Permanent Maintenance Assistant

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  • Sector:

    Built Environment

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  • Salary:

    £26000 per annum, Benefits: + 25 days paid annual leave + 8 Bank Holidays + company benefits package, training and career progression.

  • Contact:

    Mike McWilliam

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  • Contact phone:

    07741 163700

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

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Meridian Business Support are recruiting for an Maintenance Assistant to start ASAP, based in Abingdon, Oxfordshire on a secure government facility. 
This is  permanent, full time role working Monday to Friday 8am until 4:30pm.
£26,000 per annum salary + 25 days paid annual leave + 8 Bank Holidays + company benefits package, training and career progression.
Job Purpose
  • The maintenance assistant is part of a multidisciplined Reactive and PPM Team who provide Mechanical and Electrical Maintenance across a large multi building, multi tenanted research and development site. The Maintenance Assistant will provide support to the wider team where 2 man working is required.  They will also carry out tasks such as, but not limited to; meter readings, L8 Flushing and temperature monitoring.  The maintenance Assistant will also accompany sub contractors as and when required.
Aims and Objectives
  • Provide a key role as part of an effective team delivering Planned and Reactive Services across the clients’ site.
  • Maintain Legislative documentation
  • Participating in the service delivery on site and enhancing the customer experience, ensuring that they are the center of what the client deliver.
  • Promote a health and safety culture across the contract, liaising with other team members and sub-contractors to ensure that company standards are adhered to.
Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities
  • Carrying out routine Maintenance to site Electrical and Facilities Equipment within a set schedule. Ensuring engineering standards are maintained in order to maximise the operational effectiveness and reliability of the Plant and associated electrical systems.
  • Supporting the wider team in other areas where required related to customer requirements.
  • Respond in a prompt and effective manner to all electrically related reactive maintenance issues and help desk requests.
  • Keeping the CAFM system updated with works carried out.
  • Ensuring onsite Quality Assurance procedures are adhered to in all respects and to maintain accurate records/documentation associated the tasks allocated to you.
  • Escort specialist sub-contractors working on site as required
  • Liaising with the relevant managers on a daily basis to confirm all works are going to plan and no delays.
  • Provide feedback in relation to work and equipment as required.
  • Complete adhoc tasks as requested by line manager.
  • Adherence to set engineering standards in accordance with Health and Safety at Work Act (HASAWA) requirements along with SITE Specific Rules & Regulations
The knowledge, skills, qualifications and experience relevant to the position are:
  • Ability to pass S/C Security Clearance (Job Offer Made Subject To Obtaining This)
  • Driving License
  • Can Do Attitude
  • Self Motivated
  • Attention To Detail
  • Previous experience working within an Industrial/Commercial environment
  • Good understanding of health and safety requirements within a building environment
  • Experience of working within a customer focused environment
  • Flexible approach to work and working hours outside of contracted hours
  • Ability to work independently
Please call Meridian on 0208 843 8190 for more information or apply within this job positing to be contacted by one of our specialist team.