HVAC Recruitment
19500.00 - 19500.00 GBP Annual + GBP19500/annum
21 Oct 2019
22 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Caretaker - Birmingham

Our Client who are a large Multi-National Facilities Maintenance company are looking to recruit a Caretaker to be based at Arthur Terry School, Kittoe Road, Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham B74 4RZ . This is a 6 month Fixed Term Contract (until April 2019) working 37.5 hours per week, Monday-Friday plus occasional Saturdays.

The role involves working shifts on rota, as follows: 06:00-14:00; 08:00-16:00 and 11:00-19:00

On offer is a competitive salary.

This role would suit someone who is prepared to work internally and externally, carrying out a variety of maintenance tasks. The ideal candidate will have a good general construction/ maintenance background.

Reporting directly to the Site Manager, the Site Assistant is responsible for providing a flexible, efficient repair and maintenance service, carrying out duties which encompass semi-skilled engineering work; locking/unlocking school buildings; general portering and cleaning duties, experience of grounds maintenance.

Specific Responsibilities/Duties:

To undertake work in a safe and effective manner complying with all relevant safety legislation and procedures and complying with the Estates Department Health & Safety Procedures manual on all works undertaken.
To undertake a general caretaking duties to a wide range of unsupervised routine and non-routine maintenance and minor repair work ,
To undertake a general cleaning duties to a wide range of education sites,
Must be willing to carry a smartphone to facilitate response to Faults which will be automated from the helpdesk.
To undertake training to enhance multi-skilled techniques reasonably expected of a school caretaker, to keep abreast of new technology and legislation, and to comply with ENGIE requirements for core training.
To attend training courses provided by the organisation and complete mandatory training as required
To undertake general maintenance duties
Maintain the general tidiness of all compounds, workshops, plant rooms and service ducts
Assist in the clearing of blocked drains
Assist in the regular testing of fire alarm systems
Knowledge of computerised maintenance management systems (BMS)
Within a maintenance environment the post holder will occasionally be expected to carry out any reasonable request for which they have received training and are considered competent.
Assist in any other activity where a competent person is in attendance.
The Post holder may be required to carry various communication devices and use them in a way determined by the Facilities Manager.
This list is not intended to be exhaustive and the post holder will be expected to carry out any additional reasonable management request

Skills / Experience Required:

Relevant continuous working experience of providing FM services including cleaning and basic maintenance of buildings and associated plant and systems
Experience of staff management
Experience of producing Risk Assessments and Method Statements
Able to demonstrate a good understanding of Health & Safety principles
Able to organise and prioritise work to meet deadlines
Excellent communication, customer care and team working skills
Flexible and willing approach to the role - able to work shifts and out of hours
Resident within 20 minutes' travelling time of the School
Be able to demonstrate self-motivation
Understand the principles of H&S management procedures.
Customer focused
Work to tight deadlines
Support contractors on site
Team player
Housekeeping and cleanliness
This role requires an enhanced disclosure

An enhanced disclosure contains the following information:

All convictions both current and past,
Cautions, reprimands and warnings held on the police national computer for England and Wales,
Relevant convictions in Scotland and Northern Ireland may be included,
Checks against the Children's and Vulnerable adults barring list,
Additional checks for relevant information held by the local police forces for the position being applied for
Salary on offer for this role GBP19,500

If this role is of any interest please apply online with your CV or call Ben on (phone number removed)