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General Tradesman


Dubai, UAE

Ref: RP714-3570

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Hotel Overview:

Fairmont The Palm is a luxury, world-class resort located on the iconic Palm Jumeirah Island in Dubai. The hotel features 391 guest rooms and suites with dedicated Fairmont Gold rooms and lounge. A total of 11 food and beverage outlets on property offer international dining options including Little Miss India, Frevo - Brazilian Churrasco experience, Seagrill Bistro, Ba Restaurant and Lounge, Blowfish, Flow Kitchen, The Cigar Room, Vuvuzela and others. Fairmont The Palm also features an expansive pool and beach area with a health club, Willow Stream Spa and the Fairmont Falcons Kids' Club.

Reporting to the Shift Engineer, responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following:


- Consistently offers professional, engaging and friendly service
- Respond to maintenance requests as advised by the department and close out all finished assignments
- Maintain and repair all Public Areas in accordance with the PPM procedures and standard guidelines
- All fixtures and fittings are to be maintained functional in all Public Areas
- Ensure good "work hygiene" to protect guest areas from damage
- Greet guests during your presence in the property and maintain appropriate grooming
- Familiarize with the design and the layout of all guest areas
- Follow the shift duties as per department duty roster and must be flexible with scheduling
- Applies mastery of skills and serves as a resource to others in the resolution of problems relates with Guest Rooms
- Understand and practice hotel emergency fire procedures
- Report any unusual finding or safety hazards immediately to the Assistant Chief Engineer/Director of Engineering
- Perform duties outside the scope of the position in case of emergency, when called upon.
- Be on call after normal operating hours and coordinate with technicians after hours if necessary.
- Carry out any other duties and responsibilities as assigned.



- Previous experience is an asset.
- Highly responsible and reliable.
- Previous experience with painting, plumbing, electrical wiring and other related experience is an asset.
- Previous experience with pool and gym experience is an asset.
- Ability to work cohesively with fellow colleagues as a part of a team with minimal supervision.
- Enthusiastic and dependable.
- Active listening.
- A self-starter, take initiative, can make decisions in fast-paced, changing environment.
- Constant standing and walking throughout shift.
- Proficient in the English language (verbal & written), second language is an asset.
- Customer service.
- Interpersonal skills.
- Good communications skills.

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About the Company

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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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