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ID 918836

Junior Engineer - Hospitality Industry

The Capital Hotels stands for equal opportunity while transforming the Hospitality Industry into a modern aspirational industry once again. We believe that the industry is broken and needs to reinvent the image of service and hospitality. We are achieving this through our incredible staff culture. Our dedicated staff believe in offering the highest level of guest service to our guests while maintaining their dignity and integrity. Our staff are our everything!


Our staff love coming to work as they feel respected, appreciated, heard, successful and secure. Imagine a company where managers dont manage managers, we are all simply doers.

Making decisions in regard to our best employees also comes fast, where we recognise talent and reward it quickly through promotions. We dont need to or want to wait for approval. We recruit on experience but promote on values the core of which is rigor, disciplined thought and disciplined


The Junior Engineer will be responsible for overseeing the maintenance, building operations, building system management, and overall R&M (Repairs and Maintenance) spending for the group. Your primary goal will be to ensure that all facilities under your purview are operating efficiently, safely, and in compliance with relevant regulations. You will lead a team of facilities professionals and work closely with hotel management to deliver exceptional guest experiences through well-maintained and functional facilities.

Key Performance Areas:
  • Manage Facilities Manager outcomes based on projects specifically from a deliverable and CAPEX specific.
  • Reporting, Management and utilisation of BMS software throughout all hotels.
  • Management of utilities and optimising of utility expenses.
  • Investigation and recommendation on group energy, water and Repairs&Maintenance based on best practices.
  • Managing group CAPEX as well as group Repairs&Maintenance cashflow and spending.
  • Management of special projects throughout the group from initial discussions up to and not limiting to installation and roll out.
  • Managing group SLAs and ensuring best practices for all properties are always maintained.
  • Establishing buying groups for all properties.
Minimum Requirements:
  • Matric
  • Engineering Qualification (Or similiar)
  • Project Management experience
  • Financial Management experience
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Good staff management skills
  • Hands on Problem Solving approach and the ability to remain calm under pressure
  • Outstanding communication and active listening skills
  • Friendly, courteous and service-orientated
  • Ability to work as part of a team, as well as independently
  • Honest and trustworthy beyond approach
  • Great attention to detail
  • Presentable/Professional appearance and well spoken
  • Team Player who leads by example
  • Proactive in approach
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Leadership skills
Please note that relocation costs will be for your own expense should your application be successful and you reside outside of the city where the Hotel is located.
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