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Jumeirah Group


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About Jumeirah
At Jumeirah we are committed to encouraging and developing our colleagues, in a world class environment. We value diversity and equal opportunity, employing over 14,000 colleagues from over 140 different countries including locations in Asia Pacific, CIS, Central Asia, Western and Eastern Europe, Africa and the Middle East. 
Our new brand, Zabeel House takes inspiration from our roots – Dubai. Much like the city where it was created, we too like to push the boundaries to create innovative hotel stays. We are curators of ‘whats good’, and build experiences that people want to share. The Zabeel House has five key brand values.
Limitless curiosity is our commitment to engage the guest in the local neighbourhood through sharing our knowledge of the area with guests to inspire them to explore.   Inventiveness is our commitment to engage with guests with open minds, with ingenuity, with fresh creativity always thinking outside the box. Honesty reflects our commitment to always be genuine towards our guests; to have conversations not interactions.  Freedom relates to Zabeel House design and ambiance – we created a brand that is high on design but low on complexity and our design led spaces are crafted to allow our guests to have the freedom to be who they want to be and stay how they want to stay. Finally, Belonging reflects how we want our guests to feel - guests who want to live like a local even if just for a day.
Our newest property, Zabeel House by Jumeirah – The Greens, offers its guests 210 rooms and suites, a co-work space with meeting rooms, a modern gym, roof top pool and a number of happening restaurant outlets including a vibrant Pan-Asian restaurant.
About the role
We are on the lookout for an outstanding and hard working Resident Engineer to join the Preopening Engineering department at Zabeel House By Jumeirah - The Greens. The main purpose of this role is to ensure that the property and assets are maintained in the highest order through the implementation of the “Jumeirah Engineering Management System” and the appointment of suitable competent personnel.
Your key responsibilities will include:
  • Supervise and directs the daily activities of all Engineering Department Maintenance Manager/ Supervisors and subordinators.
  • Observes activities to ensure adherence to policies and operating procedures.
  • Check on completed repair and maintenance works to ensure that established standards have been met.
  • Responsible for maintaining fire, life and safety system with high level of standard.
  • Monitors store stock and adherence to quality standards during the receiving of goods.
  • Responsible for data collection and analysis of data leading up to the preparation of the P&L and Capex budgets.
  • Handles grievances, suggestions and complaints by colleagues and recommends appropriate action to the DOE.
  • Work on own initiative without full detailed supervision or direction.
  • Making sure that all documentation used in the department is a controlled version with the correct issue date.
  • To perform other duties that management may from time to time reasonable require.
  • Responsible to control energy management and control system of the hotel.
  • Responsible for repair and maintenance of the engineering management systems and controls.
  • To provide technical assistance, guidance when the team required.
  • Responsible to monitor the performance of the external maintenance contractors.
  • Responsible to prepare project specifications, CAPEX, review of drawings -operation and maintenance manuals, material submittals, DM/DCD approved drawings, AS built drawings & Engineering projects.
  • Looking and assisting into the Central Plant Services Electrical HVAC / Water System / Mechanical etc.
About You
In order to be considered for this role, you should have a minimum of 5-years’ experience as a Resident Engineer or a similar position in a pre-opening hotel.
You should have Middle-East working experience and possess a technical qualification.
You would be experienced in Fire & Life safety systems, as well as, Green Building approach. You would have a deep knowledge of HVAC Systems and Electrical systems, as well as, be proficiency in computer software systems such as MS Office, AutoCAD, and CMMS system.
It is essential that you have excellent communication skills in written and spoken English.
About the Benefits
This position offers a highly competitive salary and package which includes; housing allowance, annual flight tickets allowance, medical and dental coverage, pension, life and accident insurance, retail and leisure discounts, 50% discount off Jumeirah F&B Outlets and reduced hotel rates. Married colleagues will enjoy family benefits for up to two children which include education assistance.


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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Engineering & Maintenance
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As soon as possible

Jumeirah Group

JUMEIRAH™ Hotels & Resorts are regarded as among the most luxurious and innovative in the world and have won numerous international travel and tourism awards.

The company was founded in 1997 and currently operates 20 hotels in 7 countries. Jumeirah’s promise of STAY DIFFERENT™ delivers imaginative and exhilarating experiences in culturally connected environments offering a thoughtful and generous service.

In line with this promise, the individuality of the Jumeirah portfolio is unmistakable, encompassing Jumeirah at Etihad Towers in Abu Dhabi; the world renowned Burj Al Arab Jumeirah, the world’s most luxurious hotel and recognised as the symbol of Dubai, Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Jumeirah Creekside Hotel, Jumeirah Emirates Towers, Jumeirah Zabeel Saray and Madinat Jumeirah in Dubai; Jumeirah Messilah Beach Hotel & Spa in Kuwait; Jumeirah Dhevanafushi and Jumeirah Vittaveli in the Maldives; Jumeirah Himalayas Hotel in Shanghai; Jumeirah Frankfurt in Germany; Jumeirah Port Soller Hotel & Spa in Mallorca, Spain; as well as Jumeirah Carlton Tower and Jumeirah Lowndes Hotel in London.

Jumeirah Group also manages two five-star luxury serviced residences: Jumeirah Living World Trade Centre in Dubai and Grosvenor House Suites by Jumeirah Living in London; Talise, our spa brand; Jumeirah Restaurants, our restaurant division; the thrilling Wild Wadi Waterpark; and the Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management.

Whenever you stay with us or use any of our services, our aim is for you to come away with a sense of the Jumeirah spirit - a genuinely caring and personal service. In our own words, to STAY DIFFERENT™.

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