Multi Skilled Maintenance Engineer

08 Aug 2017
16 Aug 2017
Contract Type
An opportunity has arisen for a quality Chief Engineer to join our clients dedicated, driven and aspirational team.

About them...
Set in 50 acres of quintessential English countryside, our client are a Grade II listed stately home retreat that pairs period style with modern luxury and attentive service.
Our client have undergone a significant period of refurbishment and upgrade in 2015, making it now one of the most sought-after destination spa hotels in the UK, with levels of service to match.

About you...
To live and breath the Company`s Mission, Vision and Commitments of People, Quality and Results.
About the role...
- Ensure that the boiler, heating and hot water plants are in safe and efficient working order.
- Taking electricity, oil and gas meter reading on a regular basis.
- Carry out weekly fire alarm tests and record in the fire book. Ensure that the fire alarm system is operating properly.
- Investigating any unscheduled sounding of the fire alarm in conjunction with the Duty Manager and report every malfunction identified.
- Ensure that all fire extinguishers and fire hoses are checked regularly to verify that they are in designated positions and replace it if found to be missing.
- Ensure all fire exits are kept clear on a daily basis.
- Purchasing and holding a stock of maintenance materials sufficient to respond to the immediate needs of the hotel and within the budget allocation provided.
- Ordering and issuing of light bulbs efficiently and economically, ensuring supplies are always available.
- Replacing light bulbs which are not the responsibility of the day/night porters i.e. toilets and Great Hall ceiling lights.
- Testing emergency lighting on a regular basis and keeping up to date log books.
- Conduct public area audit checks and action plans in conjunction with the P&T Manager.
- Ensure the hotel generators are tested.
- Ensuring the workshop is kept tidy and locked at all times.
- Action requests for maintenance work, with due regard to urgency.
- Being fully familiar with the details and content of the property manuals, plans, etc., pertaining to the property.
- Presenting regular maintenance reports to the General Manager on a weekly basis.
- Promoting and encouraging energy savings throughout the hotel and work with contractors as prescribed.
- Liaising with local tradesmen and obtaining quotations for job requirements.
- Working alongside Head Housekeeper to organise work plan for Painter & Decorators.
- Submitting purchase orders to the Financial Controller & General Manager and progressing paperwork to accounts as instructed.
- Undertaking regular health and safety checks in each department of the hotel in conjunction with the designated health & Safety Officer.
- Keeping all store rooms/boiler houses clean, tidy, uncluttered and locked.
- To attend daily and the morning meeting and end monthly Heads of Departments meetings as and when required.
- To complete rotas, timesheets, forecast as required by the Personnel Manager on a timely basis and within the wage budgets.
- Be available to attend emergencies and respond to information and give advice to Duty Managers out of normal working hours.
- Be responsible for staff directly under your control.
- To have completed and up-dated maintenance books for trip switches, locks etc.
- To carry out all day-to-day repairs and maintenance relating to plumbing, electrics and carpentry etc.
- To assist in monitoring work is being carried out by outside contractors.
- To check with housekeeping and general maintenance book on a daily basis regarding any maintenance faults.
- To be responsible for equipment, throughout the hotel to ensure it is kept in good repair.
- To assist with IT issues throughout the hotel when issues arise.
- To ensure that keys are available for each lock in the hotel and properties, and ensure key security.
- To ensure regular maintenance on radiators and bleed on a regular basis.
- To assist with recruitment of employees in conjunction with the HR Manager.
- Carry out departmental induction of new employees and monitor progress.
- Deal with staff problems, difficulties and grievances within the scope of your authority.
- To cover Duty Management duties and complete and ensure checklists and H&S checks are recorded for each shift.
- To conduct 3, 6 monthly reviews and annual appraisals within the specific timetable as specified by the personnel & Training Manager.
- To hold monthly departmental briefing meetings to ensure an effective communications and motivation for the team.
- Implement SOP Manuals for all areas under control and update as appropriate.

What`s on offer....
Leisure Membership
Meals Provided
Discounts in the Retail Shop, Food and Beverage Outlets, Treatments and overnight stays.
Pension scheme

Basic Salary: To be negotiated with ethero before interview stage

Located in Burton on Trent, this role is commutable from Derby, Lichfield, Burton on Trent, Tamworth & Uttoxeter

To apply for this position please submit your application below quoting job reference ARJ8631 if possible. Alternatively please contact Alex Rowland on [Phone number removed] during normal office hours (9am till 5pm Monday to Friday).

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