Maintenance Assistant

Bristol  |  Retail

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32h per week, fully flexible. Salary £19,968 (£12 p/h).
Competitive Salary
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Maintenance Assistant - Bristol

Luxury Department store Harvey Nichols is looking for a Maintenance Assistant to join our Facilities team in our Bristol Store. This role is full time, working 32 hours per week. Shift patterns can include some weekends, occasional evenings, and late nights - therefore flexibility is essential.

All your hard work rewarded…

Our colleagues are as important to us as our customers. When working with us you will be introduced to a huge variety of benefits including:

  • 22 days holidays plus bank holidays
  • Very generous staff discount between 30%-40% plus annual clothing allowance
  • Pension Scheme
  • Bi-annual bonus scheme
  • 24/7 access to our employee support helplines including free counselling, financial and legal advice.
  • Vouchers or schemes that fit your world from childcare to bike to work.
  • Paid voluntary day to support the charity of your choice.

You will also have access to charity days, a season ticket/bike loan; learning and development opportunities; to our Employee Assistance Program - Retail Trust and recognition schemes and the opportunity to join one of our employee groups – Wellbeing, Diversity & Inclusion and Sustainability. These are just some of the reasons people join and stay!

About the role…

In this role you would report to the Facilities Manager and working alongside the wider team, you will ensure that both planned and unplanned maintenance work within the store is carried out in a safe, efficient and cost effective manner.

What you will be doing…

  • Carry out planned preventative maintenance, in conjunction with the Department Manager.
  • Work with regular contractors and ensure maintenance contracts are adhered to during their time in the store.
  • Monitor routine maintenance and ensure appropriate records are kept.
  • Ensure all mechanical and electrical faults are dealt with efficiently.
  • Plan and undertake any maintenance work needed for Store events or minor works, undertaking work outside of business hours where more appropriate.
  • Monitor maintenance requests ‘minor works’ book and ensure that emergency requests are dealt with quickly and efficiently.
  • Provide advice and guidance where appropriate on maintenance issues.
  • Comply with H&S and fire regulations.

Skills and experience required…

  • Experience in a trade is desirable.
  • Communication skills
  • Customer service centric
  • Drive and energy
  • Building working relationships
  • Team player
  • Problem solving

About us...

Since Harvey Nichols first opened in Knightsbridge in 1831, it has led the way in sourcing the most desirable and cutting-edge designer brands. The ultimate fashion experience, exclusive, niche and established labels sit alongside accessible everyday collections, offering customers the must-have edit for all their wardrobe needs – from every day to extraordinary. We are fearlessly stylish and encourage our customers and team members to be the same. 

Where do I sign?

If you are already thinking of what you will wear on your first day (no we don’t have uniforms) and this role catches your eye, hit the “apply” button below to kick-start your journey with us.?

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