Skilled Maintenance Operative

Posted 15 September 2022
Salary£30000 - £35000 per annum + 10% Discretionary Bonus
LocationCroydon
Job type Permanent
DisciplineReal Estate Management, Operations & Service Delivery
Reference45418_1663257592
Contact NameWesley Beckenham

Job description

Based at a fantastic new Build to Rent development this role is a great opportunity for an experienced Skilled Maintenance Operative to support the General Manager and take ownership of the planned and reactive maintenance of the development with a focus on high quality presentation. To ensure client and colleague safety and comfort at all times alongside delivering excellent customer service.


Responsibilities of the Skilled Maintenance Operative are:

  • Work with General Manager to create daily, weekly and monthly Planned Preventative Maintenance (PPM) check lists. To then carry out and record.
  • Liaise with colleagues to address reactive communal maintenance.
  • Liaise with residents to address reactive apartment maintenance.
  • Carry out any necessary works in between tenancies.
  • Effectively manage workload and notes using the property management system in place.
  • Organise and upload documentation to internal systems and to track compliance.
  • Ensure works are completed in line with regulations, to a high standard and within agreed time frame. Leave areas clean and tidy at all times.
  • To ensure stock, tools and materials are kept to an acceptable level and usable standard.
  • Be able to respond effectively to emergency situations.
  • To identify and communicate potential areas for future works.
  • To produce realistic quotes and support the General Manager in choosing equipment and products.
  • To communicate effectively and continuously as reasonably practicable with the General Manager and other colleagues as required.
  • Work well independently, yet be supportive of team members and goals.
  • To provide great customer service at all times and be fully engaged with The Fold brand and its aim to create a great community for renters.
  • Contracted to 40 hours per week with potential rota weekend cover.

The ideal candidate will have/be:

  • Experience working in a customer facing role ideally in residential properties.
  • Knowledge of planned preventative maintenance (fire safety systems, legionella management etc.)
  • Good understanding of statutory requirements relating to residential buildings (training will also be provided)
  • Qualified plumber or electrician highly desirable.
  • Basic experience in electrical maintenance essential.
  • Basic experience in plumbing/heating maintenance essential.
  • Basic experience in painting and decorating desirable.

In return for your service our client offers:

  • A basic salary of £30-£35K plus 10% performance related annual bonus.
  • Fantastic benefits such as enhanced family leave policies, cycle to work scheme, season ticket loan, enhanced sick pay, study support and much more.
  • enhanced annual leave including your birthday day off and a day off when you buy your house

Apply now if you have the required skills and experience to be our Skilled Maintenance Operative!

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