Temporary Building Maintenance Officer – Housing

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Temporary Building Maintenance Officer - Housing
Contract / Temporary

Wrexham RQ632136

Posted: 22nd July 2022 14:05
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  • Pay Rate:

    £14.63 per hour PAYE

  • Hours per Week:

    36 Monday – Friday, normal working hours

  • This opening assignment is for 1 month

  • Wrexham,

    LL13 7TU

What's involved with this role:

Temporary Building Maintenance Officer - Housing

Reference no:  Wrexham RQ632136

A Building Maintenance Officer is required to provide building maintenance services for all non-housing property including reactive, legislative, planned and cyclical maintenance.

To provide advice and support to the Design team on maintenance of new build, refurbishment and improvement schemes.

To ensure that the Council’s non-housing property portfolio meets the requirements of service occupiers and all statutory regulations.

To be personally aware of and adhere to systems and processes to ensure compliance with relevant Building Maintenance legislation.

Duties to include:-

  • To be part of a team providing a professional building surveying service to all client departments and to advise external groups/agencies where appropriate
  • To act as a point of contact for all unplanned and emergency works (in and out of office hours), as directed
  • To be involved in the procurement and organisation of planned and reactive maintenance and refurbishment works (including design, detailing and specification writing)
  • To provide technical assistance and guidance on all building maintenance related issues to clients and officers of the council, (at times this will involve acting as Duty Officer for the Business Services Team and will involve providing cover in and out of office hours)
  • To receive, record, monitor and act upon all technical queries, complaints and job requests in respect of the specified service area
  • To deliver dilapidation and condition surveys in connection with building maintenance and building services installations and provide technical recommendations and budget estimates for subsequent services required
  • To maintain an informed awareness of new developments and products and changes in relevant policies, regulations and legislation and their likely immediate or future impact
  • To ensure compliance with and enforcement of the Council’s Standing Orders, Financial Regulations and Health and Safety procedures in all aspects of work within the specified service area
  • To prepare tender documentation, feasibility studies, estimates, cost plans, contract documentation and undertake the certification of payments to Contractors required to deliver the Councils building maintenance related capital and planned maintenance programme
  • To be responsible for the planning and co-ordination of planned maintenance and new installations in all non-housing property
  • To contribute towards a positive and effective working relationship between the building maintenance team and all other departments, external agencies, statutory undertakers, contractors and consultants
  • To liaise with external organisations which use the Council’s building maintenance expertise


Key responsibilities:

“Role Requirements” – to give yourself the maximum chance of success please try and ensure your CV addresses the following essential criteria:



  • HNC in a building related subject


Knowledge and Experience

  • Considerable experience of the built environment
  • A high level of supervisory skills
  • IT skills at user level (Word processing, spreadsheets and databases)
  • Knowledge of construction related statutory procedures
  • Experience of developing and maintaining effective working relationships
  • Ability to travel generally across the County Borough and occasionally to other locations in the UK to carry out work (e.g. /visit clients or work sites attend meetings)
  • Understanding of the importance of Welsh Language and Culture
  • A high level of numeracy and literacy skills and be capable of preparing a wide range of basic reports and technical specifications
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to use IT systems such as word processing, spreadsheets and databases
  • Knowledge and experience of all construction related statutory procedures, (e.g. Health and Safety, DDA, legionella, asbestos, building regulations, CDM etc.)
  • Knowledge and understanding of Health & Safety legislation and statutory procedures.


NB: Please feel free to apply to us direct via [email protected] by quoting the job reference and job title exactly. SEE DETAILS AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS AD.

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Please quote the Job Title & Vacancy Reference No. in your application, or we will be unable to match your CV to the role being applied for.

Other “Essential Requirements” – Please check to ensure that your CV addresses the following items:

  1. Our clients are generally seeking applicants who are reasonably local, so on that basis we would ideally like you to supply us with your address (or at least your post code) and a telephone number so that we can reach you during working hours.
  2. Your recent UK working experience going back at least 5 years, or full employment history if you have been working for fewer years than this.
  3. Your availability to work either immediately, or at short notice.
  4. Unless the DBS requirement stated above is for a Basic Disclosure, your DBS must be either through us or be accompanied by a subscription to the DBS updating service.
  5. Please refer to the Role Requirements section above - your CV must address the requirements listed.


Other preferable/desirable details to include on your CV, if applicable:

  1. Any local authority/public sector experience
  2. Any relevant qualifications held or being studied for.


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Job Ref: Wrexham RQ632136
Temporary Building Maintenance Officer - Housing
Client Category: Local Authority

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Temporary Building Maintenance Officer - Housing
Client Category: Local Authority

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