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Assistant Chief Engineer

Gold Coast, Australia
Engineering and Facilities

Job Description

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Posting Date Dec 31, 2018
Job Number 18003JOV
Job Category Engineering and Facilities
Location Sheraton Grand Mirage Resort, Gold Coast, Gold Coast, Queensland VIEW ON MAP
Brand Sheraton Hotels & Resorts
Schedule Full-time
Relocation? No
Position Type Management

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At Sheraton, we go above and beyond in everything we do. We are inspired by our guests and one another – and are driven to make things better. We love what we do, and we give it all we’ve got – on property and off. When guests stay with us, it’s not just a room with a bed that they’re buying. It’s an experience. We’re looking for someone who is ready to go beyond in everything they do. If you are someone with a genuine drive to improve your life and the lives of those around you, we encourage you to explore careers with Sheraton.


The iconic Sheraton Grand Mirage Resort, Gold Coast is surrounded by lush tropical gardens and sparkling blue lagoons, comprising 295 guest rooms and suites, 9 meeting venues, four restaurants and bars in an absolute beachfront environment.

We are seeking an Assistant Chief Engineer to provide a professional, advisory and support service to the Complex Director of Engineering.

If you have a 5 star attitude towards service and enjoy working in a fast-paced hospitality environment, this is the job for you!


Job Description

Reporting to the Complex Director of Engineering the Assistant Chief Engineer will be responsible for addressing a range of maintenance issues including guest requests, back of house and safety as well as supervising and assisting Engineering Team Members.

Working to tight deadlines, it is a fast-paced department that requires strong organisational and collaborative skills, to ensure that Sheraton standards are maintained. You must be available to carry out and coordinate maintenance work outside of normal working when required.

You will perform duties such as (but not limited to):

  • Assist with assigned Capital projects.

  • Raise Purchase Orders and perform invoicing and end of month accruals

  • Prepare work schedules and annual leave schedules within budget as per the Hotel EBA

  • Liaise and supervise Property Maintenance Contractors onsite

  • Assist all Engineering team members with maintenance and repairs when required

  • Monitor and audit maintenance request system to ensure adherence to response times and resolution of defects

  • Work closely with Guest Services and Housekeeping to ensure inventory is available for sale.

  • Assist with recruitment, training and development of team members

  • Maintain all workshop tool and equipment inventory

  • Attend monthly Safety meetings and ensure compliance with workplace health and safety requirements.

  • Be contactable outside normal working hours when the business requires.



To be considered for this position:  

  • Trade Qualified ideally in the electrical or mechanical field.

  • Prior supervisory experience in a large organisation, ideally in a hospitality environment.

  • Knowledge HVAC, building maintenance and fire control systems.

  • Solid understanding of Workplace Health and Safety.

  • Strong organisational ability including time management, task prioritisation and project management.

  • Have previous experience in managing and developing team members

  • Excellent communication skills with staff and the management team

  • Proficient use of all Microsoft Office applications


The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience in a similar role, 5 star hotel experience preferable.

This role is part of our emergency response team and as such advanced first aid skills and forklift licence is also an advantage.



  • Unlimited career opportunities,

  • Free  dry cleaning,

  • Discounted meals,  

  • Exceptionally generous global accommodation discounts at our international hotels and resorts

  • World class training and strategic career development opportunities and a sense of pride in knowing that you are part of a high performing Engineering Team.

    Working for Sheraton is so much more than just a job, it's a lifestyle. Be your best. Start your career at Sheraton, where you don't just work – you belong.


Marriott International is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. Marriott International does not discriminate on the basis of disability, veteran status or any other basis protected under federal, state or local laws.

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