Purpose of the role:
To ensure that the hotel complies with all Health, Safety
and Fire procedures
To maintain a good standard of facilities throughout all areas of the Hotel.
To introduce cost effective ways to enhance and protect the hotels estate using a pro-active approach to maintain utility services and the general upkeep of the hotel and grounds.
To manage and monitor the maintenance log to ensure all requests are completed in a timely manner
To carry out general day to day repairs in areas such as:
To carry out on call duties
To schedule work to specific deadlines
To recruit, motivate, support, encourage and manage all Maintenance and grounds staff according to company procedures, policy and employment law
Maintain effective working relationships with direct reports, HODs, employees of the hotel, senior members of the management team and sub-contractors
Manage the boiler house and building management system
To assist with periodic cleaning eg mattress turning, chandelier cleaning
Conduct regular fire drills; check the audibility of all alarms and record reactions of staff. Conduct additional training where necessary
Conduct regular Health/Safety and Fire Audits
Ensure the Health and Hygiene of the Hotel and Theatre is maintained i.e. effective waste disposal, pest control, cleaning procedures, management of sewage treatment plant and clearing of gulleys and drains
Assume responsibility for maintaining alarm systems and codes and gate access.
To maintain any equipment responsible for in a safe and working order
To source specialist contractors and monitor works
Perform Contract Maintenance (continual checking of existing contracts with suppliers i.e. gas, electric, water, telephone, Audio and Visual, drains, fire alarms, CCTV ).
Maintain good levels of communication with the local Fire Department and EHO
To sign in and monitor all sub contractors ensuring relevant Health and Safety documentation is provided
Perform all duties as required within the confines of the business as directed by the Operations Manager and General Manager to maximise the profitability of the business.
Conduct regular checks / audits on standards of facilities available.
Maintain a safe and secure work environment for all and comply with all legal requirements and recommendations, including legionella, P.A.T. & emergency light testing.
Continue to work towards a friendlier environment through carbon reduction and recycling.
Financial Targets/Cost Awareness
To work within agreed budgets
Write departmental rotas in line with budgets
Support other departmental training as required, where appropriate
Monitor staff training and standard operating procedure manuals within the department
Develop a departmental staff induction programme.
Initiate company total quality management standards
Train all own departmental staff in all aspects of safe practices at work and monitor the practices of all other employees
Fire Evacuation procedures. Statutory obligations in line with Company Policies
Create and maintain Health and Safety/Fire Risk Assessments for all departments.
Create and maintain Health and Safety policy, Fire safety/Evacuation policy and Emergency Action Procedure.
To report any major defects
Interact with other members of the Management Team and support where appropriate
To work when required in other departments
To complete supervision meetings with direct reports
PLEASE NOTE that this Job Description in not exhaustive and you may be required to carry out other reasonable duties as required.