Building Maintenance Officer (Public Sector)

Job Description

Building Maintenance Officer (Public Sector)

VANRATH are recruiting a Building Maintenance Officer for a large public body for a period of 9 months initially, with the possibility of it being extended.

c£39,186, alongside holiday entitlement and pension (from day one).

The Ideal Person

  • Applicants must hold a relevant Construction / Property Maintenance related third level qualification*
  • Applicants must provide specific and personal examples of having at least 6 months relevant experience in the following areas:
    1. Working with computerised information systems, to produce management reports.
    2. Leading, planning and developing projects/programmes within a service area.
    3. Experience of procurement of goods and services.
    4. Complying with Health and Safety operational requirements in a public facing environment.
    5. Strong interpersonal and communication skills with a track record of building relationships internally and externally, within the delivery of a service or function.
  • Possess a full, current driving licence, which enables you to drive in Northern Ireland and a vehicle available for official business, or have access to a form of transport, which enables you to meet the requirements of the post in full.


  • Applicants must have a minimum 5 GCSE's (Grades A-C) or equivalent including English Language and a numeracy-based subject; AND Applicants must demonstrate by way of specific and personal examples one years' experience in a-e listed above.


  • Responsible for the effective operational management of all processes and procedures in relation to building maintenance and repairs service of organisation properties delivered by in house teams and third parties.
  • This will include all structural, preventative and reactive maintenance planning across organisation properties and assets. It will include emergency works that may arise and technical support functions for the service.
  • Building Maintenance planning, programme and delivery of works across the district (including in house teams and third party services)
  • Property Asset Statutory compliance and inspection planning, programming and works delivery (e.g. Cold and Hot Water systems, Asbestos, Mechanical and electrical systems, CDM, Energy management, etc)
  • Contract management and annual order management
  • Production and updating of property/asset drawings and maps
  • Management of a computer based inspection and workload record keeping systems for all organisation assets
  • Plant/Equipment replacement, procurement and disposal
  • Day-to day management of Off Street Car Park, Public toilet provision, and Depot Stores, including consumables Procurement

For further information on this vacancy, or any other Built Environment job in Magherafelt or wider Northern Ireland, please apply via the link below or contact Chris Haddock in the strictest confidence.