Building Maintenance / Building Facilities Technician


Up to £25000 per annum + DOE and Qualifications + Bonus

Building Maintenance / Building Facilities Technician

This is for a luxury student accommodation building in Edinburgh

Our client is looking for a HANDS ON, experienced, but above all passionate Building Technician / Maintenance Engineer who is extremely service focused. The role is within a customer-facing environment and you will be responsible for keeping and maintaining of a luxury student residence where the highest standards are a minimum expectation. You will also be responsible for the compliance of the residence to all health and safety and other legislative requirements.

You must have excellent communication skills and a helpful, can-do attitude.
This is a very hands on role as we prefer to complete as much work as possible internally, providing a friendly, quick and efficient service to the residents.

Role responsibilities

· DIY (Plumbing, Painting, Decorating, Joinery) for all communal spaces and studios as required
· Ongoing and prompt management of building facilities, either by carrying out the works yourself or by the procurement of external contractors
· Maintaining the residence to brand standards
· Ensuring compliance when responding to identified maintenance faults
· Ensure compliance of the property with the all health and safety requirements
· Manage and record the routine testing, servicing, maintenance and risk assessment of all aspects of the property
· Managing all supplies and works within budget
· Provide excellent customer service as a member of the residence management team.

Role requirements

The ideal candidate will:

· Have knowledge and experience of DIY.
· Be service orientated, independent and confident, and have experience in a facilities maintenance role.
· Have experience with the health and safety requirements of a large property.
· Be adept at procuring and managing services and goods from external suppliers and contractors
· Have experience maintaining a budget
· Have excellent communication skills and with a helpful, can-do attitude
· Be proactive

N.B. All offers of employment are subject to satisfactory pre-employment screening, which will include verification of rights to work in the UK and employment history, as well as a Disclosure and Barring Service check.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary is up to £26,000 per year
Hours of work - Mon-Fri 9AM-6PM


DOE and Qualifications + Bonus

Work Hours

Full Time