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Building Services Compliance Assistant

Estates & Capital Developments

Location:  Aston University Main Campus
Salary:  £21,630 to £23,715 per annum
Grade:  Grade 05
Contract Type:  Continuing
Basis:  Full Time
Closing Date:  23.59 hours BST on Sunday 14 August 2022
Interview Date:  Thursday 01 September 2022
Reference:  R220449
Release Date:  Wednesday 13 July 2022

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a self-motivated person with an attention to detail to join a busy Maintenance & Engineering Team within the Estates and Capital Developments department at Aston University. 

Reporting to the M&E Team Supervisor the successful candidate will carry out compliance inspections of life safety systems and minor repair works at the Aston University Birmingham City Centre campus and Recreation Centre in Walsall. This includes the periodic inspection/ testing of emergency lighting, fire alarms, water temperatures, fire doors, replacing lamps in light fittings, responding to drainage blockages etc.

Applicants must have good written and spoken English skills. Accuracy, attention to detail and high level of organisation are a prerequisite. A strong customer service focus is essential, along with the ability to work as part of a team and communicate effectively with a wide range of internal contacts at various levels. 

Full in-house training will be provided to fulfil the duties of this role, however it is essential for candidates to have a fair understanding of electrical systems and to have an analytical thought process.

 For an informal discussions please contact;

  • Paul Johnson, M&E Team Supervisor, 0121 204 4450 or 07736093314
  • Steve Horton, Maintenance Officer, 07825592586

Anonymous shortlisting will be carried out for this role as part of Aston University’s commitment to equality and diversity and ensuring a fair and consistent approach to recruitment. Personal details that are included on application forms, including the candidate’s name and address will not be disclosed to the shortlisting panel. We kindly ask that candidates do not send CVs or cover letters as these will not be considered.

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Aston University is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.  It promotes equality and diversity in all aspects of its work. We are committed to the principles of the Athena SWAN Charter, recognised by a silver award, and we are a Disability Confident Employer Level 2. We strive to have robust inclusivity strategies in place, including race and sexual orientation, to encourage colleagues to have the confidence and freedom to be themselves in the workplace. For more information, visit:

As users of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the vacancy.

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