IHG Vehicle Mechanic - InterContinental Hayman Island Resort in Hayman Island, Australia

Vehicle Mechanic - InterContinental Hayman Island Resort

Job Number EMEAA00975

Hotel Brand: InterContinental Hotels

Europe, Middle East, Asia & Africa - Australia - Queensland - Hayman Island


About us

InterContinental Hayman Island Resort in the Great Barrier Reef is an ultra-luxury private island resort currently undergoing restoration and construction works. Whilst the resort is not open to guests until early-mid 2019, we are seeking engaged and motivated professionals to be a part of our rebuilding and reopening team. We currently have an opportunity for a Vehicle Mechanic to join the team on this exciting journey.

As the world's largest family of luxury hotels, we all take great pride in being genuine ambassadors of the InterContinental® brand. Shaped by decades of international know-how and local insights, our passion for luxury travel spans cultures and customs. Inspiring us to create warm and sophisticated experiences for those seeking a richer perspective on the world.

Each of our hotels cultivates a distinctive style and ambience where we embrace every opportunity to give our guests a personal and enriching experience.

Your day to day

If you'd like to embrace a wider world of experiences and opportunities, we'd like to welcome you to the world's most international luxury hotel brand as the on Island Vehicle Mechanic; a key role in our dynamic live on island team who looking after the island's plant and utilities. Reporting to the Director of Engineering, this role ensures all necessary repairs and preventative maintenance are carried out on all vehicles within both the resort, construction and colleague village areas.

Your key duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Repairing and maintaining all guest and service vehicles of the resort

  • Preparing/initiating purchase requests for spares and replacement parts needed for the repair & maintenance of all resort vehicles.

  • Coordinating with the Utilities Manager to ensure sufficient tools, spare parts and consumables are readily available on island.

  • Executing the preventative maintenance strategy in place.

  • Ensuring all tasks required are executed to maintain compliance with state and commonwealth legislation, and local council laws.

  • Assisting in any after hour emergencies that may arise around resort vehicles.

  • Working as needed to assist the wider Engineering team.

What we need from you

The ideal candidate will hold an Automotive Mechanical trade certificate, Queensland General Safety Induction Card (White Card) and current open driver's licence with forklift and MR license a plus. They will preferably a Diesel Mechanic, we are looking for someone with a minimum two years post apprenticeship experience who has either had previous exposure to a remote island environment or who wants to utilise their strong technical skills in a new diverse and challenging environment. They must also hold the appropriate work rights to work within Australia.

Please note, the resort is currently a construction site with strict policies in place, including drug and alcohol policies, to ensure the health and safety of all team members.

What we offer

IHG are more than just a great place to stay, we are also one of Australia’s best employers. We are looking for exceptional people like you to greet the world and be the spark that makes us even better.

Join us and you’ll become part of the global IHG family – and like all families, all our individual team members share some winning characteristics. As a team, we work better together – we trust and support each other, we do the right thing and we welcome different perspectives. You need to show us you care: that you notice the little things that make a difference to guests as well as always looking for ways to improve.

We will give you every opportunity to grow vertically, functionally, geographically, and personally. As part of the IHG family with more than 5,300 hotels in over 100 countries, the world is your oyster - visit www.http://careers.ihg.com to find out more about us.