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  • Posted on: 22 July, 2019 Deadline: 5 August, 2019
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  • Our Client is one of the largest and well established Hotel Group in East Africa providing high quality, comfortable, charming safari lodges in Kenya and Uganda.

    The Client seeks to fill the above position with suitably qualified and competent person with experience working in the similar sector in Kenya.

     

    Chief Engineer (Kenya Unit for Leading Hotel Group)

     

    DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

    Report to the General Manager. Will be responsible to supervise, check and execute all installation and maintenance for several Hotels and lodges in. These activities will include ensuring proper installation and appropriate functioning of air conditioning / heating systems, water supply, heat, light and power, and all equipment in the hotel, while keeping a control on energy costs of the hotel.

    Specific duties will include;

    • To develop plans for effective functioning of the Engineering Department for the group in Kenya
    • To supervise all workmen, electricians, plumbers, air-conditioning technicians, carpenters, painters, etc. in the department
    • To ensure the most effective use of heat, light and power
    • To constantly check and maintain a checklist pertaining to all equipment installed in the Hotel
    • To schedule all preventive and planned maintenance work for the entire Hotel
    • To prepare capital budget and repair and maintenance budget and present the same for approval
    • To carry out methodically all periodic maintenance
    • To constantly monitor and review spare part requirement and make every effort to develop them indigenously
    • To assist the security officer on a regular monthly basis to work out codes of alarm to be used by key personnel in case of emergency. (This is in particular reference to fires)
    • To ensure adherence to all statutory requirements such as Sewage Treatment plants, etc.
    • To prepare and develop methods for greater productive and economical operation of equipment by ensuring its optimum upkeep and maintenance
    • To use innovative skills to reduce the operational cost in his own area and any other area possible

    QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED

    The job holder should have the following qualifications:

    • BSc degree in Engineering
    • Minimum of 6 years’ experience in Engineering and Maintenance in the Hospitality sector.
    • Excellent leadership skills
    • Ability to drive Employee Engagement

    ESSENTIAL COMPETENCIES

    The ideal candidate should possess the following skills and competencies

    • Highly knowledgeable in modern engineering  practices and standards  in heating, cooling, laundry and other  hospitality functions
    • Excellent  communication skills
    • Committed to delivering a high level of customer service
    • Strong leadership skills and previous experience of managing a team
    • Excellent grooming standards
    • Flexibility to respond to a range of different work situations
    • Ability to work under pressure

    REMUNERATION

    Our client is offering a competitive remuneration package for the successful candidate as well as other benefits.

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    Hotel Engineering Supervisor

     

    DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

    Report to the Chief Engineer. Will be responsible to ensure the preventive maintenance of all machinery and equipment including cooling & heating plants, civil works etc. as per schedule and also to maintain history cards and check-lists of all equipment. To assist the chief engineer in day to day operational activities

    Specific duties will include;

    • Prepare a sound maintenance schedule
    • To ensure the effective running and maintenance of the air conditioning plant and the refrigeration equipment
    • To supervise the operation of the plant room, boiler room, mechanical and electrical works and the engineering controls
    • To ensure the smooth functioning of the generators and supply and storage of diesel
    • To periodically check and supervise the functioning of the gas bank, cylinder replacement, etc.
    • To maintain contact with all equipment suppliers for periodic and emergency servicing and repairs
    • To constantly check on the maintenance jobs in various areas and ensure their timely completion
    • To plan preventive maintenance schedules in all areas including guest rooms and ensure their timely completion
    • To supervise repairs in case of breakdowns and ensure their timely completion
    • To keep the chief engineer informed of the daily maintenance progress and performance of various machines
    • To stand in  for the chief engineer when required to do so
    • To co-ordinate with housekeeping for scheduled maintenance
    • To coordinate with food and beverage and other departments for maintenance of equipment and machinery

    QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED

    The job holder should have the following qualifications:

    • HND or BSc degree in Engineering
    • Minimum of 3  years’ experience in Engineering and Maintenance for a hospitality establishment
    • Excellent leadership skills
    • Ability to drive Employee Engagement

    ESSENTIAL COMPETENCIES

    The ideal candidate should possess the following skills and competencies

    • Positive attitude
    • Good communication skills
    • Committed to delivering a high level of customer service
    • Strong leadership skills and previous experience of managing a team
    • Excellent grooming standards
    • Flexibility to respond to a range of different work situations
    • Ability to work under pressure
    • Ability to work on their own

    REMUNERATION

    Our client is offering a competitive remuneration package for the successful candidate as well as other benefits.

    Method of Application

    Submit your CV to infor@softlinkoptions.com with a subject heading CHIEF ENGINEER by 5th August 2019. CVS will be shortlisted as they are received. 

    Candidates who do not hear from us by that date should consider their applications unsuccessful.

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