Engineering & Facilities Management | Listed 02 March

QT Canberra – Handyperson

Work type
Part Time


The Handy Person is responsible for assisting the Engineering Team in providing an effective maintenance service to all departments in the Hotel. This is in conjunction with follow-through of the hotel Work Request management system myBuildings. 


  • To assist the engineering team in providing an effective maintenance service to all departments. This includes hands-on work as well as delegating tasks to contractors and other maintenance staff (when applicable)
  • In conjunction with the above, ensure all Work Requests (internal and allocated to contractors) are raised via myBuildings and procedures are followed
  • To assist the engineering team in ensuring the building and surrounds, plant, machinery and equipment is maintained and operates at the most efficient and productive level possible following all OH&S and AU standards
  • Respond to and carry out all inter departmental or guest requests concerning defects, repairs and / or general assistance.  When defects or repairs are outside your capabilities, communicate directly with the appropriate trades person / contractor in the absence of the Maintenance Manager. 
  • To assist in identifying areas of improvement within the hotel, and to carry out preventative maintenance plans that are put in place
  • Render assistance when needed to other departments or their representatives.
  • To supervise (when required) maintenance contractors engaged via myBuildings and ensure works are carried out to the highest standard possible while maintaining a safe environment for all stakeholders and property
  • You may be required to work flexible hours including weekends, Public holidays depending on the property’s needs
  • Follow security and controls processes with regard to hard keys and card assess management
  • Ensure hotel grooming standards are met with respect to being presentable at all times
  • Occasionally perform other duties as directed by the Maintenance Manager and / or General Manager

Work Health and Safety (WHS)

  • Plant rooms, store rooms, risers, switch rooms to be kept free of hazards
  • Ensure paths of egress, fire and exit doors, emergency exists are kept clear at all times
  • Workshop kept clean and tidy
  • Proactively provide feedback to the Maintenance Manager in all areas in order to lower associated risk where possible
  • Regularly check and inspect tools in order to ensure a safe work environment at all times


  • All Work Requests/Purchase Orders to be approved by the Maintenance Manager via myBuildings prior to purchase of any materials / engagement of any contractors

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