Falls Avenue Resort

  • Facilities Maintenance Manager

    Location CA-ON-Niagara Falls
    Facilities Maintenance/Renovation
    Job Status Type
    Future Opportunity
  • Overview

    Join Us!


    We’re a diversified team of over 1800+ world-class hospitality professionals working in more than 150 unique business roles running numerous hotels, restaurants, unique retail, attractions and spa businesses under a 120- acre roof. We're also part of an even larger private North American hospitality enterprise which spans both Canada and the United States- and includes our 2 other Niagara Falls sister hotels - the Marriott Fallsview and Marriott on the Falls Hotels. And if that's not impressive enough to outline the wealth of career opportunities we can offer you - we even have our onsite brewery - the Niagara Brewing Company! We principally choose to operate our businesses in co-operation with some of the World’s most- respected and most- valued brands: Sheraton, Christienne Spa, Crowne Plaza, Massimo's, Rainforest Cafe, Hard Rock Cafe, Perkins, Hershey’s, Coca-Cola, Starbucks and Fallsview Indoor Waterpark – to name but a few. Many of our businesses are award winning & internationally- recognized as best in class: Sheraton Conference Centre, Hard Rock Cafe, Rainforest Cafe, Hershey, 4 Starbucks, and Perkins. Our Fallsview Indoor Waterpark is internationally recognized by the World Waterpark Association and TripAdvisor and we’re a previous winner of the Distinguished Hotelier of the Year Gold award for the Falls Avenue Resort. If you aspire to be part of a business that continually pushes itself for greatness and makes Niagara Falls even more unique.


    What are you waiting for, apply now!!!


    This position assists the Director who is responsible for the effective and efficient business and department planning, budgeting, capital replacement, preventive maintenance, operation and repair of all facilities management aspects of the property and related retail/interconnected operations including guest rooms, common areas, restaurants, kitchens, spa, retail outlets, administrative offices, parking garage, facilities maintenance and storage areas, building/support structures (both exterior and interior - walls, floors, ceilings, windows), lighting/electrical, plumbing, HVAC, life support (public health, fire prevention, environmental and applicable safety standards).


    Responsibilities include providing daily supervision and project management of facilities management staff and contractors who service, maintain and/or repair facilities and equipment to ensure proactive safe and energy- efficient operations of hotel rooms, facilities and equipment. Tasks may include, but are not limited to: recruiting, hiring, training, scheduling, evaluating and counseling team members. Ensuring all operating equipment and systems are used safely and effectively in accordance with the hotel’s facilities management plans, policies and procedures. Complete inventory checks and departmental reports. Supervising the Facilities Maintenance Department to ensure that operations are effectively and efficiently carried out, while continually looking for ways to improve Facilities Maintenance operations and practices order to increase revenue and decrease cost.


    • Working knowledge of mechanical equipment and repair
    • Building Environmental Systems Class I & II, Systems Maintenance Technician or equivalent certification preferred
    • Excellent organizational and time management skills and the ability to work under pressure
    • Working knowledge of electrical systems, boilers, rough and fine carpentry skills and knowledge
    • Demonstrate supervisory experience in a leadership capacity including supervising, planning, problem solving, budgeting, staffing etc.
    • Develops all staff to the best of their personal capabilities
    • Directs staff in an efficient and forthright manner
    • Strong interpersonal/communication and team building skills
    • Ability to deal with the public and staff with tact and courtesy
    • Demonstrate commitment and passion to maximizing guest satisfaction in each stage of the guest experience, particularly as they pertain to exceptional standards of cleanliness and order
    • Extensive experience with scheduling, monitoring, coordinating and following up with external contractors
    • Demonstrate knowledge of and experience with construction management and contract administration
    • Proficient with power and hand tools
    • Knowledge and ability to repair mechanical, electrical, plumbing, refrigeration and HVAC equipment according to Ontario standards
    • 3 - 5 years building maintenance experience required, hotel environment preferred
    • Proficient knowledge of electrical systems including low and high voltage, and 3-phase systems
    • Demonstrate mechanical/electrical aptitude and ability to read and work from plans and drawings blue prints and sketching floor plans
    • Demonstrate analytical skills and experience with budgets, reports, etc.
    • Demonstrate working knowledge of Ontario’s Fire Code, the Occupational Health & Safety Act, the Environmental Protection Act and their applicable regulations
    • Demonstrate personal involvement and supervision to ensure the workplace is safe for all guests and staff. Enforces all health and safety/sanitation standards
    • Demonstrate ability to maintain professional composure at all times, while performing multiple tasks among staff, multiple guests/multiple items/products
    • Employs persuasion and influence to initiate and/or resolve matters
    • Excellent interpersonal skills
    • Extensive knowledge and experience with building system maintenance/construction and related trade practices and procedures, including computerized preventive maintenance software and tracking
    • Strong project management skills


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