Van Oys Maastricht Retreat

Van Oys Maastricht Retreat

Own Your Success

Own Your Success

Grow with us?

Chief Engineer


Chief Engineer


In Oost-Maarland (near Maastricht) Van Oys – Maastricht Retreat will open in Q1, 2025. Here, on the banks of the Maas river, a 5-star hotel is currently being realized, set to become a culinary hotspot that prioritizes an unparalleled guest experience.

Are you ready for the next step in your career?
Do you want to be part of a team of professionals striving for perfection?
Where the focus is not only on the guest, but also on every single employee?
Then we would love to get in touch with you!

What do we expect from you

  • You are responsible for the daily management of all aspects of maintenance activities, both inside and outside the hotel and develop a maintenance plan to be followed accordingly

  • You coordinate and perform routine maintenance, preventive maintenance and emergency repairs

  • You oversee maintenance tasks and outsourcing, prioritising timely and accurate completion

  • You ensure clear and accurate user manuals are available for other departments and provide appropriate training

  • You are responsible for technical projects such as renovations, upgrades and new construction projects within the hotel

  • You maintain a helpful and professional attitude towards guests, colleagues, management and owners, promptly and positively responding to requests and inquiries

  • You feel accountable for the quality of service, achieving/exceeding financial goals, short- and long-term planning and daily operations

  • You maintain organised and accurate records regarding repairs, warranties etc. of installations and equipment

  • You are responsible for the implementation and maintenance of fire safety systems and, in collaboration with HR, responsible for training in areas such as First Aid, fire safety, etc.

  • You ensure proper stock and management of materials, equipment and tools and their storage

Who are we looking for

  • You have a degree or certification in a relevant technical field

  • The majority of installations in the hotel are IT-based, so experience with a building management system is highly beneficial

  • You have extensive knowledge in areas such as electricity, water, gas and IT infrastructures

  • You have a passion for hospitality; effective work experience in luxury hospitality or healthcare industry is preferred

  • Preferably, you have knowledge of hotel technology such as elevators, fire alarm systems, security systems, kitchen equipment, etc.

  • You have knowledge of sustainability and environmental management; you can implement sustainable practices to reduce the hotel´s environmental impact

  • You have an eye for technical innovation: you identify new technologies and methods that can enhance the efficiency and performance of technical operations

  • You have knowledge of workplace safety regulations, as well as legal regulations related to technical standards in the hotel industry

  • You possess good communication skills to ensure that technical needs are understood and addressed by guests, colleagues and suppliers

  • You do not have a nine-to-five mentality and understand that we operate at the highest level in the hotel industry, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. You are willing to be on call outside of your regular working hours (according to a predetermined schedule)

What are we offering you

  • For this challenging position, we offer an attractive compensation package, including a competitive salary and distinctive secondary benefits

  • Being part of a team of professionals where growth is core value based on the ‘Own Your Success’ – principle

  • A temporary contract with the prospective of a permanent position, where long-term commitment is rewarded above average


Start date
September 2024

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About Van Oys – Maastricht Retreat

Van Oys offers 81 luxury rooms and suites, inviting guests for a relaxing stay surrounded by nature. In addition to the all-day-dining restaurant overlooking the spacious park, the Chateau features a charming hotel bar. The Remise houses a fine dining restaurant where culinary excellence thrives. The high-end cooking studio offers masterclasses and the wine cellar is perfect for private dinners. Furthermore, there are 6 exclusive meeting and banqueting rooms, suitable for both business and private events. Time stands still in our indoor and outdoor Spa, where guests can enjoy high-quality treatments and rituals. Exercise and relaxation go hand in hand in our Gym.

At Van Oys, emphasis is placed on local, conscious and sustainable entrepreneurship. Oost-Maarland is part of the municipality of Eijsden-Margraten, where the Cittaslow philosophy (similar to Van Oys) holds a prominent place.

The Van Oys Family is characterised by:
  • Dedication
  • A sense of responsibility
  • ‘Out of the box’ thinking
  • Impeccable appearance with a big smile
  • Determination and perseverance
  • Exceeding expectations
  • Paying the guests genuine attention
  • A can-do attitude
  • Exceptional service
  • No nine-to-five mentality
  • Attention to detail
What we offer our guests
  • 5-Star Superior Destination
    Opening in early 2025, reservations open in August 2024

  • Member of Leading Hotels of the World
    The first 5-star superior hotel in dutch limburg

  • HeART of Slow
    Proudly embracing the Cittaslow philosophy

  • Culinary Studio
    Chef’s Table hosted by our culinary eminence grise

  • Lounge & Bar
    Bar food, expertly crafted drinks, and artisanal cocktails

  • Luxurious Spaces
    For private dining, weddings, meetings, and events

  • Locally Sourced Delights
    The flavours of our region at our restaurants and shop

  • Epicentre of Gastronomy & Wine
    Culinary excellence at two fine-dining establishments

  • Sunday Brunch
    Join us for an indulgent brunch experience every Sunday

  • In Harmony with Nature
    Recharge and rejuvenate in our spa and gym facilities

  • Fabulous Festivities
    Experience unforgettable events throughout the year

  • Nature & City Retreat
    Close to Maastricht, as well as the renowned Limburg Hills


Are you interested?

Send your recent CV with photo and cover letter to:

Kim Defaux
Pre-opening team