Maintenance - Assistant

posted June 17, 2024

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The Maintenance Assistant will assist in presenting the best of the physical attributes that the hotel has to offer, ensuring an excellent experience for guests and a safe, efficient work environment for all team members through proper servicing, maintenance, and equipping of the property. 


  • Maintenance
  • FSLA Status

  • Non-Exempt
  • Supervisory Responsibilities

  • None.
  • Duties/Responsibilities

    • Approaches all encounters with guests and employees in an attentive, friendly, courteous and service oriented manner.
    • Carries out the assigned duties of the Maintenance Director when required.
    • Maintains knowledge of building systems, such as plumbing, electrical, and HVAC.
    • Carries out on property maintenance such as painting, caulking, minor plumbing, and HVAC repairs.
    • Performs the day-to-day operations of the Maintenance Department.
    • Observes systems or facilities to determine maintenance or repairs that need to be performed.
    • Assesses building systems to plan work assignments and project schedules.
    • Completes maintenance and repair work correctly and in a timely manner. 
    • Runs daily Out of Order report and develops resolutions for rooms returning to service.
    • Processes and completes work orders, with an emphasis on organization and tracking progress, including a full history of each room.
    • Maintains Preventive Maintenance schedule and tracks progress in each room.
    • Completes and maintains all Equipment Data Sheets for all equipment throughout the hotel.
    • Obtains and stays current on all required certifications when applicable.
    • Maintains a clean maintenance shop, tool inventory and storage inventory.
    • Coordinates all required shuttle maintenance when applicable.
    • Stays proficient in all fire and life safety training and maintaining all fire and life safety inspections.
    • Responsible for the execution of pool maintenance and grounds upkeep, overseeing the proper use of chemicals.
    • Observes all safety protocols, including maintaining safe keeping of key cards, and being aware of suspicious activities, reporting any concerns, no matter how small.
    • Generates a weekly list of projects in the sequence of priority with forecasted occupancy and hotel’s labor model, in mind.
    • Walks halls each morning and evening checking for any building issues and handling needed work properly.
    • Coordinates with Front Desk to provide up to the minute of maintenance work status.
    • Maintains expenses within budget guidelines or better, payroll, scheduling, and maintenance department costs.
    • Provides the appropriate support to contribute to achieving the monthly Brand Standard Satisfaction ratings and passing the regularly scheduled Quality Assurance Inspections.
    • Ensures work done by others is inspected personally before signing off upon completion.
    • Responds to guest requests.
    • Maintains regular attendance in compliance with the hotel’s standards, as required by scheduling which will vary according to the needs of the hotel.
    • Complies at all times with the hotel’s standards and regulations to encourage safe and efficient hotel operations.
    • Ensures compliance with all Brand Quality Assurance standards.
    • Assists in special project work by other departments, such as mattress turning, deep cleaning, carpet cleaning, upholstery cleaning, etc., to ensure high standards of cleanliness and comfort to the guest.
    • Ensures proper chemical usage according to OSHA Safety and Health Management System guidelines.
    • Follows property OSHA/HAZCOM procedures.
    • Wears appropriate brand required uniform and name tag during all scheduled shifts.
    • Performs all other duties assigned from time to time.

    Required Skills/Abilities

  • Detail oriented and thorough.
  • Education and Experience

    • High school diploma or equivalent
    • One year of maintenance experience required.

    Physical Requirements

    • Prolonged periods standing and walking, and frequently pulling, pushing, and bending.
    • Must be physically able to perform repairs when needed.
    • Must be able to lift and carry up to 50 pounds at a time.

    Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change, or new ones may be assigned at any time with or without notice.

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    206 Walker Street

    Gadsden, AL 35904

    Telephone +1 256-538-5222

    Hampton Inn Gadsden/Attalla I-59

    82 Room Hotel

    Scenic hikes and quick highway access

    We're next to I-59, centrally located between Atlanta, Chattanooga, Birmingham, and Huntsville. Hike and play mini golf at scenic Noccalula Falls Park, seven miles away. NASCAR races at Talladega Superspeedway are 36 miles south. Work in our business center, or in your room with our free WiFi. Enjoy free hot breakfast and our outdoor pool.