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Building Technician (2 Positions available)

E&FM Management

Location:  Guildford
Salary:  £27,116 to £32,344 per annum
Post Type:  Full Time
Closing Date:  23.59 hours BST on Thursday 11 August 2022
Reference:  049222

Building Technician Accommodation Team (2 Positions Available)

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join a restructured Maintenance Services team at the University of Surrey in Guildford. Working as part of an in-house services team of 35 you will be providing building planned and reactive maintenance services works, primarily in our accommodation space but potentially across the whole campus when required. The post will be required to support our current day shift of 08:00 till 16.12 Monday to Friday.

Reporting to the Accommodation Service Support Manager (SSM) the post will be responsible for completing planned and reactive building maintenance services that will include;

  • Maintaining all building fabric, including statutory inspection and testing where required to current legislative requirements.
  • Ensuring failing plant or assets are reported to the Helpdesk and plant areas are maintained in good condition.
  • Delivering an effective response to maintenance demands from the University.
  • Ensuring compliance with all University H&S and Environmental systems and procedures taking an active part in the development of any policy.
  • Ensuring the use of equipment and materials in the delivery of maintenance services are appropriate, to current legislation and of the correct standard.
  • Keeping up to date with developments in their trade or field of profession and attend courses organised by the University to improve knowledge and understanding of relevant subjects.
  • Carrying out multi-skilled tasks where relevant training/experience can be demonstrated such as (but not restricted to) mechanical/electrical isolations and fault finding, multi trade fabric repairs and redecoration linked to maintenance work.
  • Completing all necessary administrative work associated with departmental management systems, including the completion of work records (paper or electronic), timesheets, stores issues, orders, estimates and health and safety records. Utilise Building Log Book to record all maintenance visits and any relevant defective information and repairs. All defect will be immediately reported to the Helpdesk for further action.

The post holder may be required to support out of hours rotas as required by the SSM (Service Support Manager) to ensure operational effectiveness and business continuity. 

Must be able to drive and hold a current full EU license or equivalent permanent licence.

Willingness to undertake training in other trade disciplines (where appropriate/required) 

The University provides a number of attractive benefits including a generous pension and holiday entitlement along with discounted access to the Surrey Sports Park facility.

This is an exciting and perfect opportunity to join our newly reformed teams and make a major contribution to our journey of service delivery improvement and development.

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For more information and to apply online, please download the further details and click on the 'apply online' button above.
In return we offer a generous pension, relocation assistance where appropriate , flexible working options including job share and blended home/campus working locations (dependent on work duties), access to world-class leisure facilities on campus, a range of travel schemes and supportive family friendly benefits including an excellent on-site nursery.

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The University of Surrey is committed to providing an inclusive environment that offers equal opportunities for all.  We place great value on diversity and are seeking to increase the diversity within our community.  Therefore we particularly encourage applications from under-represented groups, such as people from Black, Asian and minority ethnic groups and people with disabilities.






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