Maintenance Engineer Career Opportunity – Three Star Hotel

Organization: Three Star Hotel
Duty Station: Mbale, Uganda
Reports to: General Manager
About US:
Reliable Corporate Solutions (RCS) is a
performance enhancement firm known for people and organization development. We
specialize in developing and strengthening organization systems through
research and information interpretation, behavioral and attitude change, Staff
training, Recruitment, and R & D. They would like to recruit for a valuable
client, a Three Star Hotel in Mbale.
Job Summary: The Maintenance Engineer will be responsible primarily
for general maintenance  and repairs in
guest suites, meeting space, restaurant and common areas including the Guest suit
and public area entry level preventative maintenance are included. The
Maintenance Engineer will also perform some repairs on mechanical, electrical,
plumbing, kitchen, and laundry equipment.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • Responsible for engineering and
    maintenance operations of the hotel, 
    hotel property, restaurant and grounds.
  • Quickly responds to engineering and
    maintenance concerns.
  • Carries out and/or monitors maintenance
    and preventative maintenance projects.
  • Responds to all building related safety
  • Maintains departmental compliance with
    hotel maintenance procedures.
  • Technically supports hotel departmental
    maintenance programs and executes daily, weekly and monthly checklists.
  • Renders support in the supervision of temporary
    maintenance associates.
  • Assist management in specifying proper
    supplies and equipment for operations.
  • Deals with guest related concerns.
  • Maintain the guest rooms, public space,
    and back of the hotel areas in good repair by performing various tasks
    related to a variety of trades including carpentry, plumbing, electrical,
    air conditioning, painting, wall covering and tiling to ensure an
    attractive and well maintained hotel.
  • Clean and maintain pool and spa area.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:  
  • The ideal candidate should preferably hold
    an ordinary Diploma in Electrical Engineering, higher diploma is added
  • Previous construction or hotel maintenance
    department supervisory or management experience.
  • A minimum of four or more years’
    experience in a similar capacity.
  • The applicant must possess knowledgeable
    of basic hand/power tool operation.
  • Basic knowledge and understanding of HVAC,
    electrical, plumbing and carpentry concepts.
  • Ability to work in a standing position for
    long periods of time (up to 5hours).
  • Must be available to respond to
    emergencies when not physically at the job site
  • Ability to satisfactorily communicate in
    English with guests, management, co-workers and vendors.
  • Ability to work a variety of varying
  • Ability to perform assigned duties with
    attention to detail, speed, accuracy, follow through, courtesy,
    cooperativeness and work with a minimum of supervision.
  • Ability to satisfactorily communicate in
    English (speak, read, write) with guests, co-workers and management to
    their understanding.
  • Ability to accurately compute and manipulate
    mathematical calculations
  • Ability to solve practical problems and
    deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited
    standardization exists
  • Ability to effectively deal with internal
    and external customers, some of whom will require high levels of patience,
    tact, and diplomacy to defuse anger.
  • Ability to work well under pressure of
    check in/check out of guests and handle multiple tasks at once.
  • Ability to grasp, bend, and stoop; push or
    pull heavy loads weighing up to 75 lbs.; and lift and/or carry or
    otherwise move packages, boxes, and luggage.
  • Punctuality and regular and reliable
  • Honesty and Integrity .
How to Apply: 
All suitably qualified candidates who
wish to apply should send their CVs via Email to;
Deadline: 10th July, 2015

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