Hotel & Guesthouse

Maintenance Co-ordinator – With Mechanical Skills (Five-Star Property, Franschhoek)

Job Category: Hotel & Guesthouse
Job Type: Permanent
Job Location: Franschhoek
Employer Type: Hotels
Salary Type: Monthly
Province: Western Cape

Seeking an efficient, solution-driven individual, who enjoys fast paced and constantly changing challenges with a passion for exceptional service whilst maintaining a high degree of operational delivery. The successful candidate will be responsible for the coordinating of a section of the Maintenance Department and its staff and the implementing of a structured preventative response to the maintenance needs of the various areas.

Position Requirements

  • Grade 12- Matric Certificate
  • Tertiary qualification in Maintenance Management or related field beneficial
  • Relevant qualification or experience would be advantageous
  • Valid Driver’s license
  • Local Franschhoek candidates would be advantageous 
  • Covid-19 vaccination mandatory 

Experience and Skill

  • At least 3 years’ experience in a supervisory capacity in a maintenance environment 
  • Mechanical skills essential 
  • Hotel or property maintenance experience would be advantageous
  • Knowledge of safe working procedures of electrical tools and equipment 
  • Able to communicate with others accurately and timely to ensure speed and quality of service
  • Excellent written and verbal skills
  • Well presented, neat and able to interact with guest
  • Self-motivated with the ability to think and work independently

Key Responsibilities

  • Co-ordinate the Handymen to ensure that the facilities and equipment in and around all the properties are well maintained and in good working order
  • Perform maintenance, installations, repairs and troubleshooting on the general facilities, as well as plumbing and electrical systems issues
  • Responding to breakdowns, repairing equipment, and replacing parts
  • Implement the preventative maintenance practices and schedules to ensure legislated and warrantee compliance
  • Manages the service schedules for all equipment, ensuring that service times are adhered to and service logs are maintained
  • Attend and participate in all training, including in safety, service, product knowledge, customer care and cultural awareness 
  • Follow all departmental and hotel, health, safety and security policies, processes, procedures and standards 
  • Liaising with suppliers and obtaining replacement or specialist components, fixtures or fittings 
  • Managing stocks of equipment, consumables and other supplies
  • Daily reporting

Remuneration Details

Highly competitive basic salary with benefits (add-on approach)

Start Date



Candidates, who are already residing in the Western Cape will have preference. We can only consider South African Citizens or applicants who hold a valid South African Permanent Residence! No Work Permit applications will be accepted! Applicants, who live in other provinces of South Africa still need to attend personal interviews and if requested to do any cook-offs, will do so completely at their own expense. We handle high volumes of applications daily and will only be able to reply, via e-mail, to candidates who have met our clients’ requirements.

Due to the high volume of CV’s received, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

All applications submitted must contain:

  • Updated CV with contactable references
  • Tertiary Educational documents
  • Written Reference Letters
  • A recent presentable profile photo’s
  • Chefs: 6-8 Food profile photos produced by yourself or in conjunction with the team

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