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Maintenance Technician

University of Northampton

Location: Northampton
Salary: £20,092 per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 11th November 2021
Closes: 5th December 2021
Job Ref: UN3875
 

About the Job

Provisional Interview date: w/c 15 December

We are seeking a highly motivated and enthusiastic individual to complete planned preventative maintenance and reactive tasks within the Building Services Team. The role will operate across all University sites and act as first response to maintenance issues; no two days are the same and you will need to be flexible in your approach to tasks and problem solving of building faults. Prioritising your day will be a pre-requisite alongside working with staff and various teams to resolve maintenance issues and affect repairs.

About You

We are looking for a committed and skilled individual with a good understanding of building maintenance. You will work within the Building Services team and support the accommodation team during peak periods within the university.

Essential:

  • Able to work accurately and safely 
  • Demonstrate practical aptitude for semi-skilled maintenance and repair 
  • Have sound knowledge of products and materials currently in use 

Qualifications

Essential:

  • Have a full driving licence - the post holder will be required to work across several of our contracted buildings in the central Northampton area and duties will not necessarily be limited to a single place of work
  • Able to demonstrate literacy and numeracy skills to a standard appropriate to the post

Desirable:

  • Qualification in maintenance work to NVQ level 2 (equivalent) or time served experience

About Us

1st Degree Facilities is a trading name of UNEL which is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the University of Northampton and this vacancy is covered by UNEL Terms and Conditions of employment.

This is an exciting time to join our Company as the University relocated in September 2018 to a new purpose-built, town-centre campus.

Right to Work

All candidates will be asked to provide proof of eligibility to work in the UK at interview. Please note that the University of Northampton Enterprises Limited are unable to offer sponsorship to work in the UK. We can therefore only accept applications from individuals who are currently eligible to work in the UK.

Equality 

We are proud of our diverse student population and applications from Black Asian Minority Ethnic students grow year on year. Equality and the promotion of inclusion are a key value that we are proud to promote. To embed this across the University, to achieve diversity amongst its staff and to improve staff representation, we would like to encourage applications from women, people living with disabilities, and those from the LGBT+ and Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic communities.

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