1. Full-Time
  2. Permanent
  4. Engineering & Maintenance


Fairmont Royal York, Toronto, Canada



Electrician (Full-Time)


Luxury & Lifestyle

Company Description

For over 91 years, Fairmont Royal York has stood proudly as a Toronto landmark. When the hotel opened in 1929 it was the tallest building in the British Common Wealth and contained 1,048 rooms, a concert hall, library, extensive bakery, radio station and even a hospital. Today, this essential downtown landmark has completed a multi-million dollar transformation, reimagining its lobby, rooms, dining venues, event spaces, and Fairmont Gold – the property’s exclusive hotel within a hotel luxury experience. Another stunning chapter for Fairmont Royal York has begun.

Our Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion

We are an inclusive company and our ambition is to attract, recruit and promote diverse talent.

Note: Must already be legally entitled to work in Canada to be considered for the position

Job Description

Responsible for trouble shooting, repairs and maintenance of all electrical and mechanical systems, machinery and equipment and the installation of new systems when assigned in the hotel and property

  • Responsible for trouble shooting, installation and repair of all electrical equipment related to the physical plant, building systems and the hotel including but not limited to; chillers, air handlers, air compressors, controllers, motors, pumps, Jacuzzis, pools, kitchen equipment, generators, laundry equipment, valet equipment, public and guest areas and any and all electrical equipment within the hotel.
  • Develop and carry out a PM program that will ensure all the electrical systems, machinery and equipment are routinely inspected, repaired as required and are in good running order and condition
  • To oversee any electrical work carried out in the hotel. To ensure that all work is completed within the Royal York Hotel standards and meets the Electrical Code of Ontario.
  • Responsible for maintaining an adequate stock of electrical parts such as light bulbs, switches, outlets, breakers and other devices needed in day-to-day maintenance. And to order all required material and supplies when required
  • Responsible for keeping all electrical devices in a clean and safe conditions, light covers on, receptacle covers on, put box covers on, electrical cover panels on, panel boxes cleaned and circuits marked.
  • Good upkeep, repair and maintenance of all Kitchen equipment including, but not limited to Freezers, Coolers,
  • Conveyors, Counters, Stoves and Hot Boxes and any other equipment or machinery in the Kitchen and Dishwashing areas.
  • Good upkeep, repair and maintenance of Laundry/Valet equipment including, but not limited to Braun, Challenge, Jensen, TSAM Industries, Troy, Norman, Coutral, Chicago and any other equipment or machinery in the Laundry/Valet
  • Inventory control/spare parts ordering
  • Health & Safety in your work area
  • Cleanliness of equipment
  • Maintenance, repairs, installation and trouble shooting of Hotel’s physical plant and equipment
  • If required, will assist the Engineering Dept. in other areas.
  • Public Holiday, weekends/overtime work may be required as needed. Responsible for making sure that all extension cords and motors on appliances are properly grounded and all connections are made safe.
  • Responsible for making sure that we are in compliance with Ontario’s Occupational Health & Safety, various other Acts, codes and regulations
  • Responsible for maintaining all work areas well lighted.
  • Responsible for maintaining all exterior lights and receptacles in good working order and to make safe.
  • Responsible for all electrical application, equipment, machinery, motors, and pumps that needs electrical repair
  • Respond to work orders as requested and ensure they are all completed as required. Take the necessary steps  needed to do this which may include contacting contractors, ordering parts or scheduling
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.
  • To attend all training courses, workshops, seminars or schooling to ensure that you are kept up to date and current on all electrical technology related to your job
  • May have to work weekends, holidays and shift work as scheduled by the Director of Engineering to ensure the proper operations of the Hotel and its properties
  • To help the engineering team in answering calls in guests rooms, public areas and carrying out minor repairs and maintenance on the hotels equipment, machinery and systems that may not always be related to the electrical systems


  • Certified Electrician  under the Apprenticeship and Tradesmen Qualification Act or equivalent experience
  • Ten (10) years experience in a similar role
  • Strong Working knowledge and ability to repair the electrical system and control systems
  • Excellent guest service

Additional Information

What is in it for you:

  • Employee benefit card offering discounted rates in Accor worldwide
  • Learning programs through our Academies
  • Opportunity to develop your talent and grow within your property and across the world!
  • Ability to make a difference through our Corporate Social Responsibility & Sustainability activities, like Planet 21
  • Access to our comprehensive benefits package, including extended health, dental, vision benefits; life and disability insurance; pension with company match; and Registered Retirement Savings Program (RRSP) and a Tax Free Savings Account (TFSA)
  • Complimentary dry cleaning of business attire
  • Flexible work hours/days 
  • Daily, complimentary on-shift meals
  • Paid time off including vacation, sick and statutory holidays 

Diversity & Inclusion for Accor means welcoming each and everyone and respecting their differences by giving priority only to qualities and skills in extending employment and development opportunities. Our ambition is to provide meaningful employment, a warm and welcoming culture, excellent working conditions and to promote the development of all people, including those with disabilities.
When applying, do not hesitate to let us know of any specific needs you may have so that we can take them into consideration.


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