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Maintenance Assistant

  • £20,600 to £22,254 per annum
  • Canterbury, Kent
  • University of Kent
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Maintenance and Technical Services

Location: Canterbury

Salary: £20,600 to £22,254 per annum

Grade: Grade 4

Post Type: Full Time

Contract Type: Permanent

Release Date: Wednesday 13 October 2021

Closing Date: 23.59 hours GMT on Wednesday 03 November 2021 (unless otherwise stated)

Interview Date: To be confirmed

Reference: EST-054-21

We are looking for a Maintenance Assistant who can use their technical knowledge and expertise to keep the University’s buildings in good working condition to ensure the safety of our staff, students and visitors. The successful post holder will carry out planned preventative maintenance (PPM), as well as a broad range of reactive tasks and minor installations of a variety of electrical works.

The successful post holder will be working independently and autonomously on the majority of assigned jobs, with occasional collaborative working.

To be successful in this role you will have:

A full current UK driving licence

Proven experience of undertaking electrical repairs and basic installations in a maintenance environment

NVQ 2 or City and Guilds in relevant trade or equivalent skills obtained through practical work experience

Working knowledge of health and safety procedures in relation to building and maintenance tasks

The ability to remain effective and efficient under pressure, including maintaining professional communication

General basic IT skills

Further details:

Please note that we prioritise applications from current University of Kent redeployees. We will let you know if this post is to be filled by a redeployee as, in this instance, your application will unfortunately not be taken forward

Applications must be made via the University’s online application system; CVs or details sent directly to the department or via email cannot be considered.

The University of Kent values diversity and promotes equality at all levels

Due to the current COVID-19 outbreak, interviews may take place remotely

From 1 January 2021, non-British and non-Irish nationals who do not already hold a UK immigration status will be required to obtain a visa in order to be able to work in the UK. A new points-based system will be implemented which will treat EEA and non-EEA citizens equally. For further information please visit the UK Visas & Immigration website.

  • Advertiser: Direct Employer
  • Posted on: 21/01/2022 09:24
  • Reference: EST-054-21