Maintenance Engineer - FULL-TIME - The Guest House at Graceland
Become a part of the exciting growth at Graceland!
Since opening to the public in 1982, Elvis Presley's Graceland has hosted over 20 million visitors from every state in the union and nearly every country of the world. Graceland welcomes over 500,000 visitors each year, is one of the five most visited home tours in the United States, and is the most famous home in America after The White House.
In 1991, Graceland was placed on the National Register of Historic Places. In 2006, it was designated a National Historic Landmark.
Graceland visitors come from all walks of life, all ages, all musical tastes, all income levels, all educational backgrounds, and all parts of the world.
Our employees are ambassadors to Memphis and work hard to ensure all of our guests are treated with the same southern hospitality that Elvis Presley was known for.
JOB TITLE: Maintenance Engineer (Full-Time)
DEPARTMENT: The Guest House at Graceland
This is a full time position located in the Engineering Department at The Guest House at Graceland having variable/flexible working hours/days to include weekends, evenings, holidays and overtime as required according to the business needs of the hotel with benefits after successful completion of a sixty (60) day introductory period. Rate of pay for this position is $14.50 per hour. This is a promotional opportunity and is an internal/external recruitment.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Under the direction of the Engineering Director of The Guest House at Graceland, assist with daily maintenance issues and ensure they are taken care of in a timely manner. Assist with resolving maintenance problems/complaints and/or refer to the appropriate person; assist with the maintenance of the Hotel in all areas to ensure safety and appearance; assist with all general repairs, preventive maintenance, and construction projects; maintain proper security on buildings and properties as required; install all types of hardware; replace, update and maintain lighting needs assist with seasonal functions such as Christmas decorations; assist with all types of painting projects and gypsum board repair/installation; assist with electrical, plumbing, and HVAC as required; daily maintenance of swimming pool and patio area; empty trash and maintain outside perimeters of property; assist other departments as needed; all other duties as assigned.
REQUIRED SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES: Background in all areas of maintenance; some knowledge of all general construction; knowledge of power tools/equipment and their proper usage; demonstrated construction and/or maintenance experience; ability to cope with a heavy workload; excellent communication skills; ability to prioritize and work with minimum supervision; excellent attention to detail; ability to perceive and deal with sensitive issues and maintain confidentiality; ability to deal successfully with a wide range of people; ability to work under pressure of deadlines and competing needs; must be able to maintain accurate maintenance records; must be able to troubleshoot/problem solve; ability to comprehend mechanics and possess a good mechanical aptitude; good organizational skills; experience with swimming pool maintenance; monitors and maintains the safety conditions of property (external/internal) due to weather conditions; must be able to maintain confidentiality; must be able to work with minimum supervision.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Ability to speak clearly and distinctly; both in person and on the telephone; ability to stand or walk for long periods of time; ability to lift up to 90 lbs.; ability to stoop and reach; ability to climb ladders and stairs and work safely in high places; must be able to work in confined and/or awkward position for long periods of time; environmental stress-high; works in hot/cold conditions.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: Work in a no smoking area; must be able to work flexible hours/days and overtime as required; must be able to work week-ends, holidays and includes on-call; work in all types of weather conditions.
SPECIAL CONDITIONS: Identification badge and uniform is required; must practice good personal hygiene to present a neat, clean, and healthy appearance at all times; must have a current drivers license; must be familiar with streets and landmarks in the Memphis area for picking up supplies; must be able to make quick decisions in emergency or disaster situations.
APPLICATION PROCESS: Please complete an application online at www.graceland.com/careers. Must be able to pass a background check and pre-employment drug test. We are an equal opportunity employer. This position will remain open until filled.
- Pay Type Hourly
- 3600 Elvis Presley Blvd, Memphis, TN 38116, USA