Salary: £42,650

37 Hours Per Week and Full Time

Location: Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE4 7SA

Summary of main purpose of role:

To monitor and manage the day to day building maintenance operations of the College estate, including all aspects of remedial repairs, planned preventative maintenance and statutory and legislative maintenance.

To manage minor capital building fabric projects and provide professional and technical advice and assistance.

Key Responsibilities:

In this role you will be responsible for overseeing the building maintenance team to ensure the estate remains fit for purpose. You’ll collaborate with the wider M&E maintenance team, helpdesk and academic staff, oversee contractors, schedule PPMs and help to maintain the asset register. Occasionally you’ll also get hands-on with the building maintenance.

Water Hygiene Management – The post holder will form part of the Water Safety Group and will assist the mechanical engineering manager in the delivery of an effective water management scheme,

To work alongside the Mechanical Engineering Manager and Electrical Engineering Manager on all aspects of maintenance and minor capital works.

Identify and prioritise any backlog maintenance and prepare budget costs and timeframes to inform the development of the annual estates business plan.

Act as project manager on minor building fabrics capital projects and / or support the college technical managers working on capital projects. This includes defining the project brief, monitoring, reviewing and co-ordinating project design, work on site and programme and, when required, selecting and appointment of consultants. You will also be required to enforce the terms of the contract, processing payments and validating invoices for payment and ensuring that projects meet the needs of the business within agreed timeframes.

Manage and appoint contractors, issuing site inductions, permits to work and verifying RAMs.

Be part of the Estates Emergency Evacuation Team.

To carry out financial management of all delegated areas of budgetary responsibility in line with established Estates procedures. Provide effective reporting to the Head of Estates with regard to the status of equipment and infrastructure and associated costs and risk to business continuity.

As part of the Estates management team, to be responsible for and contribute to the provision of a customer first ethos within all areas of operational activities and ensure that effective relationships are maintained with internal and external clients.

Support the Head of Estates in the implementation of operational plans, corporative objectives, the accommodation strategy and College developments to achieve full compliance. Identifying and reporting on backlog maintenance issues.

Provide professional and technical advice and guidance on electrical engineering matters including the interpretation and implementation of existing and new legislation, regulation and codes of practices etc.

Plan and manage the implementation of property maintenance in line with appropriate best practice.

Maintain asset lists for new buildings and planned maintenance schedules, using these to obtain costs for service contracts.

Ensure compliance with UK legislation.

To monitor and allocate maintenance calls via the College Helpdesk

Work in conjunction with colleagues to introduce best practice and savings to the College in reduction of energy costs and to provide professional guidance to evaluate and enable and energy plan including the use of a BMS for monitoring and reporting.

Standard Responsibilities for all positions in NCG:

Participate in any staff review/performance management processes involving the identifying and meeting of training needs for self and others.

Take appropriate responsibility to ensure the health and safety of self and others.

Pursue the achievement and integration of equal opportunities throughout all activities.

Undertake any other tasks and responsibilities appropriate to the level of this post.

Comply with all NCG policies and procedures.

NCG is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share and promote this commitment.

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