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Technical Officer (Building Maintenance)

Type: Temporary
Location: Northern Ireland
Salary: tbc

Purpose of Job:

Technical Officers involved in Maintenance Inspections will be required to ensure that maintenance repairs to Housing Executive homes are carried out to exacting cost, quality and time standards in accordance with the terms of contracts.

Main Duties:

To carry out inspections of properties to a set timetable in order to authorise the Housing Executive’s Contractors to carry out necessary maintenance work

To conduct inspections to properties, again to a set timetable, in order that works done are of an acceptable standard and that payment for such work can be authorised.

Officers will be required to meet with tenants, external agencies and/or tenants’ representatives to advise them on maintenance issues/policies and their responsibilities for the maintenance of some items in their homes or to provide information on the progress of works their homes or the timeframes for such works to be done.

To draw deficiencies in the delivery of an effective maintenance service to the attention of the Contractor in the first instance in order that remedial action can be taken

To draw the above deficiencies to the attention of the District Maintenance Manager, if not resolved

To liaise with other Housing Executive staff, particularly those involved in allocation of homes, to ensure that houses vacated on changes of tenancy have necessary works done so that they can be re-let as soon as possible To carry out PLIC walks/inspections, prepare associated reports and liaise with contractors and other Housing Executive staff to ensure cases are managed efficiently with a view to a swift resolution.

To deputise for the District Maintenance Manager in his/her absence


To be eligible for consideration you must meet at least one of the following criteria:

  • A degree in Building Studies (or equivalent) with 1 year relevant experience.
  • BTEC Higher Diploma in Building Studies (or equivalent) with 2 years relevant experience
  • A minimum of 4 years relevant experience.

Relevant experience will be considered as working on the design, improvement or maintenance of domestic properties.

  • You must also hold a full UK drivers licence

Please email your CV in Microsoft word format to Aoife McVeigh by clicking on the link.

Applicants must ensure their CV is accurate and up to date. The CV should include your full employment history inclusive of dates, all academic achievements and full personal contact details.

Please note only applicants that match this criteria can be considered for the role.

Apple Recruitment Services is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. Apple Recruitment Services is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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