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Multi Skilled Technician - Gas Safe Plumber - job post

Up to £42,000 a year - Full-time
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  • Up to £42,000 a year

Job type

  • Full-time

Shift and schedule

  • Monday to Friday



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  • Company pension
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Employee discount
  • Life insurance
  • Paid volunteer time
  • Referral programme
  • Store discount

Full job description

UPP are the UK’s leading provider of on-campus residential and academic accommodation, with over 35,000 beds and making a home for over 400,000 students from across the world.

A successful university campus is about so much more than buildings. It’s about the environment, the atmosphere, and the people; creating that sense of home that will help students feel safe, secure, and help them thrive. At UPP, we understand just how important this is and that’s why at each of the universities we partner with we have a dedicated onsite team offering a range of facilities management services designed to support the safety of the building and ensure students enjoy a high quality of life throughout their stay.

Here at UPP Ltd we have an opportunity for a Multi-Skilled Technician - Gas Safe Plumber to carry out servicing and general maintenance activities across our Nottingham site. Within this role you will be undertaking servicing and preventative maintenance to domestic sized boilers across our Nottingham Trent University portfolio which consists of 12 individual locations across the city. You will also be carrying out breakdown repairs to our boilers and heating systems, Domestic Hot & Cold-Water systems and carry out a range of other general plumbing repairs to keep our sites operational.

This role is a full-time permanent position covering 37.5hrs per week. Working hours are carried out between Monday to Friday, 7.5 hrs per day. There is potential on call work outside of core hours.

The salary for this role is up to £42,000 per annum dependant on experience and qualifications.

Key responsibilities include:

· Carry out reactive maintenance in accordance with the Service Level Agreement and provide front line response for all plumbing and mechanical work.

· Undertake all work in a safe working environment, assessing all Health and Safety issues before work commences and report any hazards or safety issues to the relevant Manager.

· Carry out PPM in accordance with the schedule & liaise with specialist sub-contractors.

· Maintain accurate records of breakdowns and maintenance repairs, including records for statutory compliance.

· Take the lead in stock management for the plumbing section (ordering, storage, distribution) ensuring appropriate parts are held and available to meet SLA timescales for repair.

· Assist team colleagues in other trades as and when required including cross-trade skills sharing and with statutory testing for the accommodation.

We are looking for you to have time served as a Gas Registered engineer and hold in-date ACS Gas qualifications in order to carry out work on domestic boilers, gas fired water heaters and unvented systems (CCN1, CENWAT, CDGA1, CPA1 & HWSS(G3).

You will have a good understanding of the operational procedures and safe working practices of building services and systems as well as good understanding of health and safety, with the ability to always work in a safe manner.

You will be a holder of a clean current UK driving licence as this is an essential requirement for this role.

You will also be prepared to work (with notice) additional hours when the needed, especially during the main student arrival and departure weekends (approx. 2 weekends per year)

As part of this role, you will be working in student accommodation and will be expected to be considerate and polite to our service users ensuring a high level of customer care and carry out work to a high standard.

What we offer In return, we are offering a fun and interesting environment to work in with a competitive salary and a great benefits package which includes 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, life insurance, pension, training, two paid volunteering days each year, cycle to work scheme, store discounts, as well as discounts from a variety of top retailers, restaurants gyms and more.

Our people are at the heart of how we operate.

We welcome all applications and recognise the value of having a diverse and inclusive culture, which reflects the communities we work with and has a positive impact on our people, our student residents, and our university partners, for the benefit of all.

Innovation, Sustainability, Community, Partnership and Respect are our core values. These outline what is important to our business and our people.

We are a team with energy, pace and passion; if that sounds like you, apply today.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: Up to £42,000.00 per year


  • Company pension
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Employee discount
  • Life insurance
  • Referral programme
  • Store discount

Application question(s):

  • What is your current salary?
  • What is your current notice period/availability to start?
  • Do you have a current UK driving licence?
  • Are you a qualified Gas Safe Engineer?

Work authorisation:

  • United Kingdom (required)

Work Location: In person

Reference ID: R4724

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