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Site Maintenance Team Leader

Estates Maintenance Services

Location:  UK Other
Salary:  £26,396 to £32,348 per annum (pro-rata if applicable) depending on skills and experience. Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance.
Closing Date:  Thursday 08 June 2023
Interview Date:  To be confirmed
Reference:  NHE0924225

The University of Nottingham has been providing an outstanding student experience for over 140 years and is a leading university of worldwide significance with established campuses in UK, China and Malaysia. 

We require an experienced Site Maintenance Team Leader to control the onsite activities of a multi skilled team of Engineering and Building Services operatives across our U.K sites undertaking planned and reactive maintenance. The successful candidate will be required to take a hands on approach, allocating resources to ensure work is completed promptly and accurately while adhering to all relevant Health and Safety legislation.

You will carry out workplace inspections completing the required documentation and will liaise with external contractors and consultants providing relevant information to ensure their safety while onsite. You will also be the first point of contact for urgent maintenance requests from the Estates Office helpdesk and other key contacts within University Schools and departments.

Candidates should be qualified to a minimum of NVQ 3 or equivalent in a Building or Building Services Engineering discipline and have continued post qualification training. You should have excellent knowledge of mechanical and electrical building services and have proven experience of leading, motivating and supervising trade staff undertaking maintenance activities. It is also essential that candidates understand the requirement for Risk Assessments and method statements and are able to minimise safety risks in the workplace.

Due to the frequency with which the person will be required to drive between university sites a full, current driving licence is also essential unless disability precludes this.

This position is offered on a permanent basis. Hours of work are full time (36.25 hours per week), worked 5 days out of 7 to be arranged.  

Further details on the qualifications and experience required for this post can be found on the attached job role profile.

What’s in it for you 

  • Ongoing support to develop your skills and gain industry recognised qualifications to further your career ambitions that may lead to different career paths and career progression. 
  • An excellent holiday allowance of 26 days, plus additional university closure days and bank holidays. a
  • Employee Assistance Programme and Counselling Service- 24/7 support. 
  • Supplier discounts, travel, and reward schemes.
  • Staff Networks, events and activities and state of the art sports facilities. 
  • A permanent post with all of the tools you need to do a great job.
  • Uniform provided
  • Staff referral scheme. 

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Informal enquiries may be addressed to David Butler, email Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted. Please quote ref. NHE0924225

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Further details:

Our University is a supportive, inclusive, caring and positive community. We warmly welcome those of different cultures, ethnicities and beliefs – indeed this very diversity is vital to our success, it is fundamental to our values and enriches life on campus. We welcome applications from UK, Europe and from across the globe. For more information on the support we offer our international colleagues, see our Moving to Nottingham pages.

Please note that applicants for this post will be considered on an equal basis, subject to the relevant permission to work in the UK as defined by the requirements set out by UK Visas & Immigration.  Please visit: for more information.

For successful international applicants, we provide financial support for your visa and the immigration health surcharge, plus an interest-free loan to help cover the cost of immigration-related expenses for any dependents accompanying you to the UK. For more information please see the our webpage on Financial support for visas and the immigration health surcharge.



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