Housing Maintenance Officer

Fusion People Ltd
Colchester, Essex
07 Jul 2017
06 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Housing Maintenance Officer required for a permanent position based n Colchester. You will be covering a couple of sites in the surrounding area. You will be responsible for the property maintenance of a portfolio of properties and infrastructure within a designated area. Manage Supply Chain to ensure that all statutory, mandatory and reactive performance indicators are consistently achieved within area of responsibility.

Technical Responsibilities
Oversee the effective, compliant and timely delivery of void preparation, maintenance and response works in accordance with Government Regulatory and Statutory undertakings, complying with all Health & Safety and Environmental standards and policies.
Monitor Supply Chain service delivery, value for money, quality and safe working to ensure all performance indicators are consistently achieved.
Review Risk Assessments and Method Statements to ensure they are to an acceptable standard.
Review site risk registers, follow maintenance and management processes and notify Management of any defects on equipment or systems.
Undertake inspections on the service delivery in accordance with the levels defined for an agreed area and all issues are recorded and actioned accordingly
Ensure that M&E equipment, boilers and the like, are correctly set to work (controls set back for frost protection or heating systems drained and disabled), tested and commissioned. Witnessing the commissioning and testing of new equipment is being carried out by competent supply chain operatives.
Ensure empty properties (voids) are inspected regularly and meet the required standard
Ensure compliance with the Asbestos register and management plan and, where required, take on the duties of Asbestos Responsible Person
Ensure compliance with the Legionella management plan and, where required, take on the duties of Legionella Responsible Person
Act as first point of contact for properties within the portfolio and liaise with operational management to ensure outstanding works are tracked to completion
Manage cost and stakeholder expectation through excellent communication and sound commercial decisions to ensure value for money

You will be HND level qualification in a Building/Civil Engineering or Electrical/ Mechanical Engineering or a related discipline or equivalent experience and have a Management level qualification in H&S and Environment (e.g. SMSTS)

It would be desirable to have but not essential:
Associate Member of British Institute of Facilities Management
Accredited training qualification in :
Asbestos Responsible Person
Legionella Responsible Person
Authorised Person Training
Emergency First Aid
Fire Safety

You must have proven experience of:
Experience of managing and supervising staff in Construction, Property Maintenance or related field including:
Management of the operational delivery of Housing Property Management tasks
Leading an operational team to achieve KPIs
Planning, directing and controlling activities
Management of Safe Systems of Work
Experience of supervising site operations, including:
Agreeing scope and priorities of work
A full UK driving licence is require as travel to sites.

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