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Chief Engineer (011384)
Job Number: 011384
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Number of Positions: 1
Job Type (Employment Type): Permanent Contract
Country: South Africa
City: Port Elizabeth
Salary Interval: Per Month
Category/Department: Maintenance
Rank/level of position: Head of Department
Level of Education: Two-Year Degree
Years of Experience: 3
Application Date: 14/02/2018
Position Description
• Manages employees working for the engineering function, including contractors and hotel employees
• Maintain facilities and equipment by conducting inspections on a regular basis to determine need and extent of service, equipment required, type of operation and maintenance needed
• Develops and implements strategies to achieve goals for “customer complaints per thousand rooms”, and “willingness to return”
• Ensures adherence to applicable laws by meeting with government and insurance inspectors, and performing follow-up as required
• Keeps all mechanical, electrical, and structural blueprints and diagrams up to date; maintains library of part lists, maintenance manuals, reference books and catalogues
• Ensures that the physical plant is operating in a safe, efficient, and orderly fashion by directing all phases of maintenance, repair and renovation
• Schedules the appropriate preventive maintenance programmes
• Maintains a supply of inventory necessary for optimal operating efficiency by initiating purchasing orders for maintenance supplies, machinery, equipment, parts and services as required
• Directs and aids in the replacement of systems that become inadequate or obsolete
• Recommends, establishes, and maintains inventory level thresholds based on budget and availability of supplies
• Develops and promotes energy conservation programmes by continually monitoring utility costs and consumption
• Maintains logs and journals for and all utilities, reviews meter readings and regulates controls
• Designs supervises recycling programmes for aluminum, paper, plastic and glass
• Prepares the operating budget for engineering, recommends items to be included in the hotel’s capital budget, and insures adherence with approved budget
Position Requirements and Offer Details
Key Requirements:
• Minimum N4 Technical qualification
• Knowledgeable in local Health & Safety legislation
• 2-3 years previous experience within 4/5 star hotel with a minimum of 150
• Must be able to work shifts as well as weekend duty management shifts
• Must have a valid driver’s License and own transport
• Team leader as well as a team player with a hands on management style
• Good communication skills and fluent in English in both oral and written
Health & Safety:
• Ensures that emergency procedures are practised and enforced to
provide for the security and safety of guests and employees
• Stimulates and encourages a general awareness of health and safety in
tasks and activities
• Ensures the safety of the people and property within the premises by
applying hotel regulations, adhering to existing laws and regulations
• Knowledgeable and experienced on the management of green leave
Hotel or Business Details
Hotel or Business Details:
Stunning contemporary architecture, chic urban interiors and breath-taking views over the expansive, sparkling Indian Ocean are what make the Radisson Blu the only choice of stay when visiting pretty Port Elizabeth. Throw in five-star luxury and a refreshing ‘Yes, I can!’ service spirit...
It is located Ten minutes away from both airport and city centre, and a slip-slopped stroll away from gorgeous, sandy, Blue Flag beaches. The city’s 40km coastline is a world-renowned haven for water sports enthusiasts.
Radisson Blu Hotel Port Elizabeth staff are led by an experienced managed team, which aims to set new standards in the local hospitality industry. World-wide, the hotel group’s extraordinary service philosophies of ‘Yes I Can’ and ‘100% Guest Satisfaction’ guarantee empower staff to make guest satisfaction a matter of personal pride and pleasure.

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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Engineering & Maintenance
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As soon as possible
Duration of the contract

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