Facility Technician

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Facility Technician

Posted 06 February 2024
Salary Negotiable
Job type Permanent
Discipline Professional Services
Contact NamePaul Chamberlain

Job description

Order Ref: 36233

Position Title: Facility Technician

Duration: Contract

Location: Basildon, Essex

  • Our Client is seeking a Facility Technician on a fixed term basis for 12 months at our Engineering Centre in Basildon, Essex.


  • Preparation, installation, connection, service, maintenance, calibration of equipment in accordance with given procedures
  • Works with & updates service and maintenance schedules
  • Controls and regulates the facilities to ensure the optimal operating state
  • Procures the equipment and consumables needed in the relevant area of responsibility
  • DIY (Plumbing, Painting, Decorating, Joinery) for all communal spaces
  • Operation of Facilities plant and equipment and interrogation of site building management systems
  • Routine testing on a variety of life safety systems including fire alarm systems among others
  • Supporting key projects, office refurbishments, moves and external ground repairs
  • Installation of cables including communication and data
  • Building fabric maintenance, fixtures and fittings repair mechanical services repair
  • Respond to call-out system for emergencies, security and alarm-related call-outs
  • Troubleshooting equipment breakdowns and reporting accordingly providing resulting recommendations
  • Water management procedure



  • Experienced in facility maintenance
  • Experienced in building HVAC and associated systems maintenance
  • Independent, target-oriented way of working and a high level of initiative
  • Experience with minor build works
  • Minor electrical works and plumbing experience

Knowledge of:

  • Electrical engineering and control systems
  • Compressed and flammable gases and associated systems
  • Working experience of health & safety management processes
  • Awareness of L8 Legionellosis
  • Painting and decorating experience
  • Full, clean and valid UK driving license


  • Qualifications relating to electrical installations (17th Edition)
  • Qualifications relating to electrical installations (18th Edition)
  • Experienced in facility maintenance within an automotive or related technical environment
  • Fork lift Truck License
  • Mobile Working Elevated Platform