Landscape Technician - MEP
Dubai Parks and Resorts
Job description / Role
Join the team of the first LEGOLAND® Park in the Middle East and help us create amazing experiences for families from around the world. At LEGOLAND® Dubai we rely everyday on our Model Citizens (employees) in meeting our ultimate goal of bringing the LEGO® values of creativity, imagination, learning, quality and fun to life and deliver truly memorable experiences to our guests.
With over 40 interactive rides, live shows and attractions you will be able to find a diverse range of career opportunities in one of the most unique and stimulating work environments you could imagine.
Play Your Part
Reporting to the MEP Manager, you are to assist the facility Shifts that operate within the facility maintenance department. You are responsible for a number of tasks, such as digging and raking the soil, weeding and mulching the area, fertilizing the land and growing new flowers and plants, trimming hedges and cutting branches, and mowing lawns and maintenance of the irrigation system. Besides ensuring the attractiveness of the landscape, you must also keep the area free of diseases and insects.
You must be creative, have excellent problem-solving skills and organizational abilities to ensure the growth of plants and maintaining the landscape design.
- Maintaining inventory of landscaping materials such as mulch, fertilizer, and pesticides
- Planting trees, shrubs, and other plants
- Mowing lawns, trimming hedges, pruning trees, remove weeds and dead plants and performing other maintenance activities
- Installing irrigation systems and sprinkler heads to ensure that plants have adequate water supply throughout the growing season
- Evaluating soil and other conditions to determine what types of plants will thrive in a particular environment
- Assisting your supervisor for Selecting and ordering plants
- Diagnosing and treating plant diseases or insect infestations with chemical or organic solutions
- Installing topsoil, mulch, and other materials on newly developed lots to ensure that plants have adequate support and nutrients
- Conduct general maintenance duties such as cleaning walkways and removing dry leaves
- To assist the Facility management team to maximizing ride and equipment availability and safety in operation.
- To ensure that you complete PPM'S in a timely manner in line with department procedures.
- To assist other departments as and when required to support the operation of the park.
- To respond to unplanned maintenance, planned preventative maintenance, MEP start up procedures and safety checks when required.
Health & Safety
- To take reasonable care for the health and safety of himself and of other persons who may be affected through your work activities.
- To cooperate with and support the LEGOLAND Dubai Management to allow the business to fulfill its legal responsibilities through:
- Following reasonable instruction related to health & safety.
- Reporting dangerous situations or deficiencies in health & safety arrangements.
- To only use work equipment in accordance with training.
- To not interfere or misuse anything provided for the purposes for health & safety.
Are You a Star?
- Qualified to at least C&G level 3, or approved equivalent. At least 3 years' experience of working as a Professional Painter in ideally an MEP environment.
- Working knowledge of the DM and EIAC requirements
- A full working knowledge of appropriate engineering related statutory requirements e.g. certification and safe use of lifting equipment, C.O.S.H.H., safe use and written schemes of pressure vessels, general responsibilities for the maintenance of a Safe Working Environment under the Health & Safety at Work Act etc.
- Ideally a working knowledge of DM / EIAC and all other third parties.
The Best Part of The Story
We offer a competitive salary and benefits package which includes; comprehensive medical coverage, life and accident insurance and other generous allowances.
We also care about your career development supported by Learning opportunities for those seeking a long-term future in the Company.
About the Company
Dubai Parks and Resorts offers new heights in experiential entertainment through an inspired concept that brings the best of the east and the west in the entertainment industry. Conceived and developed by Meraas Holding, Dubai Parks and Resorts articulates the Dubai leadership’s vision of positioning the emirate as a compelling global tourist destination.
The first phase of Dubai Parks and Resorts will comprise three theme parks: motiongate™ Dubai, Bollywood Parks™ Dubai, and LEGOLAND® Dubai. The development will also feature Riverland - a grand entrance plaza and Lapita, a family themed hotel. The first phase is scheduled for completion in 2016. Ground work commenced on site in February 2014