Director of Engineering Job in Dubai | Anantara

  • Full Time
  • Dubai
  • Posted 6 months ago


Job Description:

At Anantara, we are proud to represent our hotel and our country to guests from all over the world. We treat our guests and our colleagues with respect and work hard together to deliver the highest quality of service to all.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Please note that this is not an exhaustive list of everything that needs to be done.
  • Anantara employees always find new ways to look after the business, their guests, and their colleagues. Within this, the key responsibilities for this position
  • To comply with all statutory and legal requirements for fire, health, and safety licensing and provide all necessary safety equipment required for work to be carried out efficiently and safely.
  • Plan and manage all preventative maintenance work, new projects, extensions, and renovations.
  • Continually monitor the responsible use of energy in the hotel and implement measures resulting in energy cost savings.
  • To prepare the Engineering budget for the property and provide the Engineering input into hotel strategic and operational planning exercises.
  • Liaise with People & Culture overall employee matters including recruitment and interviewing.
  • Control all payroll and business expenditures of the department.
  • Provide in-house mechanical and electrical servicing, repair, and maintenance using well-trained, presentable personnel carrying out maintenance works in an efficient, discreet, and guest-friendly manner.
  • Carry out continuous inspections to ensure the highest level of guest comfort is maintained and that all services are in proper working condition.
  • Ensure that all maintenance requests are prioritized and dealt with in an efficient manner.
  • Develop a team of technically proficient and generally helpful technicians to carry out all maintenance and repair work to standard with technical specifications.
  • Acts as a Project Manager between hotel and outside contractors or technical services on major projects.
  • Attends seminars and technical exhibitions and reads relevant publications to keep him up to date in the Engineering field.

Job Requirements:

  • College degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering.
  • Five years of operating experience in a similar capacity.
  • Familiar with the operations and priorities of all other hotel operating departments.
  • Familiar with the local government requirements and regulations.
  • Passion for leadership.
  • The Director of Engineering must speak fluent English and the language of the local country.
  • He/She ideally should be certified in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering..
  • Must have not less than five years of operating experience in a hotel engineering department.
  • Must be familiar with the operations and priorities of all other hotel operating departments.

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