Job title: Facilities Team Member
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Industry: Property Management
Salary type: Annual
Salary: Negotiable
Location: Birmingham, UK
Job published: 26/03/2024
Job ID: 47155

Job Description

Our client are a market-leading business from within the student accommodation sector are looking for an experienced Building Technician to join their facilities team in Birmingham.


Working as part of a team, the successful applicant will be accountable for providing a well maintained, safe, secure, clean, compliant and effecient environment, delivering high quality planned and reactive maintenace.


Role responsibilities:

  • Undertaking general maintenance work within properties incl; window and door repairs, fire alarm activations & false alarms, reactive maintenance support, fault finding and rectifying, PPM planned inspections,  support with PPM activities, rectifying or reporting any remedial work and any Health & Safety related calls).
  • Responsible for getting to know and actively listening to the students, directing them to available support whenever it is needed.
  • Accountable for responsiveness and taking appropriate action on receipt of student feedback and any other maintenance requests from across the business.
  • Accountable for maintaining a safe environment for everyone, the completion and recording of basic monitoring and compliance where trained to do so.
  • Accountable for keeping a clean, tidy and well maintained environment.
  • Logging of maintenance issues and follow up accordingly.
  • Oversee specialist contractors/trades people onsite
  • Responding to call outs when acting as on call operative based on the rota
  • DBS check required
  • Driving License required - travelling between sites to deliver maintenance and upkeep across a group of sites. 


You will benefit by having technical capabilities:

  • Basic joinery skills
  • Basic plastering – repairing holes in walls etc..
  • Basic domestic plumbing skills
  • Complete like for like electrical changes including safety isolation
  • Knowledge of Health & Safety legislation



  • 37.5hours per week
  • Salary up to £24,750 + bonus schemes
  • Regular shifts working between 08:00 and 20:00 (Some weekend work will be required and the successful applicant will be on the on call rota but will be given an on call standby allowance)
  • 25 holidays + plus bank holidays  
  • Pension scheme – Basic + 1% employee contribution
  • Shared Parental Leave - 18 weeks full pay
  • Other benefits include, ShareSave, Bike to Work, Charity Match, amazing discounts and more!



If interested in this role please apply or get in touch with Paige for a chat on 0113 242 8055 or

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