Senior Maintenance Engineer


Mecca, Saudi Arabia

Ref: RP714-11271

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Reporting to the Group Director of Engineering, the responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following:

- Supervises all engineering team, duty roaster planning and management.
- Checks event orders and meeting any engineering requirements arising, including outside catering, festivals etc.
- Ensures that the planned preventive maintenance is adhered to and records kept up to date.
- Ensure availability of materials and spare parts before start of shift.
- Assist, as directed, to perform other Engineering tasks as business demand requires.
- Follow all standard operating procedures of Makkah Clock Royal Tower, A Fairmont Hotel and Engineering department.
- To immediately report all suspicious occurrence and hazardous condition.
- To maintain the cleanliness safety of work areas at all times.
- Ensures control and distribution of trouble reports, breakdown reports.
- Ensures control of store material issues to support day-to-day maintenance and repairs requirements.
- Assigns duties to engineering team members accordingly.
- Liaises with sectional managers regularly for the update of ongoing works and projects.
- Ensures day-to-day repairs are effectively done, through prompt attention to emergencies and break downs especially in guest areas.
- Provides competent hands-on skills to ensure all hotel systems including, mechanical, electrical, sewage, plumbing, heating and lighting are maintained in good working order and to ensure any defects are corrected promptly and properly.
- Ensures all hotel fixtures, fittings and equipment are maintained in good working order and that defects are corrected promptly.
- Undertakes regular inspections of the building and report back any defects and repairs that require further action to the Group Director of Engineering.
- Ensures quality workmanship by all sections.
- Ensures material quality meets the required standards.
- Ensures proper usage of materials.
- Ensures engineering store is adequately stocked and not running out.
- Ensures purchase requests on store and direct items are made as per re-order levels.
- Ensures purchase requests raised has enough and detailed specifications to ensure high good quality materials are sourced.
- To perform other task, including cross exposure, as directed, or multi-skill in any other section.
- Perform other duties requested by the Group Director of Engineering.


- Strong interpersonal and problem solving abilities necessary.
- Must be a highly organized person with strong planning skills.
- Goal and results oriented.
- Analytical skills, strength as a developer and a leader of others are essential.
- International experience an asset.
- Energetic, enthusiastic, self-motivated and a charismatic team player.
- Minimum 3-5 years as Maintenance Manager (hotel or service environment preferred).
- Engineering degree/diploma or similar qualifications.
- Knowledgeable in all regulations such as building codes, fire and health department requirements.
- Ability to positively communicate and instruct employees, Able to rephrase, or "translate" fairly technical information into terms which a layperson may easily understand.
- Ability to work effectively under pressure, changing conditions and priorities.
- Ability to effectively review, assess and modify work as needed to ensure continual progress towards desired results.
- Ability to handle multiple complex projects concurrently with a focus on results.
- Excellent teamwork skills and high level of initiative essential.
- Demonstrated commitment to continuous improvement with current knowledge on cutting edge technologies.
- Skill in use of computers and software programs associated with Property Operations.
- Excellent Knowledge of Building HVAC operations, Plumbing, Mechanical and Electrical systems.
- Must have knowledge of blue prints; reading, understanding and analyzing Experience and or working knowledge of Auto-Cad preferred.
- Must have experience in managing Capital Budgets.

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Maintenance Engineer salaries in Saudi Arabia

Average monthly compensation
SAR 10,500

Breakdown available for industries, cities and years of experience