Maintenance Assistant

Updated: about 1 month ago
Location: Cranfield, ENGLAND
Job Type: Permanent
Deadline: 14 Jul 2022


Cranfield University



Based at

Cranfield Campus, Cranfield, Bedfordshire

Hours of work

37 hours per week, normally worked Monday to Friday. Flexible working will be considered


Salary level 2 – £19,625 to £20,165 per annum

About the Role

Our Maintenance Assistants provide operational support to a wide variety of customers throughout the University in off-loading and moving materials around campus, including equipment, materials, stores deliveries, hazardous waste. In addition they are responsible for general and specialist lifting operations, as well as setting up examination rooms, relocation of offices, laboratory furniture and equipment.

About You

Training will be provided however to be successful in this post you will need to demonstrate prior experience of working with and an understanding of various building trades and constructions that will allow you to carry out general building maintenance work; you will have an understanding of specialist lifting and the associated regulations and have a good working knowledge of health and safety. In addition you will need to be flexible, be able to work within a team as well as on your own initiative and be able to demonstrate your ability to provide excellent customer service. Due to the nature of the role you will require a general level of fitness that will allow you to meet the physical requirements of this role.

About Us

As a specialist postgraduate university, Cranfield’s world-class expertise, large-scale facilities and unrivalled industry partnerships are creating leaders in technology and management globally. Learn more about Cranfield and our unique impact here .

Our Values and Commitments

Our shared, stated values help to define who we are and underpin everything we do: Ambition; Impact; Respect; and Community. Find out more here .

We aim to create and maintain a culture in which everyone can work and study together and realise their full potential. Find out about our key commitments to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion and Flexible Working here . We are currently piloting hybrid working arrangements until April 2022.  This means the majority of our staff are spending between 40% and 60% of their time working from the office where job roles allow.

For an informal discussion about this opportunity, please contact Adam Costello, Maintenance Manager on +44 (0)1234 758266 or (E);

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