Maintenance Associate

POSITION PURPOSE
Perform general repairs in and around RV Park and on company owned RV units as needed.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Under direction of the Maintenance Supervisor or Maintenance Manager, perform general repair and maintenance of any and all equipment found in and around the RV Park. Specific work areas will be assigned as needed to each employee, based on skill level and experience. Accurate record keeping on assigned tasks is required.   Ensure that all safety systems are operable.  Respond to guest maintenance calls as required.

Other:
Regular attendance in conformance with the standards, which may be established from time to time, is essential to the successful performance of this position.  Employees with irregular attendance will be subject to disciplinary action, up to and including termination of employment.

Due to the cyclical nature of the hospitality industry, employees may be required to work varying schedules to reflect the business needs of the Lodge.  In addition, attendance at all scheduled training sessions and meetings is required.

Upon employment, all employees are required to fully comply with Permian Lodging rules and regulations for the safe and effective operation of the Lodge facilities.  Employees who violate Lodge rules and regulations will be subject to disciplinary action, up to and including termination of employment.

SUPPORTIVE FUNCTIONS
In addition to performance of the essential functions, this position may be required to perform a combination of the following supportive functions, with the percentage of time performing each function to be solely determined by the manager based upon the particular requirements of the Lodge.

  • Assist other departmental craft workers as required.
  • Perform all duties required as Emergency Response Team.

SPECIFIC JOB KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
The individual must possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities and be able to explain and demonstrate that he or she can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of knowledge, skills, and abilities.

  • Must be able to speak, read, write and understand the primary language(s) used in the workplace.
  • Must be able to read and write to facilitate the communication process.
  • Requires good communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Must have all around skills and be able to make minor electrical, plumbing, a/c, painting, wallpaper and carpentry repairs.
  • Must possess a high level of accuracy and neatness.

Physical Demands

Most work tasks are performed indoors.  Temperature is moderate and controlled by Lodge environmental systems; however, must be able to work in extreme temperatures like freezers (-10°F) and kitchens (+110°F), possibly for one hour or more.  Must be able to stand and exert well-paced mobility for up to 4 hours in length.  Must be able to exert well-paced ability in limited space and to reach other locations of the Lodge on a timely basis.  Must be able to bend, stoop, squat and stretch to fulfill cleaning and repair/maintenance tasks. Must be able to lift up to 25 lbs. on a regular and continuing basis.  Must have the ability to bend, squat and frequently lift 50 lbs. and occasionally lift up to 100 lbs.  Machine operators: (without inspection), mechanics, skilled trades people.  Works with lathes, drill presses, power saws and mills where the seeing job is at or within arm’s reach.  Also, mechanics and skilled tradespeople and those who do work of a nonrepetitive nature such as carpenters, technicians, service people, plumbers, painters, mechanics, etc.  Mobile equipment operators:  those who operate cars, trucks, cranes, forklifts and high lift equipment.  The worker is subject to hazards: includes a variety of physical conditions, such as proximity to moving mechanical parts, electrical current, working on scaffolding and high places, exposure to high heat or exposure to chemicals.  The worker is subject to atmospheric conditions, one or more of the following conditions that affect the respiratory system or the skin: fumes, odors, dusts, mists, gases or poor ventilation.  The worker is subject to oils; there is air and/or skin exposure to oils and other cutting fluids.  Requires grasping, writing, standing, sitting, walking, repetitive motions, bending, climbing, listening and hearing ability and visual acuity.  Talking and hearing occur continuously in the process of communicating with guests, supervisors and other employees.  Vision occurs continuously with the most common visual functions being those of near and color vision and depth perception.  Requires manual dexterity to use and operate all necessary equipment. Must have finger dexterity to be able to operate office equipment such as computers, printers, 10-key adding machine, electric typewriter, multi-line touch tone phone, filing cabinets, FAX machines, photocopiers, dolly and other office equipment as needed.

QUALIFICATION STANDARDS

Education
High school or equivalent education required.

Experience
Must have minimum of three years hands-on experience working on minor electrical, painting, plumbing and a/c repairs. RV repair and maintenance experience preferred but not required.

Licenses or Certificates
Ability to obtain and/or maintain any government required licenses, certificates or permits.

Grooming
All employees must maintain a neat, clean and well-groomed appearance per Permian Lodging standards.

This job description is not an exclusive or exhaustive list of all job functions that an employee in this position may be asked to perform from time to time.

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