We have a permanent job opportunity available, in the Lake District, for a Maintenance person who can turn their hands to just about anything, including; minor electrical work, plumbing, hot tub & pool maintenance, grounds maintenance and everything in between. The vacancy is within a very busy hotel.
Your new job
Undertake plumbing, painting, decorating, carpentry and minor electrical and mechanical engineering work as necessary to maintain safe and efficient systems within the hotel. With occasional gardening works as and when the business needs
Ensure that all work undertaken is done safely and in accordance with the relevant approved codes of practice
Respond to the maintenance requests in order of priority and ensure that adequate levels of spares are maintained and effectively used in order to give a high standard of appearance throughout the buildings
Learn quickly the understanding of the site and specifically all items of plant and equipment and all guest facilities
Responsible for the control of contractors and their equipment when on site. ensuring the proper use of permits to work, safe systems of work and log in/out procedures & PPE
Be aware of own safety and that of guests and other staff and contractors whilst on site
Testing and recording on a weekly, Monthly and quarterly basis EG: Safety systems, Fire alarm systems. Generators. Boiler room plant equipment. Tv and digital systems. Biomass Boiler. Golf buggies. Ventilation systems. Pond and water treatment systems. Sewage Packet plant
Thorough understanding of mechanical and electrical systems.
Minimum of one year’s experience in a similar role in a Hotel or Leisure complex is a bonus!
Pool plant trained with certification. (Desirable but not necessary as training will be given)
A basic knowledge of health & safety legislation.
To be self-motivated. Reliable and polite and friendly to all you meet
Very good communication skills to all levels of personnel.
Good verbal and written English
Flexible in your approach to working times and conditions
Willing to work on a weekend rota system with other Hotel engineers (1 in 4)
Good problem-solving skills with a methodical approach
A full driving licence is essential
Salary and benefits
£10.00 – £12.00 per hour
Full time hours / permanent position
28 days holiday per year
Great career prospects (locally and worldwide)
Discounted spa treatments
Friendly, warm working environment
Beautiful work location (it’s stunning!)
Please note: We can only consider applications from candidates who already have the legal right to live and work in the UK.