Maintenance Assistant

Maintenance Assistant Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Maintenance Assistant to join our team.


  • Sourcing materials from local suppliers and manufacturers;
  • Fabric repairs – including reseals and regrouting to bathroom areas, painting and general repairs;
  • Completing a variety of tasks throughout the property including carpentry, tiling, and general repairs;
  • Basic plumbing & basic electrics;
  • Water checks – including shower head cleaning and repairs, flushing regimes, tap cleaning and temperature taking;
  • To comply with all current regulations in connection with all works and duties undertaken;
  • Learn minor work of assistants in other trades as required;
  • To assist when required with any project work within the department;
  • Be able to use relevant tools & equipment, with training if required;
  • To give full co-operation to any clients and colleagues requiring assistance;
  • To carry out any reasonable duty as requested by management;
  • Ensure air-conditioning is working to satisfy client needs;
  • To assist other members of the maintenance team;
  • Conform to the requirements of the Health and Safety Work Act;
  • Keep the technical library updated at all times with regard to PPM and emergency breakdowns.


  • Knowledge of current Building Regulations;
  • Strong communication skills;
  • NVQ, C&G or equivalent in a trade skill;
  • IT literacy, Health & Safety and the ability to conduct first level fault-finding;
  • Previous appropriate working experience or training, in skills development, including the safe use of tools and equipment;
  • Good planning and organisational skills are required;
  • Understand requirements of working in an environment similar to that found in health care premises (Desirable);
  • Report to Maintenance Manager;
  • Complete the daily job list and Preventative Maintenance Plan;
  • Experience in one or more building trades including plumbing, electrical, carpentry, painting/ decorating or general building maintenance.