Maintenance Operative - The Assembly
5d ago

Contract Type Permanent Full time / part time Full time Savills Status Staff Business Area Savills Management Resources(SMR) Location London Role / Team Overview

Purpose of the Role

Carrying out reactive and PPM repairs as part of the onsite team at a residential building consisting of 300 units in a new build to rent development in Bristol.

Ensuring repairs are completed in a reasonable time frame to provide resident satisfaction, where external contractors are involved ensuring the communication between themselves and the resident is clearly and timely.

Liaising with the building developer to resolve any snagging / defects issuing within a timely manner.

Assisting the Resident Services Manager in ensuring the building is compliant by undertaker the relevant testing regimes

Key Responsibilities

  • Detect and carry out general maintenance tasks, repairs to fabric and finishes, throughout the building
  • Carry out any painting and decorating work in the apartments, amenity space and car park internal and external
  • Carry out general repair work, plumbing and reporting any issues requiring attention
  • Checking properties prior to residents moving in
  • Ordering of materials to carry out works as required
  • Log jobs with external contractors for items not within your remit such as fire alarm repairs etc
  • Taking Meter readings of properties and communal areas
  • Daily & Weekly Building health and safety checks, reporting any issues back to your line manager and taking the necessary remedial actions
  • Monitoring council waste collections and rotating bins where required
  • Report defects (equipment, building, lighting and fabric) to the Resident Services Manager and building developer
  • Track defect completion and report any issues to the Resident Services Manager
  • Provide support and assistance to PPM and other contractors on site
  • Complete inventory check in and out reports as required
  • Co-ordinate repairs when required with both residents and external contractors
  • Assist in mid term property inspections across all occupied apartments
  • Assist in maintaining the Savills compliance system under the direction of the RSM and Facilities Manager
  • To perform any other related activity, as directed by the Resident Services Manager, necessary to fulfil the purpose of the role as described above
  • Skills, Knowledge and Experience

  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Proactive and dynamic taking ownership of all of core duties
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Proven experience as a handyman or similar role
  • Excellent communication skills displaying sensitivities to and understanding of residents’ need
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks
  • Competent in using, Word and Outlook
  • Flexible and cooperative at all times, working as a member of a Team
  • Understanding the importance of achieving deadlines and ensuring quality output
  • Use initiative and take responsibility for providing solutions
  • To ensure confidentiality and security of all business, client and customer documentation / information
  • Well-groomed and of smart appearance
  • Dynamic approach, problem solving, well organized and ability to work well under pressure
  • Working Hours

    5 over 7 days 9am-6pm


    £26,000 (Up to 20% discretionary bonus)

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