Fairmont Banff Springs Lead Hand Maintenance Person

405 Spray Avenue, Banff, AB
Fairmont Banff Springs
405 Spray Avenue, Banff, AB
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Weekends as needed
Rotating shift
405 Spray Avenue, Banff, AB
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Company Description

Join the team at Fairmont Banff Springs. Set in one of Western Canada’s most spectacular alpine destinations, Banff offers a unique community of hospitality enthusiasts, outdoor adventure seekers, artists, entertainers, and families alike. It's the perfect work/life combination.

Job Description

Lead Hand - Maintenance Person

The lead hand maintenance person oversees the day to day activities for all maintenance workers, with a particular emphasis on providing weekend coverage and accommodating shift work as needed.

What is in it for you:

Subsidized staff accommodation provided on-site for full time status employees
One complimentary meal per shift in our staff cafeteria (additional meals can be purchased for $4/meal)
Comprehensive benefits package (Medical, Vision & Dental) including extended benefits like; Mental Health (up to $5,000/year), Orthodontics (up to $2,500 - lifetime), Fertility Drugs and Gender Affirmation (Lifetime maximum of $10,000) for full time permanent status employees
Defined Contribution Pension Plan with employer matching up to 5% of annual earnings for full time permanent status employees
Employee travel program with discounts on room rates as well as on food & beverage at Fairmont & Accor properties world-wide
Access to the Mountain Explorer Travel Program – exclusive room rates for colleagues, which includes 50% off all food & beverage when staying at Fairmont Resorts in Lake Louise, Jasper & Whistler (subject to availability)
Comprehensive wellness platform for employee mental health and wellbeing support
Discounts while using our resort’s Food & Beverage Outlets, Fitness Centre, Spa and Fairmont Banff Springs Golf Courses
Automatically added to our resort’s Colleague Lifestyle Program which includes access to staff activities and events
Opportunity to develop your talent and grow within Fairmont Banff Springs and over 5,000 properties with Accor
What you will be doing:

Reporting to the chief engineer, responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following:

Organize maintenance activities at Banff Spring Hotel and the staff accommodation buildings
Train maintenance employees to perform maintenance activities while following safe work practices
Review work orders, prioritize work and assign work to maintenance workers
Update, revise and create new work orders
Prepare daily and weekly job plans for maintenance workers
Coordinate maintenance activities with other hotel departments
Audit work performed by maintenance workers to ensure the work is completed to hotel standards and expectations
Ensure maintenance workers are performing work safely and have the necessary tools and equipment to perform the work
Manage and order part/tool/equipment inventories
Lead morning toolbox meetings with the maintenance team
Record data and document information
Interact with hotel guests, employees, and contractors
Consistently offer professional, friendly, and engaging service
Follow departmental policies, procedures, and service standards
Maintain a proficient knowledge of the task checklist
Monitor and maintain mechanical equipment operation
Daily system check when assigned
Respond to and rectify the guest room request
Respond to and rectify staff housing requests as needed
Maintain good working relationships with colleagues and other department
Perform preventive repairs, retrofits, or other task as assigned by the chief engineer in a safe and efficient manner
Active member of the Emergency Response Team
Contribute to the successful operation of the department in an innovative and supportive manner
Must be available in the event of an emergency
Ensure all work orders assigned will be done with the least possible delay, especially where guest comfort is concerned
Assist other trades as required
Ability to maintain a positive and objective outlook in challenging situations
Ability to lead by example with a consistently high standard of performance
Accept accountability for actions taken during the performance of these duties
Adhere to the hotel’s vehicle handling and safety policies while driving hotel vehicles
Adhere to all safety protocols as defined by Occupational Health and Safety and Trade
Adhere to all health and safety policies and procedures, and report any safety hazards or incidents immediately
Ability to work a flexible schedule, including weekends, evenings, overnights, rotating shifts, extended hours, and being available for emergencies
Other duties as assigned


Your experience and skills include:

Experienced maintenance team supervisor
Minimum Grade 12 education
Building operator certificate or maintenance technician is an asset
Minimum 5 years’ experience in maintenance and repairs
Valid Canadian’s driver's license
Strong attention to detail and the ability to work independently or as part of a team
Highly organized and decisive, with the ability to handle multiple projects under deadlines and changing priorities
Computer knowledge in energy management and building automation software programs
Motivated by the opportunity to improve skills in all building management functions. These include trade skills, all related codes, and new or innovative methods of improving the efficiency and operation of the building
Excellent communication, interpersonal skills, and problem solving abilities
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and meet deadlines
Ability to work cohesively with fellow colleagues as part of a team with minimum supervision
Ability to focus attention on guest needs, remaining calm and courteous at all times
Manual dexterity and physical ability to lift up to 25 kg

Additional Information

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

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.

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