Vacancy for Building Maintenance Technician

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Location London EC2N
Contract Type Permanent - Employee
Working Days Monday - Friday
Working Times Between 06.00am and 6.00pm
Shift Pattern Days
Working Hours per Week 40 hours
Pay Rate £16.40 per hour
Job Reference OP/47474

We have an exciting opportunity for a Building Maintenance Technician to join our team working on a key contract in central London.

You will be required to carry out general maintenance and statutory compliance checks and will be electrically qualified and have plumbing and fabric maintenance skills, ideally with experience working in a similar environment.

The role is a site-based role, so you must be of smart appearance as you will be client facing. You must have a good understand of both spoken and written English.

Early starts and late finishes may be required as part of this role to allow for disruptive works to be completed with minimal disruption to the client  

Experience of working with a CAFM system is essential as all work is managed via a CAFM based solution

H&S experience is also essential as you will be required to manage sub-contractors  


Main Duties:

Planning, inspecting, and carrying out repairs or preventative maintenance as required and responding to breakdowns in a timely fashion.

Carrying out statutory inspection of assets including Emergency Lighting, Water Temperature checks, Fire Door inspection and repairs, Plumbing repairs, Lighting checks and other minor reactive works.

Being an ambassador for the customer; dealing professionally with complaints and queries

Supervising engineer sub-contractors upon attending site.

Carrying out minor building fabric repairs

Ensuring all work is carried out in accordance with agreed specifications and in line with Health & Safety legislation.

Upkeeping of site documentation


To be successful in the role, you will need:

Must be IT literate to a good standard using Microsoft Word, Excel etc

NVQ 2 or relevant higher-level qualification in a building discipline

Legionella control qualification would be desirable

Experience in a comparable role undertaking basic plumbing, carpentry, redecoration tasks and carrying out statutory ppm inspections with a good understanding of Health & Safety working practices

Understanding of planned preventative maintenance regimes

Experience of completing risk assessments and method statements; along with issuing permit to work for hard service tasks

Experience using BMS system.

Knowledge of maintenance schedules and SFG 20 would be desirable

Ability to record work accurately on work sheets and computer-based systems

Must hold a full UK driving license as use of company vehicle may be required 

What will you get in return?

  • A pension scheme- to save for the future - eligibility rules apply
  • Access to high street discounts
  • Access to low interest loans
  • Recognition scheme ‘OCS Stars’- monetary rewards given to top performers
  • Training and Development- apprenticeships, e-learning, English as a Second Language and our award nominated ‘Impact’ Programme
  • Long Service Awards
  • Cycle to work scheme- discounted bicycles
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Programme- 24-7 Wellbeing Support

Why join OCS Group Ltd?

OCS prides itself as a company with strong family values and we are passionate about hiring people who demonstrate the same.

We take CARE of you; We act SAFELY and responsibly; We are TRUSTWORTHY; We work as EXPERTS. If you share these Values, we want you to be part of our team.

OCS have a well-respected brand and our colleagues are empowered to be the best version of themselves.  We offer job stability and are committed to developing our colleagues by offering more than just a job.  We are a financially stable business who continues to be privately owned since its inception in 1900.

We reward those who demonstrate our values and since the launch of our OCS Star recognition scheme we have rewarded nearly 1,500 colleagues with monetary vouchers, certificates, and public recognition within the business.

We invest and support the growth of our people and are currently sponsoring over 310 colleagues who are enrolled in a variety of apprenticeship programmes, ranging from Level 3 qualifications in customer service to degree programmes in Leadership. If you want to develop you career, OCS is a great choice.

OCS offers the family feel of smaller organisations although large enough to offer so many opportunities.  We recognise your efforts and contribution and show our appreciation through a variety of reward schemes which in turn results in our colleagues staying with OCS.  Our business is the family you can choose, and our people stay for the friendships, opportunities, and career fulfilment we offer.