Building Services Technician, Newcastle-under-Lyme

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Newcastle-Under-Lyme CollegeNewcastle-under-Lyme

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £21,060 Per Annum
Contract term: Permanent

Do you have experience working in Estates or building maintenance?
Do you have experience in electrical and/or mechanical / plumbing aspects of Building Services?
Are you confident using ICT or a Building Management System?
Are you looking for a new opportunity?

If you can answer yes to these questions, you may be our ideal candidate to join our Estates team. The main responsibilities of this role are to ensure that all areas of the College are presented to a high standard and to provide a responsive service to building users.  You will assist in the monitoring of our computerised Building Management System and will be responsible for either correcting faults or identifying the need for a contractor. Other duties will include opening and closing the premises, undertaking routine inspections of the site and equipment and taking appropriate action including minor maintenance and repair works, and respond to requests for assistance for setting up rooms, moving furniture, goods etc.

You will have relevant qualifications and/or previous experience in the operation of Building Services along with a good working knowledge of an automated Building Management System along with confidence in using ICT. You will be someone who would take a pride in maintaining high standards both in the appearance and efficiency of the site.  You will be someone who demonstrates initiative and who has the confidence to provide and implement solutions to ensure that an excellent service is provided at all times to the building users.

Flexibility will be required over working hours, and shift patterns include cover for evening and weekends. You must be willing to be called out from time to time to respond to any emergencies at the premises.

What’s in it for you?

The college offers and excellent benefits package which includes:

- Local Government Pension Scheme
- Excellent Training and Development Opportunities
- 24 days annual leave, rising to 30 following 5 years’ service (plus bank holidays and Christmas closure period)

For further information and to apply online please go to our vacancies page at

The closing date for completed applications: 10 th June 2018.

This college is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All college based positions are subject to enhanced DBS check and are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act.

As an equal opportunities employer, we welcome applications from all sectors of the community.

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More about Newcastle-Under-Lyme College
Phase: Further Education
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 16+ years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Knutton Lane, Newcastle under Lyme, Staffordshire, ST5 2GB, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1782 715111