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Equipment Maintenance Manager - Noordoewer

Published on 17.08.2020


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Position : Equipment Maintenance Manager - Noordoewer

The job entails the HANDS ON management of the maintenance of the lodge facilities, infrastructure, equipment and vehicles.

This includes -accommodation (21 cabanas); restaurant; shop; bar; solar farm; motor vehicles & trailers ( busses; truck and front end loader); swimming pool ; shop; ablution facilities; managers houses (6); water treatment system; sewage systems; backup generator; irrigation systems; recycling plant; cold storage facilities; laundry; kitchens; store areas; roadways & pathways; workshop.

Experience and knowledge of as much of the following as possible is vital for this position – plumbing; electrical (domestic & high voltage); refrigeration; air conditioning; cold storage; carpentry; pumps; generators; vehicles; welding; gates & motors; building.


  • Compliance with Health & Safety regulations.
  • Manage the camp maintenance budget
  • Perform duty manager responsibilities as per schedule and lodge management
  • Assisting where necessary from time to time with other functions.
  • Management of the workshop and tools & equipment.
  • Plan & schedule maintenance and servicing + preventive maintenance planning.
  • Reporting of KPIs to management + attending management meetings. 
  • Source reliable suppliers and constantly strive to negotiate the best prices from them
  • Control all maintenance related purchases
  • Ensure your team treats all equipment with care and are trained in their areas of responsibility
  • Ensure stores, tools and equipment are controlled, take stock regularly and report shortfalls to management
  • Recruit and induct new staff as and when needed
  • Identify training needs within the maintenance department
  • Ensure that you are familiar with the HR policies and procedures and that you understand the disciplinary process
  • Encourage, inspire and motivate staff
  • You will endeavour to keep a par stock of spares that will allow you to effect emergency and other repairs efficiently
Required profile for job ad : Equipment Maintenance Manager - Noordoewer

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    Other requirements:

    • Valid unendorsed Namibian driver’s license essential, ideally a code 10.
    • Ideally previous experience in hospitality industry.
    • Preferably a Namibian citizen
    • Must have previous experience as a Maintenance Manager in a similar sized operation
    • Able to handle pressure, and still operate effectively
    • Energetic, proactive person
    • Good interpersonal skills – able to function as part of a team
    • Attention to detail and initiative
    • Diligence and self-motivation to meet deadlines and keep on top of your job
    • Willingness/ability to share information and teach and inspire others

    Pacakage : N$15 000.00 + Accommodation

    Job criteria for job ad : Equipment Maintenance Manager - Noordoewer
    Job category :
    Tourism, hotel business and catering
    Industries :
    Hotel business, catering
    Tourism, leisure activities
    Employment type :
    Permanent contract
    Region :
    City : Noordoewer Namibia
    Experience level :
    2 to 5 years
    Educational level :
    High school
    Spoken language :
    Number of Position(s) : 1

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