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Mechanical Building Services Engineer

Location: The Grove

Contract Type: Full Time

Salary: £26,133 per annum plus fantastic benefits

Specific Hours: 40 hours per week

Mechanical Building Services Engineer

Guests visit The Grove, Hertfordshire’s spectacular 5 star hotel resort, for a real breath of fresh air. Central London quality – and benefits - without the hassle. From sheer indulgence to all sorts of outdoor activity across the 300-acre estate, our world-class, award-winning Sequoia Spa and Health Club soothes and stimulates, revitalises and inspires. To continue exceeding our guests’ expectations, we need to rely on, and develop, every member of the team.

The Plant Engineer undertakes planned preventative and reactive maintenance to all the hotels key plant and equipment, carrying out repairs and responding to plant breakdowns. It is the responsibility of this person to ensure that the hotel's pool plant and equipment is maintained at optimal levels and ensure that everything is controlled effectively and efficiently by utilising the hotel's BMS system.  The Plant Engineer is also responsible for ensuring that sufficient stock levels are purchased and stored in a safe and secure manner.



To carry out Planned Preventative Maintenance (PPM) and routine maintenance as per the requirements of the business.

To react to all requests via the maintenance dockets process correctly and ensure faults are followed up to maintain the physical product

To ensure all tools, maintenance equipment, hardware and chemicals is stored in compliance with Company procedures and in line with H&SAW and COSHH

To train and monitor allocated staff to maintain standards and consistency of delivery as directed within the law

To liaise with all relevant contacts both internal and external and using information available ensure the continuous running of the hotel plan systems to the required standard, ensuring guest satisfaction

To take appropriate action and co-operate with your team colleagues to maintain a safe and equitable working environment whilst being sensitive to, and aware of, business/staffing levels in order to maintain a disciplined but harmonious department

To ensure any Guest request, outside your area of expertise, is raised immediately to the appropriate level

To work within all company policies with specific reference to the Health and Safety at Work Act and the COSHH.


Fluent conversational, reading and basic written English Language
A flexible attitude
Good Mechanical understanding
Demonstrable leadership & organisational skills
GCSE Level D or equivalent Maths
Previous relevant experience
A Trade -

Train the Trainer Certificate
Previous supervisory experience
Pool Plant Operators Course

Company benefits include:

Use of leisure facilities including gym and swimming pool
One free meal whilst on duty in the staff canteen
Uniform provided
Staff shuttle bus to Watford town centre and train station (£1.50 per journey)
Generous discount for you and your family/friends on food and beverage, room rate, golf and spa treatments
Annual overnight loyalty stays
Dental care
Holiday entitlement which increases after 2 years’ service
Subsidised staff accommodation if required
Excellent training and development opportunities from a gold standard Investor in People
Discounts with high street retailers through our Benefits App

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