1. Tiempo completo
  2. Permanente
  4. Mantenimiento


Fairmont Château Lake Louise, Lake Louise, Canada



Director of Engineering (On-Site)


Luxury & Lifestyle

Company Description

Embrace your passion for hiking, skiing, snowboarding and many other outdoor activities in Banff National Park while pursuing a fulfilling career at Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise. Take a risk, make a change and experience a new adventure while further developing your career. To live and work in a National Park is a once in a lifetime opportunity.  Our team is a network of empowered individuals with a strong sense of themselves and the hospitality industry. Work hard, play hard and receive extraordinary benefits including subsidized onsite accommodations, which make saving money very easy to manage. Join our Fairmont family today!

What is in it for you:

  • One complimentary meal per shift in our staff cafeteria (additional meals can be purchased for $5/meal)
  • Comprehensive benefits package (Medical, Vision & Dental) including extended benefits like; Mental Health (up to $5,000/year), Orthodontics (up to $2,500/year), 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 - Discounted room rates including 50% off all food & beverage at Fairmont Resorts in Banff, Lake Louise, Jasper & Whistler (subject to availability)
  • Comprehensive wellness platform (GreenShield+) for employee mental health and wellbeing support
  • Discounts while using our resort’s Food & Beverage Outlets, Fitness Centre, and Spa 
  • 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 Chateau Lake Louise and over 5,000 properties with Accor

Job Description

Working on-site at the iconic Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise as Director of Engineering, you will implement and oversee our preventative maintenance programs in support of a safe and welcoming hotel for all colleagues, guests and visitors. Team leadership and effective delegation skills will be key to success in this role.

Working in a dynamic and ever challenging environment, the Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise is looking for a leader who can support the maintenance and grounds teams and meet the needs of a historic property. Proven ability to build working relationships, results oriented, and natural problem solver are a few of the traits most suited to this position.

Reporting to the Director of Operations, this position is responsible for assisting in:

  • Administering the Maintenance Department towards the attainment of hotel and department goals
  • Application of Company and department standards and attention to detail.
  • Coordinating the Preventive Maintenance Program for guest rooms, public areas, and safety systems; working closely with the Rooms Division, Food & Beverage Departments and other departments.
  • Preparing and controlling the annual maintenance budget and Capital Plan.
  • Monitoring the Hotel's Energy Management system supervising and directing maintenance staff in the operation and maintenance of the mechanical and physical plant.
  • Ensuring prompt and/or immediate response to maintenance requests from our guests, employees, and management of the Hotel.
  • Recruiting, scheduling, payroll, performance appraisals and reviews, training and development of all maintenance staff
  • Contribution to hotel capital planning
  • Coordination and completion for all audits related to engineering and risk management
  • Responsible for departmental health, safety, and WHMIS training programs, and thorough WCB compliance; and a key member of the Hotel's emergency response team.
  • Active participant in various Committees, and within Hotel operations at large.
  • The coordination and management of outside contractors for items such as elevators, refrigeration, waste disposal, etc.; sourcing of appropriate suppliers, preparation of purchase orders, facilitation of supplier negotiations.
  • Ensures hotel compliance with all municipal, provincial, federal and Parks regulations relating to operational functions, fire and safety programs.
  • Actively participates in the Hotel's Energy Management, Occupational Health & Safety, and Environmental programs.
  • Lead and support a diverse team in the operations and maintenance of the hotel including:  general maintenance, HVAC, kitchen repairs, carpentry, electrical, plumbing and grounds
  • Be available on an ‘on-call’ basis during off hours for emergency situations
  • Available for union agreements and disputes
  • Required to be available for emergency response purposes.



  • Team player and team builder.
  • Minimum of 10 years' supervisory/leadership/project management experience, preferably in the hospitality sector.
  • Engineering degree/diploma and/or valid trade qualifications required (Journey Electrical or Plumbing) with management experience.
  • Class 4 Power Engineering, FMA/CFM or RPA & PMP Designations will be an asset
  • Knowledgeable in all regulations such as building codes, fire and health department requirements, etc.
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills * highly organized, results oriented with the ability to be flexible, and to work well under pressure, strong level of initiative required.
  • Must be computer literate and familiarization with computerized maintenance systems is an asset.
  • Must lead by example by displaying a high standard of performance with the ability to communicate these expectations to the team to achieve above expectation results.
  • Must be highly safety conscious and actively involved in maintaining a safe work environment throughout the Hotel
  • Hours of work and days off will vary according to business demands.
  • Experience in a unionized labor setting an asset.

Additional Information

Visa Requirements: Applicants must be legally eligible to work in Canada.

APPLY TODAY: We encourage you to visit our website to learn more about living and working in Lake Louise! www.lakelouisejobs.com

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.

About Fairmont Hotels & Resorts: 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!

Our Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion: 

At Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise, we believe that the strength of our team lies in its diversity. We are committed to fostering an inclusive environment that respects the unique backgrounds, perspectives, and talents of the individual. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we are dedicated to providing equal access to opportunities. We welcome applications from all qualified candidates.

If you are contacted by a Recruiter, kindly inform them at any stage of the recruitment process if you will need support or accommodations.

Persons who anticipate needing accommodations for any part of the application or interview process may contact, in confidence: cll.careers@fairmont.com

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La diversité et l’inclusion pour Accor, c’est accueillir chacun et chacune dans le respect de ses différences en donnant la priorité aux seules qualités et compétences. Notre ambition est de développer l’emploi, mieux accueillir, offrir d’excellentes conditions de travail et  favoriser l’évolution de l’ensemble des collaborateurs et notamment des personnes en situation de handicap. N’hésitez pas à nous faire part de vos éventuels besoins spécifiques afin que nous puissions les prendre en considération lors de votre processus de recrutement.


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