Assistant Director of Engineering

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Four Seasons - Langkawi

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Job description

Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts has been recognized by FORTUNE Magazine’s 100 Best Companies to Work for, every year since the survey began in 1998.
In the words of Isadore Sharp, Founder and Chairman of Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts: “The reason for our success is no secret. It comes down to one single principle that transcends time and geography, religion and culture. It’s the Golden Rule – the simple idea that if you treat people well, the way you would like to be treated, they will do the same.”  This philosophy is the cornerstone of the Four Seasons culture, truly making Four Seasons one of the very best employers in the country.
Four Seasons can offer what many hospitality professionals dream of – an opportunity to build a life-long career with global potential and a real sense of pride in work well done. In line with our plans for future growth, we are committed to staff levels that are in keeping with our extraordinary staff-to-guest ratios. We believe that attitude counts as much as skill. As a result, Four Seasons hires motivated people who we train to perform superbly, while we create an environment where they can flourish. Ultimately, our culture breeds success, and rewards it in many different ways.

About Four Seasons Resort Langkawi

Four Seasons Resort Langkawi presents a tranquil retreat in the Andaman Sea, where UNESCO - protected mangroves showcase labyrinthine adventure between land and sea. With 91 villas and pavilions flanked by cliffs and rainforests the lush garden and beach front settings of luxurious Four Seasons Resort Langkawi incorporate natural beauty into every aspect of guest experience.

Ranked No 3 in South East Asia - Condé Nast Traveler UK The Readers'' Travel Awards 2017
Ranked No 13 in Asia - Condé Nast USA The Readers'' Choice Awards 2017

The Four Seasons Resort Langkawi is looking for Assistant Director of Engineering. Candidates must have a relevant luxury hotels/ resorts prior experience to provide strength to our Engineering team. Assistant  Director of Engineering will report to Director of Engineering in managing maintenance and engineering related tasks and projects in the Resort. 

-Assist in the hiring, training, supervising, scheduling, disciplining and planning of activities of maintenance department personnel.
-Participate in the employee performance reviews process.
-Assist in ensuring that effective preventive maintenance schedules are followed.
-Assist in planning and implementing procedures, systems and controls to ensure an efficient maintenance department.
-Directly supervise personnel in carrying out work schedules as well as spot checking to verify quality and employee performance.
-Maintain logs on movement of stock items and tools.
-Maintain par stocks and the distribution of items.
-Ensure timely and accurate sub meter, chemical treatment and engine room logs.
-Handle the purchasing of equipment replacement parts and repairs.  This includes contacting vendors for best prices, writing purchase orders, receiving goods and completing projects.
-Ensure that work order/request system is properly executed and that items from the log book are followed up on when necessary.
-Assist in developing and updating comprehensive departmental policies and manuals.
-Ensure that all meter readings on heat, light and power are taken on a daily basis and reviewed for consumption.
-Assist in compiling a monthly consumption report on heat, light and power to include electricity, gas, steam and water.
-Set-up fire line safety system, valve locations and other emergency procedures that involves the department.
-Assist in developing and maintaining an energy conservation program allowing the resort to meet its annual budget targets.
-Prepare requisitions for purchase and work orders and liaise efficiently with the Director of Engineering on such matters.
-Assume the duties of the Director of Engineering in his/her absence.

Must be willing to work a flexible schedule in order to accomplish all major responsibilities, and be willing to accept assignments on as need basis, in order to promote team work. This may include some evenings, weekends and holidays.  Some travel may be required.

Preferred qualifications & Skills
-Excellent communication and organizational skills; reading, writing, and oral proficiency in the English and knowledge of Bahasa Malay language will be an added advantage. 
-Must have experience managing luxury operations of hotels / resorts
-Should be on hands on experience and familiar with systems used in the hotel industry
-Strong presence on the floor (FOH) and act as an ambassador of the resort
-Strong people management skills.
-A degree in electrical / mechanical engineering is preferred
-For more details please visit our website :


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Job type
Langkawi, Malaysia
Engineering & Maintenance
Starting in
As soon as possible
Duration of the contract

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