Maintenance Technician

  • Location
    Windermere, Cumbria
  • Salary
    £ 20000 - £ 24000 / Year
  • Category
    Construction & Property - Estates Management
  • Job type
  • Industry
    Construction and Property
  • External Reference

My client based in Bowness on Windermere are recruiting for a Maintenance Technician. They own and operate 58 stylish and well maintained Resorts and Residences in prime locations throughout Europe. Their Bowness property has 46 apartments.

Job Description:

To review, evaluate, plan and take action to ensure the property reaches and maintains a high standard of maintenance and the effective operations of facilities within the resort ensuring an excellent service to both our internal and external customers. A hands-on role responsible for the upkeep and maintenance of the property including the internal inventory and health and safety of the building.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for general day to day repairs within the property

  • Duties will include painting, general repairs, plumbing repairs, minor electrical work and joinery/carpentry

  • Working with the Housekeeping and Front of House departments to ensure maintenance faults are reported and resolved in a timely manner

  • Make sure that rooms and all other areas of the hotel are to be kept to a high standard of appearance

  • Responsible for following planned preventative maintenance schedules and procedures

  • Completion of routine daily/monthly/quarterly task lists

  • Management of external contractors on site

  • Adhere to H&S requirements to maintain a safe and secure environment

  • Arrange and monitor external contractors for major repairs or specialised maintenance

  • Order small expense items following purchase order procedures

  • Liaise with suppliers to ensure cost targets are not exceeded

  • Keep accurate records of work undertaken

  • Maintain a tidy and safe workshop

  • Maintain a tidy and safe stock rooms and Refuse area

The above is an overview of the primary responsibilities. The list is not exhaustive and it is expected that you would also complete any reasonable task requested by the Resort Manager or a member of the management team.

Preferred Skills and Experience:

� Qualified trade background and/or previous experience within hotel maintenance

  • All round general maintenance skills to include plumbing, minor electrical work, painting and joinery/carpentry

  • Eye for detail

  • Ability to prioritise and work to deadlines

  • Good communication skills

  • Concern for quality of product and service

  • Passionate and enthusiastic with a positive approach

This is a permanent full time position (40 hours per week) working 5 days out of 7 (Monday - Saturday), ideally Tuesday to Saturday 9.30am-6.00pm with 30 mins unpaid for lunch. Other benefits include 28 days holidays and staff discount. Salary is between £19,760 and £24,000 depending on experience.

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Please apply with your CV to: Pip Gray