Chief Engineer (Building Maintenance)

Pomeroy Kananaskis Mountain Lodge [KAN]
Kananaskis Village, Alberta
Locations: Kananaskis Village, Calgary, Edmonton, Regina, Saskatoon
Posted On: September 02, 2022
Employment Type: Full Time - Salaried

We are looking for a Chief Engineer to join our Canadian Rocky Mountain Resort. This is an exciting leadership role with excellent compensation, perks and growth. 


The Pomeroy Kananaskis Mountain Lodge is set amongst some of the most beautiful scenery in the world. Surrounded by the Canadian Rocky Mountains, the Lodge is located between Calgary and Banff, Alberta; and provides guests with the ultimate mountain getaway experience.

The Lodge sits in an unspoiled mountain environment, surrounded by 4000 square kilometres of possibilities. Home to unsurpassed backcountry adventures - your opportunities are endless! Live the Adventure is our motto, and we work hard to ensure a healthy work and life balance for all our employees.

The Lodge was originally built for the 1988 Winter Olympics and is now host to visitors from all around the world. Three buildings provide 412 luxurious rooms, 6 dining outlets, a conference centre, Nordic Spa and fitness centre and the best backyard in the world! Come Live the Adventure and grow your career! What are you waiting for?


Experience the Kananaskis Mountain Lodge here: Video Link

  • Top of-market compensation package 
  • Marriott Destinations membership provides you with discounted room rates and food and beverage discounts at any of Marriott’s chain of hotels
  • Food and beverage discounts at ALL 6 of our dining outlets
  • Discounted access to our Nordic Spa
  • Discounted Ski Pass and Golf rates
  • Onsite newly-renovated staff accommodations, which include a residence convenience store and employee gym
  • One meal per day in our employee cafeteria (taxable benefit)
  • Discounts on activities offered through our Activities Committee: skydiving, yoga, rafting, to name a few
  • Shuttle access to Calgary and Canmore
  • Personal days: 5 per year after 90 days of continued full-time employment
  • Growth and development opportunities, both personal and professional
  • Health and Wellness Benefits (some restrictions may apply)

Start a new adventure while working for an Autograph by Marriott resort located in the heart of the iconic Canadian Rockies!

The Pomeroy Kananaskis Mountain Lodge is surrounded by untouched beauty and rugged mountain peaks, offering a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for those seeking a culture that offers a work-hard, play-hard mantra, an empowering workplace, industry-best perks and benefits, and amazing development opportunities for those looking to grow a career.  Join the Marriott family today! 


Reporting to the General Manager, the Chief Engineer is responsible for overseeing major mechanical systems, preventive maintenance programs, and physical guestroom product, and directing employees within the scope of the engineering division. We are seeking a leader with a proven record of performance within an engineering role / commercial building maintenance role.


  • Conduct daily walk through and visually assess the safe and efficient maintenance and operation of the physical structure(s) of the hotel and residence buildings, including the grounds (this also includes all mechanical, electrical and HVAC systems and any other related equipment)
  • Direct employees within the scope of the engineering division who assist with the ongoing maintenance of the hotel’s physical plant, assign daily tasks and projects
  • Ensure a comprehensive preventative maintenance program is effectively implemented and maintained
  • Ensure that an effective team is developed that works together as a unit, ensuring all aspects of an assigned task are completed in a timely manner and to the highest quality standards
  • Ensure that the physical plant is maintained to the highest standards and in a safe manner by utilizing the services of highly qualified and quality-oriented suppliers
  • Identify and prioritize organizational objectives, ensuring that the engineering and maintenance process is continuously improved through the use of ongoing evaluation and problem-solving teams
  • Be a key resource in the recruitment, selection and training of maintenance staff members
  • Produce accurate forecasting and budgeting, financial reviews, expense tracking and other fiscal activities
  • Hands-on/lead by example approach with day-to-day engineering duties and/or projects as required


  • 3-5 years of experience in a progressively senior role of responsibility with strong knowledge and understanding of the Engineering and Maintenance Process
  • Post-secondary education in a related field is a definite asset; qualified candidates should possess their 4th Class Power Engineer Certificate at minimum
  • Experience in preventative maintenance, energy management, fire safety, and health and safety
  • Must have excellent interpersonal and communications skills
  • Recognized team player and a self-starter with strong organizational skills
  • Ability to train, coach and develop associates in an entrepreneurial and progressive environment
  • Computer knowledge required

If you are interested, please send us your resume and cover letter for consideration. Please note that only qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview.


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