Fire Damper Technician

Updated: 3 months ago
Location: United Kingdom,
Job Type: PartTime
Deadline: 05 Dec 2023


Location: Guildford
Salary: Competitive Salary
Part time
Post Type: Part Time
Closing Date: 23.59 hours GMT on Tuesday 05 December 2023
Reference: 062123

An exciting opportunity for a Fire Damper Technician to join the newly-restructured Maintenance Services team at the University of Surrey on a part-time, 4-day-per-week basis.

Working as part of a team responsible for the operational maintenance of the University premises and reporting to the Service Support Manager, you will be undertaking planned and reactive work on Air handling Units and fire dampers, to support the University’s infrastructure and environmental control systems across all of our premises, ensuring that they are maintained in a safe, efficient and functional order and tested in accordance with legislation.

The role may at times be called upon to support the broader overall maintenance service delivery model where skills can be dutifully deployed

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Maintain all fire dampers, including statutory inspection and testing where required to current legislative requirements and University process and procedures - Across the University’s estate there are approximately 1500 fire dampers
  • Carryout planned maintenance to air handling units, filters and drive belts. Changing filters and belts as required and in accordance with the PPM schedule, ensuring adequate stock of filters and drive belts are maintained at all times
  • Ensure failing plant or assets are reported to the Helpdesk and plant areas are maintained in good condition
  • Deliver an effective response to maintenance demands from the University
  • Ensure compliance with all University H&S and Environmental systems and procedures and take an active part in the development of any policy
  • Ensure the use of equipment and materials in the delivery of maintenance services are appropriate, to current legislation and of the correct standard.

Please be advised that the successful candidate may be required to undergo enhanced security clearance checks as part of the control measures required by the University.

You may also be required to support the out of hours Rota for the maintenance services team. 

What’s in it for you?

We think Surrey is an amazing place to work, and we are carefully crafting a dynamic, flexible, and fun place to work and thrive.

Our campus is a beautiful, leafy environment with carefully designed gardens, vibrant green playing fields, and a picturesque lake. With the buzz of student life and superb working facilities, the University is a global community of ideas and people, dedicated to life-changing education and research in an inspiring, innovative and diverse environment.

Alongside our gorgeous campus setting, collegiate on-site atmosphere and plentiful development opportunities, we also offer:

  • 35 Days Holiday (20 Days Annual Leave + 7 University Closure Days + Bank Holidays)
  • Additional Day of Leave per year of service for 5 years
  • 36 Hour Working week
  • Highly-competitive Pension
  • Relevant Training & Development
  • On-site discounted Nursery/Childcare
  • Electric Vehicle Leasing scheme
  • Discounted Surrey Sports Park Membership

For more information or to be considered for either role, please apply via the University Website.

The University of Surrey is committed to providing an inclusive environment that offers equal opportunities for all.  We place great value on diversity and are seeking to increase the diversity within our community.  Therefore, we particularly encourage applications from under-represented groups, such as people from Black, Asian and minority ethnic groups and people with disabilities.

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