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Fabric Technician


Fabric Technician - London - £30k - Permanent



Job Summary
A client of mine in Central London is looking for a Fabric Technician/Handyman to join them on a permanent basis to undertake the fabric tasks and assist with maintenance and repair of the building as required under the service contract.


General Duties:



  • Carry out Planned Preventative Maintenance and complete the appropriate paperwork and reports.

  • Carry out Reactive and emergency breakdown tasks and complete the associated paperwork.

  • General duties may include lamp changing, minor plumbing works, painting, moves and changes.

  • Taking full responsibility and ownership of all fabric tasks assigned to you within your trade and competency set

  • Liaising with the helpdesk on a daily basis to ensure calls are closed off in accordance with the contract specification.

  • To provide cover and assistance to the contract engineers as required.

  • Control of water testing regimes and upkeep of the waterlog book.

  • Respond in a timely manner to verbal and written requests.

  • Notification of any complaints/discrepancies with the contract premises

  • Escort duties to Sub contractors and suppliers as required and in line with authorisation.



Technical Requirements:



  • City & Guilds qualification or equivalent in relevant & related discipline (essential)

  • Knowledge of and experience in BMS/ Generator/Controls/Lighting Systems/ACOPS L8 (desirable)

  • Minimum of 3 years' experience in Building Services Maintenance (essential)



General:



  • To be a ‘team player' within the office and contract

  • Helping colleagues, as and when necessary, especially to meet deadlines.

  • Contribute effort towards Company Vision and Mission and observe Company values when actioning your objectives.



Personal/Professional Development:
The post-holder will participate in any training programme implemented by the Platinum Facilities as part of this employment, such training to include:



  • Participation in an annual individual performance review, including taking responsibility for maintaining a record of own personal and/or professional development.

  • Taking responsibility for own development, learning and performance and demonstrating skills and activities to others who are undertaking similar work.



Quality:
The post-holder will strive to maintain quality within the Company, and will:



  • Alert other team members to issues of quality and risk

  • Assess own performance and take accountability for own actions, either directly or under supervision

  • Contribute to the effectiveness of the team by reflecting on own and team activities and making suggestions on ways to improve and enhance the team's performance.

  • Effectively manage own time, workload and resources



Health & Safety:
The post-holder will assist in promoting and maintaining their own and others' health, safety and security as defined in the Platinum Facilities Health & Safety Policy, to include:



  • Using security systems within the workplace according to Company guidelines

  • Identifying the risks involved in work activities and understanding such activities in a way that manages those risks.

  • Making effective use of training to update knowledge and skills

  • Reporting potential risks identified.



To apply for this position please submit your up to date CV via email kotton@strideresourcing.com or contact Karen Otton on 02392 314795.



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