Engineering

Maintenance Operative (one day a week)

Full Time Permanent

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Maintenance Operative

We are delighted to be recruiting for a Maintenance Operative to come and join CRM Students, at their brand-new state of the art property in Winchester.

This role is to provide a pro-active and responsive repairs and maintenance service to ensure that faults in properties, including household equipment and fittings are dealt with in a timely fashion. 

This is a part time, permanent position, working 7.5 hours a week. This will likely be 1 day per week but we can be flexible and split it over 2. The hourly rate is £12.30p/h.

Key Tasks:

To carry out initial inspection of faults reported

To make repairs where appropriate

To assess problems that require professional attention and to provide an adequate description in order that contractors are properly instructed

To install white goods

To assemble and install furniture

To maintain a clean site, including the removal of graffiti upon discovery

To fix shelving, curtain rails, pictures etc., in a safe and proper manner

To carry out redecorations that are required

To keep a log of reported defects and remedial actions undertaken and escalate requests for external contractors to attend to repairs

To ensure that all tools and equipment are maintained in safe working order and used in accordance with manufacturer’s instructions

Maintain and order suitable replenishment stock of spares

To carry out all duties with due regard for safe working practices, Health and Safety Regulations and COSHH and at all times safeguard yourself, tenants, staff and members of the public

Carry out regular testing of fire alarm and emergency lighting systems

To ensure the security of the properties, including fitting new locks and fixing/adjusting doors and windows. To make safe broken glazing

Carry out Portable Appliance Testing as required

To carry out minor electrical maintenance, such as bulb replacement changing plugs and fuses on electrical fittings and ensuring that the correct fuse rating is used

To carry out minor plumbing maintenance such as washer and plug replacement and de-scaling unblocking sinks and toilets

To regularly inspect utilities supplies and provide meter readings for the purposes of monitoring consumption

To change batteries in smoke detectors, phones etc.

To attend relevant training to post

Any other duties commensurate with the post as required by the Accommodation Manager

Personal Specification

Results orientated and to take ownership of responsibilities and displays pride in work carried out

Able to work to instruction and also to use own initiative to solve problems

Excellent communication skills

Client focused