Building Maintenance Technician

Undisclosed Company
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
£26000 - £29500 per annum
15 May 2019
29 May 2019
Manpower UK
Job Type


We're currently recruiting for a Building Maintenance Technician on behalf of a client based in Hatfield. This is a full-time permanent position.


As a Building Maintenance Technician, you will be working on a college campus as part of maintenance department.

The key responsibilities of the position are as follows:

  • Day to day contact and liaison with a wide range of internal and external personnel including colleagues in your department along with academics, contractors and suppliers
  • Undertaking multi-disciplined maintenance duties, both planned and reactive, to a high standard using appropriate tools, equipment and machinery
  • Advising on the procurement of spares and materials
  • Participating in the 'out of hours' maintenance rota (implemented after first 4 months)
  • Providing cover for absent colleagues as required
  • Ensuring that all working practices are carried out to Health and Safety Regulations and that appropriate risk assessments are undertaken before any maintenance work is commenced
  • Being responsible for the upkeep and cleanliness of areas such as plant rooms and workshops
  • Undertaking training as required or directed to allow safe working practices and enhancement of personal skills
  • Ability to work at the Camden Campus should circumstances dictate


The hours for this position run between 7am-6pm however, you'll only work an 8-hour day with 1-hour for lunch (35 hour paid week) and your shifts will be on a rota with a start time of 7am, 8am and 10am.

You will also need to be able to be flexible as after 4 months you'll be put on to the 'out of hours' rota. You will receive an additional £1000 once added to this.

The salary for the position is £26,000 to £29,500 per annum based off experience. This salary is inclusive of London weighting.


To be a successful Building Maintenance Technician, the following skills and attributes are essential:

  • Excellent communications skills - verbal & written
  • A recognised qualification or apprenticeship in a building services mechanically related discipline
  • Previous experience in a building maintenance role:
  • Domestic/Commercial building fabrics maintenance
  • Industrial/Domestic electrical/mechanical equipment (boilers, chillers etc)
  • HVAC systems
  • Experience of electrical systems
  • Ability to priorities work and meet deadlines
  • IT skills - MS Office & computerised
  • Good knowledge of health & safety
  • Full UK driving license (manual)
  • Flexibility around working hours

The skills & attributes that are desirable are as follows:

  • A recognised qualification, NVQ 3, BTEC or City & Guilds in Mechanical Engineering or similar building maintenance trades
  • Knowledge of risk assessments & COSHH regulations
  • Experience in working in both public/residential properties
  • Knowledge of computerised building maintenance systems

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