Softlink Options Chief Engineer Jobs in Kenya

Softlink Options Chief Engineer Jobs in Kenya

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Report to the General Manager.
  • Will be responsible to supervise, check and execute all installation and maintenance for several Hotels and lodges in.
  • These activities will include ensuring proper installation and appropriate functioning of air conditioning / heating systems, water supply, heat, light and power, and all equipment in the hotel, while keeping a control on energy costs of the hotel.

    Specific duties will include;

  • To develop plans for effective functioning of the Engineering Department for the group in Kenya
  • To supervise all workmen, electricians, plumbers, air-conditioning technicians, carpenters, painters, etc. in the department
  • To ensure the most effective use of heat, light and power
  • To constantly check and maintain a checklist pertaining to all equipment installed in the Hotel
  • To schedule all preventive and planned maintenance work for the entire Hotel
  • To prepare capital budget and repair and maintenance budget and present the same for approval
  • To carry out methodically all periodic maintenance
  • To constantly monitor and review spare part requirement and make every effort to develop them indigenously
  • To assist the security officer on a regular monthly basis to work out codes of alarm to be used by key personnel in case of emergency. (This is in particular reference to fires)
  • To ensure adherence to all statutory requirements such as Sewage Treatment plants, etc.
  • To prepare and develop methods for greater productive and economical operation of equipment by ensuring its optimum upkeep and maintenance
  • To use innovative skills to
    reduce the operational cost in his own area and any other area possible

    Qualifications Required

    The job holder should have the following qualifications:

  • BSc degree in Engineering
  • Minimum of 6 years’ experience in Engineering and Maintenance in the Hospitality sector.
  • Excellent leadership skills
  • Ability to drive Employee Engagement

    Essential Competencies
  • The ideal candidate should possess the following skills and competencies
  • Highly knowledgeable in modern engineering practices and standards in heating, cooling, laundry and other hospitality functions
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Committed to delivering a high level of customer service
  • Strong leadership skills and previous experience of managing a team
  • Excellent grooming standards
  • Flexibility to respond to a range of different work situations
  • Ability to work under pressure

  • Our client is offering a competitive remuneration package for the successful candidate as well as other benefits.

    How to Apply
  • Submit your CV to with a subject heading Chief Engineer by 5th August 2019.
  • CVS will be shortlisted as they are received.
  • Candidates who do not hear from us by that date should consider their applications unsuccessful.

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