Engineering & Facilities Management | Listed 29 February

Rydges South Bank Brisbane – Hotel Engineer

Work type
Full time

About EVT 

When you join EVT, you are joining one of Australia and New Zealand’s leading experience companies. EVT encompasses Entertainment businesses that excite every sense, Ventures driven by a passion for new opportunities and Travel businesses that always feel local and authentic. At EVT, we’re the shakers and the Daymakers. The experience creators. The possibility makers and opportunity takers. We aim to make a positive impact on our people, communities and environment, every day. 

About Rydges 

Australian & New Zealand owned and operated for more than 30 years, Rydges operates quality city, suburban, and resort-style hotels in key destinations across Australia and New Zealand, with a refreshingly down-to-earth approach. Rydges provides genuine local hospitality with quality essentials alongside its trademark ‘too easy’ service. 

About Rydges South Bank Brisbane

Level up your career with the best in Brisbane hospitality. Rydges South Bank is located in the heart of Brisbane’s arts and entertainment precinct, offering a variety of rooms, with state-of-the-art features, and fantastic amenities, including Soleil Pool Bar and the award-winning Bacchus Restaurant onsite. We can’t wait to hear from you!

About the role

This is a vital position for Hotel’s present and future in continuing to provide a building that meets the standards expected of every guest that walks through our doors. The role will play a key part in the strategic direction for the leadership team while ensuring that our all staff have the tools and equipment to complete their tasks. 

The role is a full-time position, Monday to Friday. The successful candidate will have a can do attitude and be results driven, while having an exceptional eye for detail and the ability to problem solve and adapt. 

Key responsibilities :

  • Ensure maintenance and repairs for all hotel equipment and machinery including mechanical, electrical, plumbing, HVAC, fire safety etc.
  • Provide regular compliance checks on both the building’s interior and exterior ensuring regulatory, legislation and local council laws are adhered to.
  • Develop and implement preventative maintenance schedule including any required safety testing of equipment/machinery.
  • Ensure hotel property security is regularly reviewed to minimise risk of theft, crime and other hazards.
  • Oversee the Hotel’s WHS program/committee, undertake regular WHS compliance inspections and perform training to staff where required. 
  • Manage the Building Management System (BMS)
  • Coordinate with external contractors on projects and maintenance works ensuring high standard of work and timely completion.
  • Coordinate with equipment suppliers to ensure timely delivery, minimal disruption to guests and minimise expenses.
  • Where possible, implement sustainable methods, processes, equipment etc.
  • Develop and implement preventative maintenance schedule including any required safety testing of equipment/machinery.

Benefits & perks 

At EVT, we want our people to experience our businesses and be brand and experience advocates. So, we make sure access to amazing ‘Elevate Perks’ are available to all staff from day dot. 

  • Incredible team member discounts from your first day on-the-job.  
  • 50% off stays at EVT hotels – Rydges, QT, Atura, 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 & experience 

  • 3 to 5 years’ experience as an Engineer or similar Facilities Management positions  
  • Bachelor of Engineering preferred
  • Fire Safety Advisor/Warden training 
  • Current First Aid and CPR qualifications 
  • Experience working with HVAC
  • Experience within a medium to large Hotel/Hospitality operation preferred but not essential
  • Demonstrated high-level experience and understand of Australian building regulations, laws, compliance processes and procedures
  • Experience managing on-site WHS and understanding of regulations 
  • Experience managing relationships with vendors and contractors 
  • Ability to problem solve and adapt to ever evolving situations 
  • Experience working in fast paced and high volume operations 
  • Advanced proficiency in software and systems, including advanced skills in Microsoft Office programs
  • Highly motivated and excellent organisational skills
  • Ability to build and maintain strong relationships while driving employee engagement and development 
  • Excellent personal presentation and a high level of professionalism
  • Enthusiasm, friendly nature and goal orientated 
  • Ability to handle high pressure situations and adapt to operations 

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