Maintenance Engineer

Housekeeping & Maintenance

Full time Posted 31.03.2021
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About the Role

Lime Wood, Lyndhurst, Hampshire

Maintenance Engineer

Full-Time, including weekends.

Start date: Immediate start.

We are currently seeking for a Maintenance Engineer to join our skilled team.

Set in the heart of the New Forest National Park, Lime Wood is laid-back luxury at its best, with Chefs Angela Hartnett and Luke Holder at the helm of the kitchen and an award-winning wellness spa in the grounds.

As Maintenance Engineer you will work as part of a small team, cohesively maintaining the functionality, efficiency, health & safety of the hotel.  The ability to manage preventative maintenance is key, along with knowledge and understanding of fire safety. On a day-to-day basis you will need to be hand on, expressing a ‘can do’ attitude is a must as you will be responsible for the repair of any damaged facilities and equipment. Additional duties may include organising contractors and helping coordinate any renovations and remodelling projects.

The ideal candidate will have strong communication and people skills. Previous Maintenance/General Building experience is essential. With limited staff accommodation available, this role is ideally suited to a candidate who resides locally and has access to their own vehicle.

Exposure or relevant qualifications covering the following is preferred:

 – PAT Testing & Electrical Qualifications

– Strong understanding of Plumbing / Gas & Heating / Plant Room Management / Carpentry  

– Fire Safety Qualifications

– Health & Safety Qualifications

We are dedicated to making Lime Wood an inspiring, exciting, and fun place to work and in return you can expect something a little different:

– Numerous retail discounts via our Perkbox Scheme

– Discounted room rates and complimentary staff stays across our group

– Discounted food & beverage

– 28 days holiday rising by 1 day each year for the first 5 year

Plus, much more, for more information about what we can do for you, visit our careers section of our webpage at

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Why Lime Wood...

In return for your hard work you can expect something a bit different:

  • Genuine personal, tailored development
  • Craft training with our Italian menu
  • Our award-winning Apprentice schemes
  • Training on anything from bee keeping to helicopter landing skills and everything else in between
  • Access to leading hoteliers and hospitality entrepreneurs to develop your career and keep it interesting
  • Placements across hotels, departments, even a ski season or on a summer on a super yacht
  • Budding Entrepreneur programme, which can provide you with the skills needed to run our hotels, and maybe one day your own.
  • Wide range of recognised qualifications and development opportunities to further your career

Plus everything else you would expect, competitive salary, holidays, great staff rates and so much more.

Who we are...

Lime Wood is laid-back luxury at its best – a stunning building set in the middle of the forest landscape. A multi-award-winning 5-star 32 bed hotel with everything from our Herb House Spa to a Green house guests can eat in. Set in the heart of The New Forest National Park and 1 mile from the village of Lyndhurst

The Hartnett Holder & Co. restaurant has a different approach to hospitality – fine dining has been thrown out and replaced with a fun dining experience which includes seasonal, locally sourced and fresh British food with an Italian twist. There’s no need for a suit and tie here! The team at Lime Wood provide the highest level of service within a relaxed environment, making our guest feel truly at home.