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Mechanical Technician

Responsible for performing the tasks required to install, repair, modify, overhaul, diagnose, test, and maintain the Hotel vehicles, Segway’s and Golf carts.
Responsibilities
Reporting to the Maintenance Engineer, responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following:

·         Consistently offers professional, engaging and friendly service
·         Inspecting and testing vehicles, golf carts and Segway’s; completing preventive maintenance such as, engine tune-ups, oil changes, tire rotation and changes, wheel balancing, replacing filters.
·         Maintains vehicles, Segway’s and golf carts functional condition by listening to operator complaints; conducting inspections; repairing engine failures; repairing mechanical and electrical systems malfunctions; replacing parts and components; repairing body damage.
·         Verifies vehicles serviceability by conducting test drives; adjusting controls and systems.
·         Complies with state vehicle requirements by testing engine, safety, and combustion control standards.
·         Maintains vehicle, Segway’s and golf carts appearance by cleaning, washing, and painting.
·         Maintains vehicles, Segway’s and golf carts records by recording service and repairs.
·         Keeps shop equipment operating by following operating instructions; troubleshooting breakdowns; maintaining supplies; performing preventive maintenance; calling for repairs.
·         Contains costs by using warranty; evaluating service and parts options.
·         Keeps supplies ready by inventorying stock; placing orders; verifying receipt.
·         Accomplishes maintenance and organization mission by completing related results as needed.
 Qualifications
·         Previous experience is an asset
·         Minimum of Mechanical Engineering diploma from a recognized institution.
·         Considerable knowledge of mechanical tools, equipment, materials and practices.
·         Knowledge of theory and principles of mechanical engineering.
Physical Aspects of Position (include but are not limited to)
·         Constant standing and walking throughout shift
·         Able to lift up to 20kgs
·         Be in good physical condition to perform extensive walking, bending and stretching

Painter

Hotel Overview 
With magnificent view of majestic Mount Kenya , the Fairmont Mount Kenya Safari Club Resort’s 120 luxuriously appointed hotel rooms set in over 100 acres of landscaped gardens, offer a unique blend of comfort , relaxation and adventure. Originally the retreat of movie star and club founder, William Holden, the Club’s illustrious former members have included Winston Churchill and Bill Crosby.
Responsibilities
Reporting to the Maintenance Engineer, responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following:
·         Consistently offers professional, engaging and friendly service
·         Repair and maintain all types of coverings, – e.g. paint, wallpaper, polish, varnish etc.
·         Repair and maintain decorative finishes.
·         Repair and maintain furniture/finishes/coverings.
·         Co-ordinate the repair and maintenance of large painted areas.
·         Ensure that all the paint work in the building is up to standards.
·         Regular maintenance of rooms and public areas.
·         Supervision & inspection of all works done by contractors that pertains painting.
·         Ensuring that set procedures are adhered to
·         Ensuring that there is enough paint in the store.
·         Placing orders of materials required.
·         Observing working time as required to avoid wastage.
·         Maintain and conform to Room Perfect Program and ensuring no repeat jobs.
·         Monitor and control supplies and minimize waste.
·         Ensuring that materials are used as per specifications.
·         Ensures Purchase Requests raised has enough and detailed specifications to ensure high good quality paints and polishing materials are sourced.
·         Maintain the cleanliness of  the area worked and own workshops
·         Observe general neatness and cleanliness at all times
·         Clear all dirt debris and paint tins after completing the works
·         To perform other task, including cross exposure, as directed, or multi-skill in any other section.
·         Perform other duties requested by the Chief Engineer, Technical Services Manager or the Maintenance Supervisor.
 Qualifications
·         Previous experience is an asset
·         KCSE Certificate.
·         Painter Govt. Trade Test 111. Government Trade Test Three (3)
Physical Aspects of Position (include but are not limited to)
·         Constant standing, walking, working on heights throughout shift

Plumber

Service and maintenance of Laundry, Kitchen Equipment and all plumbing and mechanical works.
Hotel Overview
Everyone agrees that the Mount Kenya Safari Club Nanyuki is an exclusive retreat.  Situated some one hundred and ninety kilometres to the north of Nairobi, on the slopes of Mount Kenya, it has a reputation for relaxed elegance.  Many of the world’s famous names, be they royalty, film stars or merely the rich, seek it out as a secluded haven where, although you do your safari during the day, you always dress for dinner.
Responsibilities
Reporting to the Maintenance Engineer, responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following:
·         Consistently offers professional, engaging and friendly service
·         Install, repair and maintain all plumbing and related items E.g. baths, showers, toilets, pipe works, fitting valves etc.
·         Install, repair and maintain all mechanical plant, boilers, heaters etc.
·         Maintain all chemical treatments, daily readings and logs for it.
·         Co-ordinate the repairing and maintaining of drainage, pipe work and system large repairs.
·         Manufacture new items in metal or related materials as assigned by Technical Services Manager, including pipe work etc. and occasional brazing/welding.
·         Read/make drawings/sketches of mechanical installations.
·         To ensure proper functioning of all mechanical equipment appliances and installation.
·         Observing all periodic preventive maintenance on all equipments in the kitchen and Laundry ( Gas cookers, Mixers, Dish washing machine , presses, washing machines etc) as assigned by the supervisor or the Engineer.
·         Carries out repair works on all mechanical equipments and appliances.
·         Handles all Maintenance requests requiring mechanical expertise.
·         Carries out repair and maintenance of all plumbing fittings and installations within the building.
·         Carries out any minor mechanical installation, welding brazing and fabrication works within the Hotel.
·         To have fully working knowledge of all systems within the hotel that fall under his/her responsibility.
·         Maintain and conform to Room Perfect Program.
·         Makes sure assignments are accurately and professionally done first time.
·         Ensures that Purchase requests form raised has detailed specifications on part/product required.
·         Drives implementation of energy and cost cutting measures.
·         Works accurately and professionally to avert repeat jobs.
·         Adheres to preventive maintenance schedule to avoid major breakdowns.
·         To perform other task, including cross exposure, as directed, or multi-skill in any other section.
 Qualifications
·         Previous experience is an asset
·         Diploma in Mechanical Engineering
Physical Aspects of Position (include but are not limited to)
·         Constant standing, walking and bending  throughout shift
·         Able to lift up 20kgs

Gardener

Responsible for the maintenance of all outside areas on the 120 hectares hotel premises in an environmentally sound manner.
 Hotel Overview
With magnificent views of majestic Mount Kenya, the Fairmont Mount Kenya Safari Club Resort’s 120 luxuriously appointed hotel rooms, set in over 100 acres of landscaped gardens, offer a unique blend of comfort, relaxation and adventure. Originally the retreat of movie star and Club founder, William Holden, the Club’s illustrious former members have included Winston Churchill and Bing Crosby
Responsibilities
Reporting to the Grounds Supervisor, responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following:
·         Consistently offers professional, engaging and friendly service
·         Ensuring that the Hotel’s Environmental Policies are adhered to appropriately.
·         Maintaining and Mowing of lawn and grass areas to the highest standards.
·         Assisting with all gardening work as needed.
·         Collection of litter, garbage, leaf debris and tidying up of all outdoor areas as instructed.
·         Application of fertilizer and pesticides as per the instructions.
·         Responding promptly to requests from the Landscaping Manager.
·         Application of water and irrigation tasks when needed.
·         Ensuring that the Guests are well treated and their level of satisfaction not compromised in the course of duty.
·         Ensuring that machines ,equipment and hotel property are well handled and properly stored after work.
·         Assisting in the welfare and well being of Animals and Birds.
·         Performing duties that may be necessary to enhance the efficient operations of the Grounds department and the hotel.
 Qualifications
·         Previous experience is an asset
Physical Aspects of Position (include but are not limited to)
·         Constant standing and walking throughout shift

Commis

Every memorable dining experience at Fairmont Hotels and Resorts begins behind the scenes with our Culinary team’s commitment to safe, efficient operations and exceptional cuisine. As Commis 1, the care you devote to all aspects of food preparation will result in the creation of truly spectacular fare.
 Hotel Overview
With magnificent views of majestic Mount Kenya, the Fairmont Mount Kenya Safari Club Resort’s 120 luxuriously appointed hotel rooms, set in over 100 acres of landscaped gardens, offer a unique blend of comfort, relaxation and adventure. Originally the retreat of movie star and Club founder, William Holden, the Club’s illustrious former members have included Winston Churchill and Bing Crosby
 Responsibilities
Reporting to the Chef de Partie, responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following:             
·         Consistently offer professional, friendly and proactive guest service while supporting fellow Colleagues
·         Prepare and service all food items for a la carte andor buffet menus according to hotel recipes and standards
·         Actively share ideas, opinions and suggestions in daily shift briefings
·         Maintain proper rotation of product in all chillers to minimize wastage/spoilage
·         Ensure storeroom requisitions are accurate
·         Have full knowledge of all menu items, daily features and promotions
·         Ensure the cleanliness and maintenance of all work areas, utensils, and equipment
·         Follow kitchen policies, procedures and service standards
·         Follow all safety and sanitation policies when handling food and beverage
·         Other duties as assigned
 Qualifications
·         Previous experience in the Culinary field required
·         Journeyman’s papers or international equivalent an asset
·         DiplomaCertification in a Culinary discipline an asset
·         Strong interpersonal and problem solving abilities
·         Highly responsible & reliable
·         Ability to work well under pressure in a fast paced environment
·         Ability to work cohesively as part of a team
·         Ability to focus attention on guest needs, remaining calm and courteous at all times
 Physical Aspects of Position (include but are not limited to)
·         Constant standing and walking throughout shift
·         Frequent lifting and carrying up to 30 lbs
·         Occasional kneeling, pushing, pulling
·         Occasional ascending or descending ladders, stairs and ramps

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