40 hours per week
High end brand new luxury apartment block in Kensington is in urgent need of a super maintenance all rounder to take control of daily mechanical and engineering operations of the property. We need someone with strong all round building maintenance experience.
Our client requires a very hands on Engineering Team Leader who is to be employed to carry out some of the planned and reactive maintenance works as well as oversee the daily engineering operations and facilities management contractors.
The Team Leader will be expected to manage two site engineers who cover 7 days per week. The Team Leader will generally work Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm but some flexibility is needed from time to time depending on planned works and in the event of any reactive issues. You will be reporting to the General Manager and be responsible for delivering a rolling programme of repairs and maintenance for the Building.
Duties will include ensuring that residents, visitors, staff and contractors are protected from health and safety hazards, undertaking electrical repairs and routine maintenance checks of all M&E equipment and machinery, also check all lights including emergency lights throughout the communal areas and car parks.
You must have at least 2 years experience working in a high end customer service establishment, the following would also be strongly desirable: Electrical engineering qualification and NEBOSH. You should be able to manage own time and multi task effectively and be very hands on in not only overseeing works but undertaking maintenance work.
The ideal candidate will have a proactive and flexible approach, experience with 4/5* hotels or apartment blocks, excellent all rounder with practical general maintenance knowledge across the spectrum of electrical, mechanical & engineering covering everything from heating, to hot water, air conditioning, passenger lifts, water tanks, pumps and swimming pool plant and equipment.
Must have good initiative, the ability to form positive working relationships, a courteous and professional attitude in stressful situations, and very good IT skills with the knowledge of using modern technology BMS systems.
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