Estate Maintenance Officer

29th July 2020
Luton, United Kingdom
Job Type
Bethany Fuller FIRP CertRP


Estate Maintenance Officer needed in Luton £13.62ph ref V015482

This is working full time hours on a temporary basis.

Conduct health and safety inspections in accordance with our service standards and contractual obligations.

Comply with our vetting and contractor management procedure when instructing external contractors to complete repairs and maintenance works on our behalf.

Carry out repairs and maintenance duties in accordance with safe operating procedures and relevant health & safety policies.

Maximise site occupancy by ensuring the void repairs/maintenance schedule is completed within target including any fixtures and fittings associated work.

Provide high quality painting and decorating service including preparation of surfaces, filling cracks/holes, efficient use of materials, matching paint shades with existing and maintaining safe areas of work including signage.

Keep all windows, doors, kitchen units and furniture are in working order by repairing, replacing or easing and adjusting.

Maintain a central register of onsite assets including tables, chairs, washing machines/dryers, lamps, fridges/freezers, beds, mattresses, fans, tools and materials.

Maintain onsite facilities by repairing/replacing washers, taps, tiles, ball valves, WC seats, fuses, light bulbs, handles, locks and sealing around baths/sinks/showers.

Ensure all common parts are clear of potential hazards including those attributable to seasonal changes including external footpaths. Keep clear air-bricks, gullies and low level guttering from blockages.

Keep communal areas clear of any obstructions particularly fire evacuation routes and exits.  Responding to emergencies in and out of hours including making safe glazing, leaks, lighting and tripping/slipping hazards.

Travel between sites as required to meet repairs and maintenance demand in the portfolio.

Provide a monthly repairs/maintenance report to the Accommodation Manager highlighting any major or cyclical works which may be required in the future.

Relationships : Indicate key internal and external networks and relationships the job holder will need to establish, maintain or develop:

·          Customers

·          Service providers

·          Accommodation Officer

·          Accommodation Manager

·          Property Services.

Knowledge, skills and abilities: Describe the technical and other knowledge, experience, skills and abilities required for the job.  Include the need for any academic, vocational or professional qualifications (specify essential and desirable criteria).

·          Knowledge of equality and diversity good practice

·          Knowledge of student services including best practice, the regulatory framework and relevant legislation within which Registered Providers operate

·          Knowledge of fire, health and safety regulations in a residential setting

·          Knowledge of basic carpentry, plumbing, tiling and electrical industry standards

·          Knowledge of the ANUK framework for landlords managing accommodation

·          Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Building Maintenance Multi-trade Repair and Refurbishment Operations (Construction)

·          Knowledge of IT systems used such as HOTEC, Microsoft Dynamics CRM, Orchard, etc.


·          Basic carpentry, electrical, plumbing, tiling, painting and decorating skills

·          Effective communication skills

·          Contract management

·          Data inputting

·          Time management.

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