maintenance assistant in edinburgh

29 October 2018
elizabeth speirs, randstad cpe
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edinburgh, scotland
construction & property
sub specialism
fm & maintenance
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elizabeth speirs, randstad cpe
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job description

Randstad CPE are looking for a hard working, reliable Maintenance Assistant to work with one of their clients on a long term basis in Edinburgh.

If you are an experienced and committed Maintenance Assistant/fabric engineer with a high work standard, this could be the job for you!


* It would be beneficial to have previous experience in building service systems, technical services provision and general maintenance however training will be provided.
* Ideally the successful individual will have a C&G Certificate - Inspection and testing of Portable Electrical Appliances.

Main responsibilities:

* To undertake General Maintenance
* To undertake Planned and Reactive Maintenance within your skillset
* Manage sub -contractors in line with our policies
* Raise any H&S issues on CID
* Raise issues on Maximo
* Liaise with suppliers to minimise costs whilst keeping good value.
* Assist other skilled trades in carrying out maintenance, repairs, testing, inspection and installation work.
* Where instructed, carry out minor repairs to the building fabric to ensure the safety and security of the client's premises, staff and visitors.
* Respond in a safe manner to the effects of bad weather, e.g. Snow clearing, gritting, flooding, high winds, etc.
* Undertake training to maintain and develop the requirements of the service.
* Liaise and undertake duties at other sites in my portfolio.
* Ensure Health and Safety policies are followed across all sites.
* Liaise with and maintain good working relationship with clients
* Minimise penalty deductions by responding in a timely manner to all maintenance issues in accordance with the requirements of the Concession / Project Agreement.
* Keep all servicing records up to date and within statutory guidelines.
* To communicate with operatives, managers and supervisors on a daily basis within the allocated area of responsibility
* To respond to supplier and visitor queries and refer if necessary

For this position, a pre-held PVG Disclosure, or any other form of disclosure, is preferred but not necessary. Candidates will be subject to a clearance check due to the location.

If you are interested in the position, please apply with your most up-to-date CV and call Athena on 0141 248 7212.

Please note that only successful candidates will be contacted.

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.