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    Facilities & Property Management

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  • Salary:

    £31,598 - 34,598 per year

  • Contact:

    Ruby Skinner

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  • Published:

    5 months ago

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Position: Handyman / Maintenance Operative

Type: Permanent

Salary: £21,598 + £3,000 annual bonus

Location: Bristol BS10 5NE

Hours: 38.5 per week (days and nights 4 on 4 off, 07:00 – 19:00 / 19:00 – 07:00)

Our client who are a world leading FM company are looking for a handy man / maintenance operative to work on their public sector contract based in Bristol. This role as a handyman is working full time on a permanent basis with the opportunity to progress within a successful company.

The role:

  • Reporting to the Shift Lead / M&E Supervisor
  • Undertake maintenance technical duties that are within training and competence, both as planned and reactive work.
  • To order materials and services as required and update records
  • Carry out emergency light testing, replacement of light bulbs and chokes / ballasts unit, maintenance of air conditioning / fan coil units etc.
  • To oversee specialist sub-contractors
  • To cover for other technicians as necessary in various buildings
  • To participate in the on call manager’s rota and work to the demands of the business
  • The shift pattern for this maintenance operative role is working an average of 38.5 hours per week on a 4 on 4 off shift pattern, days and nights, 07:00 – 19:00 / 19:00 – 07:00.


  • CAFM experience would be desirable
  • Must have experience of building services/maintenance and to have worked in an estates/facilities function ideally in a healthcare setting
  • Desirable to have knowledge of Legionella and maintaining Thermostatic Mixing Valves (TMV’s)
  • Strong customer service and communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Able to work on own initiative as well as within a team with a proactive, flexible, can-do attitude

If this opportunity as a handyman may be of interest to you but you have any questions, feel free to get in touch with Ruby Skinner – Ruby.Skinner@buildrec.com

This role may be suitable for someone who is a maintenance operative, handy person, handyman, handywomen, crafts person, maintenance engineer, care taker. 

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