Facilities Maintenance Assistant

Posted 27 October 2021
Salary£12 - £13 per hour
Job type Locum / Contract
Contact NameBeata Stasierowska

Job description

Paterson Recruitment are hiring for a Facilities Maintenance Assistant for our client in Abingdon. This is a contract role required on an ongoing basis and expected to run till at least spring 2022. This is an ideal role for a proactive individual who enjoys a ‘every day is different’ approach to work.

Job Purpose

As the Facilities Maintenance Assistant you will be part of a dynamic and supportive team within a variety of infrastructures. You will be assisting the team to ensure operations are compliant and uninterrupted in the warehouse, showroom and office buildings.

Facilities Maintenance Assistant

  • Perform and assist in general building and facilities services such as moving furniture, changing light bulbs, fix minor leaks, building shelves, fixtures and fittings alterations.

  • Assist Facilities Maintenance Technician in ‘two-man jobs’ e.g. observing and emergency support for working at heights, minor plumbing works, mounting whiteboards / pictures and similar light duties.

  • Logging incoming work requests and informing customers the timescales for work completion.

  • Request and collect information from contractors and their quotations for specific works required.

  • Liaising with contactors and showing them around site to ensure they understand job requirements.

  • Enter purchase requisitions to system and forward approved POs to suppliers.

  • Update access control system with staff changes and print / issue passes as required.

  • Update intranet with information. Assist with archiving e-information for the Building Services office.

  • Assist in building and facilities mandatory inspections and checks on premises, highlighting and following up any required actions.

  • Collect and forward information for environmental reporting including waste and hazardous materials.

  • Assist building services maintenance technician as required, including practical skills and manual handling.


Facilities Maintenance Assistant Essential Skills

  • Basic understanding on buildings and facilities functions such as plumbing and electrics
  • Proficient in Word and Excel
  • Good customer service skills
  • Strong communication skills both written and verbal
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Great time management


Salary: £12-£13 per hour, depending on experience

Hours: Monday-Friday 37.5 hours a week
            Hours are flexible, around 7:00am - 5:30pm

Location: Abingdon

Benefit: Flexible working hours


If you are interested in this opportunity, please apply directly, or call Beata on 01869 321322 for more information.


About Paterson Recruitment

Founded in 1972, Paterson Recruitment was established with a clear vision: to provide professional, friendly and reliable recruitment services for candidates. As a recruitment agency we pride ourselves on our dedicated and experienced consultant support. We offer many other benefits including: excellent rates of pay, flexible shifts, weekly pay, permanent opportunities and we offer a pension scheme.