aberdeen sports village

Maintenance Technician - Aberdeen

Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
£19,987 - £23,120
18 Oct 2016
06 Nov 2016
Job Type
Full Time

Maintenance Technician

To maintain all ASV facilities to ensure that the entire site runs smoothly, with minimal impact on time lost through breakdowns or equipment failure, maintaining a safe and legal environment (including record keeping) and completing a planned programme of preventative maintenance.

Responsible to: Operations Managers

Description of main duties

  1. Co-ordinate and contribute to  the internal maintenance programme
  2. Carry out routine checks, daily, weekly, periodically, quarterly, 6 monthly and annually
  3. Undertake some repairs and maintenance of all site plant and equipment
  4. Record and file all checks in the relevant documentation - records must be maintained and kept up to date
  5. Respond to breakdowns of equipment
  6. When on call, respond to emergency calls from the duty manager according to current guidelines.
  7. Escalate issues to and work effectively with the site Management Team
  8. Working with and managing contractors. Coordinates and inspects contract work on electrical, plumbing, mechanical and other related systems
  9. Inspect work for completeness
  10. Follow Safe and Legal procedures for all activities
  11. Be supportive of, and willing to help, colleagues and management at all times within the site. Operations are a priority at all times
  12. Although working within a team environment, needs to be able to work predominately alone and take responsibility for personal time management
  13. General stock control of tools and supplies
  14. Prioritise tasks in accordance to internal maintenance programme
  15. Follow and adapt a planned preventative maintenance schedule.
  16. Any other duties as reasonably required by the Management Team.

Person Specification

1. Education/ Qualifications: Academic, technical and professional education and training


  • Current driving licence.
  • Competent in completing multi-skilled repairs in basics electrical, plumbing and carpentry.
  • Knowledge of Health & Safety legislation and how it relates to service delivery


  • Trade qualified (City & Guilds, NVQ, ACS)
  • Relevant qualification in Health & Safety
  • First Aid at Work qualification.
  • Working at heights
  • Degree Educated in relevant field
  • Pool Plant Operator - Register of Pool Plant Professionals

2. Work and other relevant experience (Including training) e.g. Specialist knowledge, levels of experience, skills, supervisory experience, research


  • Experience of working in a maintenance environment.
  • Knowledge of planned preventive maintenance
  • Ability to work at heights.
  • Computer literate.
  • Skill in maintaining inspection records (Computerised and Manual)


  • Experience of maintaining sports surfaces.
  • Experience of working in the leisure industry.
  • Understanding/experience of COSHH.
  • Knowledge of manual handling.

3.  Personal qualities and abilities e.g. Initiative, leadership, ability to work on own or with others, communication skills


  • Good communication skills verbally and written.
  • Ability to prioritise workloads and to work as part of a team.
  • Customer focused
  • Good timekeeper
  • Ability to work under own initiative or as directed
  • Organised and systematic
  • Concern for quality of product and service


  • Ability to learn new tasks quickly.
  • Friendly & approachable
  • Good attention to detail
  • Supervisory skills

4. Other e.g. Special circumstances (if any) appropriate to the job such as unsocial hours, travelling, physical requirements etc


  • Physically fit.
  • Willingness to work unsociable hours and on call if required.
  • Have an interest in Sport.

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