Building Custodian

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Ref: /VAC/55781

Job Type Permanent
Location Salford
Salary Negotiable
Contact Shannon Winder

Building Custodian



My client is one of the UK's largest and most diverse multidisciplinary consultancies in the design, management and infrastructure sectors. They are also a market leader in strategic public/private partnerships with local authorities.

They are looking for a Building Custodian to work under the direction of the Assistant Facilities Managers and Facilities Officers to provide custodian and handyman services and to ensure the safe and efficient operation of any Council or school buildings in which the post holder is required to work.

Key responsibilities;

  • Preparation and setting of meeting/ teaching / training / conference rooms and other specified areas.
  • Movement and setting of furniture and other assets within and between buildings.
  • Undertaking cleaning duties as required on an ad hoc basis
  • To prepare, supervise and contribute to the cleaning programme in schools
  • Assisting and directing visitors.
  • Assist in providing security cover.
  • Unlocking and locking of buildings as required. Ensuring all building alarm systems are in full working order.
  • Out of hours attendance as required at some week-end and evening functions and meetings.
  • General porter duties to include delivery of parcels, delivery of print items, moving of furniture and repair/handyperson and internal decoration work.
  • To accept deliveries checking and recording all relevant information.
  • Collection of waste, confidential waste and shredded paper.
  • Replacement of faulty lamps and fluorescent tubes as required.
  • Locking and closing of windows, switching off lights and checking emergency lighting.
  • Liaising with contractors ensuring a record is logged of their attendance.
  • To assist with the operation of car parks as requested.
  • To be responsible for the appropriate checks, routine maintenance (e.g. fuel, oil, water, tyre pressure, cleanliness) and completion of documentation of vehicles in an individual control from time to time.
  • To provide support to other Accommodation and Facilities Management staff on request.
  • To identify and report to the Facilities Officers or Assistant Facilities Managers any potential customer issues that need resolution, particularly those relating to Health and Safety matters.
  • Understand all relevant performance indicators and use performance information to continually improve services and to provide information, identifying opportunities for continuous improvement and increased effectiveness of services provided.
  • To undertake such additional duties as are reasonably commensurate with the level of the post.

Ideally you will have;

  • Interpersonal skills, demonstrating effective customer care
  • Experience of working in a facilities management environment or similar where the exercise of co-ordinated physical skills are required in an indoor and outdoor setting
  • Knowledge of the operation of building security systems
  • Written, ICT and numerical skills sufficient to record relevant information
  • Knowledge of key health and safety requirements relating to the position
  • Skills in minor repairs and decoration
  • Conflict management skills

To apply for this role please send an up to date CV to or call Shannon or further information.

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Intec (UK) Ltd was established in 1980 by Engineers for Engineers. We deliver Global Recruitment Solutions within the Oil & Gas, Power, Nuclear, Utilities, Rail, Construction and Aerospace Sectors for Owner/Operators, Consultancies, Contractors and Sub-Contractors. Intec (UK) Ltd is an equal opportunities employer and a member of the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC).


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