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Building Maintenance Technician

Posted: 9 Nov 2020 Closes: 9 Dec 2020
Chelmsford, England, United Kingdom Competitive
Permanent & Full-time DPD_743999724098959

Area: East
Department: Engineering and Premises
Shift Pattern: 5 out of 7
Working Pattern: Days (Monday - Friday Only)
Company Description

DPD is the fastest growing express parcel delivery company in the UK, with a turnover of well over £1 billion. Voted the nation's favourite parcel carrier for the last 7 years, we have a very clear strategy to support our enviable position. We will deliver the best service, use the best technology, recruit and retain the best people in the industry and we are the UK's most sustainable delivery company.

Job Description

Our National Property Services Manager is currently recruiting for a first class Building Services Technician to join his team who provide a wide range of maintenance support across our Network of Depots. Work typically undertaken includes, plumbing, decorating, and carpentry (no gas or electrical work is undertaken in this role)

Your base location for this role will be Chelmsfordbut you will be required to travel to any of our Depots in the North London Region that require your services. Occasional overnight stays may be required.

Your key responsibilities will include:
  • To carry out day to day property maintenance and the undertaking of allocated property defects across your region

  • Planned preventive maintenance and decoration schedules in line with company expectations

  • Undertaking all work and repairs to a high standard

  • Carrying out dynamic risk assessments of maintenance and repair activities

  • Complying with all health safety and environmental procedures

  • Maintaining and reporting accurate records of all work undertaken

  • Work with business supplied equipment, applications, software and in-house systems.


To be considered for this role you have extensive and demonstrable experience in a relevant trade(s) and have experience of working within commercial environments, warehousing would be preferred but not essential.

We will also expect you to:
  • Possess knowledge of Workplace health and Safety Regulations, COSHH and Manual Handling

  • Full clean driving licence with a flexible approach towards frequent regional travel

  • Be able to work effectively both as part of a team and independently.

  • Strong organisational and prioritisation skills
  • Demonstrate the DPD DNA Values - Passion, Respect, Honesty, Flexibility, Hard Work and Accountability.

Additional Information

Job Specifics

Travel between sites will be a part of this role so a Full Uk Driving Licence is Essential



Your package will include a competitive basic salary, company vehicle, mobile phone and tools. As well as this you have access to some other fantastic optional benefits such as Cycle2Work Scheme, Dining Cards, Holiday trading and discounts and savings on 1000's of retailers.

DPD is a Valuable 500 company and a Disability Confident Employer

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