Job Title: 

Repair and Maintenance Technician


European Ski Resorts


Neilson Winters


December – April

Reports to:

Supervisor/Area Manager


Up to £1375 PCM (Net) + Accom, flights, food, lift pass + great overall package. Salary varies depending on the country in which you are placed.

Job Role Summary:

Working for Neilson Active holidays is more than a job; it’s a lifestyle! Spend the winter season based in one of our beautiful European ski resorts where it’s all about sharing your passion for the activities you love. You’ll be working hard, but the work is fun, and there’s always plenty of time to play!

As a Repair & Maintenance Technician, you will ensure that all NMC chalets & hotels are maintained to the highest possible standard. Any reported repairs are to be rectified correctly and swiftly.

We are always looking for friendly, enthusiastic and approachable individuals to join our amazing team! People who can build rapport with ease and continue to give our guests confidence in the fact that every element of their holiday is being delivered by people that care.

Key Responsibilities and Tasks:

  • Assist with inventories at the start of the season and gain a thorough understanding of all technical operating systems within each property
  • Ensure that all appliances are in good working order at the beginning of the season, maintained and returned in a good state of repair
  • To be responsible for keeping the chalet store inventory, recording the distribution of items to chalets and hotels and audit their return
  • Ensure that chalet and hotel staff are familiar with the electrical/ gas/heating systems/appliances within their units and able to use them in an efficient and cost-effective manner
  • Assist the implementation of all company health/safety procedures and ensure that all chalets/hotels are a safe place in which to work and stay
  • To be responsible for compiling a list of emergency/utility services that are local to each resort and to distribute this information to each of our chalet/hotel properties
  • Fully account for all expenditure of company monies and ensuring repairs/maintenance is carried out within pre-determined budgetary guidelines
  • To carry out other duties that assist with the smooth running of the overseas operations as designated by your line manager

Qualifications and Experience required:

  • Educated to GCSE standard or equivalent
  • General maintenance skills including at least one of the following: carpentry, electrical repairs, basic plumbing
  • Experience of working overseas (Desirable)
  • Language skills (Desirable)
  • Full driving license
  • Over the age of 21 for insurance purposes 

Personal Qualities:

  • Excellent appearance and personal grooming
  • Hard-working, self-motivated and works well under pressure
  • Well organised, punctual and flexible
  • Honest, friendly and approachable
  • Excellent communicator
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Ability to think on feet
  • Work well under own initiative
  • Ability to learn how to solve reoccurring problems
  • To be flexible with working hours and be willing to assist in all areas of the operation
  • Computer literate

I love fixing things and I love snowboarding, so this is the perfect job for me!

It’s cool getting to know, and working with all the teams in the area.