Splendid Family - Maintenance Technician (1587)

Maintenance Technician

  • Department:
    Technical Services
  • Position Commitment:
    Full Time
  • Location/Hotel - click here for more information on the property:
  • Vacancy Reference:
Maintenance Technician

Our small but beautiful Mercure Leeds City Centre hotel is looking for a Maintenance Technician to help keep the property looking amazing.

Being a key part of the Splendid family, all our team members need to be able to commit to:

  • Being the Best;
  • Making Responsible Decisions;
  • Treating others, the Way They Would Like to Be Treated;
  • Continually Challenge Yourself and Each other.

Position Purpose

To undertake all maintenance duties, including painting, electricity and carpentering to the needs of our Splendid guests, to ensure an extraordinary customer service experience each and every time.

Key Responsibilities

  • Liaise with Hotel Management/Housekeeping Team and staff to carry out required painting, redecoration and general maintenance duties.
  • Determine the most cost effective approach to achieving a durable and quality decorative finish.
  • Carry out preparation/repair/application of finishing products as necessary.
  • Undertake both responsive and planned maintenance of painting and decoration
  • Carry out a maintenance, repair and installation work
  • Execute workmanship using own initiative, to a high standard and ensure it is carried out in strict compliance with the Health and Safety at Work Act, and any other relevant legislation covering safety in the workplace for self and others.
  • Carry out inspections of occupied and empty rooms to determine the extent of painting, decoration and general maintenance required. Having established the need, carry out the most cost effective and expedient means of completing the works. This will be achieved through efficient preparation/repair/ application of decorative products and general maintenance activities.
  • Carry out all necessary administrative work associated with departmental management requirements accurately and timely record all processes from receiving jobs through to completion including invoice pre-processing.
  • Monitoring monthly reports and keeping all up to date
  • Monitoring and reporting weekly/monthly H&S tasks on Health and Safety Portal
  • To keep supervisory staff aware of progress and problems in a timely manner.
  • Good level of physical fitness, including the ability to lift, work at heights and in differing conditions.
  • To undertake all training as required (e.g. first aid, health and safety, customer service).

Person Specification

Knowledge, skills and abilities

  • Friendly and welcoming approaching.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including a pleasant manner.
  • Ability to remain calm during difficult situations or in a very busy environment.
  • The ability to work as part of team or alone.
  • Be eligible to work in the UK on full time basis
  • Must be flexible to work on rota basis

Proven experience/education level

  • Previous maintenance experience in hospitality industry is preferable
  • Experience in Painting, Electricity & Carpentering.
  • Previous experience in Health & Safety, First Aid an advantage



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Mercure Leeds Centre
23 - 25a York Place, Leeds, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom, LS1 2EY
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