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Chief Engineer, for Hotels

Travco Group owns and manages about 50 hotels across Egypt in Hurghada, Marsa Alaam, Sharm El Shiekh, Dahab and North Coast. The Group is looking for a Chief Engineer to inspect the maintenance operations and physical conditions of the hotels to ensure highest standards and to keep the hotels always in perfect condition.

The Job Description for this position requires that the candidate: 

  • Make regular inspections over the hotels properties to inspect areas including but not limited to the building structure, floors, walls, ceilings, furniture, equipment fixtures, air conditioning/central heating, water, sewage, alarms, safety systems (eg. for fire or emergencies), lifts (elevators), utilities such as electricity, equipment for kitchens, laundries, etc. 
  • Oversee the properties preventive maintenance programs to ensure consistent, reliable operation of systems and to minimize downtime and loss. 
  • To continually monitor quality standards To monitor efficiency, consumption, and hotels allocation of water, electricity, and other fuel sources. 
  • To monitor conditions, operational quality, and maintenance of hotel machinery & vehicles 
  • To ensure that service and quality standards are maintained by engineering staff personnel consistent with a luxury resort hotel. 
  • To inspect rooms-related preventative maintenance, rooms refurbishment, and public area projects on a regular basis. 
  • To inspect and evaluate maintenance contracts and major purchases made by the hotel 
  • To promote and comply with all policies and procedures of Travco Group. 
  • To immediately report all suspicious occurrences and hazardous conditions. 
  • To inspect and promote practice of safe work habits at all times 
  • To ensure safe work practices of all maintenance staff, including compliance with company and departmental safety rules and regulations and the proper use and handling of all relevant equipment. 

The candidate's Desired skills are to be:

  • Familiar with general maintenance requirements of luxury resort environment 
  • Working knowledge of HVAC, electrical, plumbing, commercial kitchen, water features, and general building construction 
  • Active, willing and able to travel on regular basis especially to Red Sea, Sinai & North Coast 
  • Detail oriented, safety minded, highly self-motivated & able to work well under pressure. 
  • Fluent in spoken and written English 
  • Employment status: Full time 
  • Employment type: employee 
  • Career Level: Managerial 
  • Year of experience: from 15-20 years 
  • Candidate’s Major: Engineering 
  • Degree: Bachelor/higher diploma 
  • Residence Location: Egypt 
  • Gender: Male 
  • Nationality: Egyptian 
  • Age: from 35 to 50 years old



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