Property Maintenance Engineer

  • Permanent
  • CB3 0AP
  • Salary: £28000 - £32000/annum


Property Maintenance Engineer required to join our busy Maintenance department on a permanent contract in the Cambridgeshire area. Our client has over 50 years experience in providing full maintenance support to the residential, commercial and student lettings sectors


You will be required to carry out all aspects of property maintenance, internally and externally, including the safe use of ladders, scaffolding and access equipment for working at height. You will carry out method and risk assessments to ensure safe working practices, in accordance with current Health & Safety Legislation and work safely to acceptable industry standards.

Other aspects (not exhaustive) of the role are:

To carry out all repairs to the fabric of the building, internally, externally and within the grounds of the properties
To carry out all repairs to furniture, white goods, fixtures, and fittings within the properties
To maintain a good van stock level of regularly used items
Carry out method and risk assessments to meet all current Health & Safety Legislation requirements, before, during and after work is completed
To arrange delivery/collection of materials from suppliers, in the most cost-effective manner
Erect and remove ‘To Let’ boards
Handling, planning, and preparing work in an efficient manner
Unblock foul water drainage systems, including unblocking sinks
Travel between locations in the most cost effective and timely manner
Ensure that all tools, equipment, and machinery are correctly maintained and serviced, and that they are kept in good and safe working order
Keeping the company van clean and tidy, making sure all equipment and materials are stowed safely
Communicating with Tenants to ensure they are kept fully informed of the work being carried out in or around their homes
Be available to work overtime, at busy times
Maintain the company van, making sure that it is legally and mechanically sound
Attend Health and Safety and other courses, to maintain a high level of training to enable work to be carried out safely, efficiently, and effectively
To keep accurate weekly timesheets, monthly property logs, monthly vehicle check sheets, monthly vehicle mileage sheets and job tickets.
Ensure completed paperwork is returned to The Maintenance Office in a timely fashion
To attend Department and Company meetings


You will ideally hold a City & Guilds or NVQ in one or more of the following: Plumbing, Heating, Electrical or Carpentry, and have gained a number of years’ experience in a similar sector. You will be enthusiastic, conscientious, and professional, as well as being able to work independently and as part of a team. You will have the ability to organise and prioritise your own workload. You must hold a full UK driving licence.

A company van will be supplied, which can be used for personal use

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