Maintenance Technician - Part Time - Student Accommodation (VS288/10)



£12 - £12/hour

Job Location
- United Kingdom -- England -- East Midlands -- Leicestershire -- Leicester

Job Type

Monday, October 11, 2021


Maintenance Technician – Part Time - Student Accommodation

Salary: £12.00 Per Hour

Location: Leicester

Hours: 24 Hours Per Week, 8 hours per day working Monday, Wednesday & Friday

Our client is a national provider of purpose built student accommodation in England.  They focus on providing their students with more than ‘just; their accommodation, providing the safety, security and social aspect of University life. Now looking to recruit a Part Time Maintenance Technician to work at their accommodation in Leicester

The role of a Maintenance Operative is to manage the maintenance and repair requirements within the building, ensuring a first class residential and customer experience.

The role is part time on a permanent basis, requiring general maintenance to include routine inspections of equipment and performing any basic repairs or preventative maintenance when required. Previous experience in maintenance is essential, you should be highly skilled with various hand and power tools and be able to read blueprints and repair instructions. The successful applicant will have a background in building maintenance with good all-round DIY and manual skills and be ready for work from day one.


  • Conduct routine inspections of premises and equipment, maintain a clean site, ensure security is maintained (locks, doors and windows all secure and maintained)
  • Performing proactive preventative maintenance
  • Maintaining up to date records
  • Handling basic reactive repairs and maintenance i.e fixtures, fittings and equipment (generalist maintenance i.e. lighting, flood, broken glazing, ad hoc maintenance when required)
  • Overseeing contractors when professional repairs are necessary
  • Diagnosing mechanical issues and correcting them
  • Repairing machines, equipment, or structures, as necessary.
  • Regular fire alarm testing and emergency lighting systems, PAT testing
  • Maintain building in accordance with legislation and ANUK Accreditation Scheme requirements.
  • Maintain building in accordance with necessary legislation, HMO compliance
  • Any other maintenance duties as may be required by the Accommodation Manager


  • Proven maintenance experience and qualifications where necessary
  • Proactive and able to work on own initiative
  • Skilled in the use of hand and power tools
  • Ability to take apart machines, equipment, or devices to remove and repair defective parts
  • Ability to check blueprints and instruction manuals as necessary
  • Experience with precision measuring instruments or electronic testing devices (PAT Testing)
  • Experience performing routine maintenance
  • Strong organisation and follow up skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Professional presentation and attitude
  • Reliable with strong time management skills
  • General knowledge of health and safety at work procedures will be advantageous

In the first instance please apply by forwarding your CV

Please contact Vicky at our Manchester office

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Vicky Semanda