Maintenance Team Member

Contract Type -
39 hours per week

Employment Type - Full Time

Located close to Longford, just off the Bath Road, Thistle Heathrow is an Airport hotel which delivers a warm welcome no matter how long or short the stay. It has 264 bedrooms and 14 meeting rooms, the largest one seating up to 700 people - meaning it is also an extremely popular local wedding venue. It is the only hotel that has direct access to Heathrow Terminal 5 by POD in just 5 minutes.

The Role

Our guests deserve the best and that means operating hotels with the highest standards of maintenance and upkeep. As Maintenance Operative you will have the opportunity to contribute towards a fabulous guest experience by working hard to maintain the fixtures and fittings of the building.

  • Ensuring all defective fittings, breakdowns and malfunctions of equipment are fixed without delay
  • Communicating effectively and working closely with other departments such as Housekeeping
  • Ensuring that any emergencies are dealt with immediately and effectively minimising any serious occurrences, hazards or inconvenience to guests and colleagues alike

What we look for

  • Positive, friendly individuals to join a like minded team
  • NVQ electrician's qualification, experience in basic plumbing, basic carpentry, tiling and grouting skills and general handyperson skills with painting and decorating experience
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Total commitment to customer service
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.

What's in it for you?

  • 20 days holiday plus 8 Bank Holidays
  • Discounted rates on hotel rooms, food and drink across the glh group
  • Interest free season ticket loans (conditions apply)
  • Access to a 24/7 Employee Assistance Program
  • Long Service Awards
  • Pension and Healthcare Schemes
  • Generous recommend a friend scheme
  • Access to discounts and cashback through a huge range of retailers and service providers via our online benefits portal
  • Wonderful Person of the month scheme with cash prizes
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Staff refreshments on shift