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  • Job reference: RMS0195491

Facilities Technical Assistant

  • Sector: Trades & Services
  • Location: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 11/06/2018
  • Duration: permanent
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The Role:
Role and Responsibilities:
This is a critical Facilities role, the FTA will act as the 'eyes & ears' of the Facilities team, spotting and highlighting problems before they become an issue and pro-actively raising and completing work orders.

Purpose of the Role
*To provide day to day support for the Facilities Department: Maintenance and the Health, Safety & Environment functions. Indicative tasks are set out below, these may vary from time to time according to work load and departmental / business needs.
*Although infrequent, this role will require some emergency call out cover and out of hours contractor support.
*Site core hours are 07:00 hrs to 19:00 hrs; the role is for a basic 37.5 hrs per week with the expectation that the FTA would normally be on site from 07:30 to 16:00 hrs with an allowance of 1-hour for lunch.

Provide basic building repair and maintenance including:
*Painting & decorating
*Plumbing / mechanical support
*Planned maintenance checks of plant and equipment
*Day to day management of work order system (MOPs
*With suitable training; support the site needs for forklift operations and mobile tower/scaffold erection and certification.
*General portering;
*Parcel deliveries & distribution,
*Meeting rooms & events set up
*Furniture & office moves and basic furniture assembly
*Preparation of Hazardous and WEEE waste collection, including documentation and transfer notes.
*Oversee and keep tidy service compound and waste storage areas
*Conduct daily, weekly and monthly maintenance checks
*Provide reception lunch cover as required
*Day to day management of contractors in line with HSE policies and procedures
*Responsible for specified small works on site including: Planning, quoting, obtaining POs and working to budget and timetable (<£2K)

HSE / Compliance
*Comply with and lead by example on company and site health, safety and environmental policies and procedures.
*Day to day management of contractors in line with SCR's policy and guidelines
*Act as an "Authorised Person" for 'permit to work' and Lock Out Tag Out controls.
*Maintain all training and HSE reporting requirements in line with personal objectives

The Company:
A global oilfield services and technology business

Essential Skills / Qualifications:

*Must be physically fit and able to perform manual handling tasks for all aspects of furniture and equipment moves using suitable aides.
*A minimum of 3-years of experience in a technical trade or trade support role, the successful applicant will have excellent practical (trade) skills to at least an advanced DIY level.
*The role requires a high degree of independent action, must be self-motivated and must have excellent interpersonal skills.
*Fluent and Literate in (UK) English.
*PC literate; basic working knowledge of Outlook, Word and Excel.
*Able to demonstrate sound judgement
*Able to analyse workload to develop personal goals, plan and organise their own work. Develop priorities based on business need.
*Able to objectively monitor and assess themselves, others and the Facilities department for opportunities to improve performance.
*Strong ethics in dealings with all customers; internal as well as suppliers and contractors
*Pro-active personal commitmen

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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