Assistant Director, Engineering

Industry:
Hotels Clubs and Spas
Department:
General Management/ GM
Level:
Top Management
Location:
Asia
Salary Description:
Competitive
Posted:
03-Dec-16
Recruiter:
Raffles Hotels and Resorts
Job Ref:
VBB00608

Assistant Director, Engineering

Apply your exceptional standards as Assistant Director, Engineering, where you will implement preventative maintenance and resource management programs in support of a safe and welcoming hotel for all Colleagues, guests and visitors.

Property Overview:
This magnificent complex boasts a 30-storey new construction and two luxury International Hotel brands at one desired address! Raffles Makati and Fairmont Makati consists of 32 Raffles Suites located atop 280 Fairmont Hotel rooms, 237 Raffles Residences and is situated in what is considered the finest location in Manila - downtown Makati. The complex, is located directly across from the Greenbelt Shopping Center and in a neighborhood famous for nightlife, dining options and world-class shopping.

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


• Consistently offer professional, friendly and engaging service

• Assist in the day to day management of the Maintenance department and ensure all standards are followed

• Coordinate preventive maintenance program for guest rooms, public areas and safety systems, working closely with Front Desk, Security and F&B departments

• Monitor, update and implement the fire safety plan, building evacuation and disaster recovery plan

• Ensure prompt and immediate response to maintenance requests for guests and Colleagues

• Oversee ongoing maintenance, repair and preventative maintenance for the Hotel with a focus to improve efficiency, profitability and service levels

• Follow the annual maintenance budget

• Assist in the monitoring of energy and water management programs

• Recruit, schedule, conduct performance reviews, train and develop engineering Colleagues

• Balance operational, administrative and Colleague needs

• Follow departmental policies and procedures

• Follow all safety policies

• Good knowledge of air conditioning, ventilation, refrigeration systems and related refrigerants, chilled/ condenser water components.

• Preferred previous experience in water/ wastewater treatment and related chemicals/ filtration devices.

• Preferred knowledge of hydraulics, including balancing in waterworks/ tanks; prime/ standby power generation equipment and associated switchgear.

• Preferable to have experience in reverse osmosis and triple effect evaporator systems.

• Must have experience managing fire main systems & associated pumps, sprinkler systems and equipment, with knowledge of fire, pressure vessel, electrical codes and occupational safety codes.

• Understanding main/ secondary drainage (plumbing) systems; electrical power distribution systems.

• Computer skills, particularly in the use of Property Management & Energy Management systems.

• Good knowledge of business needs, financial reporting and productivity requirements.

• Fluent English - written and spoken

• Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

• Responsible self-starter, capable of handling multi-faceted projects and of working under pressure.
• Holds a qualification in Electrical/ Mechanical Engineering and/ or Building Management.
• Team player, who values teamwork, has good team building skills and is able to communicate effectively with all levels of employees.
• Equips and motivates employees to achieve predetermined goals.
• Discreet, reliable and diplomatic.
• Guest-driven, friendly, fair and approachable.
• Positive "can do" attitude and flexible approach - manages with humility.
• High degree of integrity.
• Strong Leadership Skills.
• Effective Counseling, Grievance Handling Skills.
• Good health physically fit. Excellent personal grooming & personal presentation.
• Understands and respects local culture, able to adapt to changing environment. Visa Requirements: Open to Filipino National Only. The property is unable to support/process visa application.

ABOUT OUR COMPANY

At Raffles and Fairmont Makati we offer our guests the finest hospitality experience in each of our destinations. Your contribution is important to the success of our Company and we are committed to providing an environment that will foster and reward your efforts. Our teams around the globe endeavour to provide a safe, attractive and dynamic working environment, which will encourage you to take initiative and demonstrate your best abilities. Together we design career plans and unveil new professional perspectives through our various development programs, and with your contribution you will help make your ambitions real. An exciting future awaits!

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Contact Details:
Raffles Hotels and Resorts
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Contact: HR Department

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