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Engineering and Facilities


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Posting Date May 17, 2019
Job Number 19001H6E
Job Category Engineering and Facilities
Location Sheraton Grand Mirage Resort, Port Douglas, 19 Port Douglas Road, Port Douglas, Queensland, Australia VIEW ON MAP
Brand Sheraton Hotels & Resorts
Schedule Full-time
Relocation? No
Position Type Non-Management/Hourly

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Sheraton Grand Mirage Port Douglas is proudly part of the Marriott International Group. Marriott International is the world’s leading global hospitality company, with more brands, more hotels and more opportunities for associates to grow and succeed. With 6,700 properties, and 30 brands, you’ll find us in your neighbourhood and in more than 110 countries across the globe. Learn more about our company Find Your World.™



This iconic Resort is situated between the renowned Great Barrier Reef and the Daintree Rainforest in Tropical North Queensland.  The resort comprises 295 guest rooms, suites and boutique self contained villas.



The Sheraton Mirage Port Douglas Resort is seeking a highly skilled and experienced Electrician to work within the Engineering Department. The position reports to the Chief Engineer. 





Main Responsibilities


Attend to repairs and maintenance of all systems and related equipment including but not limited to sub station, emergency generating unit, electrical control systems, lighting and dimmer racks, electrical switchboards, computer network cabling, laundry equipment, kitchen equipment, air conditioning plant and emergency systems.


Carry out regular inspections, meter readings and general/emergency repairs of plant and equipment as per the daily checklist and ensure that inspections required by Government authorities are conducted and documented.


Carry out general room repairs, preventative maintenance inspections and repairs as per computerised system.


Perform and assist with the Fire Protection Preventative Maintenance Program ensuring all items are inspected as per weekly schedule.


Review daily log book, rectify or follow up on all items left unsolved from any previous shifts in relation to mechanical systems, discuss the same with the Engineering managers/supervisors.


Monitor energy and water management systems to minimize wastage and costs using daily / weekly utility readings as a reference point.


Liaise and supervise Property Maintenance Electrical Contractors on site and ensure appropriate standards are met.


Ensure that electrical workshops have adequate stock and materials in Stores and that all workshops are kept in a clean and safe environment. Raise purchase orders as required.


Ensure all requests for maintenance are carried out within an acceptable time frame.





To be successful in this position you will need to possess the following minimum requirements:


High school certificate or equivalent qualification


Tertiary Qualification – Electrician


24 months in a similar role


First Aid Certificate + Low Voltage Rescue certificate


Blue / White Card Construction Worker QLD


Demonstrate effective communication skills, both verbal and written along with excellent customer relations skills


Possess basic computer and keyboard skills.


Enjoy the benefits of unlimited career opportunities,  Free on-site car parking, Uniforms provided and laundered, discounted meals,  active Social Club, exceptionally generous accommodation discounts at our 5 star International Hotels and Resorts Worldwide.  Working for Sheraton is so much more than just a job, it’s a lifestyle.  Be your best. Grow your career with Marriott, 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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