Multi-Skilled Facilities Tradesperson

Job Type Customer Service
Location Milton Keynes - Blakelands 2
Additional Locations Milton Keynes - Magna Park
Partnership Level 10
Closing Date 17/10/2021
Vacancy Type Permanent
Salary £11.09 - £14.00
Salary Frequency Hourly
Hours of Work 42

Description

This role is known internally as Fabric Engineer.

We have opportunities at various locations:

Blakelands NDC, MK14 5BT

Northampton, NN4 7PN

Magna Park NDC, MK17 8EW

Magna Park 3, MK17 8FL

What’s the job about?

As an integrated part of the Campus Engineering Team, Fabric Engineers support both shift and technical teams by delivering in-house planned, reactive, remedial and improvement tasks. 

Building fabric maintenance and value-added change-work delivery are essential to the continually-developing automated environment across the campus; completing such work internally with talented Partners contributes to campus engineering business objectives.
 

What you’ll be doing:

Internal delivery of planned maintenance, reactive and remedial regimes, including exposure to project activity, reducing / eliminating external contractor dependence in a 24-hour environment where SLA is often business-critical. Ability and desire to learn new skills relating to campus asset maintenance and repairs, including inspection regimes, record-keeping, plumbing, sanitary systems, painting, external site maintenance, yard disciplines etc.

Achieving first-fix on building fabric, fixtures and equipment, supporting the Engineering Technician team, demonstrating the following skillsets: Action change-work in the branch within agreed hours. Understand and use the IT Systems to action and facilitate work. Maintain effective communication links with the Engineering Shift Managers. Resolve operational issues promptly, courteously and effectively.

What you’ll already have:

  • Strong vocational background with proven tradesperson / construction / engineering experience.

  • A comprehensive understanding of Health & Safety legislation in a commercial and industrial environment is expected.

What else you could bring:

  • Apprenticeship-served (CITB, CGLI or equivalent).

  • CSCS accreditation.

  • IPAF & PASMA, Working at Height trained.

  • First-Aid qualified.

  • IOSH / NEBOSH.

Additional information:

  • As a business we encourage flexible working. We have a number of different ways to work flexibly, so at your interview feel free to talk about what flexibility means to you. There are no guarantees, however, examples of how our Partners already work flexibly include part-time, job share, home working and compressed hours. Head office areas also support a blended working approach of office and home working.

  • We occasionally close vacancies early in the event we receive a high volume of applications. Therefore, we recommend you apply early ​

  • The application form consists of a CV upload, an online test followed by application questions. Please ensure you refresh the page each time you complete a task to ensure you complete everything that you need to in time.

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We positively celebrate Diversity & Inclusion in the John Lewis Partnership. Our aim is to become the UK’s most inclusive business - for our Partners and for our customers, reflecting and connecting with the diverse communities that we serve. We want people from all walks of life to feel valued for their individuality, thrive in our business and share a sense of belonging. To find out more about D&I in the John Lewis Partnership click here - https://www.jlpjobs.com/about/diversityandinclusion/

Attachment: Network Fabric Engineer - Job Outline.pdf 

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