Area Building Services Technician

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  • Location: Finchley Memorial Hospital

  • Reports to: Regional Facilities Manager

General Information

The post holder will be responsible for the provision of a day-to-day general maintenance service, which includes the carrying out of routine PPM tasks, reactive maintenance and to monitor the delivery of contracted services. This is a key post and forms an integral part of Bellrock’s approach to delivering a prompt and reactive service to the building users.

The post holder will liaise closely with the Regional Facilities Manager in order to priorities day-to-day tasks and duties.

Qualifications & Experience

  • City and Guilds in a hard services related discipline preferred.
  • Experience of health and safety, risk assessment, contractor management and issuing permits, industry qualification desirable.
    2 to 3 years experience working in a maintenance environment.
  • Must be numerate and IT literate for the purpose of communications and recording of information.
  • Must be physically able to fulfil all designated duties.
  • Must be self-motivated, pro-active and require minimal supervision.
  • Full, clean driving licence – vehicle for company use only supplied.
  • DBS check and will be carried out at appointment.

Health & Safety

Will be expected to observe fully the Health & Safety requirements of the role.


Will be expected to take part in a training programme as laid out by the Company.

Conduct and Appearance

Will be required to wear the company uniform whilst on shift with an identity badge clearly visible.  Will be expected to observe all the site’s procedures and to be polite and courteous at all times to staff, patients, contractors and other building users.

Duties & Responsibilities

The following duties form part of the job role, however the person appointed is expected to be flexible in their approach and to carry out any duties required by the Regional Facilities Manager as long as they do not exceed their level of competence.

  • Daily check of interior and exterior condition of the premises, the plant room and lift installations ensuring defects are reported and graffiti are removed.
  • To carry out, where qualified, or assist M&E technicians with the PPM tasks.
  • To carry out, where qualified, or assist M&E technicians with remedial work.
  • Record utility services meter readings.
  • To monitor temperature of the building on a daily basis, check water temperatures at draw-off points and adjust boiler settings/room settings as required.
  • Carry out weekly tests on fire alarms.
  • Liaise with Facilities Manager/Helpdesk/Specialist Sub-contractor to attend breakdowns to specialist plant and equipment.
  • Liaise with sub-contractors for compliance with permit to work system ensuring risk assessments, Health & Safety and quality of completed works.
  • Provide a reactive service to carryout minor maintenance items i.e. minor repairs, replacement of light bulbs, unblocking of taps/toilets, inspection lubrication and minor adjustments to pumps air handling units and fans, door and frame repairs, door closer repair and replacement, suspended ceiling repairs, door furniture repairs, glazing repairs, signage repairs, ladder and step-ladder inspection for H&S, minor plastering repairs, decorating repairs, lock repair replacement.
  • Making good and touching up; minor repairs.
  • Clean designated facility areas.
  • General external litter collection and grounds maintenance.
  • Any ad-hoc tasks as requested by the Facilities manager.

Personal Skills

  • Ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team.
  • Ability to work constructively with a wide range of professional staff at all levels.
  • Ability to think creatively, positively and present ideas clearly and persuasively.
  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Desire to provide an excellent maintenance service and commitments to delivering an environment conducive to high quality healthcare.
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