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Maintenance Engineer

The Wauwinet

The Wauwinet

Software Engineering
Nantucket, MA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, March 5, 2024

White Elephant Resorts is seeking a full-time, year-round Maintenance Engineer to join our property maintenance engineering team.


  • Maintain the general condition of our hotel properties with regards to all aspects of carpentry, painting, grounds keeping and preventative maintenance work
  • Maintain timelines and work schedule in accordance with the preventive maintenance program
  • Check work orders and night report for any problems Make rounds checking these problem areas and note any information needed or safety concerns in the hotel
  • Schedule work in accordance with preventive maintenance program in rooms, coordinating with the Executive Housekeeper and Front Office
  • Perform general maintenance to guestrooms and public areas
  • Assist electrician, carpenter, plumber and painter in all phases of repair work
  • Assist other engineering personnel as instructed by supervisor in regards to routine and preventive maintenance


  • A basic knowledge of troubleshooting plumbing, HVAC and electrical issues
  • Previous experience in a similar position
  • Be a clear thinker and perform well under pressure work assignments.
  • Work and perform job functions with minimal supervision.

Applicants should also work well under pressure, possess excellent communication skills, be organized, flexible, self-motivated, and have a great sense of humor. Experience with computers and Microsoft Office essential.

Rated by The Boston Globe as one of the Top Places to Work in Massachusetts, White Elephant Resorts is a collection of premier properties which includes White Elephant Nantucket, White Elephant Palm Beach, The Wauwinet, Jared Coffin House, The Cottages at Nantucket Boat Basin and Nantucket Boat Basin.

White Elephant Resorts is a premier employer with spectacular benefits and compensation, including a competitive salary and bonus package; health, vision and dental; paid vacation; vested 401(K) plan; life insurance; long term care; health club reimbursement; dining/retail/hotel discounts and much more.