Class 4 Engineer (Full Time Temporary)
The Westin Nova Scotian
1181 Hollis Street, B3H2P6 Halifax, NS
Deep in the heart of downtown Halifax, The Westin Nova Scotian offers first class accommodations in elegant and historic surroundings. We are an employer of choice in this vibrant city, being named a Great Place to Work (Retail & Hospitality), 2018. With our 4 1/2 star Canada Select property offering 310 well-appointed guest rooms and 23,000 square feet of meeting space, our hotel is ideal for the business traveler, meeting planner, and leisure traveler alike. We are currently looking for a Full Time Temporary Class 4 Engineer.

The Class 4 Engineer is expected to perform routine maintenance and repair duties for the property.
  • Must have painting and drywall experience.
  • Experience in hotel or related trade preferred.
  • A valid 4th Class Stationary Engineer certificate preferred.
  • Must be able to work weekends and evenings. Long hours sometimes required.
  • High school diploma required.
  • Must have a valid Nova Scotia driver’s license.
  • Working knowledge of all legal issues in compliance with OSHA.
  • Training in other trades would be helpful – i.e. carpentry, HVAC, etc.
  • Must have plumbing and electrical experience, grade 12, work towards 4th class ticket an asset
  • Make basic repairs to air conditioners – change filters, clean coils, replace blower motors, etc.
  • Repair/replace tile, grouting, and caulking.
  • Repair drapes and rods, replace hooks, cords, and slides.
  • Install towel racks, toilet paper holders, shower curtain rods, and door stops. Hang pictures.
  • Replace light switches, receptacles, and light bulbs.
  • Perform basic furniture repairs.
  • Maintain pool and spa – clean, vacuum, adjust chemical levels, change valves, and replace filters.  Maintain records of chemical balances.
  • Make basic wall covering repairs.
  • Perform minor plumbing repairs – change FET washers, stems seats, cartridges, handles, drain fittings, etc.
  • Replace lavatories and toilets.
  • Must be able to work and manage the mechanical, guest room, public space and PM programs.
  • Must be able to manage the lights and grounds program.
  • Painting and drywall repair.
  • Maintain grounds and light program
  • Clean pool pump room.
  • Repair and finish sheetrock.
  • Must be able and willing to paint as needed.
  • Other duties as required.

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