General Maintenance Engineer

General Information

Premier Inn Hotel
Job Type:
United Arab Emirates - Abu Dhabi
Date Posted:
Dec 03, 2016
Employee Type:
Full-Time Employee


We are looking for confident, sophisticated and internationally-minded people to join over 11,300 colleagues who are committed to maintaining the highest standards of luxury, quality and service which define our company. We value the passion and enthusiasm of our colleagues, and encourage you to share your passion when you work with us.

The Career Opportunity: Engineer

As General Maintenance Engineer, you will oversee and direct the day to day operation of the Maintenance Department and also responsibility for supervising and inspecting of minor maintenance such as replacing ceiling tiles, filters, light bulbs, patching vinyl, painting, repairs to pipe lines, toilets, sinks kitchen and laundry equipment, etc. and ensure that assigned equipment is prepared and operational for the following day's work.


Work with trade mechanics as required to help with repairs and maintenance on guestrooms, caulk bathrooms, cleaning cooling towers, replacing burned out lights.
Supervise minor shop repairs, small electric repairs (switches and outlet replacements).
Supervise locksmith experience (bar tech, phone systems, multi meter usage and electronic lock systems).
Provide and plug in extension cords.
Clamp on lights for exhibit set ups, occasional painting and wall covering repair.
Change filters on air handling equipment.
Clean and paint various areas throughout the hotel, as assigned.
Clean Culinary diffuser, return air registers and toilet exhaust where not accessible from a 6-foot ladder.
Set up/breakdown of equipment needed to perform job function.
Operate boiler and stand boiler watch upon receiving proper training.
Maintain complete knowledge and comply with hotel policies and departmental policies and procedures for the safe and efficient operation of the hotel facilities.
At Premier Inn Hotel, we are committed to providing our employees with a safe, secure and healthy workplace, it is your responsibility to comply with all workplace health and safety requirements, including any department specific training regarding equipment and procedures.
Perform other duties, tasks and special projects as assigned.


High school graduate required, college plus
Previous hotel experience.
Licensed Engineer.
Technical school training is a plus.
Communication skill is a plus.
2 years maintenance related experience.
Ability to perform simple mathematical functions.

In return we offer an attractive compensation package including;

Competitive salary and generous bonus scheme
Generous annual leave entitlement
Private healthcare
Pension scheme
Premier Inn Hotel Sharesave Scheme
Premier Inn Hotel Privilege Card and a wide range of discounts
Working hours:- 34 hours per week on a flexible rota pattern that may include some weekends or evening hours

Company Profile

At Premier Inn Hotel, 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 the world as well as industry-leading training, career development, recognition and rewards. Premier Inn Hotels is a celebrated collection of hotels. 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, Premier Inn is also regarded for its responsible tourism practices and award-winning Green Partnership program. An exciting future awaits you!