Maintenance Operative - Coventry - £28k Per Annum

  • Location:

    Coventry, West Midlands

  • Sector:

    Construction

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Oliver Rowland

  • Contact email:

    oliver.rowland@search.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    Req/530116

  • Published:

    11 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-08-10

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Maintenance Operative - Coventry - £28k Per Annum

Search are looking for a Maintenance Operative to join our clients team on a Permanent Basis to oversee and maintain the general upkeep of their Student Housing/Accommodation in Coventry.

As a Maintenance Operative, you will be responsible for delivering the best experience to our 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.

To work within a team to provide cover from 08:00 hrs to 18:00 hrs Monday to Friday and 08:00 hrs to 17:00 hrs on a Saturday on a rota shift basis, with cover for weekends as required, to support around student check in weekends


The Maintenance Operative will:

? Exercise initiative in providing excellent customer service, liaising effectively with Managers and other colleagues
? Liaise with and monitor on-site 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, including gas safety inspections, lightening 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, including Permit to Work and hot works permits
? Interact with students and understand 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 if possible
? Have previous 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



If you think the role is suited to your experience and you are looking for a long term position, please send your CV to oliver.rowland@search.co.uk or call 01273 855021.

Search is an equal opportunities recruiter and we welcome applications from all suitably skilled or qualified applicants, regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/beliefs, sexual orientation or age.