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  • Kingdom Housing Association - Technical Officer

    Created: 26/05/2021

    Post: Technical Officer (Temporary - 1 year contract)

    Hours:36 hours per week

    Location: Perth/Glenrothes

    Salary: 30,592 - 33,919 per annum

    Kingdom Housing Association provides housing and support throughout East Central Scotland. The organisation's Asset Management department consists of technical, maintenance and estate management services, plus a large team of trade operatives.

    Kingdom Housing Association provides technical & maintenance support services to Fairfield Housing Association, the post will mainly be based at offices in Perth.

    About the Role:

    You will provide assistance with the running of Fairfield HA's planned major repairs and improvement programmes, including inspecting work, properties and external areas and carrying out some energy assessments, where qualified. You will also assist with day-to-day repairs work where required. You will be required to obtain quotes for smaller repair work, and monitor quality and performance on site for larger replacement contracts that have been procured centrally, supported by our Technical team, to ensure the work is carried out satisfactorily. Assist the existing Fairfield maintenance officer with the various maintenance-related tasks as required.

    About You:

    You will have a HNC in Surveying or a similar field, having a level 3 certificate in domestic Energy assessment would also be desirable. You will have experience in dealing with inspections relating to building defects, planned and cyclical works is essential. You should also have experience dealing directly with customers and providing excellent service. You must be a confident communicator, have good organisational skills with the ability to plan and organise your workload whilst working to tight deadlines and be an effective team contributor who is adaptable and keen to learn new skills. A driving licence is essential for this post along with access to your own transport. You will be required to complete a satisfactory Standard Police Act Disclosure Scotland check.

    Kingdom Housing Association can offer:

    An attractive salary and benefits package. A contributory pension scheme. Generous annual leave entitlement. A range of learning and development opportunities. Enhanced family friendly and sick pay entitlements. Discounted gym membership. Our employee counselling service. Flexible working options to support you to have a good work life balance.

    To apply for this job, please visit Kingdom Housing Association's website and click on the recruitment portal link. The closing date for applications is 31 May 2021.

    Due to the ongoing Covid-19 situation, interviews are likely to be held by video call. Kingdom Housing Association will provide further information on this format to all those invited to interview. Kingdom is committed to contributing towards the eradication of homelessness. As part of that, the organisation will particularly welcome applications from people who are currently registered homeless or have been in the last 12 months. The organisation guarantees shortlisting to any applicant who meets that criteria and the essential criteria for the vacancy. If you wish your application to be considered under the scheme, please state this under "Supporting information" on your application form. 

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