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Building Maintenance Manager


Job Description:

Building Maintenance Manager needed in Wandsworth £30ph PAYE - Reference:6693

  • To manage a team of Building Maintenance Inspectors and provide a broad range of technical support to an Area Housing Team over routine and non routine maintenance matters.
  • To support other departments, Tenant Management Organisations/ Housing Co-operatives as necessary.
  • Manages contractors and budgets, ensuring the delivery of best value at all times.
  • Provides technical expertise on disrepair claims.
  • Ensures a safe working environment for staff, contractors and members of the public where technical issues are identified.
  • Upholds and maintains client polices and procedues at all times
  • Responsible to the Area Housing Manager for the management and supervision of a team of up to three Building Maintenance Inspectors and a Technical Trainee.
  • Acts as a technical resource to the Area Housing Team on all non-routine issues for the Area Housing Team, allocating work and monitoring performance as necessary.
  • Ensures that vacant properties are pre- and post- inspected, orders issued and completed efficiently, all relevant safety certificates are present and correct, including a current Energy Performance Certificate compliant with current regulations for either sale or re-let.
  • Ensures that all up to date technical data, e.g. room sizes, construction details etc are collected, collated and input into the computer system.
  • Certifies invoices for payment in accordance with procedure
  • Inputs into the technical aspects of Fire Risk Assessments.
  • Identifies significant risks and hazards and advises on matters of fire safety to minimise any possible dangers.
  • Identifies structural defects, regularly monitors and makes recommendations, updates interested parties as necessary.   


This is a full time role on a temporary contract basis.


If you are interested in the role please apply on our website with your CV, alternatively you can email your CV to [email protected] quoting the reference number.


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