1. Tiempo completo
  2. Permanente
  3. SLS
  4. Mantenimiento


SLS Dubai Hotel & Residences, Dubai, United Arab Emirates



Chief Engineer


Luxury & Lifestyle

Company Description

SLS Dubai Hotel and Residences is a luxury lifestyle 5-star city hotel which belongs to Ennismore under the wider Accor group umbrella.

Boasting 946 units, with 254 uniquely designed hotel rooms, 321 hotel apartments and 371 Branded Residences, spread over 75 floors, SLS Dubai is one of the tallest hotels and residences in the region.

A wondrous and striking landmark in Downtown District, designed by the award- winning architects Aedas and interior designer Paul Bishop, the SLS Dubai is a unique cabinet of curiosities that never ceases to delight.

Job Description

Duties & Functions:

1. Engineering and Maintenance Management:

• Develop and implement comprehensive maintenance programs to ensure the proper functioning of all mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and HVAC systems throughout the hotel. • Conduct regular inspections of the property's infrastructure, equipment, and facilities to identify potential issues and implement corrective actions proactively.

• Coordinate with external contractors and vendors for major repairs, renovations, and equipment installations, ensuring compliance with safety regulations and industry standards.

• Oversee the operation and maintenance of the hotel's energy management systems to optimize energy efficiency and reduce utility costs.

• Respond promptly to emergency situations, such as equipment failures or utility outages, and implement contingency plans to minimize disruptions to guest services.

2. Team Leadership and Development:

• Recruit, train, and supervise a team of skilled technicians and maintenance employees, providing guidance, coaching, and performance feedback as needed.

• Foster a culture of teamwork, accountability, and continuous improvement within the engineering department, promoting a safe and productive work environment.

• Conduct regular employee meetings and training sessions to communicate departmental goals, priorities, and procedures effectively.

• Ensure that all engineering staff are trained and certified in relevant safety protocols and regulatory requirements.

3. Budget and Cost Management:

• Develop and manage the engineering department budget, including forecasting expenses, monitoring variances, and controlling costs to meet financial objectives.

• Identify opportunities for cost-saving initiatives, such as energy conservation measures or equipment upgrades, and implement strategies to maximize operational efficiency.

• Review and approve purchase orders for maintenance supplies, spare parts, and equipment, ensuring that expenditures are within budgetary constraints.

4. Compliance and Safety:

• Maintain compliance with all local, state, and federal regulations governing building codes, fire safety, environmental standards, and occupational health and safety.

• Coordinate with regulatory agencies and third-party inspectors to ensure that the hotel meets all licensing and certification requirements.

• Conduct regular safety inspections and audits to identify potential hazards and implement corrective actions to mitigate risks to guests, staff, and property.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Facilities Management, or related field.
  • Professional certification (e.g., Certified Hotel Engineer, Certified Facilities Manager) is a plus.
  • Previous managerial experience in engineering or facilities management, preferably in a hotel or hospitality environment.
  • Strong technical knowledge of building systems, including HVAC, electrical, plumbing, and fire protection systems.
  • Proven leadership and team management skills, with the ability to motivate and inspire a diverse workforce.
  • Excellent problem-solving and decision-making abilities, with a focus on delivering timely and cost-effective solutions.
  • Flexibility to work extended hours, including nights, weekends, and holidays, as needed.

La diversité et l’inclusion pour Accor, c’est accueillir chacun et chacune dans le respect de ses différences en donnant la priorité aux seules qualités et compétences. Notre ambition est de développer l’emploi, mieux accueillir, offrir d’excellentes conditions de travail et  favoriser l’évolution de l’ensemble des collaborateurs et notamment des personnes en situation de handicap. N’hésitez pas à nous faire part de vos éventuels besoins spécifiques afin que nous puissions les prendre en considération lors de votre processus de recrutement.


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