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


Novotel Amsterdam Schiphol Airport, Hoofddorp, Netherlands



Chief Engineer


Europe and North Africa

Company Description

Are you our new technical all-rounder?

Do you enjoy being part of a highly dynamic hotel with a team that focuses on innovation and sustainability? A hotel that never stands still and where every day is different? Do you like to roll up your sleeves and get the job done? Then we are looking for you!

Job Description

As Chief Engineer, you and your team form the beating technical heart of the hotel, taking care of our hotel like no other—a great responsibility! This means that with your technical insight, you can easily fix malfunctions, perform repairs on equipment, installations, facilities, plumbing, and lighting. Complex tasks requiring extensive technical knowledge, expertise, and certification are outsourced (based on contracts established by our Procurement department) and coordinated by you to ensure the best possible outcome. It goes without saying that cost and quality play a role in this.

Your tasks include but are not limited to:

  • You and your team are responsible for quickly and efficiently solving problems and malfunctions, following up on ad-hoc complaints, and performing preventive technical expert work within the hotel.
  • Together with your team, you carry out repairs and maintenance work. This includes equipment, plumbing, fittings, lighting, and installations.
  • Ensuring safety and fire safety in the hotel is a must, and you take ownership of engaging external companies to fix malfunctions and perform repairs.
  • Performing periodic checks, maintenance, and cleaning of kitchen installations and equipment.
  • Taking responsibility for your team of technical service employees who perform all technical work and maintenance within the hotel.
  • You are part of the Management Team and report to the Operations Manager.
  • Ultimately responsible for legionella management and long-term planning regarding all installations and major maintenance of all rooms and equipment.
  • Coordinating everything related to emergency response, such as organizing and conducting training, drills, and evaluations.


Who are we looking for?

You think it’s great to work in the flagship Novotel of the BeNeLux, and the following profile suits you:

  • At least 3 years of work experience in a similar role, preferably in the hospitality or hotel industry.
  • You have an MBO (secondary vocational education) working and thinking level.
  • You can work well independently.
  • An electrical engineering background is a plus.
  • Good communication and coordination skills.
  • Good knowledge of the Dutch and English languages.
  • Solution-oriented.
  • Flexible attitude.

    Additional Information

    Our offer
    At Novotel Amsterdam Schiphol Airport you will be part of a good and welcoming team! It is mainly an office job. Working remotely is possible from time to time. Furthermore, you can count on a salary in between 3500,- -4000,- per month and an attractive bonus scheme, where you can earn up to 20% of your annual salary on top of your fixed salary based on personal performance. We have a travel allowance per day. Parking is available in the parking garage for half the cost of the subscription. With a full-time working week, you enjoy 25 vacation days per year, where you can put together a relaxing holiday with a discount on your hotel stays with Carte Bienvenue. In our community you can count on annual (sports) events, discounts on fashion and discounts on your health insurance. Furthermore, we have an additional pension scheme!

    Information and response
    Have you become enthusiastic about this role? We would like to receive your CV and cover letter. You can send it to Tessa Westerborg via: tessa.westerborg@accor.com.  For questions you can contact Tessa on 0031 23 7470352.

    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.


    Browse Jobs