Job Reference 1804794Property Maintenance ApprenticeWe are looking for a Property Maintenance Apprentice to join one of our Maintenance Engineers based in our City Centre Hotel in Bristol. You will support their work to assist with all maintenance duties as required within the Hotel environment.
In this role, your main duties will include:
Preparation of rooms, working areas, sections prior to decorating
Ensuring all property / equipment is moved safely and carefully
Cleaning of surfaces prior to paint application
Stripping / scraping off previous surface coverings using hand tools, equipment
Applying a variety of different paint types to surfaces
Use of stepladders / proprietary staging / trestle / platforms
Ladders and crawler boards
All other general maintenance duties as required within the hotel environment
Room preventative maintenance
Water temperature checks
Fire safety checks
Use of general electricity
Health and safety checks
The Maintenance team are multi-skilled operatives with a raft of other skills covering all major Construction areas: Plastering/Flooring/Basic Plumbing/Painting/Tiling etc. One of the main skills required in this role will be customer service as you will be interactive with hotel guests and colleagues constantly. It is also a requirement to be flexible regarding working times as it is sometimes essential to be available for unsociable hours. The successful candidate will be required to complete an apprenticeship program and adhere to safety and site regulations at all times.
Working week: 08:00 – 16:30 (30 minute unpaid break) Mon – Fri (1 day at college which will be at SGS College in Filton, Bristol so successful applicant must be able to get to Bristol once per week for college )
The ability to handle multiple priorities to ensure deadlines/objectives are met
The ability to form excellent working relationships at all levels
Knowledge of the H&S at Work Act 1974
Neat & tidy worker
Preferred Grade 4 ( C Pass ) attainment in maths and English GCSE, or equivalents, but there will be an absolute minimum of holding a Grade 3 ( D Grade ) in GCSE, or equivalents, maths and English. If you have a Grade 3 in either / or both maths and English you will be required to complete Functional Skills Level 2 on your day release day at SGS College.
Possible long term employment and advancement within the hotel management structure.
Things to consider
You will come into contact with hotel guests and staff on a daily basis therefore it is essential that the successful candidate has a polite and personable manner as well as having good communication skills
This is physically demanding work so the successful applicant will have a good level a physical fitness
Expect some early mornings and late evenings
This is multi skilled Apprenticeship so expect to be getting involved in a wide variety of trades related activities i.e. plastering / brickwork / carpentry / tiling / Painting & Decorating and general maintenance etc...
About the employer
The Marriott International brand has more than 500 global locations; we advance in the art of hosting so that our guests can travel brilliantly. As a host with Marriott Hotels, you will help keep this promise by delivering premium choices, sophisticated style, and well-crafted details. With your skills and imagination, together we will innovate and reinvent the future of travel.
As the successful apprentice you will undertake a LEVEL 2 Apprenticeship STANDARD to include all Technical aspects pertaining to the requirements of the National Standard and Functional Skills in maths, English (where applicable).
The Apprenticeship will be delivered by a South Gloucestershire & Stroud College Assessor. You will be required to attend Stroud Campus to complete any underpinning knowledge support, however the majority of your assessments towards your qualifications will be undertaken within the workplace environment.
You will be assigned a supervisor/mentor within the workplace, who will support you to develop your workplace skills, knowledge and experience throughout the duration of your apprenticeship programme.
South Gloucestershire and Stroud College
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