LIVE OUT HANDYMAN/ENGINEER FOR UHNW FAMILY


Reference Number
CD83
City
Weybridge
Country
United Kingdom
Salary From
£30000.00
Salary To
£35000.00
Salary Period
annum
Job Type
Permanent
Job Hours
Full-time
Business Area
UHNW
Internal ID
661
Vacancy Category
Private household

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LIVE OUT HANDYMAN/ENGINEER FOR UHNW FAMILY

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Handyman/Engineer to join the household team at an ultra high net worth family’s residence in Surrey. Strong technical and maintenance knowledge, as well as a hands-on approach are essential requirements for this role.

Responsible for cleaning the outdoor and indoor pools as well as the jacuzzi, you will have prior swimming pool maintenance experience and have knowledge of basic plumbing repairs, such as fixing leaky pipes, taps and radiators. Other maintenance duties will include managing several boiler/technical rooms throughout the property and ensuring their smooth-running as well as the installation of electrical sockets, repairing broken fences, changing light bulbs and paint repairs.

The 2-acre property is serviced by a landscaping company, but you will be required to assist with the watering of greenhouse plants, planting vegetables and the daily upkeep of the exterior areas, ensuring everything is always tidy and presentable. Ad hoc duties such as dog walking and the cleaning of cars will also be required from time to time.

Usual working hours are 8 hours per day, Monday – Friday, with some flexibility required for out-of-hours call-outs, in case of emergency.

DUTIES TO INCLUDE BUT NOT LIMITED TO:
• Swimming pool and jacuzzi maintenance and cleaning, testing pH of water, adding chemicals/chlorine, and recording the weekly results of the test
• Cleaning and maintenance of outdoor areas – patios, driveway, walkways etc.
• Dealing with any repairs/maintenance issues on-site such as leaky taps, fences that need fixing, faulty equipment etc.
• Maintaining and managing boiler/technical rooms
• Watering of greenhouse plants and planting of vegetables
• Maintaining the irrigation system and fixing it when necessary
• Home improvement projects
• Pet care – walking, feeding, and bathing
• Cleaning of cars as and when required

ESSENTIAL CRITERIA:
• Previous experience of working for an UHNW family in a private household
• Self-starter who can work autonomously
• Hands-on and practical
• Strong technical, engineering and maintenance skills
• Problem solver
• Tidy in your work with very high attention to detail
• Eligibility to live and work in the UK
• Excellent checkable references

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