Chief Engineer

Chief Engineer

1-2 years
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Job Description

Job Description

Overview of duties
. Behaves and acts (as a manager) in an exemplary fashion, embodying the brand mindset
. Is responsible for the smooth running of all the hotel's technical processes and installations
. Coordinates and manages the regulatory procedures and follow-up processes (safety of people and property, quality, guests comfort)
. Tracks and optimises energy consumption, implements and follows up the Preventive Maintenance Programme
. Helps employees improve their skills and provides support for career development
. Manages, motivates and organises his/her teams
Main responsibilities
Customer relations
. Is service minded
. Ensures optimal availability for guests of hotel areas and services (rooms, lounges, restaurant, kitchen etc)
Professional techniques / Production
. Makes sure that fire security installations are in good working order
. Runs regular checks on technical equipment to prevent any problems
. Implements corrective action plans
. Manages energy costs efficiently
. Prepares and tracks the action plans instigated by the Safety Commission and audit authorities
. Trains personnel on the hotel's safety regulations and procedures
. Tracks and treats any recurrent technical problems in the hotel
. Applies water hygiene procedures
. Advises the General Manager when specialist intervention is required
Team management and cross-departmental responsibilities
. Evolves working methods in line with brand philosophy
. Develops team spirit and motivation by creating a good working atmosphere
. Has a global view of all the hotel's technical needs
. Organises and checks employees work
. Ensures that the team provides a high standard of service
. Identifies the training needs for technicians and prepares appropriate training plans
. Works in collaboration with the other departments
Commercial / Sales
. Negotiates contracts with sub-contractors and monitors the services provided by referenced suppliers
Management and administration
. Follows up investment and maintenance budgets (contracts, purchasing etc)
. Handles relations with sub-contractors
. Optimises energy consumption, implementing corrective action plans
. Is involved in scheduling investments and supervising renovation work
Hygiene / Personal safety / Environment
. Respects Accor's Legionnaires disease directive
. Organises and follows up security and fire prevention training for all hotel staff
. Keeps the hotel security register up-to-date
. Ensures respect of the Accor environment charter
. Ensures respect of the sustainable development policy

Work Experience

Level of EducationBachelor / LicenceAreas of studyTechnical & MaintenanceProfessional experiences1 to 2 yearsLanguages essentialEnglish (Primary tongue)Optional languagesVietnamese (Working level)
. Vocational certificate or diploma in electronics or technical studies, or degree in hotel maintenance
. 1 - 2 years of experience in a similar field
. Must have practical and theoretical skills in related areas: cold-storage, air-conditioning, building pathology, water processing, Electronics
. Knowledge and experience of associated computer applications
. Languages: Excellent English. Knowing Vietnamese is a plus


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About Accor

Accor S.A. is a French multinational hospitality company that owns, manages and franchises hotels, resorts and vacation properties. It is the largest hospitality company in Europe, and the sixth largest worldwide.Accor operates in 5,300 locations in over 110 countries. Its total capacity is approximately 777,714 rooms. It owns and operates brands in many segments of hospitality: Luxury (Raffles, Fairmont, Sofitel), premium (MGallery, Pullman, Swissôtel), midscale (Novotel, Mercure, Adagio), and economy (ibis, hotelF1). Accor also owns companies specialized in digital hospitality and event organization, such as onefinestay, D-Edge, ResDiary, John Paul, Potel & Chabot and Wojo.The company is headquartered in Issy-les-Moulineaux, France, and is a constituent of the CAC Next 20 index in the Paris stock exchange.

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