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Job Position: Assistant Maintenance Manager (5-Star Hotel)

Job Location: Abuja (FCT)

Job Description

  • As an Asst. Maintenance Manager, you would be assisting the Chief Engineer on his day-to-day activities, Responsible for the proper operation and maintenance of all machinery, equipment and engineering facilities.
  • Also to ensure that there is no breakdown of the engineering systems and inspect the working condition of equipment and engineering systems and ensure that all standards are maintained on regular basis.

Job Responsibilities

  1. To assist the chief engineer in the day to day work and oversee the preventive maintenance of all equipment.
  2. To assume all the responsibilities and authority of the chief engineer in his absence.
  3. To take regular training classes of Engineers and Staff.
  4. To check a log books daily and take corrective measures accordingly.
  5. To keep Chief Engineer informed of all the activities and incidence in the Engineering Department.
  6. To coordinate with the outside agencies or vendors for repair and maintenance work.
  7. To check the quality of engineering goods procured by the organization.
  8. To obtain a thorough knowledge of firefighting appliances.
  9. Able to represent engineering department on HOD meeting during the absence of Chief engineer.
  10. Able to take decisions in order to ensure successful operation.
  11. Able to respond to emergencies in a timely manner.
  12. Able to effectively perform vendor management.
  13. Able to make quotation finalization.
  14. Monitor and record utility consumption and assist the Chief Engineer to maintain efficiency.
  15. Maintain history card for all the plant equipment.
  16. Provide supervision and leadership to colleagues within his/her area of the Technical Services Department.
  17. Daily coordination of the Technical services department in his/her area of responsibility.
  18. Advise on the duty roster for his/her area of responsibility.
  19. Should have good knowledge of Capex and Opex items.
  20. Prepare reports, maintain inventories, and keep accurate records, order equipment and supplies.
  21. Ensure correct maintenance of all equipment in conjunction with the other user departments.
  22. Stay abreast with the technological advances in surveillance & safety of the equipment.
  23. Ensure that Operational problems are promptly brought to the attention of the Technical Supervisor.
  24. At regular intervals, inspect the working condition of equipment and engineering systems and ensure that all standards are maintained.
  25. Any other job or duties assigned by the management as and when required.

Job Requirements

  • Degree in Engineering or other related fields.


  • A minimum of 7 years of experience working as a multi-skilled technician in a full-service hotel or similar capacity in a service industry.


  1. General knowledge of Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing, Kitchen and other trades.
  2. Good knowledge offire& life safety processes and procedures.
  3. Excellent command of the English language (oral and written).
  4. Strong knowledge of mechanical or electrical services.
  5. Able to train, coach, and develop team members.

Application Deadline
15th November, 2022.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV and Photograph to: workbetterafrica@gmail.com using the Job Title as the subject of the email.

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