(Male, Age 23) from arlington, TX
This is a REAL-LIFE job profile written by a Male aged 23 who works as a Hotel Engineering in arlington, TX. We have removed all names and personal information in order to protect privacy. This professional kindly spent a bit of their time to complete one of our job profile surveys so that prospective job seekers like you could read their insights. Please excuse any punctuation or grammatical errors in this profile.
At a Glance
Basic data on your current job
Opinions on your CAREER overall (i.e. not just your current job)
|Years in Career
|0 / 10
|0 / 10
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Current job Q&A
Describe the type of organization you work for.
it is a pretty big hotel where there are 100+ workers
Describe your job role and responsibilities.
my duties are replace anything that is broken and fix anything that needs repairing wether that be a computer or a heater
Please list an additional benefits (beyond compensation) that you receive.
sick leave and no benefits
Do you feel you are under/over or well/fairly compensated at your current position?
Does your job entail you working with others on a daily basis? Is this something you like/dislike about your job? Please explain.
yes i work with others who are in my title. It’s something pleasant and challenging
Do you work collaboratively with supervisors/managers?
Do you work collaboratively with your co-workers?
Describe your work location (e.g., office, home, theatre, in the field) and what you like/dislike about working in it.
Please rate each of the following aspects of your current job on a scale of 1-10 (10 being the highest/best):
Job Title: 5
Level of Responsibility: 4
The Actual Work: 3
A day in the life of…
Please describe a typical workday for you in your current job:
|5am to 6am
|6am to 7am
|7am to 8am
|I’m on a long commute to work during this time.
|8am to 9am
|This is the time that I clock in and look at my list of ‘to do’s and get started on my work
|9am to 10am
|There are usually people from the hotel asking to take them to a nearby restaurant for breakfast at this time or im helping carry luggage to rooms.
|10am to 11am
|This is my lunch time and where I usually call my wife.
|11am to 12pm
|I’m usually programming computers at this time and helping people at the front desk
|12pm to 1pm
|This is where im doing work related to maintenance like clean the pool and inspect rooms and look for repairs
|1pm to 2pm
|At this time I’m just looking around for more projects to work on
|2pm to 3pm
|At this time I’m getting ready to head home to my family and my one year old baby!
|3pm to 4pm
|4pm to 5pm
|5pm to 6pm
|6pm to 7pm
|7pm to 8pm
|8pm to 9pm
|9pm to 10pm
|10pm to 11pm
|11pm to 12am
Table of Contents
How you got your job
How did you get your current job?
referral from a family member
What was the application process?
I did all of them plus they interviewed me.
Did you have to interview for your current job? If yes, what did the interview process entail?
Yes see above. I interviewed with a supervisor and it was a total of two interviews
If you can remember, what questions were you asked during the interview?
there were a few that really stood out like have you ever been in the military and asking about my previous employer
Do you feel your employer properly prepared you for your job? Explain.
Yes he told me what to expect and what not to expect
Was there training for your current position? If yes, what did it entail?
yes. I needed to take tours of the hotel to understand what I needed to do
Do you feel your educational background prepared you for your job? Explain.
Sort of. When I was in the Navy I worked with computers a lot
If applicable, do you feel your internship experience helped you prepare for your job?
I was never an intern at my present job.
If someone wanted to go about getting a job similar to yours, what would you recommend for him or her to do?
I recommend them applying and knowing handy jobs such as fixing anything from sinks to computers
What skills do you think a person should have if they want to pursue a position like yours?
very well social skills because you work with the people staying in the hotel and advanced technical skills
Do you feel that you need a certain level of education or training to be successful in your job?
no I went to college but you do need training
What advice would you give to someone who was about to start work in your position/ line of work?
I would advise them that it is very hard to work your way up
Long-term career plans
Is your current employment part of your overall career plan? Why or why not?
You can definetly say that. Computers are my passion
What are your current career goals?
I want to work with computers. Either ad design or cad
Is there anything else you would like to share about your career?
I’m really passionate about it
Prior work history
Please list your most recent jobs prior to this current job:
|Prior Job 1
|Prior Job 2
Please list your educational background:
High School GPA:3.7
|Graduate or Professional
(Masters or Doctorate)