Fairmont Hotels & Resorts - Abu Dhabi, Emirate of Abu Dhabi

: United Arab Emirates-Abu Dhabi-Fairmont Bab Al Bahr

: Regular


The Electrician operates, maintains and repairs all electrical systems such as distribution, consumption, and controls for the hotel. They will be responsible for the completion of other services or duties as requested by the Assistant Director, Engineering and Director, 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 Duty 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 fire procedures

  • Responds immediately to all work requests which concern Health and Safety

  • Responds to guest requests promptly in a professional and courteous manner

  • Operates, maintain and repair all electrical related equipment

  • Ensures the optimum performance of all electrical 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 all electrical 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 Assistant Director, Engineering and Director Engineering

  • Maintains health and safety documentation and records for the assigned area


  • Previous experience is an asset

  • Minimum High School graduate with a related technical or trade certification

  • Minimum 2 years experience as a service technician in hospitality industry, previous supervisory experience an asset

  • Proficient in building operation electrical repair and maintenance plus basic knowledge of other building operations skill set

  • The ability to use all general repair tools, read shop drawings and specifications and make rough estimates of required materials

  • Good communication skills

  • Physical ability to perform the assigned duties

  • Experience Working in the UAE is an asset

  • Must be a self-starter, who can work independently and will take initiative

  • Must be creative, practical and have a pro-active approach to problem solving

Physical Aspects of Position (include but are not limited to):

  • 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 website:

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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!

: Colleague

: Full-time

: Rotating / Shift Work

: No

: 05.Nov.2019, 12:59:00 PM

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