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Maintenance Engineer Romford & Surrounding Areas (6 month FTC)
Romford Travelodge

Maintenance Engineer
up to £27,000 (FTE)
Job Description
  • Complete quality reactive maintenance within hotels across territory.

  • Develop strong working relationships with the hotel operations teams ensuring that the customer is key focus.

  • First time fix of completion of reactive maintenance jobs that are scheduled for hotels.

  • Comply with the requirements of Health and Safety, other relevant legislation and Travelodge policies and procedures.  

  • Ensure that PPE is used as required.

  • Ensure that all jobs allocated are consistently completed to a satisfactory finish in accordance with agreed standards and KPIs.

  • Responsible for returning rooms to sale as quickly and efficiently as possible in a safe manner

  • Manage van storage of stock to agreed levels and ensure that you have parts available to complete jobs as quickly and efficiently as possible.

  • Liaise with Line Manager to agree non-reactive works to be undertaken.


  • Experience or an ability to complete hotel maintenance tasks such as various plumbing, carpentry, wall tiling, decorating and flooring jobs

  • Able to use basic technology and systems,

  • High levels of attention to detail

  • Drive and the determination to continuously improve

  • Always has the customer in mind and is an ambassador for the Travelodge brand.

  • Good communication skills with internal colleagues and third parties.

  • Able to deliver targets and assigned job tasks


We welcome applications from individuals that have a keen attention to detail and the ability to take initiative when tackling problems.

We value the experience of colleagues that have worked in a hotel environment and may have experience with ad hoc maintenance tasks. working in hotel operational roles such as management positions, housekeeping and front of house (example - reception, bar/cafe)

We recognise experience in all areas of maintenance, for example kitchen or bathroom fitting.  We also recognise the following qualifications, but they are not essential:-

  • City and Guilds or NVQ2 in Plumbing or Electrical and/or carpentry

  • Electrical Certification to 17 Edition; Inspection and testing


  • Full or part-time working - varying work patterns will be considered.

  • Annual bonus of up to 8%

  • 50% discount on Travelodge rooms

  • 4% contributory pension

  • Van & Tools

  • Merchant & Fuel Card

  • Company  phone/PDA

  • Opportunities for further training and development.

Stake Holders: Regional and District Managers; Hotel managers, teams and customers; Support Functions; 3rd Party partners & Suppliers

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