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New Build Property Maintenance Technician
  • Employer: London Borough of Hackney
  • Reference: LBH/22/213560
  • Published: Fri 30/09/2022, 10:24 AM
  • Closing on: Tue 18/10/2022, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week
  • Salary: £32,868 - £34,062
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Hackney

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New Build Property Maintenance Technician

12 Month Fixed Term Contract / Secondment Opportunity

We are delighted to be recruiting for a New Build Maintenance Technician to join our New Build Team within Building Maintenance on a permanent basis. This role will have a blend of home, office and site working, but there will be plenty of flexibility. As you'll be visiting sites across the Borough, a full UK driver's licence is essential.

Your role will be to support the Council in providing a high quality maintenance service to internal and external elements of occupied and unoccupied properties, public buildings and associated external areas for all new build schemes. 

To work closely across relevant departments of the Council to ensure the successful maintenance of all new build properties and ensure a positive reputation and financial benefit for the Council, including supporting the new build process and integration into business as usual. 

To oversee all aspects of contract management and maintenance scheduling for the new build properties, including reporting and delegated budgetary control. 

You will carry out and manage, to the highest standard, all aspects of repairs and renewal work to items in all general building trades (excluding mechanical and electrical) to the competence and standard of a qualified tradesperson. This includes the work carried out by all external contractors;

You will be responsible for overseeing client management, including reviewing quotations, pricing, reporting and managing the technical aspects of the contracts; Actively promote customer care, value for money, and performance management; Demonstrate a wholehearted commitment to the organisational values and culture, whilst positively promote and represent the London Borough of Hackney.

You will have a City and Guilds or NVQ Level 2 in Multi-trade maintenance operations and / or validated training & experience across all general building trades.

There is no better place to work in London than Hackney; we have great pride in our borough, our communities, and our services. Hackney is one of London’s most vibrant and diverse boroughs. It’s one of the most sought after areas to live in London with good schools, parks and local amenities, as well as great transport links and vibrant and diverse communities.

If you want to work in a place where you can represent our values so we achieve the best for our residents, please click on the apply button below.

The recruitment process is anonymous. Therefore, we do not accept supporting statements or CVs.

When applying, there will be a number of questions relating to the post on the application form. It is essential that you complete the application questions, responding to each using examples of your skills, knowledge and experience. 

This application process replaces a supporting statement.

Closing date for applications 18 October 2022

Interview date TBC

We are also working towards our vision, which is to be a place for everyone; where residents and staff can be proud; a place that celebrates diversity and where everyone can feel valued, included and involved. In order to achieve this, we look for people who are: Proud; Ambitious; Pioneering; Open; Proactive; Inclusive.

Hackney Council works to eradicate discrimination on the basis of race, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, pregnancy and maternity, age and marital status. We also recognise that people can be disadvantaged by their social and economic circumstances, so we will also work to eliminate discrimination and disadvantage caused by social class. We also welcome those interested in flexible working. We particularly welcome applications from disabled people, as this group is currently under represented in our workforce.

The Council has a dedicated employment support service (Hackney Works), which offers Hackney residents guidance in relation to applying for jobs. If you are thinking about applying for a job, please contact the Hackney Works team to find out what support is available: