Facilities Technician/Handyman

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  • Location:

    Birmingham, West Midlands

  • Sector:

    Built Environment

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  • Salary:

    Up to £13.5 per hour

  • Contact:

    Harry Lowe

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  • Published:

    8 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

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Job Title: Facilities Technician/Handyman

* Based in Birmingham Centre (short walk from the station).

* £13.50 per hour PAYE.

* 6 Month initial contract (possibility of temp to perm).

Our client have won an established national service contract with a large scope of building and accommodation services. Our client are going through some changes to their building portfolio and they require a Facilities Technician/Handyman to join their team working on the new building in Birmingham. Our client wish to mobilise a team to ensure the building is managed in a similar way to their London buildings, with dedicated M&E engineers and Handymen.

They are looking for a Facilities Technician/Handyman with a proactive approach who works very well on a face to face basis. Opportunities for self-growth and development are huge in respect to this role especially anyone who wants to develop into a Facilities Engineer. The successful candidate will support day-to-day operations throughout each 40 hour week (between 07:00 & 19:00hrs plus some extended hours) and will be responsible for general PPM and reactive tasks.

Facilities Technician/Handyman roles and responsibilities:

* Door repairs and adjustments.

* Door/locker lock replacements.

* Replacement of damaged ceiling tiles.

* Replacement of damaged carpet/floor tiles.

* General carpentry works to doors/furniture.

* Undertaking PPM completion to agreed SLA's.

* Providing a reactive service to deal with issues both in hours and out of hours

* Supporting the engineers in undertaking minor project works.

* Management of sub-contractors for service and project works.

* Meeting room furniture daily set up.

* Assisting PwC's Internal Audit Team (IAT) as required.

* Blind repairs and any other general facility requirements.

Facilities Technician/Handyman will need the following essential skills and experience:

* Good communication and interpersonal skills.

* Good level of customer focus/customer service.

* Basic computer skills (Word, Excel etc.).

* A responsive, "can-do" attitude: - pro-active & self-motivated with energy and commitment.

* Good time keeping and smart appearance.

* Health and Safety awareness.

* Able to work under pressure and to deadlines, (including outside normal office hours if required) and to have a flexible, service conscious approach.

* Be punctual and have a proven sickness and time-keeping record.