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Repairs Administrator

Repairs Administrator

  • Location

    Wandsworth

  • Sector:

    Housing Maintenance Trades

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £19k - 20k per year

  • Contact:

    Holly Lewis

  • Contact email:

    holly.lewis@buildrec.com

  • Contact phone:

    020 3176 4790

  • Job ref:

    HL_114566

  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-07-18

Repairs Administrator – 6-month fixed term contract

Location: Wandsworth

Salary: £20K

Hours: 9:00am 17:00pm, Monday - Friday with 1-hour lunch

My client is looking for a repairs administrator to join their team based in South West London. The role is working within a small team for repairs and maintenance in the social housing sector and ensuring the delivery of excellent customer service to tenants at all times. You will ideally have a knowledge of the sector including a knowledge of trades such as plumbing, plastering, carpentry and electrical works as well as strong administration skills.

Duties And Responsibilities

  • Ensuring the smooth running of operative’s diaries to attend repairs/maintenance works based on priority workload.
  • Ensuring tenants are kept up to date on works being carried out and informed of appointments accurately.
  • Administration and data entry.
  • Call handling.
  • Utilising all aspects of Outlook.
  • Maintaining records and recording information on our clients in house data base.
  • Good knowledge of microsoft programmes - in particular Excel.
  • Running reports on open jobs, closed jobs and follow up jobs for operatives.
  • Basic invoicing procedures.


You will be trained on the client’s internal system but will ideally have a basic understanding of repairs/maintenance systems. You will ideally be a strong administrator, fully computer literate and be able to work within set time frames against set deadlines. Repairs and maintenance experience is highly advantageous alongside planning/scheduling experience however similar administration experience will be considered.

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