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Housing Maintenance Officer

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Posted: 22/01/2016
Reference: 736418
Job Type: Permanent
Location: Taunton, Somerset, England (map)
Salary: £25000 - £29000
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Housing Maintenance Officer

Covering multiple sites around Taunton, exeter and Ilchester.

I am looking for a housing maintenance officer to join a leading supplier of services to the Ministry of Defence. You will be responsible for properties in a designated area making sure that service delivery is carried out within the contract.


  • Ensure voids are regularly inspected and report any issues in accordance with the established procedure.
  • Report faults found and make safe.
  • Deal with residual post.
  • Ensure voids lawn cuts are completed.
  • Ensure security by locking premises.
  • Carry out monthly gas, water and electricity meter readings.
  • Manage the delivery of moving appointments.
  • Carry out any minor tasks required in voids using stock items e.g. replacing bulbs, bath plugs and chains etc. to make sure property meets required standard.
  • Undertake inspections covering the annual review of asbestos containing materials in line with asbestos management place.
  • Carry out road and paved area inspections and report defects.
  • Carry out work in progress inspections.
  • Ensure that all inspections and surveys carried out are entered onto centralised database.
  • Carry out environmental audits.
  • Interact with building occupants and deal with complaints.

Carry out any other duties as required in relation to property management.

Personal Specification

  • Experience in social housing / housing officer
  • Understanding of key building trades
  • Familiar with undertaking condition surveys.
  • Good IT skills.
  • Good knowledge of health & safety ideally holding a relevant qualification.

This would be an ideal role for someone who has worked as a housing officer or someone who has worked as maintenance engineer with a good understanding of all aspects of building maintenance.

If you think this could be the ideal role for you then APPLY NOW.

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