Fisher Island Club
  • Engineering
  • Miami Beach, FL, USA
  • TBD
  • Full Time

Medical, Dental, Vision, STD, LIFE, LTD, 401k. Free Parking

General Maintenance Engineer

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Reports to:

Director of Engineering


General Maintenance Technician's primary responsibility is checking, repairing and servicing machinery, equipment, systems and infrastructures. General Maintenance engineers ensure that industrial machinery and equipment operate smoothly and reliably. Troubleshoot and perform basic repair on all types of equipment (e.g., pump and motor replacement), plumbing (e.g., plunge toilets and unclog drains), electrical equipment including lamps, cosmetic items, extension cords, vacuum cleaners, internet devices, replace electrical switches and outlets, and other guestroom/venue items. Program TV's and perform general housekeeping and engineering-related duties. Assist with surface preparation and painting, minor drywall and wood trim repair, light bulb and A/C filter replacement and the complete and thorough cleanup of the painting or repair area.

In accordance with Fisher Island Club's philosophy, all team members work together sharing in a common goal of a successful and innovative club. Team members are to demonstrate integrity, fairness and honesty. These are our core values that we will live by in our daily interaction with all our external and internal members, guests and customers.

Nature and Scope:

  • The incumbent reports directly to the Director of Engineering. The major trust of the position is to maintain company assets in excellent operating order.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform routine preventive maintenance to ensure that equipment is operating smoothly, building systems operate efficiently and the physical condition of buildings does not deteriorate
  • Repair or replace defective equipment parts using hand tools and power tools and reassemble equipment
  • Diagnose mechanical problems and determine how to correct them, checking blueprints, repair manuals, and parts catalogs as necessary
  • Adhere to the preventative maintenance program for the equipment
  • Use the Lockout/Tagout system before performing any maintenance work
  • Perform maintenance work orders in a timely manner to maintain guest satisfaction
  • Maintain work areas clean and orderly including storage rooms and the Engineering Dept. work area
  • Ensure uniform and personal appearances are clean and professional; maintain personal hygiene, cleanliness throughout work shift
  • Consults with the Director of Engineering for work orders, repairs and tools needed to perform required tasks
  • Represent Club values daily: Integrity, Professionalism, Teamwork, Quality, Leadership, and Appreciation
  • Follow all company and safety and security policies and procedures.
  • Report any maintenance problems, safety hazards, accidents or injuries
  • Properly store flammable materials
  • Maintain confidentiality of proprietary information, and protect company assets
  • Interact positively with members/guests; smile, eye contact, offer assistance
  • Maintain good communication and work relationships in all areas of the club
  • Maintain work area clean and orderly; clean spills, protect furniture, rugs etc. of work debris
  • Inspect Club areas report work/repairs needed as deemed necessary
  • Remain calm and alert, especially during emergency and critical operational work periods

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED is required
  • Post-Secondary Certificate (Vocational Construction Trades, Mechanics and Repairers, Precision Production Trades) is preferred
  • Minimum of two to three years' experience as a General Maintenance Engineer in a large size (250+ rooms) high volume luxury hotel or resort

Licenses and Special Permits:

  • Food safety certification

Knowledge, skills and abilities:

  • Strong interpersonal, skills required
  • Strong time management skills required
  • Clear, concise written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong customer service and reasoning skills
  • Strong problem-solving skills with exceptional detail


  • Proactive, Team Player, Problem Solver
  • Passionate about hospitality and customer service driven
  • Must have a professional appearance and good hygiene
  • Respect for all co-workers and guests
  • Pride in your work by creating positive energy, excitement and fun
  • Demonstrate positive behaviors, smiling, being polite and courteous
  • Able to develop a camaraderie with team members

Working Conditions:

  • Ability to work a flexible schedule, nights, weekends and holidays
  • Ability to work under pressure, time-restraints and handle stress

Physical demands and abilities:

  • Work is not performed in an office environment and requires extended periods of walking and or standing
  • Equipment Maintenance - Performing routine maintenance on equipment and determining when and what kind of maintenance is needed
  • Repairing - Repairing machines or systems using the needed tools
  • Troubleshooting - Determining causes of operating errors and deciding what to do about it
  • Installation - Installing equipment, machines, wiring, or programs to meet specifications
  • Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times
  • Equipment Selection - Determining the type of equipment needed to do a job
  • Problem Sensitivity - The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem
  • Information Ordering - The ability to arrange things or actions in a certain order or pattern according to a specific rule or set of rules (e.g., patterns of numbers, letters, words, pictures, mathematical operations).
  • Manual Dexterity - The ability to quickly move your hand, your hand together with your arm, or your two hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects
  • Multi-limb Coordination - The ability to coordinate two or more limbs (for example, two arms, two legs, or one leg and one arm) while sitting, standing, or lying down. It does not involve performing the activities while the whole body is in motion
  • Near Vision - The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer)
  • Arm-Hand Steadiness - The ability to keep your hand and arm steady while moving your arm or while holding your arm and hand in one position
  • Trunk Strength - The ability to use your abdominal and lower back muscles to support part of the body repeatedly or continuously over time without 'giving out' or fatiguing
  • Stamina - The ability to exert yourself physically over long periods of time without getting winded or out of breath

This description is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, efforts or working conditions associated with the job. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job, management reserves the right to revise the job or to require that other or different tasks be performed when circumstances (changes in personnel, workload, rush jobs, emergencies, or technological developments) change.

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