Kitchen & Laundry Maintenance Technician
The Kitchen & Laundry Maintenance Technician will manage and repair all LPG supplied kitchen appliances, refrigeration equipment, and laundry equipment.
Ideally situated on the Arabian Gulf in Ajman, UAE, the Fairmont Ajman has opened May 2015. The hotel close proximity to both Sharjah and Dubai airports. The hotel features 252 guestrooms and suites, including two luxurious penthouse offerings, a multitude of dining options and fitness facilities. The beachfront location offers guests a wide range of leisure activities including water sports and diving as well as access to shopping and cultural excursions. Event planners can take advantage of 2,000 square meters of indoor function space as well as outdoor facilities.
Summary of Responsibilities:
Reporting to the Chief Engineer, responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following:
Consistently offers professional, engaging and friendly service
Ensures all work follows safe work practices and fire procedures
Responds immediately to all work requests which concern Health and Safety
Ensures environmentally friendly practices are followed when handling chemicals and refrigerants
Responds to guest requests promptly in a professional and courteous manner
Maintains and repairs all kitchen and laundry equipment and related appliances
Ensures the optimum performance of all kitchen and laundry equipment by effectively following the preventive maintenance and the shift readings programs
Evaluates and appropriately responds to equipment usage and energy efficiency
Completes all work orders with due diligence
Maintains a daily log book highlighting problems and solutions; and activities
Maintain all kitchen and laundry shop drawings
Maintain equipment catalog and tagging directories
Actively participates in the monthly departmental meeting by providing feedback and offering suggestions for improvement
Maintains health and safety documentation and records for the assigned area
Reports and documents potential safety hazards
Participates as directed in the emergency response team
Previous experience is an asset
Minimum High School graduate with a related technical or trade certification
Minimum 2 years experience as a service technician in hospitality industry
Proficient in appliance and refrigeration repair and maintenance plus basic knowledge of one other building operations skill set
The ability to use all general repair tools, read shop drawings and specifications and make rough estimates of required materials
Good communication skills
Physical ability to perform the assigned duties
Experience Working in the UAE is an asset
Must be a self-starter, who can work independently and will take initiative
Must be creative, practical and have a pro-active approach to problem solving
Physical Aspects of Position (include but are not limited to):
-Constant standing and walking throughout shift
-Frequent lifting and carrying up to 30 lbs
-Occasional kneeling, pushing, pulling, lifting
-Occasional ascending or descending ladders, stairs and ramps
Visa Requirements: Please note that you must be eligible to live and work in Ajman. We will assist successful applicants with the visa process and provide flights and accommodation.
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