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Maintenance 2nd Class (Painter/Drywall)

Company: Kahala Mandarin Oriental
Location: Honolulu
Posted on: June 7, 2021

Job Description:


Basic Job Function: Keeps the physical structure of the hotel in good repair. Has a high degree of skill in the tools of other trades. To maintain the guest rooms, public space and back of the house areas in good repair by performing various tasks related to a variety of trades, including, but not limited to carpentry, plumbing, electrical, air conditioning, painting, wall covering and masonry to ensure an attractive and well-maintained hotel.

Position Requirements

Essential Functions:

  • Utilizes a variety of tools to perform general skilled labor in maintenance. Inspects guest rooms, public space and back of the house areas to repair, touch up or replace light bulbs, lamps, switches, outlets, faucets, toilets, hardware, filters, paint furniture, wall covering, caulking, grouting or other miscellaneous repairs.
  • Performs preventive maintenance projects, such as, but not limited to, cleaning all guest room fan coils, replacing air filters and servicing all HVAC - cleaning coils, replacing V-belts, bearings and motors.
  • Operates equipment such as electric sewer snakes and a variety of power tools.
  • Performs shop bench work orders and maintains cleanliness of shop area and all tools.
  • Spread sealing compound between boards or panels or over cracks, holes, nail heads, or screw heads, using trowels, broad knives, or spatulas.
  • Press paper tape over joints to embed tape into sealing compound and to seal joints.
  • Apply additional coats to fill in cracks, holes, and joints and make surfaces smooth.
  • Seal joints between plasterboard or other wallboard to prepare wall surfaces for painting or papering.
  • Spread and smooth cementing material over tape, using trowels or floating machines to blend joints with wall surfaces.
  • Apply 1st, 2nd & 3rd coats of compound
  • Sand areas after each coat
  • Have a working knowledge of power tools and equipment
  • Putty knives ' Corner knives; Joint knives; Taping knives; Wipe-down knives
  • Trowels ' Bullnose trowels; Drywall trowels; Inside corner trowels; Outside corner trowels

Additional Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Report all suspicious persons or activities and hazardous or unsafe conditions to the Security Department.
  • Provide instruction and/or guidance for guest and employee safety in fire or other emergency situations.
  • Respond to all guest questions. Provide guest assistance, direction and information as requested when working in public areas.
  • Perform a variety of other duties as assigned by Assistant Chief of Engineering

Education/Training Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or General Education Diploma preferred.

Experience/Skill Requirements:

  • Previous experience in a hotel environment preferred.
  • Prefer at least (3) three years of previous maintenance experience.
  • Preferred 5 years recent experience with drywall finishing on commercial projects
  • Must be self-starter and able to work with minimal supervision
  • General knowledge of the standard practices, methods, tools and materials of the general building construction trades.
  • High standard of integrity and professionalism


  • Certification of tuberculosis clearance required.

Mental Capacity & Organizational Skill Requirements:

Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time Shift Various Shifts Position Maintenance 2nd Class (Painter/Drywall) Number of Openings 1 Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt Req Number ENG-21-00002

Keywords: Kahala Mandarin Oriental, Honolulu , Maintenance 2nd Class (Painter/Drywall), Other , Honolulu, Hawaii

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