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Plumber

Middle East, United Arab Emirates

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Recruiter
Fairmont Bab Al Bahr.
Posted
30/04/2012 14:33:51
Ref
ADC00085
Location
Middle East, United Arab Emirates
Job Type
Engineering, Chief Engineer
Sector
Hotel
Job Level
 

 

 

Plumber

The Plumber operates, maintains and repairs water supply and drainage components; distribution systems; steam generators; LP gas systems; and major consumption equipment for the hotel.  He will be responsible for the completion of other services or duties as requested by the Director/Assistant Director of Engineering

 

Hotel Overview: Fairmont Bab Al Bahr, "gateway to the sea" boasts a prime location at the mainland gateway to the cosmopolitan city of Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates. With its strikingly contemporary architecture, this beachfront business hotel offers the highest level of comfort and elegance throughout its 369 guestrooms and suites, including the ultimate exclusive lifestyle hotel experience with Fairmont Gold.

 

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 procedures
  • Responds immediately to all work requests which concern Health and Safety
  • Responds to guest requests promptly in a professional and courteous manner
  • Operates, maintains, and repairs all water works and steam generation related equipment
  • Operates, maintains, and repairs LP gas systems/equipment for storage, delivery, and usage
  • Ensures the optimum performance of all plumbing related 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 plumbing shop drawings
  • Maintain equipment catalog and tagging directories
  • Actively participates in the monthly departmental meeting by providing feedback and offering suggestions for improvement
  • Completes tasks as assigned by Director/Assistant Director of Engineering
  • 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

 

Qualifications:

  • Able to do heavy lifting and walk/stand for extended period of time
  • High School graduate, related technical or trades certification an asset
  • English proficiency is a must
  • Minimum 2 years experience as a service technician, preferably in the hospitality or hospital industry  
  • Proficient in plumbing, pipe and gas fitting repair and maintenance plus basic knowledge of one other building operations skill set
  • Has the ability to use all general repair tools, read shop drawings and specifications, make rough estimates of required materials.
  • Able to work independently with good interpersonal skills
  • Has a creative, practical and 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
  • Constant standing and walking throughout shift

Visa Requirements: Please note that you must be eligible to live and work in Abu Dhabi. Fairmont Bab Al Bahr  will cover visa costs and flights for selected candidates from place of origin.

 

Living and working in Abu Dhabi: Abu Dhabi, the capital, is the largest of the 7 Emirates which make up the United Arab Emirates, one of the world fastest growing tourist destinations. When you choose to live and work in Abu Dhabi, you will find that we offer competitive salaries, service charge, quality medical benefits, meals and furnished accommodation.  There are currently no income taxes in the United Arab Emirates. Abu Dhabi's heritage is rooted in Islamic traditions and living here will prove to be a unique life experience. For more information about living in Abu Dhabi,  we suggest you visit the following websites:


www.visitabudhabi.ae
www.abudhabi.com
www.ask-ali.com

 

APPLY TODAY: Whether you're launching your career or seeking meaningful employment, we invite you to visit www.fairmontcareers.com  to learn more about Fairmont Hotels & Resorts and the extraordinary opportunities that exist!

 

ABOUT FAIRMONT HOTELS & RESORTS

At Fairmont Hotels & Resort we offer our guests the finest hospitality experience in each of our destinations. And we know that, to offer our guests the best, we first need to offer our employees the best. That's why you'll find exceptional work opportunities - throughout North America and the Caribbean, Europe and Africa, the Middle East and Asia Pacific - as well as industry - leading training, career development, recognition and rewards. Fairmont Hotels & Resorts is a celebrated collection of hotels that includes landmark locations like London's The Savoy, New York's The Plaza, and Shanghai's Fairmont Peace Hotel. Our teams are guided by values of Respect, Integrity, Teamwork and Empowerment; we employ the highest ethical and quality standards, treating all colleagues with fairness and dignity. A community and environmental leader, Fairmont is also regarded for its responsible tourism practices and award - winning Green Partnership program. An exciting future awaits!

   

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