Director of Engineering

  • Traders Hotel Kuala Lumpur
  • Traders Hotel Kuala Lumpur
  • Jun 30, 2023
Full time Engineering Department

Job Description

At Shangri-la Hotels & Resorts, we are a heart-warming family. We share something powerful – our genuine care and respect for others. Our strength lies beyond our harmonious surroundings and hideaway locations. It lies in our core values that guide us to treat each and everyone with honour, as kin, as family. We strive to be the preferred employer by providing great benefits, tranquil and sincere working environment, work-life balance and effort recognitions.


Located at the heart of the Kuala Lumpur city Centre, Traders Hotel by Shangri-la is looking for a Director of Engineering.


As Director of Engineering we rely on you:

  • Oversee the engineering operation and monitor the performance of engineering team.
  • Planning, scheduling, estimating, controlling and implementation of all repairs, maintenance and renovation, civil work in nature, electrical and mechanical works of the whole hotel.
  • Apply engineering principles and practices in the attainment of optimum efficiency, High standard of, reliability and safety in operating the hotel facilities.
  • Control utilities supply on a daily basis, by monitoring hotel consumption, analyses and check invoices from suppliers and utility companies.
  • To ensure all related work/task must be compliance with FLS standard/code/regulation/law.
  • Liaise with suppliers and contractors to obtain correct supplies and to ensure proper implementation of contracts.
  • Liaison with government and other agencies to ensure compliance with rules and regulations.
  • Prepare annual budget and Capex for equipment required, major repair and maintenance, and major system modifications.
  • To take active initiate to improve Performance Monitor result.
  • Communicate with all hotel department heads to stay informed of maintenance needs and ensure timely responses to requests.

We are looking for someone who;

  • 5 years working experience in any industrial concern. With hotel experience will be an added advantage.
  • Bachelor of Degree or Diploma in Mechanical/ Electrical Engineering. Duly licensed professional Mechanical Engineer.
  • Tactful, self-starter, goals oriented, team builder.
  • Working well in stress situations, remain calm under pressure and able to resolve problems.
  • A knowledge of computer skill and financial understanding.
  • Due to work permit restrictions, only citizens of Malaysia and Permanent Residents of Malaysia shall be considered.