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Maintenance Operative/Handyperson

Job Title: Maintenance Operative/Handyperson
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: West End, London
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: LO004160_1537533326
Contact Name: James Brewer
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 21, 2018 13:35

Job Description

Our client is currently seeking a Maintenance Operative to join the team at a luxury residential development near Baker Street. Working hours are 9am - 6pm, working Monday to Friday.


1. To ensure a high level of Health & Safety is maintained in the building.
2. To ensure a high level of security is maintained at the building.
3. To take responsibility in a crisis, (e.g. Fire, flood, intruders), and take appropriate action.
4. To be courteous and helpful to all residents and their guests and to contractors employed by the residents or by the building.
5. Working with the Managing Agent, ensure the communal areas are well maintained and that all necessary repairs and upgrades are carried out promptly, efficiently and effectively. Report any concerns you may have with regard to the standard of work carried out to the Managing Agent.
6. To monitor the presence of workmen around the building and supervise their activities to ensure minimum disturbance to residents and that they adhere to the Rules and Regulations of the building.
7. To monitor the attendance of all service/maintenance contractors to ensure they meet their obligations under their contract. Ensure that they are maintaining their respective log books and all works sheets are kept safe and in an orderly fashion.
8. To supervise the cleaners to ensure the buildings high standards are maintained an in accordance with the cleaning schedule. Report any concerns to the Managing Agent.
9. To ensure the asbestos register is readily available to any contractor working in the building. In the event that an asbestos containing material is identified, immediately restrict access to the area and report the matter to the managing agent. No further access to the area should be permitted under any circumstances until the situation has been assessed by a qualified H&S consultant.
10. To walk the entire building on a daily basis, checking for any maintenance or health and safety issues, including all plant rooms. To check weekly that the emergency telephones in the lifts work correctly. Immediately report any problems to the managing agent.
11. To patrol the underground car park and control access ensuring that no unauthorised vehicles park inside the car park.
12. To deal with all general telephone enquiries effectively and efficiently.
13. To monitor and operate the CCTV system effectively.
14. To undertake any ad-hoc duties as and when required by the managing agents and client.
15. To ensure that all residents adhere to the Rules and Regulations.

Previous experience working in maintenance focused roles is essential and a background working in luxury residential buildings would be desirable.