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Date Added: Wed 02/03/2022

Site Technician

Solihull, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: £20000 - £21000/annum travel expenses

JOB TITLE: Facilities Maintenance Technician

LOCATION: Redditch

POST REPORTS TO: Regional Facilities Manager

Main Duties

* Responsible for the maintenance, presentation, and security of the school building and site.

* Open and close premises and grounds to meet the routine and non-routine requirements of the building occupants.

* When acting as key holder, to attend the site in emergencies, taking appropriate action in the case of break-in, theft or fire, including arranging boarding up of broken windows and doors and resetting alarms. (Following notification from Cava Guard Security)

* Monitor standards of contractors on site and inform the Facilities Manager of any deviations.

* Responsible for the general maintenance and cleanliness of the site in order to provide a safe, secure and healthy environment for pupils, staff, parents, visitors and other users.

* Maintain general areas of the building (signage and appearance of the building) including external entrance and car park.

* Carry out any routine and planned maintenance requirements and to also carry out planned health and safety checks of the building.

* Ensure all assigned PPMs and remedial works are completed each period.

* Ensure measurable KPI faults are completed in time.

* Ensure necessary paperwork is in place i.e. Method statements, Risk Assessment, Permits, COSHH etc. (Authority to Work)

* Hands-on assistance when required to carrying out re-lamping, setting up stages etc. and other manual labour.

* Assess any faults or damage, and prioritise any works to be carried out, in consultation with the Facilities Manager.

* Operate the buildings energy systems to specified standards ensuring conservation measures are taken.

* Carry out Porterage duties including room setups, relocations and deliveries along with any other porterage duties which may arise.

* Prepare for after normal working hours activities, clearing and cleaning up after these activities and preparing the area for normal use the following day.

* Ensure that cleaning areas allocated, including school playgrounds/car parks are cleaned and maintained, including removing weeds from hard surfaces, removing fallen leaves, litter and other debris and arranging for efficient refuse collection from the site.

* Ensure that external paths, steps and entrances are clear of debris, snow, water, leaves or other hazards and that the site and grounds are cleaned and maintained to a high standard.

* Maintain a safe working environment by ensuring health and safety standards are met and ensuring compliance with all legislative and company health and safety requirements.

* Assist in undertaking health and safety risk assessments on the premises, making appropriate recommendations for change or improvements to the Facilities Manager as necessary.

* Assist in maintaining appropriate records, manual and computerised, for all maintenance and repairs, ordering of stock and equipment on the site.

* Work occasional overtime to cover the duties of the other caretaker due to sickness, holidays etc.

* Undertake any other reasonable duty as required by the Facilities Manager.

Skills / Experience

* Good communication skills both written and oral.

* Able to demonstrate good levels of customer service.

* A level head and excellent timekeeping, team working and reliability are essential.

* Ability to 'think on your feet' and act as the first point of contact on a wide range of issues involved in the running of the building.

* Ability to follow procedures and work on own initiative.

* Flexible approach to working hours which include early mornings, late evenings and possibly weekends.

* Hands on general maintenance skills.

* Enhanced DBS
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