Careers at Ballymore

Senior Maintenance Operative

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

Job Description

Maintenance Operative - Permanent, West Silvertown (E16)

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

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Supervision of a maintenance team, 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.
  • Provide support to other engineering operatives within the team to ensure effective service delivery.
  • Perform duties in accordance with Departmental Health & Safety Policies & Procedures.
  • Carry out routine compliance tests, checks and record keeping for all building systems, in accordance with safe working practices.
  • Carry out checks of Landlord areas & common parts. Record any defects and to maintain plant rooms in a clean, tidy and safe condition.

Skills, Experience & Qualifications

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in maintenance, building services or construction.
  • Previous experience of managing a team.
  • Good standard of painting and decorating essential.
  • General standard of carpentry, ground works, plumbing.
  • Good communication skills, both verbal & written.
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Understanding of good customer care.
  • Experience with working in a residential environment.
  • Experience in undertaking maintenance activities within a complex multi-building environment.
  • Apprenticeship on a building trade.
  • City & Guilds/NVQs in a building trade or equivalent.

We operate as an equal opportunities employer.

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