Fairmont Capital Projects Coordinator in Canada

Primary Location

Capital Projects Coordinator

This full time position will provide site support for the implementation of capital projects at the iconic Banff Springs Hotel. The position will require a highly organized individual who has familiarity with hotel operations, facility components and building systems.

Hotel Overview: For over 125 years, The Fairmont Banff Springs has built a distinct and iconic reputation. With 757 guest rooms, world-class golf and spa experiences, 78,000 square feet of expansive conference facilities, and one of the largest food & beverage operations in North America, our Castle in the Rockies is the place to ignite a brilliant career. This is a vibrant workplace with tremendous growth and mentorship opportunities; a place for colleagues who aspire to deliver amazing guest service, learn, grow and innovate.

The Rocky Mountain lifestyle doesn’t disappoint. Just a 1-hour drive from Calgary, Banff uniquely blends a community of hospitality enthusiasts, outdoor adventure seekers, artists, entertainers, and families alike. It’s all at your doorstep; this year-round, mountain culture offers true work–life balance in one of Canada’s most spectacular destinations. Our welcoming community is cultural, and dynamic.

Summary of Responsibilities:Reporting to the Hotel Manager, responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following:

  • Responsible for onsite coordination of refurbishment and infrastructure capital projects. Work closely and effectively communicate with the ownership group and all other project stakeholders.

  • Assist Department heads with planning, approvals submittals and workflows, procurement and implementation of Operating and Technology capital projects.

  • Responsible for communicating effectively with the Executive Office, Fairmont Corporate Office, Fairmont Design & Construction, Fairmont Purchasing, the ownership team, project consultants and contractors.

  • Responsible for maintaining relationships with various departments in the hotel to facilitate all aspects of project co-ordination.

  • Responsible for representing Fairmont to all contacts external and internal in accordance to our mission, vision, values and Service Promises.

  • Responsible for creating detailed plans for special projects and assignments.

  • Responsible for assisting in the coordination of labour to meet project demands and delivery schedules.

  • Responsible for review of supplied drawings and specifications for operational and physical concerns.

  • Responsible for completion of capital expenditure forms and obtaining applicable quotes in conjunction with Fairmont Purchasing.

  • Responsible for ensuring that all projects and assignments meet Fairmont Standards.

  • Responsible for cleanliness, organization and inventory of FFE storage facilities.

  • Responsible for inspecting the work of the Colleagues participating on special project and ensure standards are met.

  • Responsible for assisting in gathering supporting information and inventories for upcoming special projects.

  • Responsible for ensuring that detailed plans are in place for renovated guest rooms and areas to ensure they remain as renovated. (i.e. furniture plans and furniture labeling).

  • Responsible for adhering to Health & Safety Responsibilities as per Health & Safety Policy.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Employee Status


  • Strong understanding of hotel operations including all operating departments core functions
  • Familiarity with facilities components and building systems (HVAC, electrical, building exteriors, etc.)
  • Ability to work well under pressure and adapt as necessary.
  • Highly organized and process oriented
  • Ability to display and ensure accountability of yourself and others.
  • Previous Supervisory or leadership qualities demonstrated.
  • Ability to function both self-directed and within a team.
  • Ability to make decisions and direct as required.

Visa Requirements:Must be legally eligible to work in Canada. The hotel is unable to assist candidates in obtaining Canadian work authorization.

APPLY TODAY:Whether you're launching your career or seeking meaningful employment, we invite you to visit www.fairmontcareers.com to learn more about Fairmont Hotels & Resorts and the extraordinary opportunities that exist!


At Fairmont Hotels & Resort we offer our guests the finest hospitality experience in each of our destinations. And we know that, to offer our guests the best, we first need to offer our employees the best. That's why you'll find exceptional work opportunities - throughout North America and the Caribbean, Europe and Africa, the Middle East and Asia Pacific - as well as industry - leading training, career development, recognition and rewards. Fairmont Hotels & Resorts is a celebrated collection of hotels that includes landmark locations like London's The Savoy, New York's The Plaza, and Shanghai's Fairmont Peace Hotel. Our teams are guided by values of Respect, Integrity, Teamwork and Empowerment; we employ the highest ethical and quality standards, treating all colleagues with fairness and dignity. A community and environmental leader, Fairmont is also regarded for its responsible tourism practices and award - winning Green Partnership program. An exciting future awaits!

Primary Location: Canada-Banff-The Fairmont Banff Springs

Employee Status: Regular

Job Level: Colleague

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day Job

Travel: No

Closing Date: 31.Mar.2018, 10:59:00 PM

Req ID: BSH04098