Maintenance Operative - Leeds

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RH Recruiting are working in partnership with a Main Contractor who are are looking for a Maintenance Operative to join our team responsible for the maintenance of our Student Accommodation Scheme with 474 bedrooms in Leeds City Centre.

As a Maintenance Operative, you will be responsible for delivering the best experience to our customers by providing a pro-active and responsive repair and maintenance service, ensuring that faults and maintenance requests within the accommodation are dealt with in a timely manner.

The Maintenance Operative will:
Exercise initiative in providing excellent customer service, liaising effectively with Managers and other colleagues
Liaise with and monitor onsite contractors to ensure completion of work
Be responsible for the day to day reactive and preventative maintenance
Be responsible for the planned maintenance including fire alarm testing, emergency lighting testing, fire extinguisher checks water hygiene flushing / temperature monitoring, shower head descaling and health & safety checks
Undertake regular building patrols to identify any maintenance requirements or Health and Safety risks
Undertake scheduled flat inspections and complete all resultant actions in a timely manner
Record, log and monitor any maintenance issues that may arise within the maintenance log book
Ensure that maintenance records are kept for the all services, including gas safety inspections, lightening protection systems, fall arrest systems, PAT testing and fixed wiring certification
Ensure that all Property Documentation Files are accurately maintained and up to date
Adherence to H&S policy ensuring that Risk Assessments and Method Statements are obtained / maintained and that safe systems of work are followed, including Permit to Work and hot works permits
Interact with students and understand their needs

The ideal Maintenance Operative will:
Take ownership of responsibilities and display pride in work carried out
Have a thorough understanding of Health & Safety legislation and the impact of the works being undertaken
Hold a relevant qualification in either plumbing, joinery or electrical systems if possible
Have previous experience of domestic electrical/plumbing/general maintenance
Have intermediate level skills in business operating systems including Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
Have demonstrable experience of effective communication both orally and in writing
Have the ability to prioritise your own workload
Work within a team to cover reception / admin duties and gain a knowledge of the student booking system
Work within a team to provide cover from 08:00 hrs to 18:00 hrs Monday to Friday on a rota’d basis
Whilst not essential, having previous experience in mobilisation / opening of a new building(s) would be advantageous

ID #4957 Location London Industry Construction Type Full Time Role Maintenance Operative - Leeds Career Level Middle Presence Remote

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