caretaker in huddersfield

30 July 2018
lucy wainwright, randstad cpe
job type
£ 10 - £ 11 per hour
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huddersfield, yorkshire and the humber
construction & property
sub specialism
fm & maintenance
job type
working hours
£ 10 - £ 11 per hour
reference number
lucy wainwright, randstad cpe
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job description

Caretaker required on a permanent basis to join a leading FM provider working on a Static school site near Huddersfield.

Job Purpose:

* Responsible for the care, presentation and upkeep of school buildings.
* Carry out repairs to site/premises.
* Onsite supervision of the cleaning operation (applicable to contract).
* Responsible for site health & safety.
* To ensure compliance is undertaken and documented.

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

* Maintenance and repairs to the building fabric internally and externally as required.
* Carry out plant equipment checks and log faults as required.
* Replace lighting tubes and lamps as and when needed.
* Maintenance and monitoring of the swimming pool (if applicable to site).
* Maintenance of drains, gullies and general waste pipes.
* Take regular meter readings and log as required.
* Site security.
* Operations of fire/intruder panels and report faults as necessary.
* Safe custody of building keys and key-holder responsibilities.
* Reporting to management any instances of unauthorised use or entry to the premises, or any damage caused.
* Ensure all external areas are kept tidy including external bins.
* Assist the school in the set-up and moving of materials/equipment as required.
* Emergency cleaning of human/animal deposits.
* Ensuring all defects in cleaning/maintenance equipment are reported promptly to management and/or the Technical Services Centre.
* Completion of planned maintenance checks, including paperwork found in the Caretakers manual.
* Raise emergency sub-contracted tasks.
* Assist the Head Caretaker and the site team.
* Ensure health and safety is adhered to at all times on site and any failings, concerns, accidents and near misses are reported in line with Spie policies.
* Monitor BMS systems in relation to regular checks of the system and adjusting times when required.
* Operate and adjust access control systems accordingly.
* All internal bathroom waste bins are emptied; soap and toilet roles are stocked as per output specification.
* All Caretakers manuals are kept up to date.
* Ensure environmental policies are adhered to.
* Ensure site specific inspections and forms are completed.
* Ensure site is accessible and fit for use throughout the day.
* Carry out full duties during all site usage.
* To complete any training provided by the business.
* Any other duties appropriate to the grade which may be assigned from time to time.

Qualifications/ Skills:


* Ability to prioritise
* Flexible working hours/various shift patterns
* Experience in building / security / ground maintenance desirable
* Excellent customer service
* First-aid training
* Trade experience (joinery, plumbing and general maintenance)


* Asbestos and legionella awareness
* Knowledge of computer literacy
* IOSH working safely or equivalent

37.5 hour working week.

Hours vary between 6am - 6pm.

20 days holiday + bank holiday.

£10.92 per hour.

* Enhanced DBS required - the company will source.

For more information, contact Lucy at Randstad on 01132456161.

Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business.


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