Maintenance Manager - Private Estate

20000.00 - 30000.00 GBP Annual + Benefits
24 Nov 2016
09 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
Maintenance Manager

We are looking for a maintenance manager to carry out general maintenance duties at a large country estate on the edge of the Cotswolds. This is a live in role with a delightful, funded cottage and competitive salary.

Key Responsibilities

* To carry out the day to day maintenance requirements throughout the property and have a sound understanding of the electrical systems, plumbing, alarms, swimming pool, heating etc.
* Dealing with various outside agencies regarding the boilers, electrical, plumbing, fire alarm, telephone system, generator, internet, refrigeration companies.
* Overseeing various work being carried out by contractors on the estate.
* Monitor and ensure adequate supply of all utilities - Oil, water, electricity.
* Care of animals on the estate (only 4 highland cows and one dog)
* Assisting the gardening staff with lawn mowing and other duties when required.

Management and security:

* Carry out key holder's duties on alternate weekends (or as required) in conjunction with the housekeeper.
* Liaise with the Finance Assistant to ensure budgeting of all the services and annual expenses is on target and a record kept for utilities.
* Overall responsibility for security. As the first key holder for the alarm company this role will be required to be in residence when the family are absent or alternatively make arrangements for one of the other staff to be available.
* Additional duties as required.

Vehicle Maintenance

* To ensure all vehicles are kept in pristine condition and regularly serviced and maintained.
* Ensure that all classic cars held by the chairman are kept in a pristine condition at all times, and ensure that the engines are run at regular intervals, checking fluid levels etc.


* Carry out driving duties as and when required, some of which will be out of normal working hours and at the weekend.

NOTE: This is not a comprehensive list of all the duties of the role and will be reviewed and updated on a regular basis.

This is not a conventional 9 to 5 role and will require someone with a very flexible approach to the tasks involved, in order to embrace the full scope of the role.

If you are looking for a new challenge we would love to hear from you