Building Fabric Technician

Bath Spa University - Estates

About us

At Bath Spa University we work with one clear vision: to be a leading university in creativity, culture and enterprise. And as the fifth largest employer in Bath and North East Somerset, we’re really bringing our local talent out on a global scale. And with increasing student numbers, it’s important for an expansion in our infrastructure and cherished buildings and landscapes. Transforming the lives of our socially engaged global students starts with making sure that our people, people like you, are engaged, empowered and feel valued for the hard work they do. And that’s where you come in .

The function of the estates department, is to provide a professional and cost effective estates management service to enable the University's function and activities to proceed in a safe and efficient manner and to create a progressive environment which enhances sustainable learning activity for all students and staff.

The department has the responsibility for managing the estates strategy, property maintenance, property management, facilities management and health, safety and environmental management.

About the role

Under the direction of the Maintenance Supervisor, and working alongside the electrical and mechanical technicians you will provide support to the University’s Estate. You will work with others to maintain the University’s building assets and respond to planned and reactive maintenance work requests. This will include tasks that require skilled small scale building and fabric repairs or modifications. The postholder will also be responsible for the supervision of external contractors undertaking building fabric related repairs and maintenance. There is no direct line management responsibility, but the team of multi skilled tradespersons will be looking to you for day to day support and mentoring.

About you (requirements)

It is essential that you have qualifications in a building fabric or related maintenance trade or discipline, preferably gained through a recognized trade apprenticeship; Preference will be given to candidates from commercial/school/University background, with significant recent experience in separate aspects of building maintenance.

For an informal discussion regarding this post, please contact Adrian Blake , on 01225 876117 or

How to apply

For further information or to apply on-line please visit  Please note that CVs will not be considered and those included with application forms will be removed. Any queries regarding the application process or our website should be emailed to

We offer excellent facilities and benefits to our staff. These include a nursery, childcare vouchers, pension scheme, flexible working practices, an employee assistance programme, and family-friendly policies

Please note, unfortunately due to the SOC level and salary associated with this post we would be unable to sponsor any applicants requiring a Tier 2 (general) visa. For further information, please visit the following link:

We value a diverse workforce and welcome applications from all sections of the community

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