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Hotel/Resort Facilities Maintenance - Kitchen Mechanic

Horseshoe Bay Resort

200 Hi Circle North

Horseshoe Bay, TX 78657


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Hotel/Resort Facilities Maintenance - Kitchen Mechanic

Horseshoe Bay Resort

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Compensation: $27.00 per hour

Description

Benefits

  • Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance
  • Paid vacation, paid Holidays
  • 401k plan with employer match
  • Long and short-term Disability
  • Major Illness Insurance
  • Accident Insurance
  • Limited access to some resort amenities (Golf, etc)
  • Retail and dining discounts
  • Discounts at all Crescent Hotels & Resorts properties

The lake life is calling. Where genuine Texas Hospitality meets luxury, Horseshoe Bay Resort is nestled on the shores of beautiful Lake LBJ in the Central Texas Hill Country. We’re on 17,000 acres with close proximity to Austin, multiple lakes, State Parks, and some of the best golf in the United States; it’s an outdoor lover’s dream. When you work in paradise, is it still called work?

No matter your career destination, we can help you get there!

With our commitment to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging, everyone can create their own success story at Horseshoe Bay Resort. Great benefits packages, subsidized housing, competitive pay, and scheduled reviews and raises, growth opportunity through our Manager in Training Program (MIT), and fun associate outings and events throughout the year are just a few of the MANY reasons to join our team. What are you waiting for?

Job Benefits

  • Associate housing and shuttle service
  • Weekly meal subsidies
  • Golf and Amenity Privileges*
  • Associate discounts
    • Retail and Dining at Horseshoe Bay Resort
    • Discounts at over 100 Crescent Hotels & Resorts properties throughout the country.

Full Time roles are eligible for the above, plus:

  • Health Insurance; Medical Insurance, Dental Insurance, and Vision Insurance plans
  • Critical Illness and Accident plans
  • Associate Relief Fund

*Privileges based on occupancy and business levels

Definition:

A kitchen mechanic, also known as a kitchen equipment technician or kitchen appliance repair technician, is responsible for installing, maintaining, and repairing various kitchen equipment and appliances in commercial kitchens. They ensure that all kitchen equipment is functioning properly, minimizing downtime, and ensuring smooth operation in the kitchen.

General Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Install and set up new kitchen equipment, including ovens, stoves, grills, fryers, refrigerators, dishwashers, and other appliances.
  • Inspect and troubleshoot kitchen equipment to identify issues, malfunctions, or potential problems.
  • Perform routine maintenance tasks, such as cleaning, lubricating, and adjusting equipment to ensure optimal performance and extend its lifespan.
  • Repair or replace defective parts, components, or systems in kitchen equipment, following manufacturer's instructions and safety guidelines.
  • Test and calibrate equipment to ensure accurate temperature, pressure, and other operational parameters.
  • Keep detailed records of all maintenance and repair activities, including parts used, services performed, and equipment condition.
  • Collaborate with kitchen staff and management to understand their equipment needs and provide recommendations for upgrades or replacements.
  • Stay updated with the latest industry trends, technologies, and regulations related to kitchen equipment and appliances.
  • Adhere to safety protocols and guidelines while working with electrical, gas, and other potentially hazardous systems.
  • Maintain a clean and organized work area, ensuring that tools, equipment, and spare parts are properly stored and maintained.

Required Certifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Proven experience as a kitchen mechanic or similar role, preferably in a commercial kitchen environment.
  • Strong knowledge of kitchen equipment, including ovens, stoves, grills, fryers, refrigerators, dishwashers, and other appliances.
  • Proficiency in diagnosing and repairing mechanical, electrical, and plumbing issues in kitchen equipment.
  • Familiarity with safety protocols and regulations related to kitchen equipment and appliances.
  • Excellent problem-solving and troubleshooting skills.
  • Ability to work independently and efficiently, managing time and priorities effectively.
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy in performing maintenance and repair tasks.
  • Good communication skills to interact with kitchen staff, management, and equipment suppliers.
  • Physical stamina and dexterity to handle heavy equipment and perform tasks that may require bending, lifting, and standing for extended periods.

Physical & Mental Requirements:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • Must have the physical strength, stamina and agility to perform the assigned duties.
  • The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to stand, walk, squat, bend, and stretch for long periods of time.
  • Follow all company and safety and security policies and procedures.
  • Report work related accidents, or other injuries immediately upon occurrence to manager/supervisor.
  • Report maintenance needs, accidents, injuries and unsafe work conditions to manager.
  • Requires problem solving abilities.
  • Maintain a clean, safe and environmentally responsible work environment.
  • Must be able to interact with co-workers and have a sense of TEAM.

Note: This job description provides a general overview of the responsibilities and requirements of a kitchen mechanic. Actual job duties may vary depending on the specific needs and size of the commercial kitchen.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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Horseshoe Bay Resort

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Texas Hill Country Careers - Join The Team At Horseshoe Bay Resort

Explore exciting career opportunities with opportunity for upward mobility, generous benefits packages, and employee housing opportunities.

Horseshoe Bay Resort is currently hiring in various departments across the resort including Agriculture, Golf, Food & Beverage, Housekeeping, Marketing & Sales, and more! Begin your career at our exceptional, AAA-four diamond golf resort on the shores of Lake LBJ with diverse amenities and luxurious accommodations located in the highly desirable Texas Hill Country.