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Shift Engineer

General Information

Vancouver, B.C.
Rosewood Hotel Georgia
Job Type
Full-time Permanent

Job Description

Job description:
As a shift engineer you will be responsible for maintaining the general condition of the property with regards to all aspects of basic electrical, carpentry, plumbing, mechanical and painting work. Complete maintenance request work orders from all departments on a timely basis. Participate in the preventive maintenance program for all building equipment and rooms. Complete other special projects assigned periodically by the Assistant Director of Engineering.

Key Responsibilities
  • Receive daily work assignments from Director of Engineering/Supervisor and review priorities and special projects.
  • Maintain complete knowledge of correct maintenance and use of equipment. Use equipment only as intended.
  • 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.
  • Perform basic electrical, plumbing, carpentry, painting, and preventive maintenance work orders. Replace filters on HVAC.
  • Maintain timelines and work schedule in accordance with the preventive maintenance program.
  • Assist other engineering personnel as instructed by supervisor in regards to routine and preventive maintenance.
  • Schedule work in accordance with preventive maintenance program in rooms.
  • Perform general maintenance to guestrooms and public areas.
  • Assist electrician, carpenter, plumber, and painter in all phases of repair work.
  • Maintain cleanliness and organization of the work area which includes inventories, requisition (receipt and storage), trash removal and clean up.
  • Monitor and maintain cleanliness, sanitation, and organization of assigned work areas.
  • Organize materials, tools and equipment to perform daily assignments.
  • Maintain complete knowledge of and comply with all departmental policies, service procedures and standards.
  • Collect, prioritize, and coordinate completion of such work orders received from hotel departments.
  • Maintain the proper use, cleaning, maintenance and storage of all tools.
  • Take daily readings on Utility, Boilers, Chillers and Pool / Spa chemicals.
  • Handle chemicals for designated uses/surfaces.
  • Ensure security of any assigned keys.
  • All other duties as required.

  • Minimum two years’ experience as a general building maintenance technician for a multi-unit residential facility; prior hotel/resort experience preferred.
  • High school diploma
  • Basic working knowledge of Building maintenance, electrical, plumbing and HVAC equipment.; knowledge of proper chemical handling and disposal; drywall install, finish and paint, working knowledge of health codes, blue prints and wiring schematics, power and hand tools, meters, etc. as it relates to the technical trades; experience in InComm, General maintenance, ability to interpret manufacturer's literature for installation, preparation, use and upkeep of various materials and products used throughout the property, be well organized and follow instructions, focus attention on details, operate high reach lifts, prioritize tasks and comply with deadlines for work assignments, work and perform job functions with minimal supervision, work cohesively with co-workers as part of a team.
  • Must be able to exert physical effort in transporting 50 pounds, endure various physical movements throughout the work areas, reach up and down, remain stationary at times throughout work periods, and satisfactorily communicate with guests and co-workers to their understanding.
  • Licenses & Certifications: 5th Class Power Engineer is an asset
  • Fluency in written and oral communication in English.
  • Must be legally eligible to work in Canada. The hotel is unable to assist candidates in obtaining Canadian work authorization.

About Us

Following its debut in the Roaring '20s, the legendary Hotel Georgia came to be known as Vancouver's most historic and elegant retreat. When it first welcomed guests in 1927, the hotel brought unheard of luxuries to the young city of Vancouver and Canada's West Coast. And it wasn't just the local society set that made the hotel the heart of Vancouver; Louis Armstrong, Ginger Rogers, Frank Sinatra, Laurence Olivier, the Rolling Stones and the Prince of Wales all added to the mystique of this irreplaceable piece of history. Now unveiled as Rosewood Hotel Georgia, the fully restored Georgian Revival property has returned to its former grandeur with additional elegance afforded by extensive amenities and the impeccable service of Rosewood Hotels & Resorts. From the painstaking restoration of Old World craftsmanship to the addition of the most luxurious furnishings and latest technology, Rosewood Hotel Georgia offers an unmatched combination of legacy and luxury - a return to the golden age of hotel travel.