Director of Engineering

Raffles Makati & Fairmont Makati

Location: PH - Makati

16/11/16 17:30
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Director of Engineering

As Director, Engineering, you will empower your team to achieve exceptional standards, and develop preventative maintenance and resource management programs that ensure a safe and welcoming hotel for all Colleagues, guests and visitors.

Property Overview: This magnificent complex boasts a 30-storey new construction and two luxury International Hotel brands at one desired address! Raffles Makati and Fairmont Makati consists of 32 Raffles Suites located atop 280 Fairmont Hotel rooms, 237 Raffles Residences and is situated in what is considered the finest location in Manila - downtown Makati. The complex, is located directly across from the Greenbelt Shopping Center and in a neighborhood famous for nightlife, dining options and world-class shopping.

Summary of Responsibilities:

Reporting directly to the Hotel Manager, responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following:

Responsible self-starter, capable of handling multi-faceted projects and of working under pressure.

Holds a degree in Electrical/ Mechanical Engineering and/ or Building Management.

Maintains good relationships with colleagues and subordinates.

Team players who values teamwork, has good team building skills and is able to communicate effectively with all levels of employees.

Equips and motivates employees to achieve predetermined goals, installing and maintaining appropriate empowerment Programs.

Excellent Communication and Analytical Skills, a proactive problem solver.

Personable and pleasant to deal with. Discreet, reliable, diplomatic.

Positive “can do” attitude and flexible approach – manages with humility.

High degree of integrity. Strong leadership.

Nurtures and develops employees, encouraging innovation.

Good health physically fit. Excellent personal grooming & personal presentation.

* Understands and respects local culture, able to adapt to changing environment.

* Recognized as an authority in mechanical and electrical engineering.

* Detailed knowledge of air conditioning, ventilation, refrigeration systems and related refrigerants, chilled/condenser water components.

* Preferred previous experience in water/ wastewater treatment and related chemicals/ filtration devices.

* Preferred knowledge of hydraulics, including balancing in waterworks/ tanks; prime/ standby power generation equipment and associated switchgear.

* Preferable to have experience in reverse osmosis and triple effect evaporator systems.

* Have experience in managing fire main systems & associated pumps, sprinkler systems and equipment, with good knowledge of local fire, pressure vessel, electrical codes and occupational safety codes.

* Understanding main/ secondary drainage (plumbing) systems; electrical power distribution systems.

* Well developed Computer Skills, particularly in the use of Property Management & Energy Management systems.

* Prepare and manage the annual maintenance budget and assist in the preparation of the capital plan

* Ensure the hotel complies with all government regulations pertaining to building code requirements, health, fire and life safety programs

* Review ongoing service contracts ensuring superior performance and competitive pricing

* Monitoring energy and water management programs to ensure cost effective use of utilities

* Balance operational, administrative and Colleague needs

* Follow departmental policies and procedures

* Follow all safety policies

* Other duties as assigned

Able to manage a proactive Preventative Management Program

Qualifications:

* Detailed knowledge of air conditioning, ventilation, refrigeration systems and related refrigerants, chilled/condenser water components.

* Minimum two to four years work experience as Director of Engineering in a hotel or in a similar large building/ complex with central plant and Building Management (or Automation) System

* Could have previously held positions as Project Engineer, Director of Engineering (Public Works), Chief Engineer (Marine, unlimited ocean/ unlimited horsepower) aboard vessels of over 10,000 tons.

* Preferable prerequisite is experience in the Hotel industry or any related or similar service-oriented industry

* Preferred previous experience in water/ wastewater treatment and related chemicals/ filtration devices.

* Preferred knowledge of hydraulics, including balancing in waterworks/ tanks; prime/ standby power generation equipment and associated switchgear.

* Preferable to have experience in reverse osmosis and triple effect evaporator systems.

* Have experience in managing fire main systems & associated pumps, sprinkler systems and equipment, with good knowledge of local fire, pressure vessel, electrical codes and occupational safety codes.

* Understanding main/ secondary drainage (plumbing) systems; electrical power distribution systems.

* Well developed Computer Skills, particularly in the use of Property Management & Energy Management systems.

* Able to manage a proactive Preventative Management Program.

* Fluent in English– written and spoken

Visa Requirements: Must be eligible to work in the Philippines.

ABOUT OUR COMPANY

At Raffles and Fairmont Makati we offer our guests the finest hospitality experience in each of our destinations. Your contribution is important to the success of our Company and we are committed to providing an environment that will foster and reward your efforts. Our teams around the globe endeavor to provide a safe, attractive and dynamic working environment, which will encourage you to take initiative and demonstrate your best abilities. Together we design career plans and unveil new professional perspectives through our various development programs, and with your contribution you will help make your ambitions real. An exciting future awaits!

Job Level
: Senior Leadership / Executive

Schedule
: Full-time

Shift
: Day Job

Travel
: No

Closing Date
: 14.Jan.2017, 8:59:00 PM

Job Number:
VBB00678