Facilities Maintenance Technician – SUP00000001

Salary: £30,000

Location: Southport/ Hybrid

Facilities Maintenance Technician – (Southport)

Location: Southport/Hybrid

Salary – £30,000

Fletchers Solicitors Ltd have a fantastic opportunity to join our growing Team.

The overall purpose is to support the ‘Estate Manager’ with maintaining effective Facilities Maintenance Service Delivery at all offices across the North West in the FSG Estate. 

About Fletchers Solicitors:

Fletchers is a rapidly growing law firm specialising in personal injury and clinical negligence law. We are based in the North-West of the UK, with offices in Manchester, Liverpool, Leeds & Southport, although many of our colleagues work from home as Fletchers offers Hybrid working. We offer a great work life balance, fabulous benefits, apprenticeships, and internal progression, around 10% of colleagues are currently working on apprenticeships or training contracts – more than ever before – and we are continuing to grow our L&D offering. We have a great culture and people that will support you and your goals.

Fletchers Group is an inclusive employer with a diverse work force, which is why we welcome applications from all diversity groups and backgrounds. We’re committed to providing a culture and environment where everyone can thrive. Fletchers understand and celebrating that no colleague is the same. We’re proud of our work on the Disability Confident scheme, and we are signing up to other diversity standards to reflect our ethos.

Main Responsibilities for the role:

  • Deal with all proactive and reactive office maintenance issues at each office across the North West, to include basic repairs, decoration and associated general duties.
  • Complete all scheduled PPM/H&S office safety checks at each office (Electrical, Gas, Water, Lighting, Fire and Intruder Systems) and liaise with Estate Manager and Outsourced FM Partner to keep computer-based PPM logs updated and ensure all PPM check data records are up to date.
  • Deal with routine and preventative maintenance requests as scheduled in the maintenance calendar and logged via the Support helpdesk, keep the requestor updated as to progress and expected completion, and close off completed tickets.
  • Proactively maintain the appearance of all buildings leased or owned by the company suggesting improvements where necessary.
  • Liaison with external contractors (decorators, electricians, plumbers etc) to provide access and monitor them whilst on site where the job is too large/comprehensive/regulated to be dealt with in-house by the FM Technician.
  • Ad-hoc delivery of documents, files, office equipment and supplies between offices when required i.e. courier for urgent documents to court etc (Van available for daytime use).
  • Ad-hoc occasional driving duties for Management and Directors.
  • Management and administration of Physical File store and Office Basement for equipment and file retrieval and return upon request.
  • Assist Estate Manager and Director of Integration with Office Refurbishment projects and the relocation of staff between offices.
  • Responsible for building security, liaising with Security Companies and Key Holding duties.
  • Commute to Southport Office is essential.
  • Role will include deputising for the Estate Manager in their absence.

​The above list is not exhaustive of any other tasks, which may be required.

The ideal candidate will be:

  • Clean Driving Licence.
  • Knowledge of and experience in Building Maintenance: (Electrical, Gas, Water, Heating systems) and repairs, PPM’s and H&S issues.
  • Strong administrative and organisational skills, ideally gained in a similar role.
  • Excellent, effective communication and people skills with the ability to recognise and manage sensitive situations appropriately.
  • Ability to work independently and to prioritise and manage a workload which requires supporting the Estate Manager and Director of Integration with different needs at different times.
  • Ability to use a computer with Microsoft Office (specifically Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook) skills

We reserve the right to close this role before the date specified depending on the calibre and volume of candidates.

In return Fletchers can offer:

  • 35 hours working week
  • Bonus scheme (subject to targets being met)
  • 35 days holiday a year including bank holidays and Christmas Closure, you also have an option to purchase up to 3 extra days’ holiday per year, until you long service award the 3 days after your 5th, 7th, and 9th full year of employment
  • Pension scheme with tax-efficient salary sacrifice option
  • Life Assurance Policy
  • Medicash policy to cover some Dental, optical and other medical expenses
  • Company sick pay
  • Enhanced Maternity, Paternity and IVF schemes
  • Flexible, agile working environment with a positive work-life balance
  • Varied calendar of funded company social events (check out Fletchers Group on LinkedIn)
  • Monthly voucher awards

So much has happened in the last year at Fletchers:

  • We became Fletchers Group following several acquisitions – and have big plans for more growth.
  • We opened 2 new office locations in Leeds and Liverpool (alongside Southport and Manchester)
  • We launched the Fletchers Foundation charity to support injured people.

That’s just to name a few, check out our website for more:

https://www.fletcherssolicitors.co.uk/about-us

https://fletcherscareers.co.uk/vacancies/

  • Location: Southport/ Hybrid
  • Salary: £30,000
  • Department: Facilities
  • Closing Date: Fri, 31 May 2024
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