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Engineering Technician

Position Overview

Company Overview


We work with some of the most talented and unique individuals in our business, who always ensure the extraordinary guest experience of Dorchester Collection and the hotels within it. It is, after all, our people that bring our vision to life. As a member of our Dorchester Collection Family, we will support your development by nurturing your personality, creating a transparent culture of trust collaboration and appreciation. Supported by our annual personal development planning, tailored learning opportunities and our Academy programs you will be a part of creating a bespoke experience.

Treasured by guests. Cherished by employees. Celebrated worldwide.

As an employee, you are expected to provide our guests with a bespoke and memorable experience measured to the highest standards of quality and service delivery. Additionally the execution of your position will be in accordance to our company policies, standards and procedures.

Our company values are the fundamental spirit on how we reach our goals. As an ambassador of Dorchester Collection you will be entrusted with our values and expected to further enrich our We Care culture: Passion - Personality - Respect - Working Together - Innovation

This job description is intended to illustrate the main duties and responsibilities of the role. It is not intended to be exhaustive and please be advised that the duties and responsibilities may be added on a temporary or permanent basis as appropriate.   

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Position Overview

Division & Department

Engineering - Engineering & Maintenance

Job Title

Engineering Technician

Contract Type


Position Overview

As a technical specialist you will manage repairs, either in person or through subcontractors, respond to daily engineering issues and perform proactive routine maintenance and equipment inspection, being fully aware of Health & Safety legislation.

Essential Functions & Physical Requirements

  • Provide engineering expertise and services across the hotel to enable a 24/7 operation
  • Liaise with the Housekeeping & Engineering Coordinator to prioritise jobs and provide feedback on status of repairs and time required to perform the job.
  • Act as a rapid response resource to reported faults and emergency situations
  • Participate in engineering projects and installations
  • Perform planned preventative maintenance and proactive routine equipment inspection to ensure minimal down time of operational equipment
  • Conduct routine equipment checks in guest rooms – and conduct routine repairs & touch ups to meet technical requirements & Hotel service goals
  • Assess & identify any complex or potential  technical maintenance or operating issues in Guest rooms, and report to Head of Engineering
  • Offer support & advise to floor teams for fault diagnosis in technical equipment/systems, to ensure effective operation & minimal disruption
  • Ensure the effective operation of all technical equipment in designated area
  • Operate all equipment in a safe & effective manner & ensure compliance to relevant legislative and health & safety requirements
  • To act as a team player & provide effective day-day communication with Floor team & other Hotel colleagues in order to provide exceptional engineering services
  • Manage the logistics of working across 240 acres
  • Support in the maintenance of staff accommodation
  • Working within the shift rota as part of the engineering team

Qualifications and Desirables

ONC/HNC or City & Guilds Building Services
Mechanical and/or Electrical engineering
Building Services & controls
Electrical or Mechanical apprentice

BMS controls
Heating & air conditioning equipment
General equipment functioning – plumbing, painting, carpentry, electrical & TV controls
Health & Safety
Risk and method statements

Problem solving
Customer Service
Computer literate
Behavioural competencies
Flexible attitude


Benefit Package

  • Complimentary nights with breakfast within Dorchester Collection
  • 50% F&B discount at selected restaurants at The Dorchester and Coworth Park
  • Generous Employee Introductory Scheme
    Team members' awards and incentives schemes
  • Contributory pension scheme entitlement from date of commencement
  • Life assurance cover for all team members
  • Uniform laundered complimentarily
  • Complimentary meals whilst on duty at our team members' restaurants
  • Complimentary Internet at allocated computers in team areas
  • Interest free Season Ticket Loan/Cycle to work Scheme
  • Occupational Health, including subsidised massage treatments and health clinics
  • Complimentary Eye Test for VDU users


Full time

Job location

Job Location

United Kingdom


Blacknest Rd, Sunningdale SL5 7SE  Ascot

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