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About the role
In this role you will plan, prepare and carry out plumbing and mechanical maintenance work across the full range of University buildings and sites. You will also prioritise and complete work allocated to you by your Supervisor. You will diagnose problems and apply your knowledge to develop solutions and put in corrective measures ensuring a first time fix. Where additional resources are required or extraordinary materials are needed, these will be directed back to a supervisor through your hand held device. You will investigate and devise solutions to a range of problems to facilitate an effective reactive maintenance service.

You will be responsible for your own health and safety while working and that of your colleagues, the public, staff and students. Adhering to and advise others relating to relevant policies and procedures, whilst ensuring core requirements such as health and safety regulations are fully met.
 
In return for your hard work, we offer a working environment that is committed to inclusivity, through promoting equality and valuing diversity. We offer a competitive salary package with excellent pension scheme and other benefits which include:

• Comprehensive salary package
• 38 days holiday
• Working 35 hours per week (Monday to Friday)
• Mandatory Rostered Overtime
• Pension
• Discounted gym membership
• Childcare voucher schemes
• Staff Uniform Supplied
• Progressive employer
• Job Share
• Ongoing job training and development
• An online portal that offers a range of Lifestyle benefits and discounts (Further information regarding our extensive range of staff benefits is available here.
• Located close to Leicester city centre, our award winning campus benefits from a wide range of cafes, a fully equipped sports centre and nursery facilities.

About you
To join us you will need a minimum of City and Guilds level 2 (or equivalent NVQ) in Plumbing combined with significant experience of working within the mechanical services industry. You should have excellent working knowledge and a good understanding of the Health and Safety practices associated with mechanical/building services. Being a strong communicator, self-motivated and being highly organised are essential skills to being successful in this role along with the ability to work on your own and as part of a team.
 
We look forward to receiving your application.
Additional information
Informal enquiries are welcome and should be made to the Reactive Maintenance Manager on ckg5@le.ac.uk
 
We anticipate that interviews will take place within 3 weeks of the closing date.
 
Leicester is a leading University committed to international excellence, world-changing research and high quality, inspirational teaching. Located in the heart of the UK, you will have the opportunity to progress your career in a supportive and varied environment that values hard work and recognises individual achievement.