Duty Engineer
Fairmont Hotels & Resorts
Makati, Philippines
35d ago

Job Purpose

The position is responsible for the daily operation of the Engineering Department within the Hotel.

  • F&B Team
  • Front Office Team
  • Housekeeping Team
  • Kitchen Team
  • Talent & Culture Team
  • Externally

  • Engineering Materials Suppliers
  • Major Equipment Contractors
  • Repairs and Maintenance Contractors
  • Primary Responsibilities


  • Operation of kitchen equipment, air-con system, building automation, fire protection system, electrical panel, plumbing equipment, boiler, heater and related sub-
  • system to run the Hotels’ operation.

  • Responsible for preventive maintenance, breakdown repair and constructive work.
  • Responsible for capital upgrading, minor project upgrading of equipment and alteration to the system.
  • Propose and recommend upgrading, improvement work and energy saving project.
  • Conduct safety inspection of kitchen, public area, guest room, stores and follow-up all related works.
  • Carry out generator testing, lift homing test and fire alarm test.
  • Liaise with users and operating departments for shutdown and servicing.
  • Carry out any other duties as and when assigned by the Management of the Hotel and department.

  • Work with professional Engineer, Designer, Consultant, Architect and Contractor on upgrading project and temporary supply for exhibitions and conventions.
  • Assist Technicians to carry out repair work.
  • Supervise Contractor’s work; hold regular meetings to ensure quality standard is maintained and to meet deadline.

  • To be a flexible member of the Engineering department and willing to assist other members of the team when required.
  • Attends hotel training sessions as scheduled to improve skills and knowledge.
  • To be fully conversant with and adhere to the Hotels Health, Safety and Security policies.
  • Plan, forecast and execute Financial Budget and maintain within the approval limit.
  • Main Complexity / Critical issues in the Job

  • Responsible for Reliability of all property Major Equipments and Systems (i.e. Power, Water, A / C, Gensets, LPG, etc.)
  • Reliability of Rooms’ functionality and availability
  • Management and integrity of the building and facilities
  • Life and Safety of both Guest and Colleagues
  • Knowledge and Experience

  • Must be a degree holder in Mechanical / Electrical Engineering and duly licensed by the Professional Regulations Commission.
  • Should have at least 1-2 years or more of working experience in Engineering Repair and Maintenance.
  • Previous duty engineer’s post in a luxury hotel setting is an asset.
  • Strong Engineering technical knowledge.
  • Competencies

  • Responsible self-starter, capable of handling multi-faceted projects and of working under pressure.
  • Excellent eye for detail and the ability to multi-task.
  • Team player.
  • Must have a very flexible schedule including weekends and holidays.
  • Must possess outstanding guest services skills and professional presentation.
  • Must maintain composure and objectivity under pressure.
  • Proficient in the English language (verbal & written), second language is an asset.
  • Highly detail oriented with excellent communication and organizational skills.
  • Creative, self-motivated and energetic team-player.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Passion for Engineering.
  • Must be effective in handling problems in the workplace, including anticipating, preventing, identifying, and solving problems as necessary.
  • Must be effective at listening, understanding, and clarifying the concerns and issues raised by guests.
  • Visa Requirements : LOCAL PACKAGE. Must be eligible to work in the Philippines

    ABOUT OUR COMPANY At Raffles and Fairmont Makati we offer our guests the finest hospitality experience in each of our destinations.

    Your contribution is important to the success of our Company and we are committed to providing an environment that will foster and reward your efforts.

    Our teams around the globe endeavor to provide a safe, attractive and dynamic working environment, which will encourage you to take initiative and demonstrate your best abilities.

    Together we design career plans and unveil new professional perspectives through our various development programs, and with your contribution you will help make your ambitions real.

    An exciting future awaits!


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