Maintenance Technician

Recruiter
Places For People Homes
Location
London
Salary
22500.0000
Posted
02 Feb 2017
Closes
02 Mar 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We are currently recruiting for a Maintenance Technician to support our Gas Engineers in upgrading / installing heating systems within our property portfolio in the London area. Ensuring our customers receive great service and a warm home.

What your role will be

As a Maintenance Technician within our Property Maintenance Division (PMD) you will provide a high quality and efficient general repair and make good service to our tenanted properties and empty homes whilst working closely with and supporting the Gas Installation team.
You will provide support to the Gas Engineer on installs of central heating systems within our domestic properties and carry out appropriate general repairs to individual properties and to communal areas as directed by the Gas Supervisor or Installation Engineer. You will be provided with hand held IT equipment and any power tools required in order for you to fulfil your role and ensure that all works issued to you are carried out on time and in accordance with the Groups policies and procedures.

Your background

You will be technically competent and have a good working knowledge of general maintenance issues; including basic joinery, plumbing, electrical and “making good” skills in addition to experience in the provision of repair services to domestic properties. Successful candidates will need to be able to demonstrate their ability to use their initiative and strong organisational skills in order to plan their workload effectively and safely in accordance with the Group’s policies and procedures.
You will possess excellent customer service and communication skills, a willingness to learn and be able to demonstrate an ability to understand and meet health and safety requirements.

What we offer you

This is great opportunity for either someone wanting to continue their general maintenance career within a supportive business or someone looking to build on their knowledge with the ultimate aim of becoming a Gas Engineer as you will work with a great team and learn from their experience.
Working hours are 40 per week, Mon to Fri with no requirement to work weekends (weekend working may be offered during busy periods but overtime will be paid).
You will receive a competitive package that will include a company vehicle, pension and the equipment required to succeed such as a hand-held tablet, telephone, and tools.

About us

Places for People Homes is the Group’s largest social housing provider in England. It manages 38,772 properties. Homes’ objective is to create and maintain sustainable tenancies and attractive neighbourhoods, where people actively choose to live and want to stay, long-term.

What’s next?

If you meet the criteria and are ready to make the next step in your career then apply following our simple 5 minute application process, upload a CV and a supporting statement which demonstrates how you meet the requirements of the role. If you have any questions please call the recruitment team on .
Please note that we may bring the closing date forward, if we receive a large number of quality applications. If you are interested in this role we would advise applying immediately to avoid disappointment.
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