Facilities & Maintenance Technician

  • Job Reference: 263253849-2
  • Date Posted: 13 April 2021
  • Recruiter: Zenith People
  • Location: Washington, Tyne And Wear
  • Salary: £33,000
  • Sector: Engineering, Civil Engineering, Cyber Security, Health and Safety
  • Job Type: Permanent

About this Apprenticeship

We are proudly representing our manufacturing client in their search for a Facilities & Maintenance Technician. The successful candidate will be responsible for the assisting the Facilities Manager in the day to day operation of the site and buildings. If you are looking to join a growing employer, please get in touch.

The Role:

* Undertake a wide range of general basic building maintenance repairs, and improvements

* Carry out daily routine inspection of the buildings and grounds to identify, record and take appropriate action

* Minor plumbing, carpentry and DIY

* Minor grounds maintenance

* To assist contractors as appropriate, ensuring compliance with all relevant health safety and environmental legislation.

* General maintenance, testing and operation of systems relating to the fire alarms, sprinkler system, intruder alarm, heating and ventilation, gas and water, lighting.

* Ensure essential systems are able to function such as fuelling the generator and sprinkler pumps

* Carry out improvements in respect of internal and external redecoration and internal and external fabric of buildings.

* Assist with maintaining the physical security of the site including supporting on occasion out of hours access.

The Person:

* Ideally hold a HNC in Electrical and Mechanical Engineering or Mechatronics or similar

* General experience of building maintenance.

* Basic understanding of building schematics and plans.

* Counterbalance Forklift truck license

* Practical use of tools and equipment

* Ideally hold a HNC in Electrical and Mechanical Engineering or Mechatronics or similar

* Time served as an apprentice (mechanical/ electrical)

* Be able to work own initiative and be able to liaise with other functions and departments