Chief Engineer, Pacific Resort Aitutaki, Cook Islands

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Pacific Resort Aitutaki
  • Post Date: June 7, 2023
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Pacific Resort Aitutaki, Cook Islands, is looking for a CHIEF ENGINEER, who is willing to further his career in the beautiful Island of Aitutaki.



Responsible for managing all aspects of maintenance staff on a daily basis. Directs, coordinates and performs routine, preventive and emergency interior / exterior maintenance and repairs to obtain optimum efficiency and economy of hotel operations.

Directs the Engineering staff, asset protection, inventory control and human resources.



  • Familiar and complies with the hotels mission and standards in performing maintenance activities.
  • Maximise maintenance team potential with a balanced focus on operations, guests, employee and owners satisfaction.
  • Represents the engineering department during the daily HOD morning meetings.
  • Prioritise, plan, schedule assign and supervise the engineering department staff.
  • Oversee the maintenance tasks, room master work orders and special projects ensuring timely and accurate completion.
  • Respond to guest’s maintenance needs promptly and ensure guests receive professional, efficient prompt and courteous service to hotel standards.
  • Maintain the physical appearance and operational efficiency of the hotel including physical. Mechanical, electrical, plumbing, ICT,  etc.
  • Installation & maintenance of all equipment related to HVAC, Electrical, Water treatment, Fire Safety, stand by Diesel generator, etc.
  • Ensure proper records are kept relating to all plant and equipment for the hotel including repair and service records.
  • Prepare reports as required by the General Manager.
  • Ensure that stores have adequate stocks of materials, equipment and tools and are kept in a clean and safe environment.
  • Take responsibility for the cleanliness and safety aspects of all plant and mechanical equipment rooms and general workshop areas.
  • Attend all Facility Management/Property meetings as required, passing on necessary information to the maintenance team in regular junior staff meetings.
  • Ensure the proper use and periodic maintenance of all equipment.
  • Perform daily and weekly property document inspections.
  • Ensure property, grounds, physical plant and work areas are maintained to standard and that all safety equipment and conditions are to code.
  • Establish and maintain department equipment and supply inventory levels appropriate to property requirements
  • Train engineering department staff on correct maintenance procedures and assists in repairs as needed.
  • Maintain, monitor and test hotel’s emergency and security systems, features like Fire Alarm, CCTV, IPTV, WIFI, etc.
  • Discuss with GM / Department heads on maintenance status and inspection reports.
  • Respond to corporate and management inquires.
  • Develop, implement, and direct all emergency programs.
  • Develop, implement and manage energy conservation programs for the property to minimise expenses.
  • Responsible for quality service, meeting/exceeding financial goals, short and long term planning and day-to-day operations.


Advanced knowledge of building management/engineering with positive attitude, Good communication skills and Committed to delivering a high level of customer service.


Diploma or University degree in Electrical or Civil engineering preferred.


We are looking for someone who has worked in a similar role for last 5 years with an exceptional experience in Stand by generator, Swimming pool treatment and plant rooms, water treatment and pumping, water softener, sewerage treatment plant, ICT,  etc.


An attractive salary package is on offer and can be discussed during interview.


Application with resume and other documents shall be emailed to: [email protected]

Applications close on 30 June 2023.

About Pacific Resort Aitutaki

A member of Small Luxury Hotels of the World, Pacific Resort Aitutaki is the gem of the Pacific Resort Hotel Group and one of the finest small luxury hotels in the South Pacific. Our award-winning tropical island retreat features just twenty-nine richly-appointed and exceedingly private beachfront bungalows, suites and villas, all within steps of the water’s edge. Each of our spacious, free-standing bungalows capture the true sprit of Polynesian architecture and design with palm thatched roofs, mahogany wood floors, marble bathrooms, large private sundecks and super king-sized beds. Whichever style of accommodation guests select, all enjoy spectacular panoramic views of Aitutaki’s world-famous lagoon, where magnificent sunsets lustrously colour the azure sea and horizon beyond.

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