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Painter and Decorator/ Handyman

Job Title: Painter and Decorator/ Handyman
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: West London, London
Salary: £22000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 00002550
Contact Name: Mark Allen
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 28, 2015 17:03

Job Description

Our client manages a luxury residential scheme in West London and is currently seeking a Painter & Decorator/Handyman to join the team.

Shift pattern will be working Monday to Friday, 08.00am - 17.00pm

Duties will include;
- To be responsible for maintaining the security of the premises and its contents
- To clean light fittings and to test lighting systems weekly replacing where necessary minor parts such as tubes, bulbs, fuses starters and diffusers, in accordance with safe working practices.
- To arrange to clear blockages, remove foreign matter from sinks, toilets, drains, kitchen grease traps etc. and clean up spillages as required.
- To ensure that gullies, drains etc. are kept free from debris and that the grounds are litter free.
- To be responsible for ensuring clear and safe pedestrian access to the development particularly in adverse weather conditions (e.g. clearing snow, gritting etc.)
- To dispose of waste materials in a safe, hygienic manner ensuring that it is available for collection as required.
- To undertake porterage tasks as required including setting up and clearing away furniture.
- To undertake handypersons duties as directed by the Estate Manage/Facilities Manager as outlined below:
Painting and Decorating - as required
Joinery - First line maintenance of fixtures and fittings, examples: tightening screws on window hinges, maintenance on door handles, minor repairs as a temporary measure after break-ins, vandalism etc.
Plumbing- un-blocking sinks, traps and waste pipes. Adjustment and re-washering of taps.
Internal Glazing - Remedial action after break-ins, for example boarding up of broken windows.

- To control the provision and replenish toiletry items, including requisition, storage and distribution of such items.
- To monitor stock levels of consumable items such as grit, toiletries, light, bulbs/tubes and arrange to replenish supplies in accordance with current procedures.
- To maintain appropriate records including intruder alarm logbook, repair orders, and heating system records book, carry out meter readings
- To report emergencies in the case of faults with electric and water supply to the Estate Manager/ Facilities Manager, or where not immediately available technical services or regular contractors, and report minor faults on site to the Estate Manager.
- To attend to, where necessary, personnel visiting the site such as contractors.
- To organise and undertake on a pre-planned basis the stripping, resealing and polishing of floors, washing of walls and cleaning of furniture (internal and external)
- To clean the internal face of external windows and other internal glass within the limitations of safe working practice.
- To comply with the requirements of Health and Safety, other relevant legislation and College policies and carry out weekly fire alarm tests, and assist with evacuation procedures.
- To carry out any other reasonable duties within the overall function of the job.

We are seeking candidates who have got a Painting and Decorating qualification - either NVQ or City & Guilds

Candidates must be able to provide two excellent references and be willing to undertake full vetting checks