Maintenance Assistance

  • Devon
  • Permanent / Full Time
Maintenance / Handypeople
£25500 - £25900 per year
Job ref: 616711C

Maintenance Assistant
Temp to Perm
37.5 Hour week
Here at Girling Jones we have an exciting opportunity for a Maintenance Assistant to work as part of our team in providing both a planned and responsive maintenance service.
This is a permanent position working 37.5 hours per week, working five days from seven on a rotating shift pattern, covering Monday to Sunday 8am – 11pm, plus on-call rota duties (determined by operational needs)
Role responsibilities as a Maintenance Assistant include

  • Carry out reactive repairs and proactive maintenance, in accordance with the Service Level Agreements and provide front line response when jobs are raised on the Planon system, utilising a portable electronic device to record job details.
  • Ensure that the environment is maintained in accordance with the Service Level Agreement, including keeping the sites clean and well maintained by monitoring grounds, plant rooms, common areas, etc.
  • Undertake other duties, including moving and installation of white goods, mattresses and furniture and other items in a safe manner.
  • Escort or assist contractors with specialist repairs.
  • Report any Health and Safety issues relating to the student accommodation and wider site, ensuring all information is passed to the relevant Manager(s) and take appropriate immediate actions to reduce risk.
  • To have/develop a good understanding of safety compliance in relation to maintenance activities.
  • Undertake training as required and be prepared to advance own skills, knowledge and experience in collaboration with colleagues to a level to meet all SLA and business requirements.
  • Be prepared to work additionally as and when the need arises, particularly during the main student arrival and departure weekends and to carry out fire drills twice annually.
  • To participate in a call-out rota, to attend out-of-hours maintenance requests as operational needs dictate (additional allowances apply).
  • Other duties commensurate with the post.
  • We truly care about the experience of our residents and invite you to join our friendly and passionate team to help make a positive difference to students living away from home in our accommodation.
  • We are looking for you to have worked in a similar role and environment and have great communication and organisation skills, along with the passion to do a great job.
  • You will have a good understanding of the operational procedures and safe working practices of building services and systems as well as good understanding of health and safety, with the ability to always work in a safe manner.
  • You will also be prepared to work (with notice) additional hours when the needed, especially during the main student arrival and departure weekends.
  • You will possess a valid UK Driving Licence.

What we offer

  • £25,907
  • In return, we are offering a fun and interesting environment to work in with a great benefits package which includes 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, life insurance, pension, cycle to work scheme, store discounts, as well as access to our Rewards portal, offering discounts from a variety of retailers, restaurants gyms and more.
  • We also give two paid volunteering days each year to support a charity of your choice.

For more information please contact [email protected]

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