Maintenance Operative (Shift Operatives)

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  • Job Reference: PR/000077
  • Job Title: Maintenance Operative (Shift Operatives)
  • Location: Central London
  • Basic Salary Range: £27,545 - £32,281 per annum (plus 15% shift allowance)
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Posted 5 years ago
  • This position has been filled

Maxwell Stephens’ client are seeking an experienced shift maintenance operative to oversee and be responsible for providing reactive and planned maintenance services across a number of trade disciplines across the estate.

Maxwell Stephens’ client are recruiting a number of Maintenance Operatives to their core day and shift team and particularly need experienced maintenance staff from a mechanical, electrical, plumbing and joinery background, preferably with some evidence of multi-skilling.

The shift pattern will be as follows:

4 days on (07.00am to 19.00pm) – 4 off – 4 nights on (19.00pm to 07.00am) – 4 off – repeating.

Key Responsibilities

  • Carry out a range of programmed, planned and reactive maintenance/repairs on building services, systems, infrastructure, plant and equipment, commensurate with trade discipline and competence, in line with relevant procedures and schedules.
  • Work flexibly across trade disciplines as required, subject to appropriate training and in compliance with relevant safety constraints; support, advise and assist other team members.
  • Investigate and diagnose faults using BMS, drawings, manuals etc.; respond to breakdowns, faults and service request calls; assist other tradesmen in completing diagnostic and remedial work.
  • Carry out inspections and testing relating to planned maintenance, installations, modifications, refurbishments; carry out associated remedial works;
  • Ensure work is completed in compliance with all applicable procedures, safe working practices and statutory requirements.
  • Maintain records and complete documentation as required to meet internal and statutory procedures; complete work/time recording as required.
  • Operate and interrogate computer based building maintenance and control systems (e.g. Famis, BMS) as required – subject to appropriate training/instruction.
  • Carry out a range of associated but non-trade specific tasks as required by the Supervisor e.g. cleaning and tidying work areas, collecting parts/materials, assisting other trades, driving/delivering, attending/assisting fire drills etc.
  • Demonstrate commitment to providing excellent customer service.

Experience Required

  • A recognised and relevant trade qualification with appropriate operational maintenance experience; (Level 2 City and Guilds as a minimum).
  • Able to undertake fault finding using practical experience, diagnostic equipment, drawings, manuals and personal experience
  • Experience, understanding and ability to monitor plant status, interpret alarms etc.
  • Good knowledge of first line response to reactive calls and experience of working with help desk system
  • Experience of providing frontline customer service with an ability to communicate effectively
  • Willingness and ability to work flexibly across disciplines and sites/buildings
  • Demonstrate commitment to delivering excellent customer service

If of interest, please contact Robyn Powner on 0203 903 4265, or email