Handyman

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Page Personnel Property & Construction
Location
London, South East England
Salary
20000.0000
Posted
23 Jul 2017
Closes
22 Aug 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
  • To assist the Facilities Coordinators and wider facilities team in ensuring offices are operational, safe, fit for purpose and comfortable for staff and visitors
  • Must have a valid UK drivers licence

Client Details

Founded in 1927 my client is now one of the largest risk management and insurance broking companies in the world, with its corporate headquarters in Itasca, Illinois, and total assets in excess of $6.8 billion (as at 31 December 2013).

Description

  • Effectively manage time and be highly organised in repair schedules
  • Maintain the security and fabric of the portfolio and its contents
  • Painting and Decorating - as required
  • Joinery- First line maintenance of fixtures and fittings, examples: tightening screws on window hinges, maintenance on doors, minor repairs as a temporary measure after break-ins, vandalism etc
  • Plumbing- un-blocking sinks, traps and waste pipes. Adjustment and re-washering of taps, isolation, and repair where possible, of leaking pipes, temperature readings and flushing regimes where required
  • Internal Glazing - Remedial action after break-ins, for example boarding up of broken windows
  • Clean light fittings replacing where necessary minor parts such as tubes, bulbs, fuses starters and diffusers, in accordance with safe working practices and identify where energy efficient replacements can be utilised
  • Clear blockages, remove foreign matter from sinks, toilets, drains, kitchen grease traps etc. and make safe area as required
  • Floor covering maintenance as required
  • Ensure that gullies, drains etc. are kept free from debris and that grounds are litter free if required
  • Report emergencies in the case of faults with gas, electric and water supply to line and senior facilities management, or where not immediately available technical services or regular contractors, and report minor faults on site to the Facilities Coordinator for the site (where appropriate)
  • Proactively inspect fabric and assets resolving/escalating issues where required
  • Test/inspect equipment where required (security systems, portable appliances etc)
  • Dispose of waste materials in a safe, hygienic manner ensuring that it is available for collection as required
  • Undertake porterage tasks as required including setting up and clearing away furniture
  • Some grounds maintenance if required
  • Proactively look for improvements, propose to management and implement where approved & instructed
  • Attend to, where necessary, personnel visiting the site such as contractors
  • Adhere to and enforce security guidelines & permit system, training and inducting contractors where required (hot works, manual handling, working at height)
  • Comply with the requirements of Health and Safety, other relevant legislation and company policies
  • Ensure that all areas of work are cordoned off and that any hazards which cannot be immediately rectified are suitably signed and cordoned
  • Proactively check hazards and resolve/escalate as required
  • Carry out weekly fire alarm tests, and assist with evacuation procedures if required
  • Ad-hoc tasks as requested by the Facilities Management team

Profile

Essential

    • Must have a full driving license and be eligible to live and work in the UK
    • Desirable

    • A CSCS card
    • City and Guilds or NVQ qualification
    • A Health & Safety qualification
  • Experience of office churns/relocation
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both internally and externally
  • IT literate
  • Pro-active can do attitude
  • Self-motivated
  • Ability to multi task, work under own initiative and remain customer focused whilst under pressure
  • Ability to work well under pressure and to meet deadlines
  • Flexible approach to responsibilities and remit in a changing environment
  • High level of professionalism, trust and integrity
  • Basic knowledge of H&S regulations and requirements
  • Professional presentation and telephone manner
  • Discrete and flexible
  • Plumbing, carpentry, decorating and electrical knowledge

Job Offer

  • Competitive salary
  • Van provided