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Fairmont Bab Al Bahr - Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates



Director Of Engineering


Luxury & Lifestyle

Company Description

Fairmont Bab Al Bahr is a 5-star Abu Dhabi beach resort with a stunning setting on Abu Dhabi Creek. Our luxurious urban hideaway offers unparalleled panoramas over the glittering white-marble minarets of iconic Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque. Alongside exquisite restaurants and bars, Fairmont Abu Dhabi boasts 366 spacious rooms, suites and a villa. Designed with discerning business and leisure guests in mind, our incomparable facilities include a private beach, pool, meeting rooms, and a magnificent ballroom for lavish celebrations.

Job Description

The Director of Engineering will be responsible for overseeing the entire engineering and maintenance operations of the property. This includes ensuring that all building systems, facilities, and equipment are functioning efficiently and safely. The role requires strong leadership skills, extensive technical knowledge and the ability to manage a team of engineers and maintenance personnel to uphold the hotel's high standards. 

  • Leadership and Management:

    • Lead and manage the engineering department, including hiring, training and developing the team.
    • Foster a positive and productive work environment.
    • Ensure all team members are trained on safety, emergency procedures and standard operating procedures.
  • Maintenance and Operations:

    • Oversee the maintenance and repair of all hotel facilities, including HVAC, electrical, plumbing, and mechanical systems.
    • Develop and implement a comprehensive preventive maintenance program.
    • Ensure that all equipment and systems are functioning optimally and efficiently.
  • Project Management:

    • Plan, coordinate, and manage engineering projects, including renovations and new installations.
    • Collaborate with contractors, architects, and designers to ensure projects are completed on time and within budget.
    • Monitor and control project expenditures.
  • Safety and Compliance:

    • Ensure compliance with all local regulations, including health and safety standards.
    • Conduct regular safety inspections and audits.
    • Implement and oversee emergency response procedures.
  • Energy Management:

    • Develop and implement energy conservation programs to reduce costs and environmental impact.
    • Monitor energy consumption and identify opportunities for improvement.
    • Report on energy usage and savings.
  • Budgeting and Financial Management:

    • Prepare and manage the engineering department’s budget.
    • Monitor and control expenses to ensure they are within budgetary limits.
    • Develop cost-saving initiatives without compromising quality or safety.
  • Guest and Staff Support:

    • Ensure prompt and efficient resolution of maintenance issues affecting guests or staff.
    • Collaborate with other departments to support their engineering and maintenance needs.
    • Maintain a high level of guest satisfaction through timely and effective maintenance services.



  • Experience:

    • Minimum of 10 years of engineering experience, with at least 5 years in a leadership role in a luxury hotel environment.
    • Proven track record of managing large-scale engineering operations and projects.
  • Skills:

    • Strong technical knowledge of building systems, including HVAC, electrical, plumbing, and mechanical systems.
    • Excellent leadership and team management skills.
    • Strong project management skills with the ability to oversee multiple projects simultaneously.
    • Exceptional problem-solving and decision-making abilities.
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Education:

    • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering (Mechanical, Electrical, Civil, or related field) or equivalent experience.
    • Professional engineering certification or license is an advantage.

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