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Fairmont Building Maintenance Engineer in Victoria, British Columbia


What is in it for you:

  • Employee benefit card offering discounted rates at Accor properties worldwide

  • Exclusive Employee and Friends & Family Discounts at Fairmont Hotel Vancouver

  • Exclusive access to the Pacific Northwest Food & Beverage Discount Program with 50% off at our dining destinations in Vancouver, Victoria, and Whistler

  • Opportunity to develop your talent and grow within your property and across the world!

  • Complimentary meal during your shift through our Colleague Dining Program

  • Complimentary uniform laundering

  • Access to our comprehensive benefits and wellness programs, including extended healthcare benefits and RMT, dental, vision, and complimentary counseling, wellness sessions, financial and family planning through LifeWorks

  • Access to our company-matched Defined Contribution Pension Plan (DCPP)

  • Opportunity to develop your talent through coaching and our Leadership Mentoring Programs

    What you will be doing:

  • Operation and maintenance of core building systems, including plumbing, HVAC, kitchen equipment, and building automation systems.

  • Responding to all guest and colleague maintenance issues in a timely fashion

  • Assisting other Maintenance colleagues as needed

  • Performing other duties as assigned

    Your experience and skills include:

  • A 4th Class Power Engineer Certification OR a Red Seal Trade Certification in one or more of the following trades: Appliance Service Technician; Carpenter; Electrician; Industrial Mechanic (Millwright); Instrumentation & Control Technician; Plumber; Refrigeration/HVAC Mechanic.

  • A minimum of one-year plant experience (in the last five years) working with tools and/or mechanical equipment.

  • Proven history of working well and problem solving with minimal supervision.

  • High level of responsibility and commitment.

  • Team player with proven success in relationship building.

  • Commitment to provide excellent service and exceed guests' expectations.

  • Completely fluent English language skills; both written and verbal.

  • Clear, precise, professional and helpful telephone manner.

  • Excellent organizational skills impeccable grooming and presentation.

  • Fluency in a second language would be considered an asset.

    Physical Aspects of Position (include but are not limited to):

  • Constant standing and walking

  • Frequent bending and kneeling

  • Frequent carrying and lifting

    Note: The position of Building Maintenance Engineer is physically demanding and is a rotational shift position. The successful applicant must be willing to work a combination of days, nights, weekends and overtime as required. The successful applicant must be physically capable of standing/walking for 90% of shift, performing repetitive work, as well as lifting and carrying heavy loads. They must also be comfortable working outdoors in all elements.

    Visa Requirements: Must be legally eligible to work in Canada. The hotel is unable to assist candidates in obtaining Canadian work authorization.

    Your team and working environment:

    Welcome to Canada’s Castle on the Coast. The Empress Hotel sits proudly at the centre of culture and history in Victoria, British Columbia. This is the best of all worlds – where contrast meets distinction, opulence blends harmoniously with the understated and fabled history meshes with contemporary affairs. This award-winning Victoria hotel and National Historic Site is an alluring blend of classic and contemporary, vintage and cutting-edge: Where Modern meets Iconic. Come join our wonderful team of hospitality experts!

    Our commitment to Diversity & Inclusion: We are an inclusive company and our ambition is to attract, recruit and promote diverse talent.

    Why work for Accor? We are far more than a worldwide leader. We welcome you as you are and you can find a job and brand that matches your personality. We support you to grow and learn every day, making sure that work brings purpose to your life, so that during your journey with us, you can continue to explore Accor’s limitless possibilities. By joining Accor, every chapter of your story is yours to write and together we can imagine tomorrow's hospitality. Discover the life that awaits you at Accor, visit

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