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Shift Leader - Engineering

  • Doha, قطر
  • Design / Civil engineering / Industrial engineering

Job description

Company Description

The most impressive landmark to grace the Doha skyline, La Cigale Hotel lives up to its reputation and introduces new levels of comfort to hotel and leisure facilities in the city. 

What is in it for you?


·  Employee benefit card offering discounted rates in Accor worldwide
·  Learning programs through our Academies and the opportunity to earn qualifications while you work
·  Opportunity to develop your talent and grow within your property and across the world
·  Ability to make a difference in the local community through our Corporate Social Responsibility activities, like Planet 21

Job Description

Reporting to the Chief Engineer, responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following:


·  Complete maintenance work orders from all departments on a timely basis by following hotels standard operating procedures
·  Perform day-to-day routine and preventative maintenance within the hotel rooms and public areas
·  Respond promptly and efficiently to any maintenance calls that arise by either the guest or other departments
·  Respond courteously to guest requests promptly and resolve matters to the guest’s satisfaction
·  Able to prioritize the maintenance issues e.g. to attend the breakdown of plant and machinery on priority
·  Perform maintenance activities in the guest rooms and public areas including electrical equipment, plumbing and Air conditioning
·  Program TV's and perform general housekeeping and engineering-related inventory duties
·  Test, troubleshoot and perform basic repair on all types of equipment
·  To monitor fire Alarm / Life Safety System systems as necessary, to be fully informed of the system operation and to handle emergencies involving the systems
·  Understand and operate electrical, plumbing, refrigeration, and water systems
·  Communicate with different departments and to provide them with information and assistance
·  Check for new maintenance requests e.g. OOO - Out of Service and OOO - Out of Order from the PMS (Property Management System) and update remarks once the task is completed
·  Able to use your wits and technical abilities to solve problems and make repairs effectively and efficiently
·  Able to maintain a daily logbook of work done during the shift
·  Able to delegate duties to the Engineering supervisors, Ken fix-it and other technicians
·  Able to take charge of a shift of eight to nine working hours (Morning, Afternoon, Night or Break Shift)
·  Able to complete the daily checklist before handing over the shift
·  Able to look after the smooth functioning of all machinery and equipment
·  Able give proper handover to the next shift and take regular briefing of the shift staff
·  Enter all guest complaints and back of the house complaints as soon as they are received at the engineering control desk log book
·  Execute the preventative maintenance schedule and ensure all equipment and designated areas are maintained to the required standard
·  Inform Assistant Manager Engineer of recurring complaints so that general shift staff can rectify the problems on the permanent basis
·  Responsible to take decisions when the Engineering Chief and Assistant Manager are not available
·  Maintain all tools, equipment, and working areas in good condition
·  Maintain the engineering working area and control desk in a good condition always
·  Maintain maintenance inventory and requisition parts and supplies as needed
·  Train and instruct other members of the staff through sharing of knowledge and skills
·  Attend all firefighting classes and to obtain a thorough knowledge of firefighting appliances
·  Perform any other job assigned by the management as and when required


·  A passion for delivering great customer service
·  Excellent guest relations and communication skills required
·  Ability to read and understand test equipment, measuring devices, and safety manuals
·  Ability to work without close supervision and within established time frames
·  Demonstrable electrical experience and current working knowledge of general maintenance and engineering work
·  Experience in general trades such as light plumbing, minor electrical, painting & drywall, general repairs required
·  A high school diploma with technical or vocational schooling
·  Basic computer skills and MS product suites, previous experience in working with maintenance software, PMS - Property management systems etc. added advantage
·  2 - 5 Years as a Maintenance Mechanic or Ken Fix-it in a hospitality environment
·  Additional working experience in preventive maintenance, minor electrical, plumbing, HVAC etc.

Additional Information

Our commitment to Diversity & Inclusion:

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

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

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