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Estates First Line Manager

  • Job reference: 932164
  • Location: Plymouth, Devon
  • Salary: Up to GBP264 per day
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Construction & Infrastructure, Facilities
  • Date posted: 30/09/2020

Estates First Line Manager, Contract, To £33 per hour, Plymouth

Working for a defence company in Plymouth, our client is seeking an experienced Facility Manager for the role below…


Lead, control and manage an estates team consisting of building services technicians such that all activities are completed to time and quality of output consistent with business standards and requirements.


  1. Manage the team, ensure all team deliverables are achieved consistent with schedules and to the appropriate of quality and customer service
    2. Plan set out of labour to maximise utilisation and draw up plans and schedules for the team to meet weekly or 2-week schedules
    3. Provide input into longer term schedules including align, and communicate task end dates or times and actions to team members
    4. Ensure the workplace is safe, meets all statutory requirements and where appropriate ensure suitably qualified and experienced personnel (SQEP) are allocated to undertake tasks
    5. Update all relevant documentation for the team including daily progress registers, Log Books, accident books, quality documentation, training records, performance management information and a diary of disciplinary indiscretions/offences
    6. Provide technical advice to team members and encourage the team to identify inefficient processes, areas of improvement and new technologies
    7. Brief & engage with team members to communicate corporate requirements, coaching & development
    8. Manage subcontractors, ensure control of work and compliance with health, safety and environmental requirements for any small works, projects and facility, estate and property maintenance activities.

The role is accountable for provision of maintenance services for all maintenance operations of buildings, infrastructures, roads, paths & boundary fencing and others as required. The role orders plant, equipment and materials, attributes associated costs and labour to work orders and reports& investigate accidents, occurrences and incidents in accordance with company procedures.


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