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Chief Engineer (m/f) - Amsterdam


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Technische dienst

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Maintenance/engineering: engineer

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S-BB Accredited Internship

Leonardo Royal Hotel Amsterdam is an accredited work placement company

Job Description :

Our roots are in Israel but our commitment is to the hearts of our employees, our love for creativity is reflected in the design of our hotels. We invite you to grow with us! The Leonardo Royal Hotel Amsterdam welcomes you as of autumn 2018. The 4**** superior hotel is located directly at the metro station “Overamstel”. The 18-storey hotel has 490 rooms with a fresh design and high-quality equipment. Our restaurant “Vitruv” takes care of your well-being with exquisite dishes. For conferences, business meetings and other events 8 meeting rooms and our ballroom are available on over 1800 sq. m. You love Pre-Opening? Come and join us. Careers at Leonardo Hotels never stop. Maybe you want to move on in our Leonardo Academy after joining the Leonardo Family – more than 120 hotels in Europe are waiting for you.

From the beginning of April 2018 we are looking for a

Chief Engineer (m/f)

Job Requirements :

Your Responsibilities
  • Accompany the construction of a brand new 18 story Leonardo Royal hotel during the pre-opening phase, attend regular meetings during the construction of the hotel
          After opening:
  • Lead the Engineering Team in the day-to-day engineering and maintenance operations of the hotel, including service standards, equipment schedules, and work schedules
  • Communicate with Housekeeping to coordinate and prioritize maintenance activities for Guest rooms and public areas
  • Communicate with Government agencies to ensure full compliance with statutory regulations
  • Develop systems and procedures to ensure the health and safety of guests and team members, as well as the proper conditions for plants, machinery, and property
  • Prepare capital and repairs and maintenance budgets for engineering
  • Perform daily checks around the hotel
  • Conduct lift emergency release procedures as required
  • Diagnose, maintain, and repair mechanical equipment within the hotel
  • Ensure good relationships are built with internal and external customers
  • Maintenance of all hotel fixtures and fittings to ensure they are in safe condition and take action when any unsafe situations arise
  • Develop, implement, and direct all emergency programs
  • Develop, implement and manage energy conservation programs for the property to minimize expenses
  • Oversee the general contractor and subcontractors to ensure quality work is performed cost effectively
  • Perform special projects and other responsibilities as assigned
  • Identify and introduce environmentally-friendly systems and equipment
  • Monitor Key Performance Indicators for the Engineering Department and take corrective action, as required, to improve equipment inventory, quality audit, productivity, and other objectives
  • Manage all team member related activities, including recruitment, performance management, training, career planning, disciplinary matters, and team motivation
Your Experience
  • Completed training in building/ engineering and management or similar qualification, ideally already experience in a comparable position
  • Sound knowledge of technical systems and systems
  • Joy of dealing with people
  • Fluent Dutch skills are  essential
  • Very good English knowledge (spoken and written)
  • High load capacity and flexibility
  • Very good organizational skills and leadership skills
  • A friendly, open and professional appearance
  • Identification with our core values: naturalness, individuality and personal commitment
What you can expect
  • Personal development with the growth of our company and many career opportunities
  • Network all over Europe – being connected via our internal social media platform LEAPP
  • Training and development programs of our Leonardo Academy
  • Bonus systems & Employee purchasing card
  • Employee and family&friends discounts for accommodation and F&B in all 170 hotels of Fattal Group
  • Employee meals in our cantines
  • Low hierarchy, respectful and open minded company philosophy
  • And of course fun in your team because we have the #bestteamsever and our teams share with us on LEAPP #thisiswhyilovemyjob
Find out more about us in watching our recruiting video on https://www.leonardo-hotels.de/jobs-and-career and start your career journey with us! Please send your application and let us know your next available starting date as well as your salary expectations.
See you soon at Leonardo Hotels!