1. Full-Time
  2. Permanent
  4. Engineering & Maintenance


Mövenpick Kuwait, Kuwait Free Trade Zone, Kuwait



Assistant Chief Engineer


India, Middle East & Africa

Company Description

Why work for Accor?
We are far more than a worldwide leader. We welcome you as you are, and you can find a job and brand that matches your personality. We support you to grow and learn every day, making sure that work brings purpose to your life, so that during your journey with us, you can continue to explore Accor’s limitless possibilities.
By joining Accor, every chapter of your story is yours to write and together we can imagine tomorrow's hospitality. Discover the life that awaits you at Accor, visit https://careers.accor.com/
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Job Description

The Assistant Chief Engineer is responsible for overseeing the hotel's engineering and maintenance operations to ensure a safe, comfortable, and well-maintained environment for guests and staff. This role involves planning, project management, budgeting, and leading a team of skilled professionals.

Key Responsibilities


  • Provide the guides and leadership to the engineering and maintenance team.
  • Develop and implement departmental policies, procedures, and standards.
  • Foster a positive and collaborative work environment.

Project Management

  • Oversee and manage renovation projects within the hotel.
  • Involve in and Develop and manage budgets for engineering and maintenance projects.

Maintenance and Repairs

  • Develop and implement preventive maintenance programs for all equipment and facilities.
  • Respond promptly to maintenance requests and emergencies.
  • Coordinate with external contractors for specialized repairs.

Quality Assurance

  • Ensure that the hotel meets or exceeds all safety and environmental regulations.
  • Conduct regular inspections to identify areas requiring maintenance or improvement.

Energy Management

  • Implement energy-efficient practices to reduce operational costs.
  • Evaluate and recommend new technologies for energy conservation.

Staff Development

  • Recruit, train, and supervise engineering and maintenance staff.
  • Conduct regular performance evaluations and provide constructive feedback.
  • Develop training programs to enhance the skills of the team.

Budget Management

  • Prepare and manage the departmental budget.
  • Control costs while maintaining high-quality standards.


  • Work closely with other departments to ensure seamless hotel operations.
  • Collaborate with the purchasing department to source materials and equipment.


  • Bachelor's degree in engineering.
  • Proven experience in a similar role within the luxury hospitality industry.
  • Strong leadership and managerial skills.
  • Excellent problem-solving abilities.
  • Knowledge of building systems, codes, H&S and regulations.
  • Familiarity with energy management practices.
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills.

Additional Information

Why work for Accor?

  • We are much more than a world leader. We are more than 300,000 hoteliers with a purposeful and heartfelt mission: to make every guest Feel Welcome in our 5,100 properties and on our digital platforms. Over 40+ brands and growing.
  • We are committed to a culture and guided by our values that make our talent Feel Valued. We want them to express their passions every day and realize their full potential through exemplary professional development and growth opportunities, enjoying a life filled with unlimited experiences.
  • Join a vastly expanding company with myriads of opportunities to grow and build your career into the future.
  • To connect with us, please visit https://www.accorhotels.jobs/home.aspx

Our commitment to Diversity & Inclusion:

We are an inclusive company, and our ambition is to attract, recruit and promote diverse talent.

Diversity & Inclusion for Accor means welcoming each and everyone and respecting their differences by giving priority only to qualities and skills in extending employment and development opportunities. Our ambition is to provide meaningful employment, a warm and welcoming culture, excellent working conditions and to promote the development of all people, including those with disabilities.
When applying, do not hesitate to let us know of any specific needs you may have so that we can take them into consideration.


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