Chief Engineer- Dubai

Hotels Clubs and Spas
Engineering and projects
Department Head
United Arab Emirates (UAE)
Salary Description:
attractive salary and benefits
Job Ref:

Chief Engineer:
Male, staff required.
To manage the maintenance and engineering operations of hotel. Maintain and ensure a safe and healthy environment within the hotel at all times. Responsible for all maintenance, repairs and equipment within the hotel facilities. Responsible for managing, training and developing all engineering and maintenance team members.
Key Responsibilities and Duties:
Engineering and Maintenance Operations and Management:
 Manage day to day operations of engineering and maintenance within the hotel.
 Conduct regular meetings with all the engineering and maintenance staff to discuss operations and work schedules to be performed efficiently.
 Responsible for making sure that all objective and performance targets for the Division are met.
 Ensures safe work practices of all maintenance staff in compliance with the hotel’s health and safety rules and regulations.
 Responsible to ensure efficiency in the utilization of materials, gas, electricity and other fuel sources.
 Responsible to act as a liaison with outside contractors or agencies when involved in building projects, facility additions and maintenance activities.
 Responsible to monitor and coordinate the services with outside contractors in accordance to the contract or service agreements.
 Responsible for the setting and managing all schedules for engineering staff ensuring adequate manpower at all times.
 Responsible to maintain overall condition of hotel ensuring painting, plumbing, electrical wiring, and other maintenance related activities are done efficiently when required.
 Responsible to maintain and operate air condition system, ventilation and refrigeration system and make sure any repairs or faults are immediately attended to.
 Responsible to analyze, resolve and take immediate action in case of emergency situations.
 Ensure proper usage, storage and labeling of all hazardous chemicals used by maintenance employees.
 Attends periodic meeting and recommend for any replacements, repairs, furnishing, paintings, purchasing of new tools and equipment, etc. for hotel.
 Responsible to oversee and maintain records of third party contracts as per hotel requirements in compliance with local authorities and ensure proper reports are generated for the same in timely manner.
 As a part of inspection, file and produce all the maintenance certificates and outside contracts with the hotel in accurate manner.
 Maintain records of fire alarm system ensuring all the requirements are met in accordance with local authorities.
 Ensure hotel emergency alarm systems are in good working condition.
 Maintain records and ensure CCTV camera systems are in appropriate working condition.
 Ensure that the proper usage and handling of all equipment complies with the Health & Safety standards of the hotel and is in line with the requirements from the local authorities.
 Responsible to maintain all the technical systems within hotel and make sure they are in compliance with local authorities and retain records for all the certificates issued for hotel.
 Responsible for managing and motivating the Engineering& Maintenance team, provide coaching and mentoring when needed.
 Create and manage an environment that emphasizes motivation, empowerment, teamwork and continuous improvement.
 Ensure all team members understand and adhere to Fire, Safety, Emergency and Evacuation procedures.

Experience, Skill and Qualification:
 Minimum 5 years of experience within a similar role.
 Bachelor’s Degree - Building Management/ Engineering professional Diploma/ Degree.
 Additional certifications will be an advantage (First Aid, Fire, safety, Emergency, etc.)
 Fluency in English.
 Excellent knowledge of fire prevention and evacuation procedures.
 Excellent knowledge of Hotel Operating tools and equipment.
 Excellent knowledge of Health and Safety standards in compliance with local authorities.

Contact Details:
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