Director of Engineering

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Four Seasons - Kuala Lumpur

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Job description

The Four Seasons Hotel Kuala Lumpur is looking for top talent to join the pre-opening team.

About Four Seasons Hotel Kuala Lumpur

The Golden Triangle neighborhood, Kuala Lumpur’s thriving business and financial district, will soon see the opening of the new Four Seasons Hotel and Residences. The Hotel is part of a 65-storey mixed-use tower that will include 242 Four Seasons Private Residences, 27 serviced apartments, a 209-key Four Seasons Hotel and a five-floor, 300,000 square foot luxury retail podium, collectively known as Four Seasons Place Kuala Lumpur.
The latest addition to the city’s dramatic skyline and a vibrant hub for both business and leisure travelers, Four Seasons Hotel Kuala Lumpur will be conveniently located in close proximity to the city’s major attractions, including the Petronas Twin Towers and the Kuala Lumpur City Centre (KLCC). Often referred to as a “city within a city,” the KLCC will offer designer shopping, fine dining, and the best of the city’s electric nightlife. The Hotel will also overlook the KLCC Park and be directly connected to the esplanade, allowing guests to take full advantage of the Park’s 50 acres of green space, including lush gardens, fountains, waterfalls, a wading pool, and jogging track.
An exciting addition to Kuala Lumpur’s culinary scene, the Hotel will introduce several unique dining outlets to the city, including a Cantonese restaurant, lobby and rooftop pool bars, and an all-day dining restaurant with sweeping views of the Petronas Twin Towers.
The Hotel will also offer an executive lounge for business travelers, a serene spa, wellness-focused fitness centre and rooftop infinity pool offering panoramic views of Kuala Lumpur’s endless skyline. Lush landscaping around the rooftop pool and terrace will create an urban oasis, echoing the greenery of the KLCC Park below.
Four Seasons Hotel Kuala Lumpur will offer both international and regional travelers an urban complement to the existing Four Seasons Resort in Malaysia, the award-winning Four Seasons Resort Langkawi.

About Four Seasons

Founded in 1960, Four Seasons continues to define the future of luxury hospitality with extraordinary imagination, unwavering commitment to the highest standards of quality, and the most genuine and customized service. Currently operating 105  hotels and private residences in major city centers and resort destination in 43 countries, and with more than 60 projects in development, Four Seasons consistently ranks among the world’s best hotels and most prestigious brands in reader polls, traveler reviews and industry awards.

Director of Engineering

The Four Seasons Hotel Kuala Lumpur is looking for a Director of Engineering. Candidates with passion for excellence, expertise in hospitality operations and proven leadership experience are invited to apply for a career with Four Seasons.

The Director of Engineering forms part of the Hotel Leadership team who collectively make key strategic and operational decisions for the Hotel or Resort.  The Director oversees a team of Engineering and Maintenance specialists responsible for all engineering operations for interior/exterior facilities including plumbing, refrigeration, heating/cooling, painting, carpentry, structural, recycling, electrical, ground care and parking areas. The Director is also responsible for Life/Fire safety systems, energy/green initiative systems and management of other engineering work necessary to maintain the property in an efficient condition to ensure the safety and comfort of guests and employees.

Responsible of establishing and maintaining department operating budgets for submission to management covering costs of heat, light, power, maintenance and repairs. Prepare requisitions for purchase and work orders and liaise effectively with the Director of Purchasing. Maintain logs on movement of stock items and tools and monitor distribution of items.

Responsible to plan and implement procedures, systems, and controls to ensure an efficient maintenance department. Ensure that meter readings are taken daily on heat, light and review information to evaluate consumption.

The ability to establish good working relationships with contractors who will furnish reliable 24 hour emergency service. Ensure proper execution of work order/request system and that items are followed up on when necessary. Implement preventive maintenance schedules, policies and rules to ensure an efficient department.

Oversees the hiring, training, supervision, scheduling, counseling, and evaluation of performance and planning the activities of maintenance staff including making spot checks on a daily basis.

This role has direct contact with guests and as such good communication skills are a necessity.  This position does require an applicant with a flexible schedule, able to work morning/afternoon/night shifts, weekends, and holidays.

We are looking for individuals who have solid project management skills, evidence a strong work/ethic, adaptability and flexibility and leadership skills.

Applicants are required to have five years previous management experience in hotel or building engineering maintenance.  Qualifications are required either a Professional degree in an Engineering discipline, trade degree in a specific technical field relating to Engineering (Mechanical/Electrical/Civil Engineering) or CEOE – Certified Engineering Operations Executive from the Hotel and motel Hospitality Association, Building Owners Management Institution (BOMI) designation, Real Property Administrator (RPA), Facility Management Administrator (FMA) or Systems Maintenance Administrator (SMA)

Some travel is required for training, conferences and special events.

Only successful candidates will be contacted.

Join Our Team

Join a team that is built on mutual respect, collaboration, creativity and a commitment to the highest quality of service. Four Seasons Hotel Kuala Lumpur provides guests with a haven of serenity and luxury in a bustling city. Four Seasons provides employees with the same level of care that we expect to be shared with our guests. We have been ranked in FORTUNE Magazine’s 100 Best Companies to work for since 1998.

What to expect: You will……

Be a champion of the Golden Rule: Do unto others as you would have them do unto you

Be part of a cohesive team with opportunities to learn, grow and develop

Have the opportunity to engage in diverse and challenging work

Derive a sense of pride in work well done

Be recognized for excellence

Requirements

See description

Job type
Full-time
Location
Kuala Lumpur City Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Department
Engineering & Maintenance
Starting in
As soon as possible

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