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  • Posted: Mar 8, 2022
    Deadline: Mar 9, 2022
  • Sarova Hotels, Resorts & Game Lodges is not only one of the largest chains of hotels and lodges in Kenya and East Africa, it is also one of the most innovative, offering guests diverse experiences that are simply unforgettable. Sarova Hotels, Resorts & Game Lodges currently has over a thousand rooms across ten hotels in East Africa, with a staff c...
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    Lodge Engineer

    Education & Experience

    • Engineering Diploma in Electrical or Mechanical and Refrigeration
    • At least 5 years as a Lodge Engineer or a Deputy Hotel Engineer.


    • In charge of the Repairs & Maintenance operations at the Lodge
    • Undertake preventive maintenance of Guest Rooms, Public areas, Mechanical, Heating, Ventilation, Air-
    • conditioning, Electrical, Plumbing, Kitchen & Laundry Equipment’s, Boilers, Generators, carpentry,
    • Painting/Polishing, Civil & Masonry, Horticulture and any other maintenance related jobs in the lodge.
    • Conduct regular inspections to ensure that decor, furnishing and maintenance requirements are actioned.
    • Plan, direct and manage the internal administration of Engineering Department
    • Ensure a fast turnaround of downtime in guest service equipment.
    • Co-ordinate with the outside agencies for repair and maintenance work.
    • To check all log books daily and take corrective measures accordingly.
    • To obtain a thorough knowledge of firefighting appliances and conduct Fire Safety Trainings.
    • Maintain Inventory of all engineering items, Tools and Equipment’s.
    • Ensure the lodge complies with environment regulations and adhere to the waste management standards as per the environmental authority requirements.
    • Ensure all annual inspections are carried out and to keep all relevant licenses updated.
    • Ensure all R&M staff are well groomed and use all the necessary working equipment and protective clothing at all times.
    • Conduct performance appraisals and identify staff training needs
    • Identify high performers in the department for reward and recognition.
    • Promote and lead energy saving culture in the lodge.
    • Regularly conduct Energy Management and Safety Committee Meetings and implement action plan.
    • Uphold the Health and safety standards.
    • Prepare monthly departmental reports.
    • Plan for manpower, material and operational stocks.
    • Ensure that all records are up-to-date and kept in accordance with company and statutory regulations.
    • Comply with all company procedures for movement of company assets.
    • In case of any emergencies, act in an engineering capacity to protect our guest and employees, and preserve the
    • building and its systems.

    Key Skills

    • Proactive with strong problem solving abilities to ensure the highest level of productivity at all times
    • Good technical and maintenance skills
    • Creative and embraces the culture of teamwork
    • Strong verbal communication skills.
    • Positive attitude, enthusiastic and friendly.
    • Honest and of high integrity

    Method of Application

    Interested candidates holding the necessary requirements are encouraged to send their application to before 9th March 2022. Please indicate names and contacts of 3 referees, current telephone number and email address.
    Kindly include your current and expected remuneration in your resume. Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

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