Technical Officer required by the NIHE to work on a temporary contract in Ballymena
Your new company
The services of Hays have been retained by our client, the Northern Ireland Housing Executive (NIHE) to recruit a Technical Officer to work out of their office in Ballymena. This organisation has more than 85,000 properties and employs 3,000 members of staff throughout NI.
Your new role
Working within the existing team you will 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.
The main duties of the role will include:
Carry out inspections of properties to a set timetable in order to authorise Contractors to carry out necessary maintenance work;
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;
Meet with tenants, external agencies and/or tenants' representatives to advise them on maintenance issues and their responsibilities for the maintenance of some items in their homes or to provide information on the progress of works or the timeframes for such works to be done;
Bring deficiencies in the delivery of an effective maintenance service to the attention of the Contractor in order that remedial action can be taken.
What you'll need to succeed
To be considered for this position, you should possess:
A degree in Building Studies (or equivalent) with 1 year relevant experience, or;
BTEC Higher Diploma in Building Studies (or equivalent) with 2 years relevant experience, or;
A minimum of 4 years relevant experience.
Relevant experience will be considered as working on the design, improvement or maintenance of domestic properties.
What you'll get in return
You will get the opportunity to work for a large Housing Body on an ongoing temporary contract. This position offers an immediate start with weekly payment via BACS transfer with all business mileage expenses being reimbursed. The role allows for an excellent work-life balance with the working hours amounting to 37 per week along with an annual holiday entitlement of 33 days, inclusive of stats.
What you need to do now
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