Hotel Maintenance Technician Vacancy

  • Full Time
  • Nairobi

Summit Recruitment

Job Summary

Do you have a solid understanding of plumbing and electrical systems? Our client is looking for you.

Minimum Qualification: Certificate
Experience Level: Mid level
Experience Length: 5 years

Job Description

Our client’s hotel aims to attract an entirely different kind of customer base and compete against both global and regional competitors already established at the top end of the Kenyan Hotel Market. As such it has been positioned entirely differently with a key focus on Local business people and residents – young and upwardly mobile group whose attributes include open minded, entrepreneurial, social and fun loving.

Key Responsibilities:

Develop maintenance procedures and ensure implementation.
Daily inspections of the facilities and all electrical equipment to identify and resolve issues.
Check electrical and hydraulic systems of buildings to ensure functionality and safety.
Plan all repair and installation and renovation activities.
Monitor equipment inventory and place orders when necessary.
Monitor expenses and control the budget for maintenance.
Manage relationships with contractors and service providers.
Keep maintenance logs and report on daily activities.
Ensure health and safety policies are complied with.
Monitor and perform repairs/maintenance on the pool.
Ensuring all electrical and firefighting equipment are serviced accordingly.


High school graduate.
Vocational certification.
Proven experience in repair and maintenance.
Experience in planning maintenance operations.
Solid understanding of technical aspects of plumbing, carpentry, electrical systems etc.
Working knowledge of facilities machines and equipment.
Ability to keep track of and report on activity.
Problem solving aptitude.
Proficient in high/medium voltage component repair and maintenance.
Must be able to follow directions thoroughly and perform job functions with attention to detail, speed and accuracy.
Be able to prioritize, organize, and follow-up.
Be a clear thinker and be able to remain calm and resolve problems using good judgment.
Be able to read, write, and speak English.
Grasp, turn, and manipulate objects of varying size and weight, requiring fine motor skills and hand-eye coordination.
Ability to work under variable temperature conditions, under variable noise levels, outdoors/indoors, around fumes and/or odor hazards, around dust and/or pest hazards, around chemicals, with bio-hazardous materials, in damp or wet conditions, and at considerable heights.
Move, lift, carry, push, pull, and place objects weighing less than or equal 25 kilograms without assistance.
Reach overhead and below the knees, including bending, twisting, pulling, and stooping.


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