Maintenance Operative

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  • Job Reference: Ref://LD54719
  • Job Title: Maintenance Operative
  • Location: London
  • Basic Salary Range: £Competitive + Excellent Prospects
  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Posted 2 months ago

Maxwell Stephens have been asked to recruit on behalf of the client for the role of Maintenance Operative who will be responsible for maintaining exceptional facilities.

Our client estate operations team manages a portfolio of well over 500,000m2 supporting more than 15,000 staff.

You will be responsible for carrying out reactive and planned electrical maintenance/repairs to high standards of safety, customer service and efficiency

Your Responsibilities

Carry out a range of programmed, planned and reactive electrical / mechanical maintenance/repairs on building services, systems, infrastructure, plant and equipment in line with relevant procedures and schedules; specifically maintain and repair HVAC plant.

Carry out a range of programmed, planned and reactive Plumbing maintenance/repairs

Investigate, diagnose and repair faults; respond to breakdowns, faults and service request calls; assist other tradesmen in completing diagnostic and remedial work.

Work flexibly as part of a multi-skilled maintenance team across disciplines and sites as required.

Modify existing plant, equipment, controls and distribution systems as specified by the Maintenance Operations Supervisor or other designated manager; this to include as necessary the installation and testing of systems and completion of associated documentation

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.

Comply with UCL’s policies at all times, including Equal Opportunities Policies, and ensure that duties are carried out in accordance with relevant divisional and UCL policies and procedures.


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About You

A good general education with sound literacy and numeracy skills.

Demonstrable success in developing and managing relationships with support functions, stakeholders and third party suppliers

Strong administrative writing, reporting, presenting and interpersonal skills

Previous experience in working in a team environment, craft and mechanical trade based would be preferable.

Demonstrated skills in researching, gathering, and preparing data and presentations

Successful completion of a recognised craft apprenticeship in an electrical / mechanical discipline, or accredited training programme and suplimentary training in another trade.

Practical experience and training in the operation and maintenance of pipework fabrication

Able to undertake basic fault finding using diagnostic equipment, BMS, mechanical and electrical drawings, manuals and personal

Results-focused with the ability to work at pace whilst maintaining a high level of accuracy and attention to detail.