Maintenance Operative - Holden Court - Brighton - East Sussex

Ref: 4078 Date Posted: Wednesday 15 Nov 2023

Maintenance Operative (part-time)

We are delighted to be recruiting for a Maintenance Operative to come and join CRM Students, to work at property in Brighton.

This role is to provide a pro-active and responsive repairs and maintenance service to ensure that faults in properties, including household equipment and fittings are dealt with in a timely fashion.

This is a part time, permanent position, working 15 hours a week. We can be flexible on the days worked but it would ideally be 2x 7.5 hour days, Monday and Friday.

Key Tasks:

  • To carry out initial inspection of faults reported

  • To make repairs where appropriate

  • To assess problems that require professional attention and to provide an adequate description in order that contractors are properly instructed

  • To install white goods

  • To assemble and install furniture

  • To maintain a clean site, including the removal of graffiti upon discovery

  • To fix shelving, curtain rails, pictures etc., in a safe and proper manner

  • To carry out redecorations that are required

  • To keep a log of reported defects and remedial actions undertaken and escalate requests for external contractors to attend to repairs

  • To ensure that all tools and equipment are maintained in safe working order and used in accordance with manufacturer’s instructions

  • Maintain and order suitable replenishment stock of spares

  • To carry out all duties with due regard for safe working practices, Health and Safety Regulations and COSHH and at all times safeguard yourself, tenants, staff and members of the public

  • Carry out regular testing of fire alarm and emergency lighting systems

  • To ensure the security of the properties, including fitting new locks and fixing/adjusting doors and windows. To make safe broken glazing

  • Carry out Portable Appliance Testing as required

  • To carry out minor electrical maintenance, such as bulb replacement changing plugs and fuses on electrical fittings and ensuring that the correct fuse rating is used

  • To carry out minor plumbing maintenance such as washer and plug replacement and de-scaling unblocking sinks and toilets

  • To regularly inspect utilities supplies and provide meter readings for the purposes of monitoring consumption

  • To change batteries in smoke detectors, phones etc.

  • To attend relevant training to post

  • Any other duties commensurate with the post as required by the Accommodation Manager

Personal Specification

  • Results orientated and to take ownership of responsibilities and displays pride in work carried out

  • Able to work to instruction and also to use own initiative to solve problems

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Client focused