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Senior Maintenance Technician - Fogo Island Inn

Twin Farms

Twin Farms

Hawaii, USA
Posted on Wednesday, May 15, 2024

Company Description

Fogo Island Inn is an initiative of Shorefast, whose mission is to build cultural and economic resilience on Fogo Island and promote community well-being by building and sharing new models of economic development. By ‘holding on and reaching out’, Shorefast works with hospitality, art, technology, business, and design to enhance and share the natural assets of place.

Job Description

The Senior Maintenance Technician, based on Fogo Island, will perform a variety of functions to support daily operations While working in a fast-paced environment, the incumbent will demonstrate a positive can-do attitude.

General responsibilities:

  • Overseeing the day-to-day operations of the Fogo Island Inn’s facility systems including but not limited to water treatment, boilers, refrigeration, humidifiers, hot tubs, HRV’s, hydronic solar system, laundry, and kitchen equipment.
  • Ensuring the Inn’s preventive and corrective maintenance tasks are completed in a timely manner.
  • Ensuring spare parts inventory is ample and up to date.
  • Fostering a strong ethic of good housekeeping providing a clean working environment amongst the Fogo Island Inn Maintenance team and contractors.
  • Creating a culture of engagement and continuous learning, developing and mentoring junior staff, and working toward the operation’s goals and objectives.
  • Updating Excel spreadsheets related to maintenance activity as required.
  • Coordinating daily work activity and receiving maintenance tasks from the Maintenance Team Lead.
  • Monitoring and troubleshooting the Fogo Island Inn’s Building Automation System software.
  • Enforcing and following all applicable safety rules and procedures.
  • Preparing operating procedures/SOP’s for system equipment and machinery.
  • Maintaining a neatly dressed and groomed appearance. Ensuring uniform is in good order.
  • Collaborating in a positive manner with all members of the team at the Inn.
  • Willing to work weekends, shift work, and overtime as necessary.
  • Other duties as required.


The ideal candidate:

  • 2nd or 3rd Class Power Engineering designation or equivalent from any Canadian Province.
  • Valid Canadian driver’s license is an essential requirement.
  • Accreditations in other trades considered an asset.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. This involves keeping all departments informed of any maintenance issues.
  • Problem solving abilities.
  • Great attention to detail.
  • Positive, outgoing, ambitious, and energetic.
  • Organized and strives for perfection.
  • Team player with a roll up your sleeves approach to getting the job done.
  • A passion for small communities
  • Must be legally eligible to work in Canada

Additional Information

What we offer:

  • An engaged, highly supportive, and collaborative environment
  • The opportunity to work and live in a thriving social entrepreneurship
  • A commitment to recruiting, promoting, and training qualified individuals at all levels within the organization