Posted: Jan 14, 2022

Engineer / Maintenance Technician

Proximity Hotel - Greensboro, NC
Salary: Hourly
Application Deadline: N/A
Lodging - Back of the House
Engineer / Maintenance Technician
Location: Proximity Hotel, Greensboro, North Carolina
Hours: Full Time
Proximity Hotel is looking for a friendly and energetic Engineer to join their team of enthusiastic hospitality professionals who provide outstanding experiences to their guests in a fast-paced environment.
The Employee-Owned O.Henry and Proximity Hotels, along with Print Works Bistro and Green Valley Grill, are known amongst our guests, our community and the hospitality industry as leaders in Greensboro and North Carolina who are genuine, innovative and flexible; driven to anticipate needs and exceed guests expectations. Our mission is to be of genuine service to our guests, fellow staff members, owners, and the earth and her people.
To deliver the type of outstanding experience we provide our guests, we need remarkable individuals who are committed to making a difference. Does this sound like you?
What are the responsibilities of an Engineer?
  • Communicate clearly and perform consistently following the mission and values of the organization in our enthusiastic work environment
  • Follow our engineering systems and perform regular preventative maintenance ensuring that all data is logged properly
  • Promptly handle all guest and staff member requests that relate to equipment, HVAC, plumbing, electrical, etc.
  • Work directly with vendors to establish highly coordinated efforts
  • Maintain accurate ordering and stocking levels
  • Read and interpret equipment manuals and work orders to efficiently perform required maintenance and service
  • Diagnose problems, replace or repair parts, test and make adjustments
  • Use a variety of hand and power tools, electric meters and material handling equipment in performing duties
  • Detect faulty operations, defective material and report any unusual situations
  • Passionately maintain a high level of cleanliness and safety at all times 
What Skills and Experience are Desired for an Engineer?
  • Schedule availability to include weekdays, weeknights and weekends
  • Experience working with mechanical systems
  • Friendly, energetic and detail-oriented
  • Great interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong sense of urgency and initiative
  • Ability to retain and recall detailed information
Benefits? Yes.
  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)
  • Health, dental and vision insurance
  • 401K
  • Paid annual leave (vacation, sick, personal, etc.)
  • Family medical leave and domestic partner benefits
  • Industry related continuing education and frame of reference opportunities
What is more important than Safety?
Nothing! We are committed to ensuring our guests and staff members are safe and follow the CDC, State of North Carolina and Local Health Department guidelines on all COVID-19 safety protocols.
We are different!
Our grounding on the idea of being of genuine service to others makes us different from other companies. Any well-functioning organization is really just a group of people who choose to join together to pursue a common objective that is clearly communicated. Our common objective is articulated in our mission, which, in summary, is to be of genuine service to our guests, fellow staff members, owners, and the earth and her people.
About Quaintance-Weaver Restaurants & Hotels
With 30 years of operating one of the top-rated hotel and restaurant companies in the South, Quaintance-Weaver Restaurants and Hotels (QW) is proud to be 100% owned by its staff members, making QW one of only a few employee-owned restaurant and hotel companies in the entire country.
Proximity Hotel is operated by QW, which was founded in April 1988. QW opened their first restaurant, Lucky 32, in Greensboro, North Carolina in 1989. Since then the company has evolved over the years and the QW family now includes Lucky 32 Southern Kitchen in Cary, along with five businesses in Greensboro: Lucky 32 Southern Kitchen, Green Valley Grill, O.Henry Hotel, Proximity Hotel, and Print Works Bistro.