Halls Maintenance Operative (Multi Skilled)

Southampton, United Kingdom
£25,285 to £28,131 per annum
07 Jun 2023
End of advertisement period
20 Jun 2023
Contract Type
Fixed Term, Permanent
Full Time

Residence Maintenance & Refurbishment

Location:  Halls - Glen Eyre
Salary:   £25,285 to £28,131 per annum
1 Full Time Permanent & 2 Full Time Fixed Term for 2 years
Closing Date:  Tuesday 20 June 2023
Interview Date:   To be confirmed
Reference:  2328123FB

We have an exciting opportunity within our Halls Maintenance Team for a Multi-Skilled operative to join our established team to carry out the delivery of planned, reactive maintenance and minor small works on our Halls of Residences sites.

Main duties include:

  • Undertake emergency, planned and general maintenance works including but not limited to: General Plumbing, Carpentry, Decoration, Flooring, Furnishing repairs and General Grounds maintenance. 
  • Undertake investigatory fault finding and use initiative to find solutions and make repairs on a range of internal and external building fabric.
  • Complete works to a high standard to align to industry best practice and Health & Safety procedures including risk assessments and method statements.
  • Accessing work via mobile hand held devices, updating status in a live environment to capture hours worked and materials used.

What we are looking for:

The successful candidate will hold a City and Guilds qualification and/or minimum NVQ 2 qualification and served an apprenticeship in one primary core building trade with the confidence and ability to undertake a full range of duties in at least two other secondary building related trade disciplines. They will also have experience of maintenance and repairs in a live dynamic environment and have a customer focused ‘right first time’ attitude and flexible approach to working. Experience of using a CAFM system to access and complete work requests would be an advantage. They should be familiar with H&S legislation and understanding of risk assessments, method statements, COSHH assessments and how to apply these to planned and reactive maintenance. 

A full driving license to travel to other local sites is essential.  

What we can offer you:

We offer some fantastic benefits including generous annual leave (plus University closure days and bank holidays), company pension scheme, discounted private healthcare and dental, company sick pay, cycle to work scheme, learning and development opportunities, options for flexible working, excellent family leave arrangements, employee wellbeing service, a wide variety of on and off-campus arts and culture facilities and access to a range of staff discounts and offers at local shops, restaurants and service providers.  

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