Maintenance Operative

The Solution Auto
16 Apr 2017
16 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

We are looking for a Maintenance Operative to join our client's team responsible for the management of Accommodation Schemes.
As a Maintenance Operative, you will be responsible for delivering the best experience to customers by providing a pro-active and responsive repair and maintenance service, ensuring that
faults and maintenance requests within the accommodation are dealt with in a timely manner.

The Maintenance Operative will:
Exercise initiative in providing excellent customer service, liaising effectively with Managers and other colleagues?
Liaise with and monitor onsite contractors to ensure completion of work?
Be responsible for the day to day reactive and preventative maintenance?
Be responsible for the planned maintenance including fire alarm testing, emergency lighting testing, fire extinguisher checks water hygiene flushing / temperature monitoring, shower head descaling and health? & safety checks
Undertake regular building patrols to identify any maintenance requirements or Health and Safety risks?
Undertake scheduled flat inspections and complete all resultant actions in a timely manner?
Record, log and monitor any maintenance issues that may arise within the maintenance log book?
Ensure that maintenance records are kept for the all services, inc gas safety inspections, lightning protection systems, fall arrest systems, PAT testing and fixed wiring certification?
Ensure that all Property Documentation Files are accurately maintained and up to date?
Adherence to H?&S policy ensuring that Risk Assessments and Method Statements are obtained / maintained and that safe systems of work are followed, inc Permit to Work and
hot works permits
Interact with students and understanding their needs?

The ideal Maintenance Operative will:
take ownership of responsibilities and display pride in work carried out?
Have a thorough understanding of Health? & Safety legislation and the impact of the works
being undertaken
Hold a relevant qualification in either plumbing, joinery or electrical systems?

Have a minimum of 1 years` experience of domestic electrical/plumbing/general maintenance?
Have intermediate level skills in business operating systems including Microsoft Word, Excel and outlook?
Have demonstrable experience of effective communication both orally and in writing?
Have the ability to prioritise your own workload?
Work within a team to cover reception / admin duties and gain a knowledge of the student booking system?
Work within a team to provide cover from 08:00 hrs to 20:00 hrs Monday to Friday and 08:00 hrs to 16:00 hrs at weekends on a rota`d shift basis?
Whilst not essential, having previous experience in mobilistation / opening of a new building(s) would be advantageous?

Unfortunately due to the volume of applications we get, we can only respond to the candidates who match the criteria set for this vacancy. We will retain your CV on our database and make contact as and when suitable vacancies arise. We will NEVER send your CV anywhere without your permission.