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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia


  • Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • Engineering Division
  • Full time
  • Closing at: Aug 31 2022 at 23:55 +08

The Assistant Director of Engineering will report to the Director of Engineering and is responsible to ensure the smooth operation and efficiency of the Engineering department.

The Role of the Assistant Director of Engineering

  • To plan, direct, control co-ordinate and participate in all areas and activities of the department.
  • To keep the cost at a minimum and will ensure that the hotel standards of service and cleanliness of the entire hotel is maintained.
  • To train all new staff members concerned within his portfolio and to develop the skills and ability of these members of staff to handle guest situations properly and efficient and in a courteous manner in accordance with the Mandarin Oriental Hotel policies and procedures.
  • To obtain maximum control of expenditure through the effective use of manpower and physical assets of the Mandarin Oriental Hotel Kuala Lumpur therefore maximize the profitability of this unit by always seeking new ideas for promotion and increasing revenue.
  • Advise and confers with management on effective use of heat, light and power and proper application of repair and maintenance plan and procedures. Recommends changes or more efficient use of mechanical equipment, tests numerous products and equipment, new and those in use, to determine adaptability and suitability.
  • Review the training conducted within the Engineering Department and to propose for approval any changes which might be necessary due to priorities of circumstances during the course of the year.
  • To implement and where necessary to upgrade of systems and corporate standards in the Engineering Department.
  • Establish the Equipment Data Card System Records for all the equipment within the hotel in order to safe guard all warranties, vendors, costs details and history.
  • Establish the Preventive Maintenance Program to maintain all Mechanical equipment and systems.
  • Establish the Preventive Maintenance Program to maintain all Electrical equipment and systems.
  • Establish the Preventive Maintenance Program to maintain all Fire & Safety Systems.
  • Establish the Prevent Maintenance Program to maintain Civil, Structural aspects and Furniture therein.
  • Establish the Preventive Maintenance Program to maintain all Audio and Visual equipment and systems.
  • To initiate cost control programs through energy saving schedules which do not hinder the guests.
  • Carry out planning, organizing, staffing, directing and controlling the efficient operation of the department.
  • To initiate and co-ordinate all work related schedules that will have an effect on the Hotel.
  • To check all utility bills and consumptions match and any discrepancies are dealt with and brought to the attention of the General Manager and Financial Controller.
  • To plan an active role in conducting interviews and offer recommendations for selections.
  • Work closely with the management on consideration of new and replacement of equipment, furniture, building materials, new construction and building alterations. Should be knowledgeable regarding kitchen and laundry equipment. Determines cost of recommend changes for budget purposes.
  • Co-ordinates and directs the staff of skilled tradesman in operating and maintaining the mechanical and electrical plant and building. Holds weekly meeting with the department to review methods and procedures, plan for changes and coordinate special projects. Maintains close liaison with Laundry, Housekeeping, Food & Beverage Dept., Front Office, Kitchen and any other departments.
  • Conducts periodic inspection tours to check work progress and condition of building and equipment. Confers with outside contractors on installations and repairs, coordinating their work with department staff.


Preferred Qualifications And Skills

  • Basic Degree/Diploma in Engineering
  • At least 5 years’ experience in hospitality and/or commercial facility maintenance
  • Relevant licenses (pressure vessel, electrical, AC), professional membership and training
  • Excellent people management skills including resolving conflict, coaching and developing others, promoting teamwork and performance management


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Malaysia work authorization is required for this position.

Please note that due to the large number of responses we receive, only candidates being considered for the above position will be contacted for an interview.

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