Engineering Shift Leader Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Engineering Shift Leader

Job Category Engineering and Facilities
Location Dubai Marriott Harbour Hotel & Suites, Dubai, United Arab Emirates VIEW ON MAP
Brand Marriott Hotels Resorts /JW Marriott
Schedule Full-time
Position Type Non-Management/Hourly

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Dubai is a cosmopolitan city built on irrepressible ambition and unsurpassed luxury. Home to the world’s tallest building, the largest shopping mall and the iconic Palm Jumeirah, it is a place for those who seek the best the world has to offer.
The Marriott Hotels brand, Marriott International’s flagship brand with more than 500 global locations, is advancing the art of hosting so that our guests can travel brilliantly. As a host with Marriott Hotels, you will help keep this promise by delivering premium choices, sophisticated style, and well-crafted details. With your skills and imagination, together we will innovate and reinvent the future of travel.
A family friendly hotel, the Dubai Marriott Harbour Hotel and Suites is located at the stunning Dubai Marina. An 11-minute stroll from Marina Walk, this upscale all-suite hotel in a high-rise tower features elegantly conceived accommodation, outstanding event and business facilities, a stylish 52nd-floor restaurant/lounge with panoramic views, a trendy British bistro and a coffee shop. And the haven of health and relaxation that is Saray Spa and Fitness Center.

 Job Summary:

Responsible for the day-to-day operations within the property maintenance department ensuring plant and equipment operate with the least amount of down time. Maintain the complex facility, including the physical building structure, all mechanical, electrical, HVAC systems and related equipment in accordance with energy conservation and preventative maintenance programs.
Participates in the overall Engineering Management whilst maintaining a “hands on role”.


Provide a support service to the Engineering Managers to assist in meeting the strategic goals of the department.
Control the Maintenance Request System by assigning works to specific trades, supervises proper completion of assigned works and compiles daily work order statistics.
Maintain records relating to utility costs throughout the hotel.
Perform general and emergency repairs and maintenance to all plant and equipment based on skill and experience level.
Carry out regular inspections of plant and equipment as per the daily checklist and ensure that inspections required by Government authorities are conducted and documented.
Carry out general room repairs, preventative maintenance inspections and repairs including scheduling of all these works as per computerised system.
Perform and assist with the Fire Protection Preventative Maintenance Program ensuring all items are inspected as per weekly schedule.
Review daily log book, rectify or follow up on all items left unsolved from any previous shifts, discuss the same with the Engineering managers.
Ensure Fire and Engineering safety features operate at peak efficiency.
Ensure proper records are kept relating to all plant and equipment for the hotel.
Ensure proper measures are taken to protect the environment and the Hotel’s adherence to it.
Monitor energy and water management systems to minimize wastage and costs using daily / weekly utility readings as a reference point.
Supervise the daily operation and maintenance of buildings, electrical and mechanical services, guestroom maintenance, water features, fixtures, furnishings and equipment.
Liaise and supervise Property Maintenance Contractors on site and ensure appropriate standards are met.
Maintain all workshop tools and equipment for the running of workshop’s trades and functions.
Ensure that workshops have adequate stock and materials in Stores and that all workshops are kept in a clean and safe environment.
Attend meetings as required.
Ensure that all associates comply with the grooming and uniform standards.
Implement and maintain training systems to ensure that associates have the necessary framework and skills to perform their job efficiently and effectively. This includes certification of all engineering associates.
Prepare work schedules and annual leave schedules within budget, business expectations and guidelines of the appropriate industrial legislation.
Assist with the selection and appointment of new associates within the department.
Conduct regular staff meetings to keep all associates are fully informed.
Ensure compliance with legislated workplace heath and safety requirements
Responsibility for the cleanliness of all plant / mechanical equipment rooms.
Ensure all requests for maintenance are carried out within an acceptable time frame.
Assist all engineering associates with maintenance and repairs when required.
Encourage multi skilling of the engineering associates thereby improving productivity and team diversity.
Liase with Engineering associates in their daily activities and assigned projects as directed by the engineering managers.
Responsibility for follow up on all assigned tasks to Engineering associates to ensure the works have been completed in a reasonable time frame and to a standard pertaining to the complex and as set by the Engineering management.
Perform duties as assigned by the Engineering manager’s


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