Maintenance Electrician – East London

  • Permanent
  • East London
  • Salary: £ 31000.00 per annum
  • Job Reference: UGP/PM/HQ00012474
Maintenance Engineer – Electrician
Location: Responsible for 6 Student Accommodation Sites in East London – Stratford (2 Sites); Whitechapel (3 Sites); Bethnal Green. (1 Site)
Our Client
One of the UK's leading developers and managers of Student Accommodation Facilities with a portfolio of some 120 properties nationwide housing over 60,000 students with a further 20,000 bedrooms planned in the near future.
They offer a basic salary of between £29,000 and £34,000 per annum with excellent opportunities for career development and further qualifications. A vehicle is provided alongside travel expenses during working hours and when on call.
  • Our client are recognised as "Investors in People – Gold", so you`ll be working for an employer who really cares about you and your career
  • Take time to relax with 25 days` holiday plus stats
  • An annual bonus to reward you for all your hard work
  • Discounts at certain restaurants, retailers and entertainment venues
  • The chance to work with a fun, passionate and vibrant team
Key Tasks and Responsibilities:
The Maintenance Engineer will be acting as a technical specialist for electrical maintenance and facilities works, to include but not limited to:-
  • Maintenance of Domestic and Commercial electrical installations
  • Working in plant rooms and with the electrical plant items
  • Training and supporting the internal electrical competent person accreditation
  • Reviewing the electrical installations, and advising managers of improvements
  • Working on electronic locking systems, and intercoms associated with gates and barriers
  • Working with suited locking systems both mechanical and electronic
  • Working with windows and door repairs
  • Basic plastering and plumbing works
  • Providing Reactive maintenance support (including emergency building works and summer turnaround projects)
  • Fault finding and rectifying
  • Completing planned inspections, and rectifying any remedial works identified
  • Support the compliance teams when required with PPM activities
  • Logging of maintenance issues through the supervisor or service and sales team
  • Forming part of the maintenance team on call rota
  • Taking an active role during the turnaround the room process
It is essential that the Engineer has a great understanding of Compliance and Accountability; that he/she ensures great Customer Service at all times; that Health and Safety remains of paramount importance at all times; that all administrative functions are carried out correctly; that he/she understands the value of teamwork and that he/she supports the general Facilities Team and ensures a positive experience for the student tenants.
Key Requirements (Qualifications, Skills and Personal)l
  • Previous experience working as an Electrician
  • NICEIC 17th or 18th Edition qualified including amendment 3 refresher training
  • NVQ Level 3 qualified and City and Guilds 2360 Part 1 and 2/City & Guilds 2330 (England) or SVQ Level 3 (Scotland)
  • Good knowledge of Health and Safety legislation
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills including the proven ability to engage with customers and colleagues alike
  • Basic computer literacy and the ability to use Microsoft Office and PDA (Personal Digital Assistant) maintenance systems
  • Ability to work at pace whilst maintaining a high level of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Ability to manage own time effectively, prioritising tasks when required, multitasking and meeting deadlines
  • Ability to offer flexibility in working hours and to take part in the on call rota
  • Ability to work contracted hours over a 5/7 working pattern
  • Living within reasonable travelling distance of City properties
  • Ability to build relationships internally and with third party suppliers
  • Possesses a positive and collegiate attitude, with the ability to adapt swiftly and a willingness to undertake challenging tasks to ensure customer satisfaction
  • Possesses full UK driving licence
  • City and Guilds 2394 and 2395 or City and Guilds 2391 Test and Inspect
  • Experience of reactive and planned maintenance
  • Experience of working in the student accommodation, hospitality, Social Housing, or retail sectors
  • Experience in complaint handling
  • Experience in a customer facing role
If this sounds like the type of role that you could excel at, we would love to hear from you. Please contact Brad or Paul on 0203 9556498 or apply on line and we will get in touch.

Start Date: 30 Sep 2019