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7 months ago
Location: Oxford
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Building Services
Category: Maintenance Jobs
Position Overview

The Maintenance Technician will be employed on work that is appropriate to their core and specialist skills. They will, however, be expected to have and acquire elements of other skills which will enable them to work flexibly across trades.

Suitable training may be given when required to ensure that they will be competent to achieve the skills and ability where required to perform the following (as detailed in responsibilities).

This is a field based, mobile position covering Oxford and surrounding areas.

Key duties, though not exhaustive, are listed below;

* Provide a reactive and pro-active maintenance service as per project requirements to all operational equipment

* Provide a multi-skilled maintenance service, which covers electrical and mechanical disciplines

* Carry out modifications and installations when required

* Liaise with contractors or external suppliers where required and clearly communicate technical issues

* Ensure that work is carried out to a high standard and in line with current company (and Trust/Hospital where applicable) policies and procedures

* Provide a service that ensures all mechanical and electrical equipment is running to optimum performance

* Provide a service that ensures all key performance indicators are met

* Maximise availability of all mechanical and electrical equipment through continuous improvement

* Carry out Planned Preventative Maintenance

* Take ownership of tools and equipment provided and ensure maintained to an appropriate standard, reporting any defects immediately

* Provide technical support/input to projects and initiatives

* Continuously look to improve equipment efficiencies and cost reductions

* Responsible for ensuring own work and work of those under supervision is completed in a safe and diligent manner to ensure regular feedback on issues arising before, during and following activities that are carried out

* Maintain equipment supported by sound diagnostic and problem solving skills, raising issues as required to the shift supervisor on a timely basis

* Maintain, repair, and calibrate electrical, mechanical and instrumentation plant to optimise both reliability and maintainability

* Complete any required paperwork, produce reports accurately and on a timely basis

* Complete training and development activities as required in order to remain competent in role

* Complete other duties as required and directed by the shift Maintenance Supervisor or members of the Management Team

* Flexibility in work hours to provide cover if required for holidays and sickness absence

* Be aware of the business continuity plan for the part of the business you work in

Health and Safety responsibilities

* Follow Group and company policies and procedures, at all times

* Report any apparent deficiencies in systems of work or equipment provided that may result in failure of service delivery, or risk to health and safety, or the environment

* Use all work equipment and personal PPE properly and in accordance with training received

* Report any issues or training needs to your Line manager and /or via your divisional incident reporting system.

What we are looking for

* Appropriate up to date training to make use of relevant equipment/tools

* Good knowledge of legionella testing i.e. Tap temperature testing and the parameters required

* Experience in delivering core PM and reactive works to work out of hours and on call

* Experienced in using PDAs

* Up to date knowledge of technical regulations applicable to core craft and how this applies to role

* Good understanding of current Health & Safety legislation and its application within role

* Fault diagnosis and resolution

* Experience in installing and maintaining mechanical and/or electrical equipment

* Able to read and understand technical drawings

* Good problem-solving skills and ability to make decisions (where able to do so)

* Ability to communicate effectively both in verbal and written communication

* Ability to use effectively any ICT equipment provided

* Ability to complete work as instructed

* Ability to effectively prioritise own workload

* Flexibility and adaptability to change

* Pro-active and positive approach to work

* Self-motivated

* Electrical Inspection & Testing (for electrical-bias roles)

* NVQ Level 3 qualification in Engineering Maintenance (multi-discipline)

* Experience and capability to provide maintenance service in both mechanical and electrical disciplines

* Ability to provide a schedule of works for identified additional/remedial works

* Writing and following risk and method statements as required on a daily basis

* Good knowledge of building Statutory Compliance.

* Presented in a clean and tidy manner to represent the company, in the most professional manner possible, utilising the uniform and PPE issued

* Responsible for self and others to maintain a safe working environment as per the Health and Safety at Work Act (1974) and subsequent UK and EU amendments

* HSE management in accordance with our (Interserve) Quality Management System and all legal and statutory requirements

* Provide excellent customer service to building occupants, ensuring they are made aware of work order progress in a timely manner

Interserve values and behaviours

Engage - Everyone has a voice
How we behave…

* We adapt our communication style to connect with and understand others

* We build and maintain relationships, acting with integrity at all times

* We build credibility by being inclusive of differences, supporting others and communicating effectively

* We manage conflict and resolve issues when witnessing unsafe practices or inappropriate behaviour

* We listen and communicate with sensitivity

* We are inclusive and work well with people from diverse backgrounds.

Inspire - Do the right thing
How we behave…

* We motivate others to deliver

* We are clear about standards of behaviour with colleagues and customers

* We uphold the values

* We recognises the work of others

* We take responsibility for our reputation & success

* We inspire others to think about future possibilities.

Develop - Take pride in what you do
How we behave…

* We delegate appropriately and responsibly

* We develop others to help them reach their potential

* We understand how and when to coach

* We grow talent for the business.

Drive - Bring better to life
How we behave…

* We encourage colleagues to consider the long term strategy

* We contribute to the creation of objectives designed to achieve our Vision 2020

* We use logical, rational analysis and our own judgement to make well-reasoned and defensible decisions

* We consider multiple perspectives when making complex or risky decisions

* We regularly review progress and adapt our work effectively

* We make prompt decisions which involve tough choices or major risks, even in the face of incomplete information

* We stand by our decisions and actions and those of our business area.

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