Responsive Repairs Technical Officer

Posted 08 December 2023
Salary £30 per hour via an umbrella company
LocationEast Midlands
Job type Temporary
Discipline Property Management & Construction Recruitment
Contact NameCharlotte Dexter

Job description

We are currently working in partnership with a Housing Association based in the Midlands, who are recruiting for a Responsive Repairs Technical Officer on a temporary three-month contract. The position is due to start in January 2024, with the rate of pay being £30 per hour via an umbrella company.

The ideal candidate will have trade construction knowledge (plumbing, carpentry and electrical), social housing experience and hold a full UK Driving License.

Duties will include (but are not limited to):

  • Liaise with team leaders to improve productivity and communication within the plumbing/carpentry and electrical trade areas

  • Support existing repairs team leaders by managing workloads referred back from in-house operatives

  • Act as the first point of contact for trade referrals

  • Deal with jobs and identify skills gaps and reviewing trade templates

  • Identify skill gaps and training needs, creating a training and skills matrix

  • Shadow and grow senior trade operatives and help to develop and grow these roles

  • Attend site visits

Skills, knowledge and expertise required:

  • Experience of working with responsive repairs and planned works

  • Dealing with schedule of rates

  • Knowledge and experience on how to deliver tool box talks and team talks

  • Being able to deliver under CDM

  • Experience in conflict handling

Working hours:

  • 37 hours per week

  • Monday to Friday, 8am to 4pm

Please note that you require recent experience to apply for this role.

James Andrews is acting as an employment agency and business in relation to this role.

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