Job Description

Salary: 

  • £24,000 - £29,000

Description of role:

Due to expansion of our team we are looking for Maintenance Engineers to help support the upkeep of our hotels and other locations within the Travelodge estate. This is a field-based role which involves visiting different locations within a geographical area and carrying out a variety of maintenance related tasks. You will interact with our colleagues in hotels, working with them to ensure you work in the most efficient manner.

Responsibilities: 

  • Complete reactive and planned maintenance jobs within hotels across areas assigned

  • Complete emergency Health and Safety jobs within hotels across areas assigned

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

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

  • Ensure the Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is used as required

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

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

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

  • Work from your work phone to complete assigned jobs

 

Essential Skills and Experience

  • Experience or an ability to complete a variety of hotel maintenance jobs

  • Able to use basic technology and systems to close jobs and respond to stakeholders 

  • 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 complete assigned tasks

  • Holds UK driving licence and confident to drive a van

 

Desirable:

  • City And Guilds / NVQ 2 or equivalent in Electrics / Plumbing / Carpentry / Painting / Plastering / Air-Con

 Working Patterns:

  • 40 hours a week 

  • You will be required to work any 5 out of 7 days. We aim to provide you with a rota 3 weeks in advance. Saturdays will likely form part of your working week

  • Normal weekly working hours: Typically 8.5 hours between the hours of 08.30 and 21:00 with an unpaid 30 min break

  • Place of work: Newport and surrounding areas

 

Please only apply if you have a multiskilled background and experience within a maintenance environment or property maintenance 

  • Trade qualifications preferable but not essential

 

Benefits:

  • Performance-related annual bonus 

  • 50% discount on Travelodge rooms

  • 4% contributory pension

  • Company Phone/PDA

  • Opportunities for further training and development

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