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Hotel Maintenance Manager job description

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Nikoletta Bika
Nikoletta Bika

Nikoletta holds an MSc in HR management and has written extensively about all things HR and recruiting.

Hotel Maintenance Manager responsibilities include:

  • Overseeing hotel infrastructure to ensure functionality and safety
  • Managing maintenance teams (e.g. technicians, janitors)
  • Organizing repair, installation and renovation projects

hotel maintenance manager job description

Job brief

We are looking for a Hotel Maintenance Manager to take care of our hotel’s infrastructure (e.g. buildings, electricity.) You will manage maintenance personnel and plan various renovation and repair projects.

In this role, you should be organized and proactive. Familiarity with electrical, plumbing and HVAC systems is essential. If you’re also committed to meeting health and safety standards, we’d like to meet you.

Your goal will be to ensure our hotel premises are safe and functional for guests and employees alike.

Responsibilities

  • Inspect hotel regularly to ensure it meets safety standards
  • Arrange for routine maintenance in hotel rooms, lobbies and facilities (e.g. kitchens, tennis courts)
  • Organize repair projects in a manner that does not disturb guests
  • Plan and oversee renovations and construction
  • Act fast to resolve emergency issues (e.g. power outages)
  • Find ways to reduce hotel operating costs and conserve energy
  • Supervise team of Maintenance Technicians and Janitors
  • Manage relationships with contractors and service providers
  • Maintain budgets, expenses and activity logs

Requirements and skills

  • Proven experience as a Hotel Maintenance Manager or Maintenance Supervisor
  • In-depth knowledge of health and safety regulations
  • Familiarity with plumbing, electrical, sewer and HVAC systems; hotel industry experience is a plus
  • Experience in administrative processes (e.g. budgeting, performance management)
  • Ability to spot safety risks and address needs quickly
  • Problem-solving aptitude
  • Excellent organizational and leadership skills
  • High school diploma or equivalent; degree from a vocational school or BSc/BA in Facility Management is preferred
  • Valid Certified Professional Maintenance Manager (CPMM) is a plus

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