Maintenance Assistant

  • Job Reference: HEA1207
  • Date Posted: 14 July 2021
  • Recruiter: Heeton Hospitality UK
  • Location: Doubletree by Hilton Hotel Kensington, London (South West)
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: Competitive Salary plus benefit
  • Sector: Hotels
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Hilton is the worlds most recognised hospitality brands and is the largest upscale operator of hotels in Greater London. 

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Maintenance Assistant to join our team through a rebranding process to become the Doubletree by Hilton in Kensington'. This is a prestigious 4-Star property or which we are sure will become a flagship for the DoubleTree by Hilton brand in London.

Keeping our hotel running smoothly is vital to our guest's experience - as Maintenance Assistant you'll keep everything looking sharp and running like clockwork. From simple repairs to forward-thinking for the next day. With naturally high standards to support our own, you'll approach every task with devotion and pride.

Your day-to-day

  • Repair or replace items around the hotel and refurbish items in guest rooms. By keeping on top of these tasks, you'll keep our hotels looking great and working well.
  • Organise supplies and make sure equipment is ready for the next day
  • Live up to high safety standards - follow guidelines and tell your supervisor about any incidents, dangerous conditions or unsafe equipment
  • Take responsibility for the safety and cleanliness of areas inside and outside the hotel, like the car park and pool
  • Always keep an eye out for improvements - follow the preventative maintenance calendar and keep everything working and efficient at all times
  • Be a friendly face and helping hand to our guests
  • Keep your supervisor or duty manager in the loop and tell them about any low running supplies
  • Look smart and approachable in your uniform
  • Be ready to take on extra duties as and when the team needs you

What we need from you

  • Experience - you'll have at least one year of maintenance or repair work under your belt
  • A high school diploma or related vocational training
  • On top of building equipment and hand tools, you'll have a working knowledge of basic plumbing, electrics and preventative maintenance procedures
  • Fitness - you'll be on your feet most of the day, and will need to bend and kneel a lot
  • Complying with health and safety laws
  • Must speak fluent English

Why you should apply

  • Annual bonus for all Team Members
  • Fantastic career potential with one of the UK's fastest growing hotel operators
  • Employees staff rates across our properties


In line with the requirements of the Asylum & Immigration Act 1996, all applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK. Documented evidence of eligibility will be required from candidates as part of the recruitment process