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Franchised Assistant Engineering Manager

Whistler, Canada
Engineering and Facilities

Job Description

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Posting Date Sep 17, 2018
Job Number 18002M9X
Job Category Engineering and Facilities
Location The Westin Resort & Spa, Whistler, Whistler, British Columbia VIEW ON MAP
Brand Westin Hotels & Resorts
Schedule Full-time
Relocation? No
Position Type Management

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Thank you for your interest in this position. It is a job opportunity with one of Marriott International’s franchisees.


Please apply via e-mail at: HR@WESTINWHISTLER.COM

Additional Information: This hotel is owned and operated by an independent franchisee, O'Neill Hotels and Resorts Mgmt., Ltd.>. The franchisee controls all aspects of the hotel’s employment policies and practices, including the selection and hiring process. If you accept a position at this hotel you will be employed by a franchisee and not by Marriott International.



Perform all departmental operational duties and responsibilities including coordination of room calls, sourcing and ordering of materials and spare parts, keeping track and preparing daily time sheets, liaising with other departments on work orders, keeping inventories of tools and materials. Assist other maintenance associates in room calls and preventive maintenance works as required.  


  • Monitoring the hotels Starguest work order system
  • Oversees maintenance of all distribution systems for mechanical, electrical, water, gas, etc
  • Assign, supervise and monitor all work and procedures to be done on a daily basis at minimum of inconvenience to guest and employees; maintenance requests, painting and wallpapering, minor plumbing, electrical and HVAC
  • Sourcing and ordering the required materials /spare parts and follow-up on deliveries
  • Managing  room blocking, follow up and releasing of rooms
  • Keeping track of engineering associates time sheets and submitting them daily to Payroll 
  • Answering phone calls and arranging meetings with other depts., contractors, and suppliers 
  • Follow-up with contractors on service calls
  • Keeping inventories of tools and materials
  • Administer in house task assignments
  • Checking the deliveries against the purchase orders and/or receipts, and storing them
  • Tracking and ensuring the timely completion/quality of work done
  • Preparing Purchase Orders and checkbook accounting
  • Liaising with other departments on work orders regarding the status and completion dates
  • Attending room and mechanical calls whenever necessary
  • Assist in performing preventive maintenance of guestrooms and public areas and machine rooms
  • Sourcing parts and materials including pricing analysis
  • Assist in completing projects
  • Assist in scheduling, organizing engineering monthly meeting and inspecting completed tasks
  • Ability to obtain water samples monthly 
  • Ability to lead department in Director of Engineering absence
  • Ensure associates are trained in the safe work procedures associated with all of their tasks 
  • Promote safety awareness to associates and demonstrate that safe job performance is the number one priority
  • Ensure compliance with WRS Occupational Health and Safety Program and the Regulation of WorkSafeBC 
  • Ensure associates report any unsafe conditions, practices or injuries as soon as possible and take appropriate actions
  • Set a good safety example
  • All other duties as assigned


  • Must have basic knowledge of building operations
  • Must be able to build and maintain credibility and relationships with customers (internal and external)
  • Strong organization and planning skills
  • Basic computer knowledge
  • Proven ability in managing time is critical; must be able to plan and execute effectively and efficiently
  • Supervisory skills
  • Previous experience in a similar role in a similar size/type of property
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written, and a passion for dealing with and emotionally connecting with others
  • Strong attention to detail
  • 4 class power engineering certificate would be an asset
  • Must be able to bend, stoop, squat and stretch to fulfill tasks occasionally
  • Must be able to lift up to 20 lbs. on a regular and continuing basis 
  • Must be able to operate machinery as required; related power tools
  • Must be knowledgeable about common hazards:  includes a variety of physical conditions, such as proximity to moving mechanical parts, electrical current, working on scaffolding and high places, exposure to high heat or exposure to chemicals


This company is an equal opportunity employer.