Engineering Supervisor

Al Seef, Kingdom of Bahrain
20 Nov 2016
18 Dec 2016
Job Level

Duties and Responsibilities

·          Coordinate the tasks and operations of the Maintenance Workers.

·          Liaise regularly with other Managers in the Hotel to ensure the proper function and efficiency of various building systems and equipment.

·          Provide on-going communication to all areas under your supervision regarding policies, programmes and procedures.

·          Attend and coordinate regular meetings including Department meetings for areas under your supervision.

·          Review and modify operating manuals for areas under your supervision as required.

·          Prepare and produce detailed financial reports as required in a timely fashion.

·          Use various financial management and revenue management skills to analyse performance results to identify profitability shortfalls or opportunities to increase revenues, reduce costs, improve overall profitability and meet budget goals.

·          Carefully manage department expenses as per budget requirements.

·          Conduct purchasing as per requirements in areas under your supervision.

·          Oversee the routine inventory taking in areas under your supervision.

·          Ensure all operating procedures are strictly adhered to for areas under your supervision.

·          Receive, prioritise, delegate and monitor housekeeping requests made by other departments in the Hotel.

·          Carry out the routine service and regular maintenance of the Hotel’s electrical, mechanical, plumbing systems and other Hotel equipment and elevators and monitor their efficiency and utilisation.

·          Carry out the routine testing and maintenance of fire detecting and prevention systems to ensure proper working order at all times.

·          Carry out the routine testing and maintenance of air quality, water quality and other systems to pass required inspections.

·          Carry out the routine service and chemical maintenance of the Hotel swimming pool, if not serviced by a contractor.

·          Manage the maintenance of the building exterior, if not serviced by a contractor (e.g. lawn care, painting, etc.).

·          Review and negotiate tender documents and vendor contracts as necessary.

·          Obtain information and knowledge to keep abreast of industry practice, technological and advancement, new methods, equipment and materials.

·          Manage maintenance tasks of third party contractors as required.

·          Conduct regular walkthroughs to review maintenance issues throughout the Hotel to prioritise, troubleshoot or schedule work accordingly.

·          Monitor the condition of facilities and make recommendations on maintenance repairs or renovations and refurbishments requiring capital expenditure budgets.

·          Manage the preventive maintenance programme for all equipment installations, building ground, furniture and fixtures to ensure maximum utilisation, minimum breakdown and high standards of quality.

·          Assist with the execution of the Hotel’s Fire and Safety programme. 

·          Be a member in the Hotel’s Green Team.

·          Assist HR with delivering training programmes related to Engineering, maintenance or safety.

·          Ensure all new Employees are properly oriented into their roles and provide personal coaching where required.

·          Assist in the evaluation of Supervisors and Line Employees during their probation period to assess employment eligibility.

·          Conduct regular performance appraisals to assess Line Employee performance for areas under your supervision and identify opportunities for development.

·          Identify potential candidates for Supervisor and Management positions and make recommendations to your Manager.

·          Create and modify training programmes addressing areas for improvement, and coordinate training tasks with the HR department and trainers.

·          Oversee the training and development of Employees for areas under your supervision and ensure training objectives are met. 

·          Address issues with regard to Employee misconduct and disciplinary action as per HR procedures.

·          Manage the schedule, payroll, overtime and schedule requests for areas under your supervision to ensure proper coverage to meet business needs.

·          Control payroll costs through the efficient utilisation of Employee scheduling.

·          Maintain a complete understanding of the Employee Handbook and adhere to regulations contained therein.

·          Maintain a complete understanding of the Hotel’s policy relating to fire, safety and health, and ensure all precautions are taken to safeguard against incidents for areas under your supervision

·          Perform other assignments to meet business needs as directed by your superiors.

·          Must be able to lift heavy objects.

Required Skills

·          Self-motivated.

·          Strong interpersonal and communication skills.

·          Strong leadership, coaching and counselling skills.

·          Strong analytical skills and strategic thinking.

·          High attention to detail.

·          Ability to organise and lead complex projects.

·          Able to multi-task and prioritise tasks consistent with business objectives.

·          Must be fluent and has good level of English.

·          Strong comprehension of building maintenance and troubleshooting.


·          Graduate of a Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or any 4-year related course and or diploma in Engineering.

·          Minimum of 2-years of experience in the same position or strong track record as an Engineering Supervisor for at least 2-years.