Maintenance Apprentice – Haringey

Facilities Maintenance Operative


Apply by: 18 September 2017

Start date: 25 September 2017

Salary: £170 - £180 p/week


This is a great opportunity to work alongside experienced multi-skilled tradespersons.

This is a great opportunity to work alongside experienced multi-skilled tradespersons. The successful candidates will undertake a Maintenance Apprenticeship, with supervision, learn and carry out building fabric and basic general electrical/mechanical maintenance tasks within the building trades throughout premises. This is a great opportunity to learn in a hands-on way, whilst gaining a professional qualification.

Main Duties:

  • To assist and observe staff receiving and processing maintenance orders.
  • Understand and demonstrate the safe use of hand tools, power tools and so on.
  • Carry out repairs under supervision to the building fabric, electrical and mechanical systems.
  • Understand and maintain building fabric items.
  • Understand and maintain plant, safety systems and equipment.
  • To report any repairs as requested
  • Understand and demonstrate the importance of health & safety in the workplace (working at heights, lone working etc.)
  • Demonstrate and implement energy, environment and sustainable practises within the built environment.
  • Understand and demonstrate the principles of Planned Preventative Maintenance.
  • Record and report information accurately, internally and externally.
  • To liaise with other staff and attend meetings if required.
  • Any other duties commensurate with the grade and responsibilities of the post.

Desired skills

  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing
  • Ability to create effective working relationships
  • Ability to comply with policies and procedures
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

Personal qualities

  • Flexible attitude
  • Enthusiastic ability to perform under pressure
  • Aptitude and ability to problem solve
  • Commitment to quality and excellence

Qualifications required

Functional Skills Maths and English at Level 1.

Working week

  • 4 days on site, 1 day in college