Assistant Chief Engineer

Hotel Okura Amsterdam is looking for a fulltime Assistant Chief Engineer for the Engineering department. The Engineering team is responsible for resolving any technical inconveniences and maintenance within the hotel. A five star hotel as large as Hotel Okura Amsterdam is like a city on it’s own. From refrigerator light to 150.000 liters of water in the pool, every resource should be in good technical condition Diverse, state of the art installations require specialists both from within the company but also external hired experts. The Engineering team consists of 12 employees, of which one Chief Engineering and one Assistant Chief Engineering.

As Assistant Chief Engineer you will give guidance to the team, consisting of diverse technical experts and you will make sure that every issue is handled correctly. You have a lot of contact with external companies with regards to maintenance and malfunction activities. You will support the Chief Engineer and take over his tasks in case of absence.  

Tasks and responsibilities

  • Together with the Chief Engineer you give guidance to a team of 12 employees
  • Supporting the Chief Engineer and take over tasks where possible
  • Responsible for controlling and operationally implementing (outsourced) maintenance activities
  • Guide renovation activities
  • Analyzing diverse processes within the hotel and bringing up possible improvements

Profile - Who are you?

You are a technical all-rounder with multiple years of experience in a similar position

You have a MTS/MBO niveau 4, or similar, diploma You have affinity with service  ▪  You are familiar with relevant regulations ▪ You are hand-on and have management experience ▪ You employ excellent communicative skills ▪ You have a flexible and independent work attitude ▪ You are representative ▪ You have relevant knowledge of Word and Excel

You are fluent in both Dutch and English (oral and written)


Integrity  ▪  Guest oriented  ▪  Delegating  ▪  Planning & Organising  ▪  Results oriented  ▪  Analytical skills  ▪  Financial skills 

What do we offer?

Hotel Okura Amsterdam is part of the Okura Hotels & Resorts and exclusive member of The Leading Hotel of the World. Working at the Okura means working in a large, diverse and international team. Personal development and growth are key elements. A training manager and training programs are implemented to accomplish personal development.

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