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Technician

Company: WM Housing Group    Location: Coventry CV1
WM Housing Group is one of the largest and most successful housing groups in the Midlands providing around 30,000 homes with a turnover of £140 million per year. We want everything we do to help achieve our vision of Creating places where people are proud to live and work and to put our customers and employees at the very heart of this delivery.

We have an exciting new opportunity for a Technician, who will be responsible for the provision of technical expertise on matters relating to construction and maintenance problems to all property assets of Whitefriars Housing.

To succeed in the role you will possess a Degree or a minimum of a HND/HNC qualification in Construction or the Built Environment. You will have extensive, in-depth knowledge of building fabrics and structures. You will also have good general knowledge of building maintenance including surveying, estimating and budgetary controls is essential. In addition you will have a sound knowledge and understanding of building regulations and appropriate Health & Safety legislation.

If this sounds like you and you actively seeking to encourage personal development and positive change we would like to hear from you.

You will be required to maintain the housing stock to meet Whitefriars obligations as a landlord and Whitefriars policy standards for all repairs and minor improvement work. You will also ensure that inspection requests are promptly dealt with in terms of technical repair requirements, and the customers reasonable rights and expectations within Whitefriars policy and approved budgets. The role also involves condition surveys to determine property defects and investigating customer complaints and managing recommendations for remedial repair. This could involve costing, tendering and monitoring work to ensure a quality repair is carried out to the customers satisfaction.

This post is subject to a Basic DBS check (Disclosure and Barring Service).

Previous applicants need not apply.

Closing Date: Sunday 25th February 2018

Interview Date: Thursday 8th March 2018