St. Benedict's Resource Centre: Maintenance Operator

Eligibility: This position is funded by the Community Services Programme (CSP). Eligibility to participate on C.S.P includes, Tus, Community Employment (CE), Gateway, in receipt of a job Seekers Benefit/Assistance, One Parent Family Payment etc. (This is a condition of funding).

The Role: As a Maintenance Operator, you will provide a high-quality maintenance service in our resource Centre and co-ordinate outsourced repairs where required. Provide guidance and support to colleagues on property maintenance programmes. This role may vary depending on the requirements of the organisation.

Your Core responsibilities:

  • Opening and closing of the centre am and pm. Facilitating all tenants and community groups. Including being a keyholder for the centre.
  • Inspect grounds, facilities, and equipment routinely to determine necessary repairs or maintenance.
  • In assigned areas, must be capable to use the buffer.
  • Responsible for the maintenance and upkeep both internally and externally of the building including gardening, paintwork, repairs, refuse etc.
  • Performing routine maintenance around the building such as features and fittings.
  • Fixing potential safety hazards to avoid injuries.
  • Plan, schedule, and coordinate outsourced maintenance (which require a qualified contractor e.g. electrical works).
  • Source materials, prepare area, monitor the maintenance programme.
  • To safely set up rooms/halls for centre activities.
  • Monitoring efficiency of heating system and ESB meters, set heating as required.
  • Ensure compliance with health and safety and report any concerns to management.
  • Reporting and logging all completed repairs on a continuous basis and supplying this log weekly to management.
  • Support colleagues on property related activities as identified by your supervisor.
  • To create a positive, respectful and friendly atmosphere throughout the centre with staff and visitors.
  • Must be flexible and be available for evening work if requested.
  • To participate in work reviews and meetings as required
  • To take part in any training deemed necessary in order to carry out the role competently.

Please Note: The duties listed in this job description are not exhaustive and you may be expected to perform other duties as are reasonable in the course of your work with St. Benedicts Resource Centre.

Location & Working Hours:

St Benedicts Resource Centre, Swansnest Road Kilbarrack Dublin 5
Your hours of work are 39 hours per week Monday to Friday however, times worked during the day/evening may vary due to the responsibilities of the role.

What we require:

  • To play an active role in the development of St. Benedicts.
  • Minimum of 3 years direct maintenance experience.
  • Knowledge of building materials, health and safety, developing repair and maintenance schedules.
  • Accountable, positive individual, who is an excellent communicator.
  • Ability to work in an agile environment, with a problem-solving attitude.
  • Basic IT knowledge for updating stock control and souring materials.
  • To have very good team working skills.

What you will receive:

  • Supportive colleagues & Board of Management team
  • Dynamic & diverse work environment

Applicants should supply suitable verifiable character references

Applications and C.V to:

Ericka Reilly
St. Benedicts Resource Centre, Swansnest Road, Kilbarrack, Dublin 5.

Closing date for receipt of application: 5pm Thursday 21st January.

General Info

Date Entered/Updated
12th Jan, 2022
Dublin 5
Expiry Date
21st Jan, 2022