Maintenance Technician

Location Charleston, SC
Property The Spectator Hotel
Date Posted August 22, 2019
Job Type Maintenance


Charleston, SC – The Maintenance Technician is a dual property position that works for both The Spectator Hotel and for French Quarter Inn. S/He undertakes the responsibility of preserving the building’s overall operational condition and functionality. The Technician will perform maintenance tasks of great variety such as painting, HVAC installations/troubleshooting, carpentry, etc.

A Maintenance Technician is a thorough professional with a practical approach and attention to detail that can work autonomously and responsibly; all to maintain the building and common areas in the best possible condition; all while observing all health and safety guidelines to protect our owners, our asset, and staff, and our guests.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.


  • Survey building and repair mechanical systems to ensure they are consistent with health and safety standards
  • Perform maintenance of electrical systems (replace light bulbs and sockets; clean and repair circuit breaker panels, etc.)
  • Maintain heating and plumbing systems to ensure functionality
  • Inspect alarm systems (fire, protection) and schedule repairs when needed
  • Troubleshooting and repairing malfunctions in electrical/mechanical/plumbing systems (e.g. HVAC, Boilers, Fire Systems, Refrigeration Systems, Lighting, Appliances and other hotel equipment)
  • Perform manual repairs when necessary (repair/replace door locks, replace window fixtures/windows, etc.)
  • Conducting ongoing room preventative maintenance program, in Guestrooms and Public Spaces
  • Resolving maintenance problems, complaints, and work orders
  • Conduct general upkeep procedures as directed (i.e. landscaping, caulking, painting, etc.)
  • Carpentry and painting skills, as well as drywall and carpet repair work
  • Inspecting the property to identify potential and current needs
  • Perform other tasks as assigned by General Manager, Hotel Manager, Chief Engineer, or Maintenance Supervisor
  • Work with Housekeeping to ensure all equipment within the guest rooms are functioning properly and are a part of an effective preventative maintenance program
  • Has a flexible schedule that can work any shifts. Assists with staffing coverage in the instance of call-offs
  • Adheres to all company Standard/Conduct policies and procedures
  • Follows the company’s employee handbook for rules and regulations


  • High school diploma or equivalent plus at two (2) years of related experience or
  • Certifications to include HVAC, Building Maintenance, technology, or other relevant fields is a plus
  • Any equivalent combination of education and experience that provides the above skills, knowledge, or abilities
  • Basic understanding of electrical, hydraulic, and other systems
  • General knowledge of maintenance processes and methods
  • Working knowledge of tools, common appliances, and devices
  • Good problem-solving skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Significant attention to detail
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, sit, use hands to finger, handle or feel, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, and talk or hear
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include peripheral vision and depth perception
  • Move, bend, lift, carry, push, pull, and place objects weighing up to 50 pounds without assistance
  • Stand or walk for an extended period or for an entire work shift
  • Requires repetitive motion

This job description is not an exclusive or exhaustive list of all job functions that an employee in this position may be asked to perform from time to time.
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: Depending on experience
Benefits: Parking, Medical, Dental, Vision • 401k • PTO Plan • Discounts at other Charlestowne Hotels properties

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