Maintenance Assistant – 4 week+ temporary post – Hackney

We are looking for someone short term to lead in a number of maintenance tasks at our client’s site in Hackney.  Initially for 4 weeks but there is a strong possibility this will be extended.

The individual would need to have a basic understanding of electrics, plumbing, carpentry, painting and decorating, carry out first-line diagnostic maintenance checks, conduct low level repairs & handyman jobs and assist the site Residence Manager and/or Specialist Contractors when required.

It is important to note that the person needs to be happy to move furniture – so would not suit someone with back problems!  The person needs to be happy to undertake a variety of tasks and have a friendly team spirit.

Plumbing:  unblocking sinks/removing taps/ washer replacements/ TVR repairs/replace                       showerheads

Carpentry:  Replacing doors/handles/furniture repairs/adjusting doors/drawers

General:  Minor tiling repairs/stocking flats with cleaning materials etc/replacing mattresses &                 Fridges/ Putting up noticeboards/ cleaning grounds and hedges

Compliance: Checking site documentation is up to date/emergency light testing/ weekly fire alarm tests/fire doors checking

Salary circa £15 per hour.  Immediate start if possible!