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Two Camps/Lodges situated in Botswana/Okavongo Delta.
OUTPUTS: General – You would report to the Lodge Manager. You will be responsible for all the maintenance at the two Camps – including plumbing, electrical (domestic), refrigeration and air conditioning, building, carpentry and general maintenance. You would be required to assist in doing preventative maintenance. Stock and Tools. You will endeavour to keep a par stock of spares that will allow you to affect emergency and other repairs efficiently. You will ensure that tools and spares are neatly stored and packed away. You will perform a stock take of tools from time to time and report any shortfalls to the manager. Communication – Maintain open communication channels with the lodge or operations managers and camp managers and ensure that clear feedback loops are in place to ensure that status reports on problems are fed back to those who have reported them. Hold frequent meetings with camp managers and the operations manager. Will have a morning meeting with the other maintenance staff and make sure that good team work exists within the team. Guest relations –Ensure that when interacting with guests in the lodge environment that you are well presented, friendly and courteous.
Single Accommodation, meals on duty.
Communication skills - with guests and fellow staff members. Standard of your work must exceed the standard of the lodge. Good organisational ability. Lateral thinking ability. Initiative. Must adhere to World Class Hospitality and Service Standards. Professional, courteous, hospitable to guests. Must be able to lead people and correct things when needed. Honest, have good integrity, proactive and driven person who has career ambition.
Must have at least 3 – 5 years’ experience as a Maintenance Manager in a similar sized operation. Must be experienced/qualified in at least one of the following disciplines - Electrical (single and three phase), Refrigeration and Air-conditioning and have some experience in some of the following – Plumbing, Sewage treatment systems, water treatment systems, building and general maintenance.
Supervision of Maintenance of all vehicles, buildings, equipment and grounds in conjunction with existing maintenance team.
Supervise, train and lead the team on work relating to upgrades and refurbishment of existing buildings.
Establish preventative maintenance programme to protect and enhance the lifespan of physical assets and equipment.
Supervision and daily maintenance of the Solar Plant, battery Bank and Generators in liaison with and reporting to the Solar Consultant technicians in case of any fault finding.
Supervision and Maintenance of Water Supply, Treatment and reticulation.
Supervision and maintenance of stores and management of stocks.
Establish Environmental Health and Safety management plans in conjunction with the relevant authorities and submitting reports with recommended solutions for any areas needing attention.
Ensure that employees comply with Health and Management protocols as well as company/industry standards of efficiency, conduct, personal cleanliness and neatness.
Ensure that guests and employees are not exposed to danger or threats while on the property and consider their interests at all times.
Supervise security personnel and ensure that there is adequate security of quests, employees and property.
Up-keep and maintenance of all infrastructure and roads within the property.
Provide relief and host guests as appropriate when management is on leave or on emergencies.
Hardworking and mature candidate with a technical qualification.
At least 3 years proven overall experience in technical maintenance in areas of solar and electrical, water and sewerage treatment systems, construction project management, security and vehicle maintenance.
Working understanding of conservation, environmental protection and health safety standards.
Drivers licence with ability to drive 4X4 safari vehicles and heavier supply trucks on mountainous terrain.
Specialised knowledge of first aid, treatment of minor injuries and emergency procedure.
Ability to live and work under pressure in Alpine type weather conditions for extended periods.
Good planning and budgeting skills with disciplined stock control and efficient reporting.
Computer skills with working knowledge of Excel and Office, outlook. CAD will be an advantage.
Our 5-star hotel in Umhlanga, KZN is currently recruiting for an experienced Handyman.
The incumbent will report directly to the Facilities Manager and will be responsible for: ensures a smooth and consistent resolution to maintenance issues logged during a shift and via verbal instructions. Areas of responsibility include: Security, Pools, Grounds, Hotel Rooms and any other area of the Hotel. The role will include general DIY and maintenance including basic carpentry, plumbing, painting and decorating.
Prior experience as a Handyman
Hands on Problem Solving approach and the ability to remain calm under pressure
Effective communication with members of staff as well as Guests of the Hotel
Honest and trustworthy beyond approach
Great attention to detail
Presentable and well spoken
Team Player who leads by example
Proactive in approach
Ability to run with multiple tasks/jobs at once
· Reference: LS-77148-0604 · Salary: R 4,200.00 p/m · Country: South Africa · Province: KwaZulu-Natal · Date Posted: 06 Sep 2017 · Employer type: Hotel
Upmarket hotel with extensive conference, banqueting and events facilities seeks suitably qualified and experienced Supervisor to co-ordinate and manage the Maintenance team under the auspices of the Maintenance Manager. Duties include staff supervision and co-ordination, including teams in regards to external contractors (if deemed necessary). He she will manage stock, ensure par levels as needed for the department and control accordingly. He/ she will be involved in ensuring all routine and preventative maintenance requirements are attended to timeously and without incident. Related administration applies.
What you need to apply for this position:
Grade 12. Minimum of 5 years previous working experience as a Maintenance Supervisor with exposure to the repairs and maintenance of Electrical, plumbing, refrigeration, heating, building, carpentry, basic vehicle maintenance and other related repairs. Must be computer literate on MS Office suite. Must have an unendorsed drivers licence and own
· Reference: LS-77047-3110 · Salary: R12 000 Live out · Country: South Africa · Province: Mpumalanga · Date Posted: 31 Aug 2017 · Employer type: Hotel
Multi-faceted complex offering accommodation, conference, wedding & events venues seeks a suitably experienced Maintenance Manager to attend to all property maintenance requirements. Duties include leading maintenance team in ensuring all routine and preventative maintenance requirements are attended to. This includes (but is not limited to): attending to plumbing, building, sewerage, air conditioning, heating, refrigeration, gardens and landscaping, basic vehicle repair and other related duties as required. The successful incumbent will be required to manage stock and stores related to the department, including related administration.
What you need to apply for this position: Grade 12; preference given to candidates with qualifications/ Trade qualifications and courses completed in Electrical, Plumbing, Air Conditioning, Refrigeration trades. Minimum of 2-5 yrs previous working experience in a similar capacity within the hospitality industry. Must have an unendorsed drivers licence and own transport. Must be computer literate on MS Office Suite.
· Reference: LS-77046-3110 · Salary: R12 000 Live out · Country: South Africa · Province: Mpumalanga · Date Posted: 31 Aug 2017 · Employer type: Hotel
Responsible for the management of all aspects relating to Fleet Management, including:
Employees and staff motivation of the Fleet Team Fleet Maintenance: Service and Repairs Ordering of parts and stock control Licensing and Fines Tyre management Testing of new drivers Obtaining quotes Fleet and building management quotes Fuel Reports, VOR Reports, Tyre Reports Motor Vehicle Accident investigations Motor Vehicle Accidents claims Vehicle tracking and reports
The ideal candidate will have at least 10 years Fleet and Facilities Management experience, in particular with luxury vehicles ranging from sedans to SUV's to coaches.
Responsible and reliable work ethic
Own reliable transport
Able to work shifts and over weekends as and when required
· Reference: LS-76987-2203 · Salary: R20 000 negotiable · Country: South Africa · Province: Gauteng · Date Posted: 22 Aug 2017 · Employer type: Tour Operator
We are recruiting for a suitably qualified and experienced individual who can provide hands on management of our Fleet nationally. We operate in five provinces. This person will be responsible for managing the entire fleet of vehicles, as well as staff management in all five of our branches. Responsibilities will include all maintenance and repairs, warranties and guarentees, licensing, suppliers, staffing.
This person will also be in charge of Health and Safety for the Company
This will suit someone who is highly organised individual who has had experience in running a very busy fleet with high turnover. The person must have a proven track record in writing, testing and implementation of Fleet Policies and Procedures and the training thereof.
At least 10 years as a Fleet Manager for a National multi-site Company
Fleet Management qualifications
· Reference: LS-76955-1403 · Salary: Highly negotiable, based on salary · Country: South Africa · Province: Western Cape · Date Posted: 14 Aug 2017 · Employer type: Tour Operator
Experienced Maintenance Manager needed for Hotel in Limpopo. The successful candidate would be responsible for all the Maintenance within the Hotel that falls within the skills and expertise of the Maintenance team. The successful candidate would also be responsible for the management of the maintenance attendants.
Minimum of 5 years' experience in a maintenance position within a Hotel
Strong personality that can think on their feet and work under pressure;
Well spoken and well presented individual;
Excellent leadership and management skills;
Must have grade 12;
Must have previous experience with Plumbing and basic electrical work
Must have an eye for detail
· Reference: LS-76929-1108 · Salary: Negotiable (Live - In) · Country: South Africa · Province: Limpopo · Date Posted: 11 Aug 2017 · Employer type: Game Farm & Lodge
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