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Four Seasons Hotel, The Westcliff, Johannesburg


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About Four Seasons Hotel The Westcliff, Johannesburg

Join Our Team at the iconic Four Seasons Hotel the Westcliff, Johannesburg. A stylish urban resort elevated on a hillside with panoramic views across the Johannesburg Zoo and the prestigious neighbourhoods’ of the Parks whilst working on a team that is built on mutual respect, collaboration, excellent service and a passion for food and wine .

We seek a highly motivated and service-minded individual to join the Engineering team as a Chief Engineer.

The deeply instilled Four Seasons culture is personified by its employees, people who share a single focus and are inspired to offer great service. Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts has been ranked FORTUNE Magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For.”

“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.” – Isadore Sharp, Founder and Chairman Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts

Job Summary

The ability to assist in the hiring, training, supervising, scheduling, motivating, positively disciplining and planning of the activities of engineering department team members.
The ability to assist in the employee performance reviews and process. The ability to assist in ensuring that effective and concise preventive maintenance schedules are followed.
The ability to assist in planning and implementing procedures, systems and controls to ensure an efficient, timely and pro-active engineering department.
The ability to directly supervise personnel in carrying out work schedules as well as spot-checking to verify quality and employee performance.
The ability to maintain logs on movement of stock items and tools. The ability to maintain par stocks and the distribution of items.
The ability to ensure timely and accurate sub meter, chemical treatment and engine room logs. The ability to handle the purchasing of equipment replacement parts and repairs.
This includes contacting vendors for best prices, writing purchase orders, receiving goods and completing projects.
The ability to ensure that work order/request system is properly executed and that items from the log book are followed up on when necessary.
The ability to assist in developing and updating comprehensive departmental policies, procedures and manuals.
The ability to ensure that all meter readings on Fuel, light and power are taken on a daily basis and reviewed for consumption
The ability to assist in compiling a monthly consumption report on Fuel, light and power to include electricity, gas, steam and water.
The ability to set-up fire life safety and protection systems, valve locations and other emergency procedures that involves the department.
The ability to ensure effective inter-departmental communication and good relations between the engineering team members and members of fellow departments within the hotel.
The ability to assist in compiling a report on consumable materials. The ability to document any incident or malfunction as well as obtaining third party reports.
The ability to prepare and follow through on any projects and tasks as outlined by senior management.
The ability to ensure all areas of the hotel are patrolled and inspected daily as well as all lighting is in good order.
The ability to ensure all engineering team members are in complete uniform and well groomed. The ability to ensure timely completion of all assigned responsibilities. The ability to assist in developing and maintaining an energy conservation program allowing the hotel to meet its annual budget targets. The ability to prepare purchase requisitions and work orders as well as liaise efficiently with the Director of Engineering on such matters.
The ability to ensure a clean, neat and organized work area. The ability to attend and participate in all required meetings.
What to Expect: You Will…

•Be part of a cohesive team with opportunities to build a successful
career with global potential

•Have access to a robust benefit plan

•Have the opportunity to engage in diverse and challenging work

•Derive a sense of pride in work well done

•Be recognized for excellence

Learn more about
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Successful candidate must possess legal rights to work in South Africa

Please note that due to the large number of responses we receive, only candidates being considered for the above position will be contacted for an interview.


Engineering Experience with Hospitality background
Tipo di lavoro
A tempo completo
Johannesburg, South Africa
Ingegneria e manutenzione
Comincia tra
Il prima possibile
Data di inizio non oltre
aprile 2020
Durata del contratto
A tempo indeterminato

Four Seasons Hotel, The Westcliff, Johannesburg

Four Seasons Hotel The Westcliff, Johannesburg, welcomes you to a chic urban resort. With 117 guest rooms and suites, the design resembles a hillside village woven with courtyards, fountains and gardens. Five modern venues for dining and drinks create a vibrant social scene. Combining a brand-new destination spa, two swimming pools and nearby golf, Four Seasons The Westcliff defines Johannesburg’s best luxury hotel stay.

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