Assistant Maintenance & Technical Manager

Resource Direct Recruitment Limited
Hampshire, UK
14 Jun 2019
03 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Resource Direct Recruitment (RDR) is an internal recruitment for a leading service provider and facilities management company.

We have an exciting opportunity and require an Assistant Maintenance & Technical Manager, based in Portsmouth. This is a permanent full time role working 08:00 - 16:00 Monday to Friday.

General Overview: To ensure the efficient and effective operation and maintenance of hospital healthcare engineering systems and services and the promotion of good engineering practices, whilst ensuring compliance to statutory and healthcare engineering

Main Responsibilities/Duties:

* Support the Estates Management in the provision of a 24hr maintenance Service within the Portsmouth Hospital Trust for the service provider.

* Ensure safe systems of work in line with HTM's and recognised codes of practice and carry out the duties of Authorised Person, as designated, in accordance with Company and HTM standards for the multiple systems designated to you (following training, assessment and formal appointment).

* Oversee the day to day management of the healthcare engineering systems under your control, ensuring all contractual and legislative Planned and Reactive Maintenance tasks are completed on time and to a high standard.

* To provide technical support in resolving complex and multifaceted issues with regard to the Estate.

* Monitor manage equipment maintenance records / service reports to ensure any follow on action is completed within promptly and recorded within the CAFM system and associated documentation, ensuring site document control process is followed for the healthcare engineering systems under your control.

* Manage and oversee external sub-contractors and professionals

* Supervise and oversee the works conducted on healthcare engineering systems designated to you ensuring compliance with Good Industry Practice and HTM standards

* Ensuring that contractor and the in-house engineering team are competence checked and they are appointed as Competent Persons.

* Undertake any training as required

* Develop and maintain close relationships and liaison with other stakeholders; i.e. Technical Managers, Engineering Manager, Senior Operations manager, Head of Estates, site delivery team

* Proactively assist in the ongoing development and day-to say delivery of a life-cycle plan, providing technical and managerial support as required

* Implementation, action the day to day monitoring, and maintenance of risk management systems to ensure there is no uncontrolled clinical impact.

* Promote a culture of customer service to both internal and external customers and partners and to liaise with other departments regarding maintenance issues if required

* Undertake any other reasonable tasks and duties relevant to the post

* Work in highly unpleasant working conditions, unblocking drains and sewers, which include biological hazards of body fluids and noxious fumes.

* To observe statutory and other relevant requirements at all times in particular those relating to the Health & Safety at Work Act, COSHH regulations and Electrical IEE regulations.

* To work within the quality (ISO 9001) system for the Estates Department

* To undergo specialist training to meet the needs of the service.

* To work in areas occupied by patients and staff, having regard for the Health & Safety of occupants within that area

* To observe statutory and other relevant requirements at all times, in particular those relating to the Health & Safety at Work Act, COSHH Regulations and Electrical IEE regulations

* To carry out any other such reasonable tasks and duties relevant to the post as may be determined by the Estates Manager.

* To maintain personal and professional development to meet the changing demands of the job, participate in appropriate training activities.

* To adhere to Company policies and procedures

* To work as part of a multi-skilled team providing an efficient estates service.

* To respect confidentiality of all matters relating to their employment relating to other members of staff or customers, and relating to the Data Protection Act.

* To be part of an out of hours on-call roster, must be able to be onsite within 1 hour.


Essential: ONC/HND in Engineering discipline (or Equivalent)

Required Experience:

Essential: Previous experience in management of Hard FM Services

Good customer care and flexible approach to working practices, with the ability to develop strong credible internal and external relationships

Mechanical or Electrical background

Desirable: Good understanding of HTM, HBN and relevant British Standards

Ideally have experience of working in busy Acute Hospitals and on Hospital Infrastructure

Experience of working on a PFI contract, within the PFI delivery model

Knowledge and experience of all healthcare engineering services would be an advantage

For this role you must have evidence of right to work in the UK. There is no re-location package with this job role. RDR do not discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, colour, religion, disability or sexual orientation, and we welcome applications from all sections of the community

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