Facilities, Estates & Buildings Maintenance Supervisor – School

  • Job Reference: AWDO-P5554
  • Date Posted: 22 June 2020
  • Recruiter: AWD online
  • Location: Dorton, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Construction & Trades, Property
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: CV Response Team

Job Description

Facilities, Estates & Buildings Maintenance Supervisor who has a multi-trade background (painting, carpentry, plumbing, electrical etc.) with good team supervisory and IT skills is required for a well-established School in Dorton, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire.

 

SALARY: Competitive        

BENEFITS: 38 Days Paid Annual Leave (including 8 Bank Holidays), Pension Scheme, Free School Meals and Refreshments on School and INSET Days, Discount on School Fees.

LOCATION: Dorton, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire

JOB TYPE: Full-Time, Permanent

WORKING HOURS: 40 Hours per Week (52 Weeks per Year)

 

APPLICATION PROCESS: Once you’ve applied, we will email over some extra details regarding the application process that you will need to complete as soon as possible. Please keep an eye out for our email.

 

PLEASE NOTE: Candidates will need a full Drivers Licence

 

JOB OVERVIEW

Fancy a new challenge? Bored of the daily grind or feeling under-valued? Then look no further, as this School may be the place for you.

If you have a trade / maintenance background, a pro-active can-do attitude and take pride in your work, we are looking for someone just like you to take on the Facilities, Estates & Buildings Maintenance Supervisor role.

Using your accomplished practical talents and organisational skills, as the Facilities, Estates & Buildings Maintenance Supervisor, you will have day to day responsibility for the maintenance and upkeep of the school’s buildings, grounds, plant and machinery.

GUARANTEED - no two day’s will be the same! From Grade 1 listed buildings to modern innovative architecture; whether you are creating and prioritising work schedules, meeting contractors, fixing and painting or assisting in the daily operations of the school, you will be an integral part of an evolving team valued for your practical abilities, supervisory skills, flexibility and commitment in assisting the School to be the best it can be.

Still interested and intrigued by this new challenge? All the School asks, in addition to you being a dedicated and approachable person, is that you have sound numeracy, literacy and IT skills, experience in general facilities maintenance, an eye for detail and a keen sense of humour. Why not come and join this friendly school and be part of the family of dedicated staff that cares for each and every pupil and each and every staff member…what have you got to lose?

 

THE SCHOOL

The School is an established co-educational Preparatory School for around 280 children aged 3 - 13+ set in a beautiful Jacobean mansion with its own thirty-acre estate in the heart of the Buckinghamshire countryside just twenty minutes from Oxford, Thame and Aylesbury.

The School has expanded significantly over the last fifteen years and invested heavily in its infrastructure and support systems. We aim to give every child the firmest possible grounding in the core academic subjects, within a small caring family community where children both know each other and all of the staff.

 

DUTIES

Your duties and responsibilities as the Facilities, Estates & Buildings Maintenance Supervisor:

  • Oversee the maintenance email system, prioritising, scheduling and delegating jobs to the team
  • Liaise with the Facilities and Estates Manger on upcoming events and activities which require action from the Maintenance Team
  • Liaise with Grounds Team and third party contractors when required
  • Assist with swimming pool maintenance
  • Assist with general Health and Safety monitoring and control
  • Maintain good site security such as unlocking and locking of the School
  • Carry out minor repairs to doors, locks and other equipment
  • Carry out minor plumbing and electrical repairs, including replacing lamps and fluorescent tubes
  • Painting and decorating as required
  • Ordering materials required for repairs, maintenance and cleaning
  • General care taking

 

CANDIDATE REQUIREMENTS

As the Facilities, Estates & Buildings Maintenance Supervisor you will have the following attributes, skills and experience:

  • Trade background with excellent general handyperson skills
  • Previous experience supervising a team
  • Ability to work at heights
  • Good IT skills (Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
  • High level of numeracy, accuracy and an eye for detail
  • Excellent written, oral, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Full driving licence

 

The School reserve the right to close this process earlier once they have received a sufficient number of suitable applicants.

The School is committed to the protections and safety of its children and the successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced DBS check. They welcome applications regardless of age, gender, ethnicity or religion.

 

HOW TO APPLY

APPLICATION PROCESS: Once we’ve reviewed your CV, we will email over some extra details regarding the application process that you will need to complete as soon as possible. Please keep an eye out for our email.

CV’s of Job Applicants meeting this requirement may also be submitted to our Client for consideration. By submitting your job application to us you are hereby giving us your express consent to submit your details to our Client for this purpose.

JOB REF: AWDO-P5554

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