Facilities Technician - Lisburn

Location Lisburn, County Antrim
Job type Permanent
Salary £24.000 - £29.000 per annum + Overtime Available
Published about 1 month ago
Start date ASAP
Contact Janete Teixeira
Job ref JT/FTD_1652788526

Job description

Facilities Technician



Our Client : A family owned directed company creating innovative window covering solutions for the window blind trade.

The Role : To provide an effective maintenance and repair service throughout the Company to minimise breakdowns and down time and maximise operating efficiencies.

Role responsibilities:

  • Carry out an intensive programme of planned preventive maintenance for all Company buildings and utilities.
  • Carry out routine maintenance on all Company facilities. A/C, air compressors, fire alarm, emergency lighting, order picker batteries, lights, power, heating, plumbing, joinery etc.
  • Full, accurate and timely completion of all maintenance logs, schedules, etc. to comply with Health and Safety legislation and Company, insurance and ISO requirements, etc.
  • Contact external contractors as required and accompany/assist them while on site.
  • Ensure there are adequate supplies of spares on site for commonly used parts or those with a long lead time.
  • Create & continuously update technical files for plant & equipment from liaison with suppliers, operator or own knowledge, etc.
  • Carry out daily, weekly and monthly health and safety checks and inspections and takes timely corrective action. Report problems and/or unsafe practices to relevant Supervisor and Health and Safety, together with any recommendations for improvements.
  • Carry out all minor mechanical & plumbing, joinery repairs in relation to buildings and utilities, planned and executed in such a way so as to minimise risk or inconvenience to others.
  • Carry out modifications to work benches and new equipment as required.
  • Follow up on action points agreed on the Health & Safety Improvement Log and by the Health and Safety Committee within the agreed timescales.
  • Ensure quality procedures relating to maintenance are followed e.g. Calibration of measuring equipment.
  • Minor troubleshooting & maintenance of office equipment if required.
  • Review processes, procedures, systems, paperwork, etc. in own area, and make suggestions for improvement.
  • Communicate process changes to relevant parties in order that relevant follow up may be carried out, e.g. training.
  • Ensure full and timely reporting of all major breakdowns, significant problems, repair requirements, delays or machine down time to relevant personnel.
  • Liaise with customers and suppliers as necessary to clarify technical details and overcome problems.
  • P.A.T testing.
  • Install electrical work.
  • Visit their Birmingham and Huddersfield sites for repairs and installation work on facilities and machinery.
  • Any other reasonable duties or project work which may be required by management from time to time.

Essential Criteria

  • Time served electrician, 17th to 18th edition
  • * Experience of working as a Facilities Technician, carrying out repairs to all building facilities
  • * P.A.T testing
  • * Minor plumbing
  • * Minor joinery
  • * Electrical Installations
  • * Analytical / problem solving skills
  • * Good common sense
  • * Ability to plan ahead
  • * Ability to work on own initiative
  • * Able to prioritise work and manage their own time
  • * Good literacy and numeracy skills
  • Essential Criteria
  • Relevant mechanical engineering qualification e.g. NVQ, ONC, OND, Engineering
  • Experience of inspections and testing
  • Good computer literacy
  • Knowledge of databases and MS Office packages

Working Hours:

  • Monday -Friday
  • 07.00-15.00

In Return

  • £24.000/£29.000 ( Depending on Experience )
  • Willing to be flexible in terms of working hours
  • Availability for overtime

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