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Company: Accor
Location: Whistler, BC, Canada
Career Level: Mid-Senior Level
Industries: Hospitality, Travel, Leisure


HVAC Engineer

Reporting to the Chief Engineer and Assistant Chief Engineer, the HVAC Utility 1 Shift Engineer will be responsible for the preventative maintenance, servicing, installation and repair of the hotel physical plant, mechanical facilities/equipment and associated properties.

Hotel Overview: Nestled at the base of Blackcomb Mountain, The Fairmont Chateau Whistler resort defines mountain luxury in the heart of Whistler, British Columbia - Host Mountain Resort of the 2010 Winter Olympics. Located in the spectacular Coastal Mountain Range, Whistler is Canada's premier, year-round outdoor adventure destination - just two hours north of downtown Vancouver. Offering ski-in, ski-out convenience and on-site championship golf course, The Fairmont Chateau Whistler is Whistler's largest conference resort hotel with 539 guestrooms and suites, exceptional dining in five unique outlets and full resort amenities including a slopeside Health Club. Since opening its doors in 1989, this landmark destination has welcomed guests and colleagues to an unforgettable mountain adventure – start yours today!

Summary of Responsibilities:
Reporting to the Chief Engineer and Assistant Chief Engineer, responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following:

  • Service and repair duties of all public and guest areas as relates to all HVAC systems.
  • Participate in the Fairmont Chateau Whistler's environmental program and department specific initiatives in working towards sustainable operations.
  • Effectively manage time, productivity and workload.
  • Be Health & Safety conscious and actively involved in maintaining a safe work environment while following all company, hotel, department and Work Safe BC safety practices and regulations.
  • Ensure that all mechanical rooms exceed cleanliness standards while complying with OH&S Regulations and related Provincial Codes.
  • Work in accordance with all standard BC Safety Authority practices, codes and regulations.
  • Appropriate use of all hotel testing and repair tools and equipment.
  • Assist in projects and other related duties in conjunction with outside contractors.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Attend job training and other related activities.
  • Consistently offers professional, engaging and friendly service.


Qualifications :

  • 4th Class Power Engineer or 5th Class Power Engineer designation is preferred.
  • Other trade certificate(s) such as Refrigeration (TQ), Electrical (TQ) or “B” Level Gas Ticket would be an asset.
  • Pool water chemistry knowledge is required.
  • Pool Operators Certificate would be an asset.
  • Knowledge of computerized energy management systems (DDC) is preferred.
  • 3 years HVAC (Heating/Ventilation/Air Conditioning) and Refrigeration experience is preferred.
  • Must have basic computer and word processing skills.
  • Experience with CMMS or work order system would be an asset
  • Must be physically fit, able to lift heavy loads and work from heights.
  • Must be a self-starter and motivator.
  • Must have strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Must be team oriented with strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Previous hotel and or guest service experience would be an asset.
  • Must have an eye for detail; be organized and able to follow a strict set of Standard Operating ProceduresPrevious experience is an asset.

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

  • Constant standing and walking throughout shift
  • Frequent lifting, pulling, pushing over 25 lbs.

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

APPLY TODAY: Whether you're launching your career or seeking meaningful employment, we invite you to visit to learn more about Fairmont Hotels & Resorts and the extraordinary opportunities that exist!

At Fairmont Hotels & Resort we offer our guests the finest hospitality experience in each of our destinations. And we know that, to offer our guests the best, we first need to offer our employees the best. That's why you'll find exceptional work opportunities - throughout North America and the Caribbean, Europe and Africa, the Middle East and Asia Pacific - as well as industry - leading training, career development, recognition and rewards. Fairmont Hotels & Resorts is a celebrated collection of hotels that includes landmark locations like London's The Savoy, New York's The Plaza, and Shanghai's Fairmont Peace Hotel. Our teams are guided by values of Respect, Integrity, Teamwork and Empowerment; we employ the highest ethical and quality standards, treating all colleagues with fairness and dignity. A community and environmental leader, Fairmont is also regarded for its responsible tourism practices and award - winning Green Partnership program. An exciting future awaits!

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