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Shift Engineer

Location: The Grove

Contract Type: Full Time

Salary: £26,133 per annum

Specific Hours: n/a

Shift Engineer

Our Maintenance team are responsible for ensuring that the whole property is in top condition and they are currently looking for a Shift Engineer to support them in delivering the efficient and effective service that our guests expect.

The team face a wide range of opportunities and challenges on a daily basis, both in guest facing areas and behind the scenes, so the Engineer's role is to liaise with the relevant hotel departments to ensure that tasks are prioritised, parts are sourced and the tasks are carried out to meet deadlines and keep our business running smoothly.

Previous experience of working in a hotel or similar environment is essential, as is a mechanical or electrical qualification ideally to City and Guilds level.

The team work on a shift pattern so flexibility is paramount, as is the availability to work weekends and possible nights depending on the requirements of the business.

Full uniform and equipment is provided.

Typical shifts are 07:30 – 16:00, 10:30 – 19:00 and 14:30 -23:00 on a rota basis.

Interviews will initially be carried out over Zoom, with second interviews taking place at the hotel.


About Us

The Grove is one of three prestigious hotels operated by Ralph Trustees, a family owned hotel group. We are a spectacular 5* venue and resort, offering our customers a slice of tranquillity and calm, away from the stresses of every day life.

Across our 300-acre estate we offer fine dining, a range of outdoor activities (including our famed Golf course) and an indulgent award-winning spa and health club. Being family owned means that both our guests and our employees are treated as individuals and not one of the crowd.

Why join us?

Alongside the personable touches that come with working for a family run business, we also offer a range of benefits that are designed to enable you to feel valued and appreciated as an important member of our team:

  • A staff canteen with a free meal during your shift
  • A subsidised shuttle bus from Watford town centre
  • Subsidised staff accommodation (if required)
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