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We are delighted to be recruiting for a Maintenance Operative to come and join CRM Students, at their state of the art property in Edinburgh.
This role is to provide a pro-active and responsive repairs and maintenance service to ensure that faults in properties, including household equipment and fittings are dealt with in a timely fashion.
This is a part time, permanent position, working 20 hours a week, Monday – Friday, 11am – 3pm.
To carry out initial inspection of faults reported
To make repairs where appropriate
To assess problems that require professional attention and to provide an adequate description in order that contractors are properly instructed
To install white goods
To assemble and install furniture
To maintain a clean site, including the removal of graffiti upon discovery
To fix shelving, curtain rails, pictures etc., in a safe and proper manner
To carry out redecorations that are required
To keep a log of reported defects and remedial actions undertaken and escalate requests for external contractors to attend to repairs
To ensure that all tools and equipment are maintained in safe working order and used in accordance with manufacturer’s instructions
Maintain and order suitable replenishment stock of spares
To carry out all duties with due regard for safe working practices, Health and Safety Regulations and COSHH and at all times safeguard yourself, tenants, staff and members of the public
Carry out regular testing of fire alarm and emergency lighting systems
To ensure the security of the properties, including fitting new locks and fixing/adjusting doors and windows. To make safe broken glazing
Carry out Portable Appliance Testing as required
To carry out minor electrical maintenance, such as bulb replacement changing plugs and fuses on electrical fittings and ensuring that the correct fuse rating is used
To carry out minor plumbing maintenance such as washer and plug replacement and de-scaling unblocking sinks and toilets
To regularly inspect utilities supplies and provide meter readings for the purposes of monitoring consumption
To change batteries in smoke detectors, phones etc.
To attend relevant training to post
Any other duties commensurate with the post as required by the Accommodation Manager
Results orientated and to take ownership of responsibilities and displays pride in work carried out
Able to work to instruction and also to use own initiative to solve problems
Excellent communication skills