Chief Engineer

  • Abu Dhabi - United Arab Emirates
  • Full-time
  • Company Location: Eastern Mangroves Hotel & Spa by Anantara

Company Description

A luxury hospitality brand for modern travellers, Anantara connects guests to genuine places, people and stories through personal experiences and providing heartfelt hospitality in the world’s most exciting destinations. From pristine islands and tropical beaches to cosmopolitan cities, tranquil deserts and lush jungles, Anantara welcomes guests for journeys rich in discovery.A luxury hospitality brand for modern travellers, Anantara connects guests to genuine places, people and stories through personal experiences and providing heartfelt hospitality in the world’s most exciting destinations. From pristine islands and tropical beaches to cosmopolitan cities, tranquil deserts and lush jungles, Anantara welcomes guests for journeys rich in discovery.

Job Description

KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

 

Please note that this is not an exhaustive list of everything that needs to be done.  Anantara employees always find new ways to look after the business, their guests, and their colleagues.   Within this, the key responsibilities for this position are:

Planning and Organising:

—  To comply with all statutory and legal requirements for fire, health and safety licensing and provide all necessary safety equipment required for work to be carried out efficiently and safely.

—  Plan and manage all preventative maintenance work, new projects, extensions, and renovations.

—  Continually monitor the responsible use of energy in the hotel, and implement measures resulting in energy cost savings.

—  To prepare the Engineering budget for the property and provide the Engineering input into hotel strategic and operational planning exercises.

Administration

—  Liaise with HR over all employee matters including recruitment and interviewing.

—  Control all payroll and business expenditure of the department.

Maintenance

—  Provide in-house mechanical and electrical servicing, repair and maintenance using well-trained, presentable personnel carrying out maintenance works in an efficient, discreet and guest friendly manner.

—  Carry out continuous inspections to ensure the highest level of guest comfort is maintained and that all services are in proper working condition.

—  Ensure that all maintenance requests are prioritised and are dealt with in an efficient manner.

—  Develop a team of technically proficient and generally helpful technicians to carry out all maintenance and repair work to standard with technical specifications.

—  Acts as a Project Manager between hotel and outside contractors or technical services on major projects.

—  Attends seminars and technical exhibitions and reads relevant publications to keep him up to date in the Engineering field.

 

Qualifications

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS:

—  The Chief Engineer must speak fluent English, and the language of the local country.

—  He/She ideally should be certified in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering.

—  Must have not less than five years operating experience in a hotel engineering     department.

—  Must be familiar with the operations and priorities of all other hotel operating departments

 

Additional Information

Must be flexible and can work under pressure on a fast paced work environment. Innovative and open minded.

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