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Facilities Technician

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    Construction & Industrial

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    £10.36 per hour

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    St David Recruitment Services

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    about 4 hours ago

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Facilities Technician
Cardiff but needs own transport due to occasionally travelling to Barry
£10.36 per hour
37 hours per hour (rota basis which includes evenings and weekends)

Essential skills
•Have experience of working in a premises or facilities management position.
•Full driving licence

•To form part of the cross-College Estates team which requires flexibility of working such that the crossing of role and responsibility boundaries is essential in performing other building, maintenance and management tasks.
•To act as a key holder to each of the sites within the post holder’s area of operations and to unlock and lock sites at the beginning and end of shifts, in a manner as laid out by the site operating procedures and in accordance with the rotas prepared by the Estate Co-ordinator or Assistant Co-ordinator.
•Setting and unsetting of the alarm systems, including the recording and reporting of faults.
•Undertake litter clearance, minor maintenance works and inspections to internal and external areas of the College
•To undertake regular inspections and litter collection patrols of the external areas of the sites including the adjacent public highways.
•Monitoring the performance of cleaning contractors and liaising with the Estate Co-ordinator
•Help manage the day-to-day storage or waste prior to collection and to transfer waste to collection points as required. Undertake waste segregation duties as required and sign and forward any waste transfer notes.
•To assist other members of the Estate team in the removal/positioning of equipment and other tasks required for the delivery of all estate functions including postal duties and driving college and hire vehicles when required.
•Setting up and taking down of room layouts as required for differing classes, bookings and specific events, advise the Estate Co-ordinator or Assistant Co-ordinator of any damage to fabric, fixtures, fittings and services and assist the Premises Technician in completing maintenance and inspection surveys.
•To assist in maintaining site security and to respond to site emergencies as required.
•To monitor and maintain adequate levels of cleaning soap and paper towels in toilet areas and to monitor cleanliness and to ensure adequate levels of stock are maintained to replenish the above.
•Record electricity, gas and water meter readings on a schedule as determined by the Estate Co-ordinator or Assistant Co-ordinator, be familiar with the location of all stopcocks, isolation valves, fire points and power services switch locations.
•Ensure the levels of diesel fuel, lubrication and cooling fluids are checked and topped up on a regular basis and that all systems are tested as identified by the operating procedure for standby generators.
•To maintain radio or mobile telephone contact with the Estate team, other staff and college reception staff whilst on duty.
•Assist in ensuring the efficient working of the heating, ventilation and lighting systems including the upkeep and maintenance of records and maintaining specified standards of performance.
•To report any situation likely to affect the health and safety of persons on site and, where possible, make safe and isolate hazards within Health and Safety guidelines.
•Maintain a daily record of work carried out and complete works orders for return to the Helpdesk Administrator or the Assistant Co-ordinator.
•To report defects in buildings, furniture, fittings and plant to the Estate Co-ordinator or Assistant Co-ordinator.
•Be prepared to drive/use mobile mechanical access equipment, a forklift truck and elevated work platforms (training will be given) as required.
•To be able to drive the college vehicles and or mini-buses as and when required.
•To deliver the post from campus to campus using the college vehicle, frank the post, and when necessary take post to the post office.