Leadership & Management | Listed 16 May

Rydges Newcastle – Maintenance Manager

Work type
Full time

About the business

Rydges Newcastle has 175 well-appointed suites, located in the Honeysuckle precinct on Newcastle Harbour that is equipped with 9 flexible functions rooms. Located only moments from the beach and the city’s most famous attractions, our amazing position makes our all-suite hotel the perfect Newcastle accommodation for couples, families, groups, business travellers and is the ideal space for work or play. .

About the role

Rydges Newcastle is currently seeking a dedicated, hands on and self motivated Maintenance Manager to join our team. 

The successful applicant will have previous experience in a similar role and enjoy working in a professional environment, have great customer service skills, high operating standards with an exceptional eye for detail and the ability to work both unsupervised and in a team environment.

Reporting directly to the General Manager the successful applicant will be responsible for:

  • Manage the overall maintenance of the hotel, including preventative maintenance, cost control & contractor liaison.
  • Completing CAPEX submissions and overseeing all CAPEX works relating to the maintenance of the hotel.
  • Recruiting, motivating and developing the engineering team.
  • Leading a team to plan and carry out preventative maintenance and general repairs throughout the hotel to ensure standards are maintained for guest comfort.
  • Manage the hotels WH&S responsibilities.
  • Ensure the compliance of the hotel as it relates to essential services, fire, life and safety.
  • Environmental and sustainability initiates and implementing solutions to improve energy management and conservation.
  • Pool and grounds maintenance.
  • Attend to the property after hours as required for any emergency maintenance matters. 

Benefits & perks

  • Renowned for our refreshingly local, down-to-earth experiences. 
  • Incredible team member discounts from your first day on-the-job. 
  • 50% off stays at EVT hotels – Rydges, QT, Atura, JUCY Snooze and more. 
  • $2 movie tickets, plus Moonlight, Gold Class, Candy Bar discounts and more. 
  • Awesome winter and summer savings and discounts at Thredbo. 
  • Rapid career growth opportunities through our EVT network. 
  • Local community involvement, volunteering and charitable giving.  
  • Australia and NZ’s largest and most diverse experiences company.  

Skills and experience

  • A trade qualification
  • Experience with HVAC, equipment, including boilers, chillers, air handling units/controls, and refrigeration equipment.
  • Experience with CMMS maintenance programs. 
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Previous experience as a Chief Engineer or Maintenance Manager in a 4 star hotel environment.
  • A proven ability to proactively coach and guide team members.
  • You must be a hands-on manager.

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