General Technician


Dubai, UAE

Ref: RP714-11697

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Hotel Overview:

Swissotel Al Ghurair & Swissotel Living Al Ghurair Hotel is a 620-room-and-suite upper upscale property. Catering for both business and leisure clientele. The hotel is located in Deira in the heart of Dubai and within easy reach of major tourist landmarks, leisure destinations and city services. It is linked to the Al Ghurair Shopping Centre, only 3 stops away on the Dubai Metro from the Dubai World Trade Centre and a 10 minute drive from Dubai International Airport.

General Technician

As a General Technician you will be responsible for operating, maintaining and repairing all the Hotel's building services and equipment

What's in it for you:

- Employee benefit card offering discounted rates in Accor worldwide
- Learning programs through our Academies
- Opportunity to develop your talent and grow within your property and across the world!
- Ability to make a difference through our Corporate Social Responsibility activities, like Planet 21

What you will be doing:

- Maintain and inspect joints, valves, pumps, boilers, heaters, sinks, commodes, tanks, valves, and other plumbing system components to locate malfunctions, and repairs or replaces when necessary
- Comply with established safety practices while expertly performing preventive maintenance, repair or retrofit of all electrical, mechanical, plumbing, fire / life safety emergency evacuation, lift rescue, water treatment, etc.
- Operate, preventively maintain and repair all pertinent hotel systems, devices, controls, instruments, equipment, etc.
- Comply with all established procedures, e.g. Work Orders, Preventive maintenance, Out-of-Order Rooms, Emergencies, etc.
- Comply with energy management practices.
- Through logs and utilities data, determine optimal operating efficiencies and takes necessary corrective measures when variance from standards are excessive.
- Attend departmental meetings or any other meetings as may be assigned by Engineering Manager.
- Carry out preventive maintenance, repair or retrofit of electrical, mechanical plumbing, fire protection, life safety systems.
- Record and analyze operating logs and utilities. Take immediate measures as necessary.
- Handle emergencies in repair works.
- Carry out improvement, maintenance and repair work on all building services and equipment according to the standards and requirements.
- Perform daily startup, shutdown and inspection of building services and equipment according to the standards and requirements.
- Maintain tools and equipment, and perform Engineering housekeeping work.
- Update daily maintenance log
- Complete the work order forms.
- Supervise contractors.
- Attend to complaints from hotel guests and other departments.
- Handle emergencies in repair works.
- Comply with hotel and department policies and procedures at all times.
- Carry out any other duties as and when assigned by the Management of the Hotel and department


Your experience and skills include:

- Minimum 02 years' experience in the position is preferred
- Strong interpersonal and problem solving abilities
- Highly responsible & reliable
- Ability to work well under pressure in a fast paced environment
- Ability to work cohesively as part of a team

Physical Aspects of Position (include but are not limited to):

- Constant standing and walking throughout shift
- Frequent lifting and carrying up to 20 lbs
- Occasional kneeling, pushing, pulling, lifting
- Occasional ascending or descending ladders, stairs and ramps

Visa requirements:

Please note that you must be eligible to live and work in Dubai. Swissotel Al Ghurair & Swissotel Living Al Ghurair will cover visa costs and flights for selected candidates from place of origin.

Our commitment to Diversity & Inclusion:

We are an inclusive company and our ambition is to attract, recruit and promote diverse talent.

Why work for Accor?

We are far more than a worldwide leader. We welcome you as you are and you can find a job and brand that matches your personality. We support you to grow and learn every day, making sure that work brings purpose to your life, so that during your journey with us, you can continue to explore Accor's limitless possibilities.

By joining Accor, every chapter of your story is yours to write and together we can imagine tomorrow's hospitality. Discover the life that awaits you at Accor.

Do what you love, care for the world, dare to challenge the status quo!

About the Company

A caring employer providing respect, training and career development for our employees. An attractive employer offering more than 100 professions across the 5 continents.

We are much more than a world leader. We are 250,000 hoteliers with the same shared passion for welcoming. We take care of millions of guests in our 4,300 addresses and on our digital platforms. As an operator and franchisor (HotelServices), owner and investor (HotelInvest), we invest all our energy into making "Feel Welcome" resonate as the finest hotel promise.

From luxury to economy and in every corner of the globe, AccorHotels'​ more than 20 brands meet all the needs of business and leisure travelers seeking comfort, attention and high-quality services.

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