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Responsible for the maintenance and up-keep of all camp infrastructure including vehicles, generators, water systems, equipment and fittings.
Maintain all maintenance schedules and records of works completed.
Report any issues outside the scope of daily work to operations manager
Oversee pool maintenance and cleaning
Carry out regular checks on all equipment and all servicing as required
Maintain records of all relevant consumables and ensure re-supply with Lodge Manager
Ensure that all workshop equipment is accounted for daily and in its correct storage location
Ensure that all communication toward other employees, guests, suppliers and any visitor to site is polite, positive and conducive with a harmonious workplace.
Reporting all relevant issues to management
Motivate and be proactive in encouraging team commitment and spirit
Assist any other department/employee as and when required and possible
Any reasonable request from management outside the normal duties listed
Respond to any maintenance issue regardless of time, day or hours
Skills/Requirements: Qualifications / Experience
Trade certification in one or more of the following- electrician, plumber, mechanic; and/or
At least 5 years experience working in a safari lodge/camp as senior maintenance personnel.
Current drivers license and proven driving experience
Experience working with and maintaining typical safari lodge infrastructure such as generators/inverters, waste water treatment systems, commercial kitchen/laundry/workshop equipment, 4wd vehicles and tractor.
Experience with ordering, stock/inventory controls and maintenance records in a hospitality environment
Behaviours / Skills
Ability to work within a small team with an attitude towards ‘helping out' anywhere it may be required.
Strong training and coaching skills with patience towards other team members.
Have practical ‘hands on' skills with tools and equipment.
Ability to identify and priorities maintenance issues to ensure the smooth operations of a safari camp/lodge
Ability to work in a remote environment and to solve problems with limited access to resources while still maintaining the quality of the guest experience.
Ability to work within a budget
· Reference: LS-76697-2011 · Salary: Dep on exp. · Country: South Africa · Province: Mpumalanga · Date Posted: 20 Jul 2017 · Employer type: Game Farm & Lodge
Description: Kendrick Recruitment is now seeking an Assistant Maintenance Manager for a 5* Lodge based in the Sabi Sands Game Reserve The core function of this position is to oversee maintenance of the lodges, whilst managing a small team of staff.
Mental and physical stamina
Passionate about the business and detail
Highly self-motivated and self-directed
Comfortable assuming ownership for their role in the business
Works comfortably under pressure
Is comfortable with change
Manage maintenance department and team
Control budget, manage suppliers and deliveries
Use & maintenance of equipment to ensure productivity and safety
Monitoring lodge facilities
Skills/Requirements: Knowledge and experience required for this role:
Extensive operational knowledge in the fields of: Water Reticulation, Boreholes, Sewage Systems, Wetlands and Reed beds.
Extensive operational knowledge of Generator Electrical Systems.
Driver's license - minimum of Code 8
General computer knowledge (MS Word, Excel etc)
Preferably formal education in the areas of air conditioning, plumbing, carpentry, electrics
Knowledge of gas facilities e. g. gas geysers, gas stoves, multi braai's, etc
Ability to fault find
This position is offering a negotiable salary to the right candidate, benefits include accommodation, meals, uniform and a contribution towards medical aid and provident fund. To apply please send us your CV and references as well as your salary expectations through today… Good Luck!
· Reference: LS-76411-2809 · Salary: Salary Negotiable - the right candidate · Country: South Africa · Province: Mpumalanga · Date Posted: 28 Jun 2017 · Employer type: Game Farm & Lodge
Description: My client in a Big 5 Game Reserve is looking for a Workshop Manager to manage and run this busy workshop. You need to be able to go on call outs at any time. This ideal candidate must have worked in a similar environment and have the necessary qualifications and experience.
Duties and responsibilities
To manage the lodges fleet of game viewers
To ensure licences and fleet is compliant and legal
Manage the stock in the workshop
Manage a small team
The ability to fix and repair vehicles
Willing to do call outs at any time
Skills/Requirements: Skills and requirements
A stable work history with at least 2 years in each position
Good references for all of your previous employers
Please ensure that your CV has the correct start and end dates and reasons for leaving each previous position.
· Reference: LS-76395-2611 · Salary: R10 000 - R15 000 live in with meals · Country: South Africa · Province: Mpumalanga · Date Posted: 26 Jun 2017 · Employer type: Game Farm & Lodge
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