Fairmont Engineering Supervisor in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Primary Location

Engineering Supervisor

Creating an engaging work environment for Colleagues of Fairmont Hotels & Resorts is as important as turning moments into memories for our guests. Your organization skills and the values you model as Engineering Supervisor will inspire your team – not only to ensure an exceptional in-room guest experience, but also to grow their careers with Fairmont.

Hotel Overview:

Located just north of the city, Fairmont Riyadh will be part of a new mixed-use development project comprising the hotel, a convention center and commercial real estate space that will house multinational corporations as well as regional companies. The hotel will feature 298 spacious guestrooms, including Fairmont Gold. Guests will enjoy a selection of dining venues as well as spa and fitness facilities. The convention center comprises 4,000 square meters of meeting and function space.

Summary of Responsibilities:

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

  • Consistently offers professional, engaging and friendly service
  • Respond to all Engineering requests with minimum of response time.

  • Deliver a good quality of services according to professional standards.

  • Daily supervise, coordinate and support all technicians on duty.

  • Make a report of engineering activities including incidents, safety issues and internal requests.

  • Maintain high staff morale and team spirit within the department

  • Establish, maintain and implement five star service levels

  • Create and implement colleague-training initiatives.

  • Implement and train on all service standards.

  • Create and implement a preventative cleaning and maintenance program

  • Adhere to all budget guidelines.

  • Work together with other departments representative to maintain a good level of Guest Service.

  • Monitor and analyze energy consumption.

  • Conduct training when needed.

  • Conduct job performance assessment of engineering staff.

  • Manage and Control stocks of engineering warehouse.

  • Ensure clean safe and healthy work environment including but not limited to technical plants, engineering offices and workshops.

  • Attend and participate in the daily engineering meetings.

  • Maintain staff log book up dated.

  • Conduct pre-service briefing.

  • Other duties as assigned by deputy director of engineering.

  • Ensure adherence to Fairmont’s code of ethics.

Employee Status


  • Previous experience is an asset
  • 5 years’ experience in hotel engineering operations or building maintenance.
  • Multi skills technician with strong knowledge of Electricity, Plumbing, HVAC and low Current.

  • Degree or diploma in Engineering or Technical field.

  • Strong interpersonal and problem solving abilities require.

  • Must be a highly organized person with strong planning skills.

  • Must be adaptable and handle last minute changes positively.

  • Arabic and English speaking a strong asset.

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

  • Constant standing and walking throughout shift
  • Frequent standing and walking throughout shift.

  • Occasional lifting and carrying up to 20 lbs.

  • Occasional ascending or descending ladders, stairs and ramps.

Visa Requirements:Selected candidates will provide visa to have legal work permit to work as per the country law.

APPLY TODAY:Whether you're launching your career or seeking meaningful employment, we invite you to visit http://www.fairmontcareers.com/ to learn more about Fairmont Hotels & Resorts and the extraordinary opportunities that exist!


At Fairmont Hotels & Resort we offer our guests the finest hospitality experience in each of our destinations. And we know that, to offer our guests the best, we first need to offer our employees the best. That's why you'll find exceptional work opportunities - throughout North America and the Caribbean, Europe and Africa, the Middle East and Asia Pacific - as well as industry - leading training, career development, recognition and rewards. Fairmont Hotels & Resorts is a celebrated collection of hotels that includes landmark locations like London's The Savoy, New York's The Plaza, and Shanghai's Fairmont Peace Hotel. Our teams are guided by values of Respect, Integrity, Teamwork and Empowerment; we employ the highest ethical and quality standards, treating all colleagues with fairness and dignity. A community and environmental leader, Fairmont is also regarded for its responsible tourism practices and award - winning Green Partnership program. An exciting future awaits!

Primary Location: Kingdom of Saudi Arabia-Riyadh-Fairmont Riyadh

Employee Status: Regular

Job Level: Management / Supervisory

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day Job

Travel: No

Closing Date: 27.Oct.2017, 10:59:00 PM

Req ID: RIY00170