Wyndham Worldwide Engineering Manager - Ramada Hotel and Suites Sharjah in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates

Engineering Manager - Ramada Hotel and Suites Sharjah


Engineering Manager - Ramada Hotel and Suites Sharjah, United ArabEmirates

At Ramada Hotel and Suites Sharjah we are committed to creatingcaring experience - every person, every time. Our Associates have theopportunity to explore both personal & professional developmentopportunities throughout their careers.

Our Company

Wyndham Hotel Group is the world's largest hotel company based onnumber of hotels. As both a leading hotel brand franchisor & hotelmanagement services provider, the company's global portfolio consists of nearly8,000 properties & approximately 679,100 rooms in 73 countries.

Our Brand

Ramada Hotel and SuitesSharjah, United Arab Emirates

Ramada Hotel and Suites Sharjah, The hotel sets a new levelof contemporary luxury, style, design, and cuisine for business & leisuretravellers, situated amid Sharjah's exclusive areas & rich culturalattractions. It provides an ideal accommodation solution for long-term businesstravellers & families with its state-of-the-art technology & facilities.The hotel is ideally located in Sharjah opposite the large Sahara shoppingcentre. Its location offers easy access to Dubai, Sharjah City Center, publicbeach, Sharjah Lagoon & Corniche. Proximity to Sharjah Expo Center makesthe hotel ideal for business travellers. Sharjah Airport is 15 km away, whileDubai Airport is 17 km away from the hotel.

Job Description

The position of Engineering Manager is responsible for the efficient operation of the hotel property and all its equipment, ancillary maintenance and repair services and protection of the Owner’s asset. Structural aspects of the hotel as well as the maintenance of grounds and external facilities all fall within the span of responsibility. Under the guidance of the General Manager assists in coordinating the engineering operations of the hotel in line with Ramada Hotel and Suites Sharjah to ensure maximum efficiency and guest satisfaction. Promotes the desired work culture around the five core values of Trust, Integrity, Respect, One Team and Service of the Ramada Hotels Group and the brand ethos.

  • Provide advice to senior management on all aspects of maintenance support, environmental controls and the operational efficiency of the property.

  • Ensure the effective financial management of the maintenance department by setting maintenance budgets, capital works program’s and engineering plans and ensuring that performance against there are regularly monitored and reviewed. Responsible for the general cost control aspects of maintenance, the preparation of departmental cost budgets and their implementation and submission to management.

  • Assist in control of Capital Projects, in liaison with management, to ensure capital funding is effectively allocated and budgeted in accordance with company directives and philosophy.

  • Plan, implement and administer an energy management program by establishing energy reduction objectives, the maintenance of records and regular reporting of performance against these objectives.

  • Ensure the staff awareness of energy management within the property by conducting regular education and training programs on energy conservation and matters related to efficient operation of equipment in a cost-effective fashion.

  • Contribute to the hotel’s profitability by ensuring the effective management of the buildings environmental controls and energy conservation systems. Evaluate, control and record energy usage and implement and upgrade energy conservation systems.

  • Contribute to guest satisfaction standards by ensuring that technical support services quickly address, and where possible, anticipate, individual needs. Ensure the safety and comfort of guests and that any requests for service are handled in a courteous and efficient fashion.

  • Ensure adherence to all statutory regulations and fire codes by regularly reviewing policies and safety procedures. Ensure that any tests and inspections required on plant by statutory authorities are carried out as and when required and that all records and documentation associated with such tests and surveys are correctly kept and/or displayed. Ensure that the hotel fulfils all compliance requirements.

  • Ensure a technically competent maintenance staff by selecting, training and developing a motivated, well-qualified maintenance team. Carry out regular work sampling studies within the department and evaluate the performance and productivity of personnel.

  • Maintain the condition of the physical assets of the hotel by carrying out any upgrading and project work in liaison with architects, interior designers and management.

  • Ensure the effective operation of all the mechanical and electrical systems and equipment by implementing and managing a preventative maintenance program. Closely monitor the condition of the physical property and equipment by conducting continual inspections of the building. Ensure that preventative maintenance schedules are in operation and regularly upgraded.

  • Contribute to a high standard of quality control within the hotel by actively participating in the hotel’s Quality Assurance Program.

  • Ensure the cost effectiveness and technical efficiency of all services performed by outside contracts by close supervision. Ensure all work is carried out in accordance with contracts, leases, services agreements and warranties.

  • Ensure the quality of all work completed by both employees and external contracted staff adheres to the standards of good engineering practice.

  • Contribute to the effectiveness of management decision making by representing the maintenance department at management meetings and staff meetings and by ensuring regular liaison with heads of other departments.

  • You may be asked to accomplish what is requested by the General Manager.

Employment Disclaimer

Insome locations around the world, Wyndham Hotel Group manages hotel propertieson behalf of a third party owner. At many of those properties, the Hotel owneris the actual employer, and Wyndham Hotel Group performs recruiting and hiringfunctions on behalf of the owner. I understand and agree that, by applyingthrough this site, I may be applying for a position with a company other thanWyndham Hotel Group where Wyndham Hotel Group is serving only as the recruiterand will not be my actual employer.



a) Education

  • High School diploma or equivalent required

  • BA/BS degree preferred

b) Training requirements

  • Certification in HVAC, electrical, plumbing is preferred

  • CPO

  • CPR Certified

  • OSHA Certified

c) Knowledge and skills

  • Strong contractor and vendor negotiation skills.

  • Knowledgeable in safety use for power tools and shop tools

  • Knowledgeable use of general engineering tools and equipment

  • Knowledgeable and experience with elevators

  • Knowledgeable and experience with pool pumps and filtration systems

  • Knowledgeable in/or EPA Certification.

  • Knowledgeable in ADA requirements.

  • Knowledgeable of power, water and sewer distribution.

  • Working understanding and ability to read blue prints.

  • Knowledgeable in fire codes and fire protection.

  • Organizational Skills.

  • Excellent communication skills.

  • Possess innate analytical ability to grasp numbers and understand their impact (e.g. demonstrated ability to work under pressure, or possesses good written and oral communication skills).

  • Have proven strong leadership ability; demonstrate understanding and application of management approaches for work direction, motivation, performance management and disciplinary action.

  • Demonstrate the highest level of customer service to current and prospective owners in order to maintain a positive brand image and company reputation.

  • Ability to ensure administrative functions and duties are assigned and completed according to WVO standards, including timekeeping, vendor contracts, and personnel action forms.

  • Create a positive work environment by maintaining the highest level of ethics and integrity consistent with applicable regulatory standards and Wyndham Vacation Ownership values.

  • Commands a presence of respect and humility; demonstrating the ability to motivate and readily communicate expectations and follow up.

  • Demonstrated knowledge & application of applicable codes, laws & regulations.

  • Professional appearance and excellent communication skills in dealing with guests and corporate personnel.

  • Ability to keep sensitive information confidential.

  • Valid driver’s license

d) Technical Skills

  • PC Skills

  • Microsoft Office: Word, excel, outlook

  • Key systems, Property

  • Power Tool operation and

  • Pumps and mechanical motors

e) Job experience

  • Five years of related work experience

  • Two to five years of supervisory or management responsibility, depending on resort level

  • Three or more years in mechanical fields such as HVAC, electrical, plumbing

Job: Maintenance

Primary Location: United Arab Emirates-Sharjah-Sharjah

Employee Status: Regular

Schedule: Full-time

Organization: WHG - Intl Hotel Management

Job Posting: May 3, 2017, 9:45:52 AM

Requisition ID: 1707117