Careers at Ballymore

Maintenance Operative

  • Department
  • Location
  • Job type
  • Facilities
  • East London
  • Permanent

Job Description

Maintenance Operative - Permanent, Canning Town

Hours: 40 per week, 08.30am - 17.30pm Monday to Friday

Duties & Responsibilities

  • To respond effectively to all reactive tasks and engineering requests from Facilities Management and Resort Team.
  • Perform routine maintenance where appropriate, recording all findings and subsequent remedial works.
  • Record and report any health and safety risks observed to the wider Facilities Team.
  • Meter readings (cooling, heating, water, gas & electricity) for Landlord’s utilities.
  • Immediate response to certain issues. i.e. Initial leak investigation, leak clean-up, etc.
  • Assist with general repairs to building fabric using ‘handy-man’ skills covering painting, decorations, clearing gulley’s and drains etc. Ensuring they are kept free from debris, replacing door handles, latches, door closers etc.
  • Maintain FF&Es within the Landlord’s demised areas and carry out basic caretaking activities.
  • Support the Facilities Team in the management of the resort (inspections, coordinating with external service partners, providing access)
  • Clean light fittings and to test lighting systems. Replacing where necessary minor parts such as tubes, bulbs, fuses and starters and diffusers, in accordance with safe working practices.
  • Carry out routine compliance tests, checks and record keeping for all building systems, in accordance with safe working practices. i.e. monthly checks of communal fire doors, weekly tests of AOVs & fire alarms.
  • Carry out checks of Landlord areas & common parts. Record any defects and to maintain plant rooms in a clean, tidy and safe condition. Communicate all abnormal critical plant conditions as appropriate.
  • Keep Facilities Manager and Facilities Coordinator updated on issues and progress.
  • Stock control of critical spares on site.

Skills, experience and qualifications 

  • Good communication skills, both verbal & written.
  • Ability to work independently or as part of a team.
  • Understanding of good customer care.
  • Experience with working in a residential environment (desirable)
  • Experience in undertaking maintenance activities within a complex multi-building environment.
  • Apprenticeship on a building trad (desirable)
  • City & Guilds/NVQs in a building trade or equivalent.

Ballymore operates as an equal opportunities employer. 

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