Building Services Technician - Teddington

Lamb Personnel
01 Dec 2016
05 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
Building Services Technician required for prestigious Hotel and Conference Centre in Teddington, Middlesex to undertake common planned preventive maintenance and reactive maintenance tasks.

The main duties will be:

to undertake common planned preventive maintenance and reactive maintenance tasks to the building services and fabric ( HVAC systems, plumbing and drainage, electrical and mechanical works, pool plant operation, chemical dosage systems and general maintenance)
Provide general assistance to all departments when required, this position is part of the building services team but offers assistance flexibly across the business on all maintenance and general decoration duties, including painting, renovating and cleaning as required
Inspect, test and maintain electrical and mechanical plant, equipment and systems; be able to identify common faults, i.e. excessive noise, bearing wear and overheating, taking appropriate action when possible to repair / replace make safe defective equipment and inform the Building Services Manager of any engineering plant or equipment showing deterioration
Ensure up to date knowledge of and compliance with IEE regulations as standard; attend training as required to maintain this
As and when required (if suitable license/ insurance age requirements) drive vehicles to collect materials / spares etc. from suppliers off site or provide further assistance moving equipment around the site
Ensure adequate stocks of replacement parts are held on site
Enforce Health & Safety requirements as detailed in the Employment Manual and contingency manual e.g. fire, ambulance emergency etc. and take on responsibility as part of the Emergency response team in the event of an emergency
Work with System Administrator and update and operate the computer aided facilities management system - CAFM Explorer
Undertake control of systems and plans using the Building Management System (BMS)
Participate in call out rota providing evening, weekend and holiday cover as required to work outside contracted hours, meeting the business requirements, in advance agreement with the Building Services Manager and with the Head of Facilities and Engineering

Essential skills and experience:

Minimum Level 2 Electrical Qualification with 17th Edition or equivalent
Experience in building services within a Hotel & Leisure environment
Demonstrate a hands on approach with good technical skills
Experience in the maintenance of electrical distribution systems and installations
Understanding of Water Hygiene
Good knowledge and able to use BMS
Good knowledge of mechanical and electrical systems and equipment to include:

Fire Alarms, Power Distribution systems, AHU, FCU, Pumps, Heating/cooling systems and equipment, Water Softeners, Lighting systems and their controls

General DIY skills
Excellent communication skills
Acts with integrity
Good standard of oral and written presentation
Time management and attention to detail
Ability to prioritise work and multi-task under pressure
Flexible and adaptable
Computer literacy (Word, PowerPoint, Excel - basic level)

Desirable skills and experience:

Level 3 Electrical Qualification or equivalent
Pool Plant Operators Qualification
Knowledge of Swimming Pool operating systems