Assistant Engineering Manager at Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts July, 2021
This role will lead the Engineering Department (under the guidance of the DOE) to ensure that all Lodge facilities are kept in the best possible condition. To fully participate in all the Health and Safety Programs in the hotel.
The Assistant Manager in charge of all aspects of day to day engineering operations at the Lodge and building maintenance including electrical, plumbing, steam, gas, fire & safety, HVAC refrigeration, interior, paint and decorating, carpentry, water treatment ( RO, STP), Vehicles, Elevators. R
They should have experience leading a tea, in a luxury Lodge or remote hotel .
THIS IS FOR A TANZANIAN APPLICANTS ONLY .
Day to Day duties
To carry out managerial role in all Engineering areas and disciplines in the Lodge in particular in relation to the plumbing, water production, mechanical and electrical plants. To provide accurate and immediate direction and feedback to the employees reporting to him/her on a daily basis. To ensure that all readings on RO water parameters, STP parameters, water level in all water tanks, swimming pools water parameters and power are taken accurately, on a daily basis and reviewed for safety and consumption. Assist in the compiling of the monthly consumption report on water, electricity, gas, diesel and power in KWH. To represent the Chief Engineer in his absence in all aspects relating to the department including dealing with suppliers and hotel department heads and to attend various meetings as required. Ensure there is effective communication and good relations between the engineering department and other departments in the Lodge at all times. To prepare and follow through on any projects as outlined by the Chief Engineer or Senior Management. Ensure that there is timely completion of all assigned responsibilities. To assist in developing and maintaining energy conservation program allowing the hotel to meet its annual budget targets. To interact as appropriate with all guests, contractors, suppliers and members of local/Government authorities. To directly supervise personnel in carrying out work schedules as well as spot checking to verify quality of work and employees performance. To continuously endeavor to improve personal knowledge of the job. To undertake any reasonable requests, tasks or projects made by Management. To ensure that the plant rooms and workshop are maintained in a clean orderly and tidy manner. To ensure guest satisfaction by performing duties such as attending to their requests and inquiries courteously and efficiently and accepting changes or addition to work hours which are necessary for the maintenance of uninterrupted service to Lodge guests and patrons. To maintain heating, ventilating and air conditioning equipment in optimal operating condition by ensuring line employees are performing routine maintenance and repair checks. To liaise with the contractors on site and check their work before signing their work docket. To read and conform to the departmental Operations policy manual. To work with outside contractors as necessary to assist them in performing maintenance or construction jobs. To read and conform to the departmental Operations policy manual. To make sure that the preventative maintenance is carried out according to plan and the schedules are followed.. To handle the purchasing of equipment replacement parts and spares. This includes contracting vendors for best prices, writing purchase orders, receiving goods and completing projects. To keep adequate levels of supplies required for the Lodge maintenance and notify the Chief Engineer of equipment and supply requirements. To prepare weekly/monthly maintenance schedules (PPM) together with the Chief Engineer. To allocate jobs in the department and follow up on any outstanding work and prepare work orders for the department etc. To organize the shift roster accordingly and replace a person when absent, ensuring that all shifts are covered at all times. To ensure that the Standards Training Manuals for the Engineering department are regularly kept up to date and that all employees in the team have completed the training to the required standard.
To attend and participate in meetings and training as required. To accept a flexible working schedule when necessary for the Lodge’s uninterrupted service. To perform required duties and responsibilities in a timely and efficient manner to achieve the overall objective of the position. To maintain a favourable working relationship with employees and colleagues to promote a co-operative and harmonious working climate, providing instruction and encouragement as needed. To conduct oneself in a professional manner at all times to reflect the high standards of Four Seasons Safari Lodge Serengeti and encourage employees to do the same. Reports to work on time, aware of schedule at all times and if unable to attend work, notifies direct supervisor in adequate time as stated in Employee Handbook. Complies with Four Seasons’ Category One and Category Two Work Rules and Standards of Conduct as set forth in Employee handbook. Other duties as assigned by management. To keep a daily record of all the work done in the department. To respond properly in any Lodge emergency or life situation and to ensure that all potential and real hazards are reported immediately and appropriately. To follow emergency procedures to provide for the security and safety of guests and employees. o ensure that the Engineering team comply with the Health and Safety Regulations and that work that is highlighted as a Health and Safety Issue is attended to appropriately.