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Maintenance Technician

Hays Building
Merseyside / Liverpool, Merseyside
£32323.0 - £37100.0 per annum + £37,100 DOE
Closing date
17 Jul 2024

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Job position
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Function
Building Control

Job Details

Your new company
Your new job will be working for a leading university across their Liverpool campus.

Your new role

  • The majority of work is reactive so the suitable candidate must have experience with reactive maintenance. There is however some element of planned works involved in the role.
  • You must be able to use a mobile phone to receive daily jobs from the Resource Planners (you will eventually be upgrading to a PDA).
  • You will mainly report into the Resource Planners - you will liaise with them to get new jobs and confirm when jobs have been completed. Your manager will be there for any complex issues or advice required.
  • The work will be across 150 buildings in total ranging from brand new laboratories, offices and grade 2 listed buildings. All buildings are located on campus so would all be walkable from eachother.
  • The company have pool vans so you are able to use them however a lot of the time you will be walking round campus as this is quicker and more efficient unless there is a bigger job which requires more tools and man power etc.

What you'll need to succeed

  • Ideally be from a NHS background as works and equipment are very similar however this is not essential.
  • Someone from a commercial maintenance background would also be considered i.e. CBRE and Savills.
  • Electrical background.
  • Mechanical background is also desirable so you can change fan belts etc.
  • Must have experience with 3 phase LV network (Electrical - more commercial not domestic).
  • No DBS required.
  • Must be physically able as most jobs will require you to walk to and from as it is easier / quicker and more efficient.
  • Must have very good communication skills as will be going into various offices which may have directors, professors, students etc.
  • Must be polite, well spoken and able to get on with people.
  • Familiar with BMS or BEMS - software that turns on and off heating systems.
  • Full UK driving license and have your own vehicle to get to site when you are 'On Call'.
  • Need to be forward thinking and methodical - able to get to the root cause of the problem.

What you'll get in return

  • Basic salary up to £37,100 pa (NOT including overtime and on call)
  • Pension - 21.1% in USS; 13.4% in ULPF
  • 26 days holiday
  • 6 days paid shutdown over Christmas
  • 8 bank holidays
  • Put through various training
  • The company has put some operatives through degree's if you wish to further progress your career
  • Great Staff retention
  • Staff discount scheme providing exclusive discounts, including; online shopping, travel, electronics and digital learning.
  • Staff members can also purchase an NUS TOTUM card

Call out;

  • 1 full week on call out (this will be 1 every 6/7 weeks)
  • 1 hour paid each day for being on call
  • 4 hours paid for each call out
  • 8 hours paid for each call out that is more than 4hours
  • Jobs will only ever be Respond and Make Safe (so should not be there for long)

What you need to do now
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