Multi Skilled Maintenance Technician

Job Type Customer Service
Location Cookham - Odney Club
Partnership Level 9
Closing Date 03/10/2023
Vacancy Type Permanent
Salary £23,000.00 - £32,500.00
Salary Frequency Annual
Hours of Work 37.5

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We want all of our Partners to have a good work-life balance and we support flexible working. This might mean flexible or compressed hours, job sharing or shorter hour contracts, where it is possible to do so. Please discuss this further with the hiring manager during your interview.

Our Purpose

Working in Partnership for a happier world – our shared Purpose that guides us in everything we do and inspires 3 important principles; happier people, happier business, happier world. The John Lewis Partnership is a truly unique business, one that seeks to make a positive difference to the lives of everyone.

Job Description

What can you expect in this role?

Working in the hotel, you’ll be surrounded by a team of passionate and dedicated hospitality Partners to give our guests the best experience whether they are with us for the day or a longer stay. What is different about our guests though, is that they are Partners, their friends and family.  As co-owners in the business, you’ll see this difference in the way your teammates and you approach your job and carry out your responsibilities. 

You’ll work as part of a small maintenance team handling routine maintenance activities throughout the hotel and golf club, acting as a brand ambassador by being a warm and friendly Partner who provides a consistently outstanding customer experience that is unrivalled in the marketplace. 

Typical tasks include: 

  • Performing routine maintenance tasks such as faulty window latches, changing light bulbs and decorating

  • Completing preventative maintenance programs such as fire alarm and smoke detector checks

  • Ensuring safety of driveways by coordinating salt sprinkling activities during snowy weather

  • Ensuring the hotel looks clean and maintained at all times

  • Ensuring that any potential hazards are taken care of

Please note there is a requirement to be on-call in this role.

This role consists of Monday - Friday working days with an earliest start time 7am - latest finish time 7pm.Occasional weekend working.

What can we offer you?

The Partnership puts it’s Partners first in every area of the business. Working at Odney, you will get to work in a beautiful location with some of the best views and countryside around. You’ll be entitled to the great benefits that our Partners receive such as paid holiday, discount in our Waitrose & John Lewis shops and many other benefits designed to allow our Partners a great work / life balance.

You’ll be working on a rota basis allowing you time to take advantage of the benefits. 

We will offer on the job training and investment in your skills, providing you with progression opportunities and an extra level of support and encouragement.

What do you need?

  • City and Guilds 236 Parts 1&2 or NVQ equivalent

  • City and Guilds in mechanical discipline or NVQ 6018 Heating and ventilation industrial and commercial installations. 

  • Proven competency in one or more of the following trades: Joinery, carpentry, plumbing, metalwork, decorating, drainage, Tiling, flooring or wet trade

  • An understanding in the operation and maintenance of the following: BMS systems: air conditioning and heating systems, domestic hot and cold water services, low voltage electrical distribution to include lighting, power and data communication, fire protection /detection/alarm systems water treatment and monitoring standby generators and UPS systems mechanical handling equipment

  • Good standard of PC usage to maintain straight forward records and communication

Please consider the following when making your application:

- We occasionally close vacancies early in the event we receive a high volume of applications. To avoid disappointment, we recommend you apply early.

- Print off the job description now if you require it.

- Ensure you have an up-to-date CV.



At the John Lewis Partnership, we embrace our differences. We want you to be you. Because, well, we know you're at your best when you're free to be yourself. Being a truly inclusive employer to us means creating an environment which celebrates your contribution, regardless of age, gender, race, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, social background, religion or belief. It's why we've set our own aim to become the UK’s most inclusive business - for our Partners (employees) and our customers. We firmly believe that our future success lies in diversity of thought from all Partners and it's integral in our mission to build a happier world. We welcome applications from everyone interested in working for us. And, once you're a Partner, your differences will make all the difference. Find out more about D&I in the Partnership here -

Attachment: Maintenance Technicial L9 Job Outline.pdf 

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