Chief Engineer Job Placement – Q-sourcing Limited

Job Title:       Chief Engineer

Organisation: Q-Sourcing Limited

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
About US:

Q-Sourcing Limited is a manpower management
solutions firm operating in the East African Region in the countries of Uganda,
Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania and South Sudan.
On behalf of one of our Kampala based clients,
we are looking for competent and experienced
Chief Engineer. 
Job Summary: The Chief Engineer will manage
the operation and administration of the Maintenance Department to ensure all
hotel structures, furnishings, and equipment are optimally functional and
aesthetically pleasing.
Duties and Responsibilities:
To satisfactorily perform
routine administrative tasks as directed, including purchasing; supply and
equipment inventory control; processing maintenance requests; report
production; file maintenance and initiating and handling check requests,
P.O.’s, and personnel transactions reports.
To research and interview
vendors to obtain the best price and availability of maintenance supplies.
To hire, train, schedule,
support, review, discipline, and terminate employees directly accountable to
his/her position, to maintain highest possible levels of employee morale and
department productivity.
To review and prioritize all
daily work orders, interfacing with the General Manager when necessary.
To oversee and administrate the
property preventive maintenance programs to ensure consistent, reliable
operation of systems and to minimize downtime and loss.
To participate in regular
inspections of the entire property
To initiate or review all
Maintenance Department capital expenditure requests prior to approval of the
General Manager.
To continually monitor service
and quality standards as measured by guest correspondence, and other complaint.
To monitor efficiency,
consumption, and hotel allocation of natural gas, electricity, and other fuel
To monitor conditions,
operational quality, and maintenance of hotel vehicles.
To ensure that service and
quality standards are maintained by engineering staff personnel consistent with
a luxury resort hotel.
To schedule, coordinate, and
inspect all rooms-related Preventative Maintenance, rooms refurbishment, and
public area projects on a regular basis.
To assist management in
determining the necessity and viability of outside contractors, and to
investigate contractors and submit recommendations for final approval.
To act as hotel liaison with
outside contractors and agencies when involved in major rehabilitation projects
and facility additions
To prepare annual departmental
budget, according to the specifications set forth by the General Manager with
the assistance of the Director of Finance.
To continually monitor and
control departmental expenditures to ensure meeting operational standards while
maintaining annual budget and operating margins.
To put out to bid, annually,
all major vendor supplies needed for departmental operations. To participate in
organization’s MOD program, and attend hotel
functions, as directed.
To follow all specified
procedures to correctly handle cash.
To properly document Personnel/Payroll
transactions, as directed, for processing in the Personnel office.
To understand and respond to
all guest requests in a timely and professional manner.
To promote and comply with all
policies and procedures of organization
To immediately report all
suspicious occurrences and hazardous conditions.
To maintain the cleanliness and
safety of work areas at all times.
To practice safe work habits at
all times, to avoid injury to self and others, including the safe operation of
all power-driven machinery.
To ensure safe work practices
of all Maintenance staff, including compliance with company and departmental
safety rules and regulations and the proper use and handling of all relevant
To ensure departmental safety
training for all new Maintenance employees before they begin to work.
To conduct regular departmental
operations meetings, including monthly safety meetings which should be
documented for OSHA compliance.
To ensure proper use, storage, and
labelling of all hazardous chemicals used by Maintenance employees, in
accordance with state and federal regulations.
To attend all mandatory
meetings as directed.
To perform other tasks,
including cross-training, as directed.

Qualifications, Skills
& Experience:
A minimum of Bachelor’s degree
in Electrical Engineering and any related field
4-5 years’ experience in the
similar field of engineering, maintenance of facilities etc.
A total commitment to team
Must be able to read and interpret
drawings, diagrams, and blue prints of all trades.
Mastery of one or more building
trades required.
Requires “hands-on” working
knowledge of the following systems and their related components: HVAC/R,
electrical, plumbing, commercial kitchen, water features, and general building
Requires current certification
for servicing refrigerant containing systems, in compliance with state and
federal regulations.
Familiarity with Word and Excel
Familiar with hospitality
industry budgetary and accounting procedures.
Familiar with general
maintenance requirements of luxury hotel environment.
Familiar with OSHA, local
Department of Health regulations, and relevant current laws governing handling
of hazardous substances.
 Must be able to distinguish colors, including
pastels. Hotel experience preferred.
How to
All candidates who meet the criteria outlined as
above are encouraged to send a comprehensive CV by e-mail to
Kindly mark your application as
“Application _ Chief Engineer “In
the subject line of your email.
The interested candidates should submit their
application and CV
Deadline: 21st  April 2019 by 5:00 pm
Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted

Q-Sourcing Servtec is an equal opportunity employer. Any
solicitation will lead to disqualification
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