Store Maintenance Technician - Handforth

Tesco
Cheshire
Competitive
13 Jul 2018
27 Jul 2018
tesco/TP/4482490/273750
Full Time
Store Maintenance Technician

Tesco Maintenance are currently looking to recruit a Store Technician based in Handforth. At Tesco, our stores and offices couldnt function without the support of our Maintenance Team. A Store Technician (or IST as we call them) is an integral part of this team, carrying out maintenance procedures, safely, in stores and offices. Working closely with the Store Leadership Teams, the In Store Technicians deliver statutory requirements and proactive planned maintenance promptly and in a cost effective way ensuring the business is able to continue to deliver its promise of serving Britains shoppers a little better every day.



  • Ensuring a safe environment for those who work and shop in Tesco stores and offices. Taking ownership of the reactive and proactive maintenance activity, the In Store Technician will identify problems and implement effective solutions.
  • Carrying out daily maintenance including but not limited to fire alarm testing, sprinkler testing, HVAC maintenance, building maintenance, electrical checks and checkout maintenance.
  • Building effective relationships with the store leadership teams, communicating clearly on tasks and managing expectations where necessary.
  • Ensuring assets are fixed in line with the agreed SLAs.
  • Using the systems available to accurately record work completed and describing work which needs to be escalated.
  • Working closely with internal service teams and external contractors.
  • Meeting the necessary legal and compliance standards.
  • Attending store meetings to ensure there is an understanding of maintenance issues and their level of urgency.
  • Being aware of the cost implications and ensuring the most effective and efficient fix.

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Maintenance and/or engineering experience
  • Experience working in customer service
  • Experience working remotely
  • Good time management
  • The ability to build relationships quickly
  • Good communication skills
  • An awareness of cost and budget controls
  • Exposure to IT services e.g. Verisae
  • An awareness of up to date Health and Safety measures
  • Full UK driving licence (essential)

Ideal additional skills include:

  • Relevant qualifications e.g. IOSH/ NEBOSH
  • Experience handling multiple projects at one time or working in a fast moving maintenance department