Manager – Resident Engineering – Jumeirah Beach Hotel

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Job Description


Jumeirah Group, a member of Dubai Holding, has been making a distinguished impact on the global hospitality market for more than two decades with its Stay Different™ brand promise.

Its award-winning destinations, such as the iconic Burj Al Arab Jumeirah, position service beyond expectations, elevated dining destinations and surprising architecture and design at the heart of every guest experience.

Today, Jumeirah operates a world-class portfolio of 23 properties across the Middle East, Europe and Asia and employs over 8,000 colleagues, representing over 106 nationalities.

As Jumeirah continues to expand its global portfolio and scales up its operations to the next level of growth, it remains fully committed to developing and empowering our colleagues to excel in world class environments.

Jumeirah is committed to embedding equality, diversity, and inclusion in all its practices, embracing a culture that celebrates diversity.

Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Dubai’s premier lifestyle destination, is located on Jumeirah Beach Road just 15 km from the city centre and 25 km from Dubai International Airport. The 26-floor hotel has a curved design which represents the shape of a breaking wave and offers pristine private beaches with undisturbed views of the Arabian Gulf.

With 599 sea-facing rooms and suites and 19 private villas, as well as 21 restaurants and bars, extensive conference and banqueting facilities, a private marina, Sinbad’s Kids Club, Talise™ Spa, and direct complimentary access to Wild Wadi Waterpark™ for all guests, the hotel continues to redefine the holiday experience.

About the Role:
An opportunity has arisen for Resident Engineer to join Jumeirah Beach Hotel. 

The main purpose 

  • Responsible for co-ordinating and overseeing the daily operations of the engineering department.
  • To deliver strategic, added value Engineering interventions to the business. 
  • To ensure that the property and assets are maintained in the highest order through the implementation of the “Jumeirah Engineering Management System” and the appointment of suitable competent personnel.

The main responsibilities are: 

  • Supervises and directs the daily activities of all Engineering Department supervisors and subordinates.
  • Observes activities to ensure adherence to policies and     operating procedures.
  • Check on completed repair and maintenance works to ensure that established standards have been met.
  • Assists in the implementation, co-ordination, and monitoring of the JEMS (Jumeirah Engineering Management System. This will include the Fire, Life and Safety Matrix, PPM, and Work Order Systems).
  • Handles grievances, suggestions, and complaints by colleagues and recommends appropriate action to the Director of Engineering/Chief Engineer.
  • Submits a comprehensive monthly report to the Director of Engineering/Chief Engineer on activities carried out for the month (if required).
  • Be familiar with and comply with all relevant Engineering Department policies, processes and procedures.
  • To perform other duties that management may from time to time reasonably require

The ideal candidate for this position will have the following experience and qualifications: 

  • Minimum of 5 Years post qualification experience in a 5-star hotel.
  • Minimum of 5 years in a supervisory role.
  • Previous role in multicultural environment.
  • Experienced in Fire & Life safety systems.
  • Health and safety certified.
  • Knowledge of HVAC Systems.
  • Knowledge of Electrical systems.
  • Problem solving and follow-up ability.
  • Organized and structured.
  • Financial planning and accounting skill.
  • Project management.

About the Benefits:

We offer an attractive tax-free salary, paid in Dirhams (AED), the local currency of the UAE. In addition, we offer generous F&B benefits, reduced hotel rates across our properties globally, excellent leave and health care package, flights home, accommodation, life insurance, functional incentives and other employee benefits making the role attractive to high performers and any applicant looking for a career with one of the most luxurious brands in the hospitality industry.