Greenleaf Hospitality

General Maintenance Technician Apprenticeship

Posted Date 2 weeks ago(4/1/2024 1:55 PM)
Job ID
2024-3243
# of Openings
2
Category
Engineering
Property
Radisson Plaza Hotel & Suites
Type
Apprenticeship
Location : Location
US-MI-Kalamazoo
Min
USD $14.00/Hr.

Overview

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Responsibilities

What You'll Be Doing

 

We're looking for a motivated General Maintenance Technician Apprentice to join the greenleaf Hospitality Group (GHG) team in an apprenticeship training program. This role offers an exciting opportunity to develop hands-on maintenance skills while working with experienced mentors and also undertaking a specialized training program through a local community college. Successful completion of this two and a half year program will earn you a certification as a Facilities Maintenance Technician, equipping you with the knowledge and skills to contribute effectively to our diverse property maintenance needs.

May include, but not limited to:

  • Assist in routine maintenance and repairs of electrical, plumbing, HVAC, and other building support systems.
  • Support in maintaining exterior and interior areas, including painting, minor carpentry, and landscaping.
  • Respond to maintenance requests promptly, ensuring high customer service standards.
  • Learn to perform inspections and preventative maintenance tasks to uphold facility standards.
  • Learning the computer skills and software programs that are used to manage maintenance work order schedules, environmental controls and other Google platform related applications.
  • Collaborate with the maintenance team and external contractors on various projects with the mentor’s guidance..
  • Record hours worked on tasks under the mentor's approval, ensuring that work performed aligns with required training areas.
  • Engage actively in the community college training program (KVCC), applying learned skills to work assignments.

Qualifications

What You Need For This Position

  • At least two years of experience in building maintenance or equivalent experience.
  • High school diploma or equivalent; additional technical training provided through local community college program.
  • Fundamental knowledge of HVAC, electrical, plumbing, and carpentry.
  • Excellent problem-solving, communication, and customer service skills.
  • Ability to work flexibly within a team and adapt to various tasks.
  • Physical ability to perform maintenance tasks, including lifting up to 50 lbs.
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Long periods of Standing and Sitting
  • Able to stoop and bend
  • Able to work with a team and follow directions 
  • Strong communication and analytical skills with an attention to detail 
  • Physical ability to climb ladders, work with diagnostic tools, and be able to work in and around mechanical equipment.
  • Prearranged schedules where possible, based around class and other commitments

Training Program Participation:

This apprenticeship includes two elements, 

  1. An on the job training schedule under assigned mentor supervision, accurately recording hours spent on tasks to align with specific training requirements.. 
  2. Enrollment in a specifically designed  training program at a local community college, fully sponsored by our company. 

 

This program is designed to bolster your technical skills and knowledge in facilities maintenance, culminating in certification as a Facilities Maintenance Technician. Participants are expected to:

  • Attend all classes and complete assignments on time.
  • Demonstrate academic and practical competence.
  • Apply course learning to daily maintenance tasks.
  • Successfully pass all Require Training Courses.
  • Meet all required “On The Job” hours required for the program 

What's in it for You

  • Robust Employee Assistance Program providing a wide range of services including up to 7 free counseling sessions per year
  • Health and Wellness reimbursement up to $600 annually for items like massages, gym memberships, running shoes etc.
  • 10% Discount on GHG outlets
  • Shift meal provided per day
  • Discounted hotel rates at Radisson Hotel Group branded properties worldwide
  • Parental Leave Program (Full-Time Option)
  • 401K with 100% match up to 3% (Full-Time option)
  • Medical/Dental/Vision  (Full-Time option)

 

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