Assistant Engineering Manager

Property Name
Starwood Hotels & Resorts Canada
Job Title
Assistant Engineering Manager
Company Name
Starwood Hotels & Resorts Canada
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Applicants who do not already have legal permission to work in Canada will not be considered.
Management Position
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Assistant Engineering Manager


Starwood About Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. is one of the leading hotel and leisure companies in the world with more than 1,300 properties in over 100 countries and over 180,000 employees at its owned and managed properties. Starwood is a fully integrated owner, operator and franchisor of hotels, resorts and residences under the renowned brands: St. Regis®, The Luxury Collection®, W®, Westin®, Le Méridien®, Sheraton®, Tribute Portfolio™, Four Points® by Sheraton, Aloft®, Element®, along with an expanded partnership with Design Hotels™. The Company also boasts one of the industry’s leading loyalty programs, Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG®). Please visit for more information. The Company is an equal opportunity employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy), age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, or veteran status, or any other status or characteristic protected by law. If you require assistance or a reasonable accommodation in completing the application materials or any aspect of the application process, please contact the local Human Resources office at the worksite where you are applying for a position.


Sheraton Centre Toronto In the Centre of Toronto, the fully wireless CAA/AAA Four Diamond Sheraton Centre Toronto is connected to the Financial and Entertainment districts by way of the PATH. Mere steps from the famed Eaton Centre, the hotel is readily accessible to shopping, Mirvish Theatres, world-class dining at downtown Toronto restaurants and other world renowned tourist attractions. With a $120 million renovation in 2015, no expense was spared to ensure that all of our 1,372 guest rooms were transformed into a vision of modern sophistication. The freshly upgraded technology-enabled guestrooms now include wall-mounted 55” flat panel televisions and Sheraton Club Rooms offer another level of service with an array of upgraded amenities and access to the stylish 43rd floor Sheraton Club Lounge. Enjoy the largest indoor/outdoor heated hotel pool in Canada and stay cool in the summer with a drink and some snacks from the Splash Bar. Relax with the kids and enjoy the weekend poolside! Toronto Meetings are conducted with the utmost comfort and style in an urban setting. The addition of three new ballrooms and our newly renovated meeting levels offer more than 130,000 sq. ft. of total event space.



Job Description

Assistant Engineering Manager Position Purpose Responsible for repair and service of all electrical & mechanical equipment on property; to include refrigeration equipment; Assist the Director of Engineering and the Chief Engineer (where applicable) with the supervision of the department daily shift activities of trades persons and building maintenance. Essential Functions Perform general repair and maintenance of any and all equipment found in and around the hotel. Specify work areas to be assigned as needed to each employee, based on skill level and experience. Ensure that all safety systems are operable. Respond to guest room calls as required. Supervise the preventive maintenance of all electrical / mechanical systems. Assist the Director of Engineering in the training and coaching of associates and use progressive discipline if/when necessary. Provide exemplary service to guests and associates ensuring actions and communications are compliant with the values of the organization. Coordinates tool, equipment and material needs for planned work activities. Able to work flexible hours, days to ensure department success. Other duties as assigned


Qualification Standards, Specific Job Knowledge, Skills and Abilities The individual must possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities and be able to explain and demonstrate that he or she can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of knowledge, skills, and abilities. High school or equivalent education required, post-secondary/trade education required. Hotel experience with at least 3 years’ experience in a leadership role required Must have 3-5 years engineering background with HVAC, trades experience and building engineering knowledge required. Previous experience in a Hotel and/or High Rise complex required Computer skills with a focus on Excel, Word, maintenance software Must have thorough knowledge of plumbing and electrical systems, maintenance of records of power, water and fuel consumption. Must have experience in office procedures, ordering materials, city codes and other applicable building laws, building construction, blueprint reading, etc. Good communication skills both orally and written Must possess analytical abilities and keen attention to detail Physical Demands The Sheraton Centre ensures complete compliance to the Occupational Health and Safety Act. The worker is subject to intermittent noise: there is sufficient noise to cause the worker to shout in order to be heard above the surrounding noise level. The worker is subject to hazards intermittently: 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. The worker is subject to atmospheric conditions: one or more of the following conditions that affect the respiratory system or the skin: fumes, odors, dusts, mists, gases or poor ventilation. The worker is subject to oils: there is air and/or skin exposure to oils and other cutting fluids. Machine operators: (without inspection), Mechanics, skilled trades people. Works with lathes, drill presses, power saws and mills where the seeing job is at or within arm's reach. Must be able to exert well-paced ability to reach other departments of the hotel on a timely basis. Must be able to exert well-paced ability in limited space. Must be able to bend, stoop, squat and stretch to fulfill tasks occasionally. Must be able to lift up to 40 lbs. on a regular and continuing basis. Grooming All employees must maintain a neat, clean and well-groomed appearance per Starwood standards. This job description is not an exclusive or exhaustive list of all job functions that an employee in this position may be asked to perform from time to time.