General Technician Electrician – Doubletree By Hilton Business Bay 

at Hilton Hotels
Published November 15, 2023
Location Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Category Engineering / MEP  
Job Type Full-time  



A General Technician Electrician is responsible for inspecting, diagnosing, maintaining and repairing electrical equipment to deliver an excellent Guest and Member experience. A General Technician Electrician play a crucial role in preventing electrical problems, maintaining the integrity of the electrical infrastructure, and responding promptly to any issues that may arise. He must also stay updated on the latest industry trends and safety regulations to perform their duties effectively.

What will I be doing?

As a General Electrician, you are responsible for inspecting, diagnosing, maintaining and repairing electrical equipment to deliver an excellent Guest and Member experience. A General Electrician will also be required to ensure work is done to code and provide assistance during emergencies. Specifically, you will be responsible for performing the following tasks to the highest standards:

Electrical Repairs and Maintenance:

Diagnosing and repairing electrical issues, such as power outages, faulty wiring, circuit overloads, and malfunctioning electrical equipment.

Conducting routine maintenance to prevent electrical problems and extend the lifespan of electrical systems.

Electrical Installations:

Installing new electrical systems, outlets, switches, and fixtures as needed to accommodate hotel renovations or expansions.

Wiring and connecting electrical equipment, appliances, and lighting fixtures.

Safety and Compliance:

Ensuring that all electrical work meets safety codes, standards, and regulations.

Conducting inspections to identify and address potential safety hazards.


Installing, maintaining, and replacing light fixtures, bulbs, and LED systems.

Implementing energy-efficient lighting solutions to reduce energy consumption and costs.

Power Distribution:

Managing the distribution of electrical power to various areas of the hotel, including guest rooms, common areas, kitchens, and mechanical rooms.

Troubleshooting and fixing electrical panel issues.

Emergency Response:

Being available for on-call duty in case of electrical emergencies, such as power failures or safety hazards, to ensure quick resolution.

Energy Efficiency:

Implementing energy-saving measures and technologies, such as motion sensor lighting and programmable thermostats, to reduce energy consumption and costs.

Electrical System Upgrades:

Upgrading outdated electrical systems and components to meet modern requirements and improve efficiency.

Record Keeping:

Maintaining accurate records of electrical repairs, installations, and maintenance activities.

Keeping inventory of electrical supplies and equipment.


Working closely with other hotel staff, including maintenance personnel, engineers, and management, to ensure the smooth operation of the facility.

Training and Supervision:

Training and supervising junior electricians or apprentices, if applicable.

Budget Management:

Assisting in managing the electrical department's budget by controlling costs and making recommendations for cost-effective solutions.

What are we looking for?

A General Electrician serving Hilton brands is always working on behalf of our Guests and working with other Team Members. To successfully fill this role, you should maintain the attitude, behaviours, skills, and values that follow:

  • Knowledge and experience of electrical equipment
  • Positive attitude
  • Good communication skills
  • Committed to delivering a high level of customer service
  • Excellent grooming standards
  • Qualification in electrical field (DAE with Two year experience. Or 2year certificate in relevant field and 3years experience)

It would be advantageous in this position for you to demonstrate the following capabilities and distinctions:

  • Flexibility to respond to a range of different work situations
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to work on their own
  • Previous experience in a similar role

What will it be like to work for Hilton?

The future of hospitality is bright at Hilton: a leading global hospitality company with a diverse portfolio of world-class brands. Dedicated to filling the earth with the light and warmth of hospitality, we have welcomed more than 3 billion guests in our more than 100-year history. Hilton is proud to have an award-winning workplace culture, and we are consistently named among one of the World’s Best Workplaces.

We support the mental and physical wellbeing of all Team Members, so they can Thrive, thanks to innovative programs and benefits such as workplace flexibility, career growth and development, and our Go Hilton Team Member Travel discount program. Hilton prioritizes understanding and integrating our Team Members’ unique perspectives and voices—along with those of our Guests, Owners, Suppliers, and Partners—to cultivate a diverse and inclusive environment for all. Check out the Hilton Careers blog and Instagram to learn more about what it’s like to be on Team Hilton!

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We will ensure that qualified individuals with protected disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions of his or her role, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

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