Chief Facilities Engineer - Serviced Apartments

Bradfield Consulting Limited

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Our client, a big player in the hospitality space, which offers a collection of the finest fully serviced apartments in Abuja, geared towards the long stay guest is looking to recruit a Chief Facilities Engineer. 

 

JOB LOCATION: ABUJA

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Supervise and organize all engineering activities.
  • Performs quality control checks, ensuring the safety and effectiveness or reliability of the facility equipment
  • Responsible for preventive/corrective maintenance of the apartment’s facility, equipment, critical and non-critical alike.
  • Daily leadership and administration of the engineering function at the property with the objectives of safely and effectively operating machinery and building systems.
  • Conducting regular repairs of any damaged equipment with the use of an in-house engineering team
  • Encourage and foster a team-oriented environment through positive feedback.
  • Train members of the department as appropriate in new processes and procedures while ensuring compliance .
  • Follow and maintain the site-specific preventive maintenance and work order program.
  • Demonstrate improvement from previous performance; suggest areas of improvements for service and operating efficiency.
  • Demonstrate the ability to understand the engineering design and operational aspects of the Building systems and equipment
  • Be able to immediately recognize system performance deficiencies and respond to operational and emergency situations.
  • Ensure the availability of an adequate inventory of tools and other supplies to operate the building.
  • Protect and improve the value of the Apartments assets and ensure that building machinery and systems meet or exceed their expected life cycle.
  • Manage contracted service work at the property, including understanding and developing the scope of service, bidding, awarding and administering the contract duties.
  • Organize administrative functions related to site operations, such as a work orders and maintenance activities, budgets, ordering supplies, etc.
  • Work with the Construction Managers on capital improvement construction projects
  • Assist in the development of capital plans which would include planning for infrastructure; upgrades, equipment replacements and building modifications to ensure the building’s future capabilities are maintained.
  • Responsible for ensuring that major projects performed at the building are properly planned, executed and closed out in accordance with best current practices in the hospitality industry.
  • Responsible for overseeing the activities of contractors working within the building

 

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES

  • Ability to communicate well in both oral and written reports.
  • Proficiency in MS Office, Outlook, Word, Excel and building automation systems.
  • Excellent communication, persuasion skills.
  • He will need to build relationships quickly and should possess a quick analytical mind and a decisive nature.

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • University degree in engineering field a MUST
  • Relevant certification required
  • 10+ years of experience in facility/plant engineering and maintenance supervision.
  • 10+ years of project management experience.
  • Hands on preventive and corrective maintenance experience a MUST
  • Hospitality/ Housing Estates experience will be a strong advantage

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Summary

Company

Bradfield Consulting Limited

Job Level

Experienced (Non-Manager)

Location

Abuja

Specialization

Engineering

Job Type

Full-Time

Minimum Qualification

Degree

Preferred Years of Experience

10 - 15 years