General Building Operative
We're committed to creating better places for everyone. We take pride in making a difference, but also in being the difference: for the communities we serve, whatever the challenge, whatever the weather. By designing and consulting, building and maintaining, managing and investing in our country's services and infrastructures we create better places to live, work and travel.
As one of us, you can really be you because your individuality is an asset. You're surrounded by a team of people who want you to grow and embrace new challenges. People who care about your job satisfaction as well as your wellbeing. There'll be experiences as original as you are, in a career that can feel like many rolled into one. You'll be stretched but always supported. To bring out the better in you. To shine as a better team player or self-starter. To help you commit to better each day, delivering whatever steps it takes, great or small, to create better places for everyone.
We believe that we are what we do.
It's more than just wanting to do better.
At Amey we're proud to be the better
What is the purpose of this role?
The purpose of this role is to carry out a range of daily facilities duties which facilitate the smooth running of the premises, providing support for a safe and efficient operation whilst ensuring all customer requirements are met. To undertake duties relating to the operation of buildings and surrounding grounds in line with key SLA and KPI's, ensuring minimal disruption to the daily activities of establishment users on the Highways England Total facilities management contract. The role reports to a Team Leader .
What will the role involve?
- Liaison with key stakeholders in order to programme support tasks efficiently and effectivelyEnsure premises are opened and secured with agreed proceduresProvide first line response to reactive eventsCoordination of access for 3rd partiesEnsure premises are maintained in a safe and secure mannerPorterage and logistic support services as required - ordering, distribution and storage of materialsMail distributionGeneral security services, including management of CCTV and alarm systemsFurniture re-organisationHelpdesk logging and closing down jobsBuilding and ground maintenanceUndertake Statuary Inspections including but not limited to emergency lighting (Inspections), fire alarms (inspections & reset of equipment) and legionella cleaning of showerheads on a regular basis & recording water temperaturesReact to and execute immediately any general repairs and maintenance duties as required or requested to undertakeUndertake cleaning duties as and when required and in accordance with health and safety and cleaning best practiceResponsibility for preparation of paperwork, timesheets, overtime where requiredUndertake reception service duties as required where no permanent reception role exists on site.Set and unset intruder alarm systems in building where required at start and end of building opening hours
What are we looking for?
- Experience of building maintenance, handyman security or janitorial dutiesGood understanding of health and safety requirements within a building environmentHave a proactive approach to maintenance and building management
- Good customer relationship skills demonstrable by experience
- Keyboard skills and basic computer literacy A team player but able to work under own initiative and able to escalate matters out of own limitationsGood communications skillsA desire to develop and undertake training as and when required.Customer focusedPresentable and approachable, with a 'can-do' attitude.
What makes this role unique?