Facilities Assistant

  • £8.65 per hour
  • Posted: 15/09/2017
  • Coventry CV4 5RT Coventry
  • Job Ref: 394103948
  • Temporary

Job Details

Facilities Assistant




Job Purpose

The Facilities Assistant will be required to work as part of a team responsible for the delivery of core office and building services at our building in Coventry. This involves the setting up of onsite venue and meeting room facilities including audio/visual equipment and furniture layouts and to act as a first point of contact for advice on security and general maintenance requests.

The role holder is also responsible for acting as a co-ordinator in the event of an emergency evacuation of the building and in the preparation of post and courier collections.

Driving license and the ability to work shifts is essential.

Key Achievements & Responsibilities

' Frank all external mail in preparation for collection and to sort all incoming post.

' Arrange for all courier collections. To arrange for all archive material to be collected and transported to off-site storage and to arrange for the delivery of all stationery around the building.

' Carry out any routine/planned maintenance requirements and to also carry out planned health and safety checks of the building.

' Assist in any routine office relocations with particular involvement in the moving of office furniture and contents.

' Distribute parcels and other deliveries and assist with other general porterage duties.

' Be an 'out of hours' emergency call out if necessary to attend site following the activation of any of the onsite security systems.

Experience Required

Previous experience in a similar post is desirable as is a good understanding of the various building and office services included as part of the FM provision.

Able to demonstrate excellent levels of customer service.

o Successful candidates should be a good team player, flexible and capable of working on their own

o A level head and excellent timekeeping, team working and reliability are essential.

o Good understanding of security procedures and when called upon the ability to confidently deal with any emergency situation.

o Awareness of health and safety and environmental issues that may impact on the general running of the building.

o A formal Health and Safety qualification (IOSH or NEBOSH) is desirable.

o A practical and logical approach towards resolving matters with previous experience of general maintenance duties.

o Ability to 'think on your feet' and act as the first point of contact on a wide range of issues involved in the running of the building.