Maintenance/Facilities Officer

Recruiter
Birmingham Industrial
Location
Birmingham, West Midlands
Salary
18000.0000
Posted
23 Jul 2017
Closes
22 Aug 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
My Birmingham based client (B37) is currently seeking an experienced, flexible maintenance officer / facilities operative for a large technology college in the South Birmingham area.

The successful maintenance officer / facilities operative will play an integral role in ensuring the security, care and availability of the school building, furniture, fittings and equipment. This will involve conducting maintenance/ repairs wherever possible, or alternatively liaising with contractors in order to resolve more technical issues (i.e. plumbing/ electrical repairs).

Alongside general duties, the operative will be a responsible key-holder, fire warden, and appointed health and safety liaison.

The successful maintenance officer/ facilities operative will:
  • Carry out regular floor walks around all buildings to monitor maintenance standards, lighting, heating, ventilation and cooling
  • Carry out security function including shifts spent in the security building at the college entrance, ensuring only those with permission are granted access to the grounds.
  • Monitor the functioning of all windows and doors
  • Maintain the department's electrical and specialist hand tools and reporting any defects/ losses to the Facilities Manager
  • Conduct general housekeeping duties, including litter-picking when required
  • Liaise with grounds contractors to maintain high standards
  • Inspect all drains, gullies and building downpipes for blockages on a regular basis
  • Monitor and repair heating and lighting systems throughout the premises
  • Undertake all non-heating plumbing
  • Undertake all emergency and planned maintainence as delegated by Facilities Manager
  • Provide basic security of the premises including arming/disarming alarm systems, monitoring traffic and parking activities and locking/unlocking properties
  • Act as a Fire Warden and upholding health and safety standards at all times
  • Dispose of all litter from the academy buildings
  • Work in line with a strict budget throughout the procurement of materials and supplies

The successful maintenance officer / facilities operative will have the following skills and experience:
  • Possession of a basic Health and Safety certificate
  • Relevant facilities maintenance experience
  • Ability to perform basic repairs including basic joinery, plumbing and electric
  • Ability to use ICT
  • Ability to work well both alone and as part of a team
  • Ability to work with/manage confidential information
  • Possess a positive, approachable and responsible attitude, as the operative will still have duty of care over the students
  • To be professional, confident and self-motivated
  • Ability to maintain a healthy work/life balance
  • Willingness to be flexible with shift patterns
  • An awareness and understanding of Inclusion, Equality and Diversity in the workplace
  • Any basic certification in electrical wiring/ plumbing would be a great help.

Hours of work: Rotational shifts- early shift (approx 0630- 1400) / mid-shift (0800- 1600) and lates (1100- 1900)
Starting salary: £21,000 per annum
Duration of assignment: Permanent.

If you are interested in the above and would like to proceed, please click to apply or alternatively email . or call Claire Male at Pertemps Birmingham Industrial Division on to discuss.