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Maintenance Operative

£13.88 - £15.56 per hour
South West London

Job description

Job Role:- Maintenance Operative

Work Location: London SW19 1RY

Salary:- £15.56 p/h

Hours of working:- Full Time

Responsible to: Property Manager

Responsible for: N/A

Hours of Work: 40 hours per week, worked on a rota basis including evenings weekends and public holidays.

  1. Job Purpose
  • To complete effective repairs and maintenance, ensuring H&S and compliance is adhered to.
  • To be competent in general maintenance types of jobs in example trades of Painting, Carpentry, Ground works, Electrical, Drainage, etc.
  • Ensure compliance and statutory obligations are met through the correct serv
  • delivery when carrying out works orders on servicing, repairs, estates, and planned work.
  • Carry out high quality repairs and maintenance, ensuring the correct logging of arrival times, parts and materials used are captur
  • To have effective communications skills when dealing with's customers, staff and external contractor
  • To operate and carry out repairs at any of property portfolio when requested.
  • Delivery of cyclical servicing programmes/repairs, ensuring economies of scale and
  • value for money across the East London area is maximised and contracts are delivered collaboratively with contractors, colleagues and partners in order to ensure
  • they are delivered within targets, budget and to agreed quality standar
  • To work with highly competent and engaged team, which delivers a broad range of services. Maximise the contribution of this team and others through collaborative working and training.
  • To manage internal and external relationships including consultants, contractors, statutory authorities and other public bodies through which we deliver services, in
  • order to drive H&S culture across the team and its partn
  • To be responsible for property and building safety management within EastLondon portf
  • To identify risk to property, compliance, and report back via correct channels and process.
  • To work with the team and others involved in the management of the buildings in order to manage building safety risks appropriately.
  • To manage buildings in accordance with the safety case report and the Building Assurance Certificate.
  • To work collaboratively with the team to promote and deliver robust building management in line with building a safer future legislat
  • To deliver an effective and efficient property management servic
  • To attend relevant training to help you either; be complaint, improve own technical skills and or other appropriate training that the business recognises.
  • To be an ambassador for and have our customers/residents at the heart of all decision making.

Building Safety

  • Manage buildings within in a manner that ensures a coordinated building safety approach.
  • To work with the Property Manager to coordinate the building(s) compliance programme to include fire equipment, portable appliance testing, alarms, legionella, Fire Risk Assessments, Electrical Inspection reports, Legionella risk assessments, Gas Certificates, Loler inspections, and Asbestos surveys and re inspection and any other compliance works within the portf
  • To work with the Property Manager to implement and co-ordinate Fire Safety, Fire Evacuation and security arrangements within the buildings to ensure a safe and compliant environment.
  • Ensure that all relevant aspects of Health and Safety legislation and Building Regulations are adhered to in all circumstances relating to buildings within your portfolio, taking into full consideration recommendations in the revised Building Regulatory regime.
  • Contribute to internal policies, procedures, and systems for the operation of functions within your buildings.

Main Duties & Responsibilities

  • To carry out daily health & safety checks and walk through of the esta
  • To maintain and operate a safe system of wor
  • To carry out weekly tests of fire alarms and emergency lighting in all properties
  • To regularly check the proper operation of fire equipment and ensure emergency exits are not obstruct
  • To ensure work areas are left in a tidy and safe conditi
  • To maintain cleanliness and general tidiness of all external ar
  • To litter pick all external areas and empty external litter bins on a daily ba
  • To undertake designated gardening duties including mowing, trimming, and weeding lawn
  • To clear leaves, snow ice and moss as appropriate including treatment of surfaceswith salt
  • To inspect all outside areas for dangerous materials and remove as necessary including the cleaning of external spillag
  • To report all defects which require specialist repair.
  • To regularly inspect the plumbing and report/ repair defects as appropria
  • To regularly inspect the plumbing and report/ repair defects as appropria
  • To be aware of the location of all gas and electricity meters and read meters as requir
  • To monitor and set the heating controls and boiler
  • To check the plant areas on a daily basis and record any find
  • To inspect the outside fabric of the building and report/repair defects as appropria
  • To inspect all fences, gates and walls steps, lighting and report /repair defects.
  • To undertake repairs as reported by residents, staff, members of public or the Manager.
  • To assist with the ordering and taking of deliveries of material to deal with the above-mentioned repair.
  • To carry our works in order to improve the estate as requested by the Manag This will include (but not exclusively) the following.
  1. Water system extensi
  2. Lighting system extensions and improvement
  3. It is cabling and terminating.
  4. Kitchen refurbishments
  5. Bathroom refurbishment
  6. Painting and decorating.
  • To clean all flat roofs and roof dra
  • To assist with the cleaning of guttering is to building
  • To carry out lock changes requested by Housing Department.
  • To carry out emergency repairs as and when requir
  • To deal with, or arrange to be dealt with, all bursts, leaks, floods and breakages as appropria
  • To deal with or arrange to be dealt with electrical and gas emergencies, making safe
  • initially by turning off the supply.
  • To ensure adequate access to emergency services, assist as necessary and secure premises as requir
  • To arrange repairs with contractors with prior approval of the line manag
  • To assist with contractors / engineers when they arrive on


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