Maintenance Operative

2022-09-22 13:50:122022-10-28 EllisKnight
Job Type Permanent
Area Cardiff, Wales Cardiff Wales
Sector Property
Salary 23000
Start Date ASAP
Advertiser CRM Students
Job Ref 3452
Job Views 57

Maintenance Operative

We are delighted to be recruiting for a Maintenance Operative to come and join CRM Students, at 2 of their state of the art properties in Cardiff.

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 full time, permanent position, working 9am - 5:30pm, Monday - Friday. 

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
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