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Technician, Painter 


Rare Finds is a diverse collection of resorts celebrating the individuality and unique identity of a destination, with a distinct ability to captivate the imagination, and bring to the forefront the essence of a place.

Authentic and captivating, Bab Al Shams Desert Resort is a truly magical destination, where expertly curated itineraries and bespoke entertainment are the beating heart of our legendary desert-based destination. Part of our unique Rare Finds collection, the essence of Bab Al Shams joins our guests together to discover the most soulful experiences and humbling journeys, set against Dubai’s endless dunes and rich culture.


Key Duties And Responsibilities 

•    Application of paints to surfaces including walls, floors, doors, cabinets etc, and all the equipment/ rooms wherever the painting/polishing maintenance is needed.
•    Handling the preventive maintenance of painting/polishing works in all the resort areas as directed by Technical Supervisor or Maintenance Manager.
•    Ensuring the right painting material or color codes being used for individual areas and surfaces considering the design pattern as well as ambience of the resort.
•    Expertise in Erecting scaffolding, movable ladders and other high level equipment for performing various maintenance related works related to painting and polishing.
•    To have good understanding of painting material and its durability to be used in resort.
•    Providing assistance to other technicians in performing carpentry, plumbing, masonry, electrical, mechanical and other jobs as necessary.
•    Maintains all storage area, shops and mechanical areas in a clean, safe and secure manner, reporting to senior colleagues any corrective actions that need to be taken. 
•    Promptly responds to front desk reports of guest problems or concerns, informs the front desk when action is complete so the front desk can perform “Courtesy Call Back” telephone calls.
•    Ensures security of any assigned keys.
•    Selects correct materials from engineering store.
•    Organize work in a skilled and professional manner.
•    Advises senior colleagues promptly of any problems and failures.
•    Ensures that work areas are left in safe and tidy conditions.
•    Uses mechanical/electrical test equipment and instruments.
•    Works on own initiative without full detailed supervision or direction.
•    Requests support and direction needed.
•    Be familiar and comply with all relevant Engineering Department policies, processes and procedures.
•    Performs other duties that management may from time to time reasonably require
•    Controlling wastage. 
•    Contributing to cost savings.
•    Power saving / cost control/ recycling


Skills, Experience & Educational Requirements

•    1 year certificate of competency in electrical and mechanical engineering.
•    Desirable with City and Guilds technician certificate in electrical and mechanical engineering.
•    Previous experience in hospitality preferred.
•    Minimum 3 years’ experience preferably in 5 star hotel.
•    Various trades like Plumbing, HVAC, Mechanical etc, 
•    Building Safety & Fire Fighting.
•    Good command of English language spoken & written
•    Demonstrated general mechanical skills are necessary. Basic repair, painting, wall covering, HVAC, electrical work, plumbing, boiler operation, pool maintenance, and general maintenance skills required.
•    Guest-focused individual with an outstanding attitude who has the ability to perform task-orientated repetitive functions precisely, consistently, on-time and error-free. 
•    Prior hotel, building or apartment maintenance experience is desirable, but not necessary
•    Organized and disciplined, dedicated and loyal (essential)
•    Friendly, pleasant and easy to be around (essential)
•    Work effectively under pressure to meet deadlines (essential)
•    Willing to take personal responsibility for own performance 
•    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to walk; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms.  The employee frequently is required to stand, talk or hear; and taste or smell.  The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 75 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception.


Join a team that is warm, caring, connected and empowered to create truly unique experiences. We believe in making our guests happy beyond anything they have ever imagined. We wow them at every turn and create memories that will last a lifetime. You will be at the heart of this vision, to constantly innovate to deliver Amazing Experiences and Everlasting Memories.