Facilities Maintenance Operative

2021-01-11 18:05:502021-02-07 EllisKnight
Job Type Permanent Full Time
Location Manchester, Greater Manchester
Area Greater Manchester, UK Greater Manchester UK Manchester, Greater Manchester
Sector Hospitality & CateringBuilding & ConstructionProperty & Housing
Salary Up to £20100 per annum
Start Date ASAP
Advertiser CRM Students
Job Ref BBBH2583_1610388355
Job Views 1350

Facilities Maintenance Operative
We are seeking a maintenance operative to work on a full time, permanent basis for a luxury student accommodation provider based in Manchester. You will be responsible for completing general maintenance checks as included below:
This is a fantastic opportunity to work with a proactive and friendly team that offers a variation of duties each day.

Salary: £20,100
The working hours will be: 37.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday.

  • Ensure that all visitors and residents receive a warm, friendly and informative welcome
  • Basic Maintenance skills, Ability to change lightbulbs, fix leaks, clear blockages, painting and decorating and fixing any other basic issue.
  • Along with the Manager, you will be the first point of contact and will be responsible for ensuring that all enquiries are responded to promptly and efficiently
  • Assist with maintenance and facilities issues, coordinate with contractors responsible for reactive and PPM
  • Manage the relationship with key contractors covering electrical and Plumbing
  • Expand the contractors resources list
  • Undertake room inspections and report any issues, also ensuring that health and safety regulations are being met
  • Assist with room viewings and queries from potential tenants
  • Complete recurring Health and fire safety tasks
  • To keep accurate records
  • Ensure sufficient resources are available to maintain rooms and respond to basic reactive maintenance

The skills/attributes that we are seeking are:

  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Basic Maintenance Skills, Electrics, carpentry, plumbing (Lightbulbs, leaks, blockages, frames, desks, etc)
  • Outgoing and fun approach to team working
  • Adaptable and diligent approach to managing workload particularly during peak period
  • Client focused approach
  • Front of House or customer facing experience
  • A good understanding of property/accommodation processes would be an advantage but are not essential
  • Experience within facilities would be an advantage
  • Good IT skills (Microsoft Office)
  • The ability to build rapport with customers and students
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