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Multi-Skilled Maintenance Operative

Semi-Skilled Maintenance Operative

   

Multi-Skilled Maintenance Operative

Full-time permanent post, based in Edinburgh

Starting salary £21,557 (Band C)

Applications are invited for a full time Multi-Skilled Maintenance Operative to join the estates management department at the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh.  Some of the specific responsibilities of the role include:

  • Provision of first line troubleshooting service and diagnosis of faults for all maintenance activities especially mechanical plant and equipment
  • General day to day care and maintenance of all mechanical plant and equipment inspecting and checking systems operating correctly and efficiently on an ongoing basis
  • Knowledge of building services systems generally including but not limited to: mechanical, electrical, security, fire prevention, lifts etc
  • Provision of general handyperson duties on a multi-skilled basis as required

Some aspects of the work will be strenuous and an ability to work at heights is also required.  You will be expected to be able to work outside in inclement weather, as well as from mobile platforms etc.  You will be required to participate in the maintenance team out of hours on-call roster which may require weekend working.

Applicants should ideally have experience working in building maintenance, particularly working and operating building services plant and equipment – mechanical and other. You should have a good understanding of health and safety guidelines, policies and procedures. In addition applicants should possess a suitable formal maintenance/construction related qualification (industry recognised) or equivalent experience with a preference given to mechanical or plumbing services.

A full job description and person specification which outlines all of the key responsibilities as well as the essential and desirable criteria can be downloaded from this page.

Applications should be made by application form and should be sent along with a completed equal opportunities form to recruitment@rbge.org.uk no later than 5pm on Monday, 27 October 2014.

If you have not heard from us within 2 weeks of the closing date, please assume that your application has not been shortlisted.

No recruitment agencies please.

Semi-Skilled Maintenance Operative

Full-time permanent post, based in Edinburgh

Starting salary £16,544 (Band B)

Applications are invited for a full time Semi-Skilled Maintenance Operative to join the Estates Management Department at the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh.  Some of the specific responsibilities of the role include:

  • Provision of first line troubleshooting service and diagnosis of faults where competent to do so for all maintenance activities
  • Provision of general handyperson duties on a semi-skilled basis as required
  • Carry out routine testing regimes for various building systems as required – e.g. fire alarms/emergency lighting etc
  • Escort and where appropriate assist external service providers operatives on site

Some aspects of the work will be strenuous and an ability to work at heights is also required.  You will be expected to be able to work outside in inclement weather, as well as from mobile platforms etc..  You may also be required to participate in the security team out of hours on-call roster which may require weekend working.

You should ideally have some knowledge and understanding of health and safety procedures, and be able to communicate effectively with a wide range of people at all levels as the post will require interaction with staff, contractors and members of the public.

A full job description and person specification which outlines all of the key responsibilities as well as the essential and desirable criteria can be downloaded from this page.

Applications should be made by application form and should be sent along with a completed equal opportunities form to recruitment@rbge.org.uk no later than 4pm on Friday, 24 October 2014.

If you have not heard from us within 2 weeks of the closing date, please assume that your application has not been shortlisted.

No recruitment agencies please.

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The Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh is a charity (registration number SC007983)