COVID-19

Maintenance Technician

Full Time

Avant Homes

Maintenance Technician Chesterfield

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Here at Avant Homes, we look to constantly challenge the status quo in our relentless pursuit of new, better and different ways to be amazing!

We are looking for people who share our passion and want to stand out from the crowd, take pride in what we do and be part of an energetic, values-driven and diverse team.

Avant Homes are a HBF Five Star Rated housebuilder operating in Scotland, the North East of England, Yorkshire and the Midlands, with seven regional offices employing over 700 people.

We have ambitious growth plans and the commitment to achieve them. Our mission is to become the housebuilder of choice in the North by making aspirational homes attainable.

Due to continued success and future business growth, we have an exciting opportunity for a Maintenance Technician to join our team covering the Derbyshire, South Yorkshire and North Nottinghamshire patch.  

The Role

Are you organised, multiskilled in property maintenance and building trades? Do you possess excellent customer service skills? Do you want to be a part of a friendly, driven team? If yes, look no further your next career could be with us!

We are currently recruiting for a full time, motivated and enthusiastic Maintenance Technician to join our Customer Services team in our Central region. The role will involve visiting customers’ homes across the region; therefore, a full driving licence is essential.

As our multi skilled Maintenance Technician, you carry out inspections and maintenance work to the highest standards in Avant Homes customers’ homes within the divisional area.

Your responsibilities will also include the following:

  • Attend all customer appointments on time and ensure any materials required are sourced prior to the appointment.
  • Ensure that all remedial work is completed properly, efficiently, cleanly and with appropriate consideration for the customer.
  • Effectively communicate with customers with regards to the outcome of any inspections or maintenance work completed and answer any questions.
  • Common works include paving flags, filling and painting due to shrinkage, bathroom sealant and replacing cracked tiles.
  • Joinery work include removal/ Installation of vanity units, changing bath panels, hanging external/ internal doors, fitting kitchen units and installing skirting boards.
  • Log completed maintenance works on the tablet and report back where follow up works are required, ensuring full description and photographs are provided.
  • Ensure that Health and Safety is followed, and site regulations are adhered to.
  • Advise the company as to recurring causes of defects

Essential Skills

Who are we looking for?

To be successful as our Maintenance Technician, you will have extensive knowledge and broad skills the maintenance field and successful candidates may have previously worked for a repairs contractor, housebuilder or local authority carrying out trades and maintenance.

We are looking for a multi skilled technician who can undertake all aspects of property maintenance such as joinery, painting and tiling. You will have the ability to remain calm and collected when faced with difficult customers, and situations, so a high level of personal integrity and respect for others is essential.

You will also need to possess:

  • A full UK driving licence
  • Good communication skills
  • Good Product Knowledge
  • Knowledge of Customer Service requirements.
  • An awareness of codes of practice that impact on Construction matters e.g. NHBC, Building Regs etc
  • Flexibility on working hours

The successful candidate may be required to work additional paid time to attend out of hours appointments, if requested by our customers. This may include evenings and weekends.

About Company

What will you get in return?

  • Discretionary bonus
  • Company Van
  • Buy, sell and accrual holiday scheme
  • Private Health care
  • Company Pension
  • Life Assurance
  • Other Benefits including our exclusive Avant discount platform

If this sounds like you, dare to be different, join us and be a part of Avant’s future success!

*As this role requires entry to customers’ homes, a basic level DBS (Disclosure Barring Service) check will be required if successful as a condition of employment*

Essential Requirements

Who are we looking for?

To be successful as our Maintenance Technician, you will have extensive knowledge and broad skills the maintenance field and successful candidates may have previously worked for a repairs contractor, housebuilder or local authority carrying out trades and maintenance.

We are looking for a multi skilled technician who can undertake all aspects of property maintenance such as joinery, painting and tiling. You will have the ability to remain calm and collected when faced with difficult customers, and situations, so a high level of personal integrity and respect for others is essential.

You will also need to possess:

  • A full UK driving licence
  • Good communication skills
  • Good Product Knowledge
  • Knowledge of Customer Service requirements.
  • An awareness of codes of practice that impact on Construction matters e.g. NHBC, Building Regs etc
  • Flexibility on working hours

The successful candidate may be required to work additional paid time to attend out of hours appointments, if requested by our customers. This may include evenings and weekends.

COVID-19 Maintenance Technician Chesterfield

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