Shift Engineer

  • Reference: RBshiftengineer

We are currently recruiting for an enthusiastic Shift Engineer to work within our Maintenance Department at The Rubens at the Palace Hotel and hotel ‘41’, part of the Red Carnation Hotel Collection.

The Rubens at the Palace Hotel, a four star property and 41, a five star property are situated in London’s Victoria overlooking the Royal Mews. Both hotels have unique styled rooms, the Rubens has 161 bedrooms and ‘41’ has 30 bedrooms.

Key responsibilities of the Shift Engineer will include:

  • Carrying out plumbing, electrical and furniture repairs
  • Painting of public and back of house areas
  • Responsibility of all tools, materials and sundries used in connection with main duties

The ideal candidate for the Shift Engineer position should:

  • Have previous experience as a Shift Engineer within a four or five star hotel
  • Be a qualified plumber and/or electrician
  • Have good customer service skills
  • Command a good level of English

We are looking for an ambitious person with good attention to detail who can work well under pressure, enjoys being part of a team and has a positive and flexible attitude.

This is a full-time position with shifts starting from 8am – 4.30pm or 12.30pm to 9pm.

This position has excellent progression opportunities within renowned Red Carnation Hotel Collection, a company providing the perfect opportunity to those who are looking for an exciting career and job security within the Hotel industry.

The Red Carnation Hotel Collection Benefits:

  • 28 paid holidays per annum inclusive of bank holidays, which increases with years of service
  • Complimentary dry cleaning of business attire
  • Complimentary meals on duty
  • Discounted rates with Red Carnation Hotel Collection and The Travel Corporation 
  • Season ticket loan after 6 months service
  • Salary exchange schemes, such as childcare vouchers and cycle-to work scheme
  • Professional training and development opportunities
  • Employee Assistance Programme

The Red Carnation Hotel Collection provides an opportunity for long-term career prospects and is recognised as number 8 of the Sunday Times Top 100 Best Companies to Work For 2014. As a result we can confidently promise you will reach your full career potential! We are also proud to be recognised with a Gold Standard Award Investors in People - the first company to gain this award on a worldwide basis.