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Chief Engineer- Caribbean Opportunity

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Chief Engineer- Caribbean Opportunity

Michael Nefdt 10th June 2024 0 Comments

Chief Engineer- Caribbean Opportunity

We at GAP Talent are recruiting for a Chief Engineer to based out in the beautiful Caribbean for a globally recognised hotel and resorts company.

The successful applicant will be responsible for the overall maintenance and management of the property’s mechanical and physical assets. Managing all engineering operations for interior and exterior facilities including all electrical, refrigeration, plumbing, heating and cooling, structural, ground care and parking area facilities.

Duties of the Position Include:

  • Developing and implementing energy-efficient strategies for utility consumption.
  • Developing and managing an annual budget for regular operations, capital expenditures and utilities
  • Troubleshooting all mechanical, electrical, HVAC and plumbing systems
  • Developing and managing appropriate inventory of material, spares and tools for maintenance activities
  • Organising, directing, planning and controlling all engineering activities.
  • Negotiating contracts with vendors and clients
  • Coordinating the engineering team and assigning goals for the completion of project plans
  • Performing quality control checks on all systems and products.
  • Calculating costs, material, labour, and time required for each project
  • Ensuring ethical and regulatory compliance with respect to installation, operation and maintenance of hotel equipment & systems

Qualification and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical/Mechanical/Civil Engineering
  • A minimum of four (4) years of management experience
  • A minimum of five (5) years’ experience in the hospitality industry
  • Ability to draft, review, and evaluate engineering blueprints.
  • Working knowledge of ASHRAE, JS21, NFPA & NEC life safety codes and standards.
  • CEM/CFM certification preferred.
  • Experience with Chill Water Systems
  • Experience with waste water treatment and reverse osmosis water plants necessary
  • The ability to read and understand blueprints and schematics.