Job title: Director of Engineering
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Industry: Hospitality
Salary type: Monthly
Salary: Negotiable
Location: Noonu Atoll, Maldives
Job published: 18/01/2023
Job ID: 30970
Contact name: Cecile Pieters
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Job Description

Crawford & Carruthers Inc.


Director of Engineering – Maldives


Crawford & Carruthers Inc. is searching for a Director of Engineering for our client in the Maldives.


Minimum Requirements:

  • 5 year(s): Experience in hotel engineering/maintenance
  • 3-5 years: Must have 5 years maintenance experience and 3 years supervisory experience.



Job Functions:

  • Coach, lead, and inspire engineering team by training and setting clear goals and objectives.
  • Supervise maintenance operations for the facility to include but not limited to: refrigeration, heating, plumbing, HVAC, kitchen and laundry equipment, emergency systems, electrical systems, painting and finish work, dry wall, etc.
  • Conducts inventory, purchasing and maintains department checkbook to ensure budgetary and forecast guidelines are met.
  • Update and maintain engineering policies, procedures, work orders, projects, upgrades & repairs and ensure compliance with the hotel standards.
  • Monitor vendors to ensure quality, delivery, warranties, exchanges, upgrades, etc. are consistently utilized.
  • Maintain, oversee and track results of the preventive maintenance programs for guest rooms, meeting rooms, public areas, back of house areas and all equipment.
  • Ensure a 24/7 coverage including on-call status and act as Manager on Duty when scheduled
  • Obtain competitive bids for all supplies and work orders and preventative maintenance programs on an annual basis or as needed.
  • Completes projects as determined by the General Manager and dotted line reporting to Corporate Director of Engineering.



  • Prior experience as an Assistant Chief or Chief Engineer/Director of Engineering in a full-service hotel.
  • Displays a professional sense of urgency when communicating and interacting with guests, co-workers and the public in a way that exceeds the guest’s needs. Identifies opportunities to improve and deliver additional value to the guest’s experience.
  • Possesses sharp ability for attention to detail (able to quickly identify variances in standards), working efficiently and flexibly. Ability to multi-task and be highly organized while working under pressure.
  • Strong budgetary, projections, and cost control skills.
  • Must have developed the following communication skills: ability to read, analyze, and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, procedure manuals, and technical procedures. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from management, customers and clients