Travelodge, the UK’s first budget hotel chain, has today announced that it is expanding its dedicated 120 strong nationwide in-house maintenance team with a further 41 new positions.
Travelodge is the only UK budget hotel chain that has invested in a bespoke dedicated in-house maintenance team of experts to support its 563 hotels across the length and breadth of the UK.
These new full time positions are field based, carrying out a variety of maintenance related tasks across the company’s 563 Travelodge hotels. Each Maintenance Engineer will be given their own network of hotels to service.
These positions need to be filled immediately and applicants must have at least one trade skill-set which includes a City & Guilds / NVQ 2 or equivalent qualification in a trade (for example: Plumbing, Electrical, Carpentry, Painting, Plastering or Air-Conditioning). In addition applicants must hold a UK driving licence in order to apply. Travelodge is keen to attract a diverse group of applicants for these roles.
Travelodge is committed to developing its maintenance team and has an established training programme in place to up-skill maintenance team members; so that they are multi-skilled and qualified to undertake a range of jobs across the company’s estate.
Successful candidates will be given a branded kitted-out vehicle to enable them to travel across their network of hotels and they will also receive a comprehensive personal package of branded uniform and high quality tools.
For further information on these positions and to apply please visit: www.travelodge.co.uk/careeers.
Scott Rutherford, Travelodge Technical Services Director said: “We are delighted to be expanding our in-house maintenance team with a further 41 team members. This dedicated team is the backbone of our operation and regarded as the fourth emergency services for our 563 hotel teams, so each Maintenance Engineer holds a very valuable position within the company. Candidates must hold one trade skill but we are committed to developing and expanding our Maintenance Engineers’ skill sets so that they are fully versatile in multi trade skills. “
The 41 positions are located across the UK and locations include:
Additional Travelodge benefits include: Performance-related annual bonus, 50% discount on Travelodge rooms, 4% contributory pension, Company Phone/PDA and opportunities to expand your skill set with training and development.
For further information, please contact:
The Travelodge Press Office
T: 01844 358 703