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Engineer (Tradesperson)

InterContinental Chicago Magnificent Mile – Chicago, IL

About us

THE JEWEL OF CHICAGO S MAGNIFICENT MILEInterContinental Chicago is a lot like the city itself; historic but hip, refined but relaxed, cultured but comfortable. A member of Michigan Avenue s architectural elite since 1929, our hotel is within easy reach of Chicago s incomparable museums, stores, theatres and restaurants. Navy Pier, Shedd Aquarium and Oak Street Beach are minutes away.The InterContinental Hotel Group owns, operates and franchise more than 9,000 hotels, 120 million stays per year in nearly 100 countries. Our people lie at the heart of our business - and by bringing your expertise and passion to IHG; you will help us to achieve our goal of creating Great Hotels Guest Love.

Your day to day

Maintain, repair and clean mechanical areas/equipment, handle guestroom problems, perform preventative maintenance. Operate on pressure boilers. Assist with other trade mechanics in their duties to ensure a safe, clean and well maintained hotel.


  • Work with trade mechanics as required to help with repairs and maintenance on guestrooms, caulk bathrooms, cleaning cooling towers, replacing burned out lights. Perform minor shop repairs, small electric repairs (switches and outlet replacements). Provide and plug in extension cords. Clamp on lights for exhibit set ups, occasional painting and wall covering repair.
  • Change filters on air handling equipment
  • Clean and paint various areas throughout the hotel, as assigned
  • Clean Culinary diffuser, return air registers and toilet exhaust where not accessible from a 6 foot ladder
  • Set up/breakdown of equipment needed to perform job function
  • Operate boiler and stand boiler watch upon receiving proper training
  • Maintain complete knowledge and comply with hotel policies and departmental policies and procedures for the safe and efficient operation of the hotel facilities
  • Compliance with OSHA, Lock out-Lag out, city codes and hotel standards
  • At IHG we are committed to providing our employees with a safe, secure and healthy workplace. It is your responsibility to comply with all workplace health and safety requirements, including any department specific training regarding equipment and procedures
  • Perform other duties, tasks and special projects as assigned
What we need from you
  • Licensed Stationary Engineer
  • Universal CFC license
  • Ability to clearly communicate with proper grammar in English with guest/visitor and hotel personnel to their understanding.
  • Ability to provide legible communication.
  • 2+ years maintenance related experience.
  • Ability to perform simple mathematical functions.
  • Previous hotel experience.
What we offer

Whether you re into sports, shopping or karaoke, at IHG we re interested in YOU.

At IHG we employ people who apply the same amount of care and passion to their jobs as they do their hobbies - people who put our guests at the heart of everything they do. And we re looking for more people like this to join our friendly and professional team.

In return we ll give you a competitive financial and benefits package which may include healthcare support, dental, vision, disability and life insurance support, and a matching 401k plan. Hotel discounts worldwide are available as well as access to a wide variety of discount programs and the chance to work with a great team of people. Most importantly, we ll give you the room to be yourself.

So what s your passion? Do you see yourself as an IHG Tradesperson (Engineer)? Please get in touch and tell us how you could bring your individual skills to IHG.

IHG is an equal opportunity employer: Minorities / Females / Disabled / Veterans.

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