repair
Knowledge of mechanical equipment, preventive maintenance experience
Knowledge of plumbing and HVAC.
Knowledge of guest’s rooms service call and Saflok repair
Knowledge of room PM (caulking, drywall repair, touch up, etc.)
Must be able to lift up to 40lbs.
Basic Expectations:  Attention to detail; Mature, professional interaction with employees, guests and business contacts; Ability to work under pressure; Ability to prioritize work; Ability to handle multiple tasks at the same time.
Language Skills:  Must have a good working knowledge of the English language.
Standards of Conduct:
The high ethical standards of The Hay-Adams must be upheld by all members of the company.  The policies relative to press relations, equal opportunity, discrimination, sexual harassment, vendor relations, etc., stated in the employee handbook and manuals are inviolable.  We pride ourselves on providing a professional caring atmosphere for clients and all fellow employees and will achieve this goal through responsible actions.
The Hay-Adams is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace dedicated to pursuing and hiring diverse professionals.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled