Chief Engineer

Chief engineer
Posted 2 days ago in * Dubai – United Arab Emirates * Postdate: March 26, 2022 * 1 Click(s) * Display(s) 6 * Share:
Job description

An exciting opportunity
Called the hottest hotel on Palm Jumeirah,
FIVE Palm Jumeirah
Set against a breathtaking backdrop of a 150-metre private beach and the Dubai Marina skyline. This lifestyle hotel features 476 luxurious rooms and suites with ocean views on one side and city views on the other. The resort is a party and culinary hotspot with a range of restaurants, bars and a nightclub, inviting you to a new experience every day. Whether guests are looking for a gourmet dining experience or want to dance the night away, FIVE Palm Jumeirah creates relaxed or energizing choices from breakfast into the early hours and invites guests to plan their stay. Experience an urban chic atmosphere at
FIVE Jumeirah Village
† Boasting dazzling sunset views, this award-winning, cylindrically structured hotel is an architectural marvel that reflects the pulsating excitement of the new Dubai. Visitors can host their own high-rise private pool parties (the property features 270 plunge pools), sunbathe in style, or enjoy a special dinner overlooking Dubai’s world-famous sparkling skyline. Our award-winning sky villas have been designed with more than just sleeping in mind, as FIVE Jumeirah Village flawlessly combines a myriad of entertainment options, a range of award-winning F&B venues and first-class guest services – after all, FIVE knows how to throw an exceptionally good party! “This is unabashedly about luxury”, – .
And open soon: FIVE Zurich!
A preview of this exciting new project, which kicks off on July 1, 2022, reveals that this recently revamped lifestyle hotel and Swiss hot spot, previously frequented by the likes of Rihanna, Freddy Mercury, Grace Jones and Muhammad Ali as regular guests, is a major to become a success. Overlooking the city center from Zurich’s beautiful Uetliberg plateau, this property offers 149 rooms and 87 stunning contemporary suites, as well as several award-winning culinary concepts centered around FIVE’s signature musical styles. The new FIVE hotel in Zurich will seamlessly unite the very best of Swiss hospitality with the distinctive flair of FIVE to provide an exceptionally delightful experience for both city and international visitors.
Watch out for FIVE LUXURIES
The brand has been a huge success and is growing at an exponential rate. It will launch its third property in Dubai, FIVE LUXE. This resort is a premier beachfront property in the heart of Jumeirah Beach Road with expansive sunset views of Ain Dubai and Palm Jumeirah. an iconic social pool – and is expected to open in the first half of 2023. This incredible new property will truly soak up the authentic and unique atmosphere at FIVE for Gen Z, who constantly flock to FIVE from around the world to enjoy the brand’s tailor-made entertainment offerings. So stay tuned!
The team
Our engineering team is an integral piece of the puzzle. They are cultured yet trendy hosts with an innate ability to anticipate guests’ needs by being in the right place at the right time, delivering a hospitality experience beyond the others – and exciting memories for our guests to create that will last a lifetime.
The candidate
As Chief Engineer you will be part of a dedicated engineering team, driven with the intent to deliver ‘FIVE Star’ experiences to an international diaspora in the heart of bustling Dubai and Zurich. The VIBE at FIVE is all about performing at your best while having the best professional experience of your life. You are expected to be passionate about your role, breaking the standards while having the best time of your life. As our ideal candidate you have demonstrable experience in a very active environment. Your organizational, communication and leadership skills are unmatched and you enjoy developing guest solutions that transcend boundaries. We are looking for a natural self-starter who demonstrates creative and critical thinking skills, can focus on and complete tasks with a keen eye for detail. An outgoing, people-friendly personality with the ability to think ‘on your feet’ in changing situations is also essential. You will work closely with the management team to develop constantly changing service goals.​
Main responsibilities
* Reports directly to the Director of Engineering and is an integral member of the Real Estate Executive Committee. * Provides a high level of knowledge of property maintenance (reactive and preventive). Position has overall responsibility for the maintenance of the building, grounds and physical factory with particular focus on safety, security and asset protection * Develops and implements strategies that will deliver products and services that meet the needs and expectations of guests and employees while maximizing FIVE’s financial performance * Position is responsible for maintaining standards and legal requirements. Leads the emergency response team for all facility issues * Manages technical operations and budgets, works with the property team to determine how the technical department is performing within the set budget and highlights areas of focus for the leadership team * Manages the physical factory including equipment, refrigeration , HVAC, plumbing, water treatment, boilers and electrical systems and all other building services in accordance with standard operating procedures. * Develops a technical operational strategy aligned with the real estate according to FIVE’s business strategy. Preparation and management of the Engineering budget. Ensures integration of department goals into daily game plans * Ensures property policies are managed fairly and consistently * Contribute to DTCM and FIVE Hotels sustainability initiatives * Be a department trainer, participate in recruiting, mentor the team and evaluate cumulative performance of the team.

What we’re looking for
* Previous 6 to 8 years experience in the hospitality industry with mechanical and electrical background * Ability to work independently with good interpersonal skills * Fluent English (written and spoken) is required * Multi-language skills is an advantage * Communicates in a clear and consistent manner message related to department goals to produce desired results

Rewards at work! Benefits for life!
* Live the Exciting FIVE Life * Attractive Incentive Opportunities * Rapid Career Development

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