Maintenance Technician Fire Team (Passive Fire Stopper)

Croydon (City/Town), London (Greater)
£32,357 then increase after successful  6 months probation to £33,357 PA plus benefits
10 Nov 2020
10 Dec 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

Contract type:                 Permanent, full time - 40 hours
Location:                         Covering the L&Q Estate
Salary:                             £32,357 then increase after successful  6 months probation to £33,357 PA plus benefits


L&Q are looking for an experienced Passive Fire Stopper to join the fire management repairs team within Direct Maintenance. 

This team is responsible for carrying out repairs following on from our internal and external FRAs.

Covering the South Regions – including Southwark, Croydon, Wandsworth, Sidcup, Horsham and surrounding areas.  You must be prepared to travel to all parts of London.

The role is to provide a customer focused Fire Management Repairs and Maintenance service across L&Q’s properties and communal areas whilst putting safety first.

The role will report to a Fire Maintenance Supervisor and to carry out, works as instructed. Whilst meeting L&Q's corporate targets of financial strength and resident satisfaction and deal with the outcomes of Fire Risk Assessment actions in a timely manner.

Candidates will have ideally gained experience within a reactive fire role within a social housing environment. They will be able to carry out a number of tasks including, but not limited to, passive fire-stopping, finishing and decoration.

This role requires a keen attention to detail.  Awareness of Ablative batt, fire rated plaster board and intumescent sealants.

Our Operatives are supplied with an L&Q van (business use only), uniform and PPE equipment.  You will begin the day from your home address where you will travel to jobs which are distributed to your PDA (hand-held device).

Closing date for applications:                     24th November at 11pm
To be placed in:                                            Internal/External 

Interviews to be held:                                  TBC

 PLEASE NOTE: Shortlisted candidates are required to complete an assessment

*Previous applicants need not to reapply*

 COVID 19: The safety of our staff and our candidates is of the utmost importance. Every effort will be taken to ensure that safe ways of working are adopted throughout the Recruitment and Selection process. We are introducing extra precautions in line with UK Government Guidelines. Our recruitment processes will follow social distancing and COVID-19 Secure requirements. This will include the use of various technologies to support the interview process. Should candidates have any questions regarding this, or if you require additional support please let us know at the interview planning stage.

Our commitments:

At L&Q, people are at the heart of our business and our success depends on employing the best people and getting the best from them.  This is why we are committed to developing our people. It's only by investing in a well-trained and motivated workforce that we can continue to prosper and sustain business success.

In addition to our support and training, the successful candidate will have access to our full suite of benefits including 26 days holiday rising to 31 days with length of service, annual bonus subject to group performance, excellent Pension scheme, Benenden Healthcare, an employee assistance programme and non-contributory life assurance.

We are committed to supporting your work-life balance and recognise the changing demands and circumstances in life.  Please let us know during the recruitment process if you’re interested in part time working or job sharing.  In addition, should your circumstances change once you have joined L&Q, you can also request flexible working arrangements, e.g. a change to working hours - if it’s feasible then we’ll make it happen.

We are recognised externally for our commitment to inclusion.  We are a Stonewall Diversity Champion, a Disability Confident (Committed) employer and have signed the Time to Change.

Employer Pledge to demonstrate our commitment to end mental health discrimination in the workplace.

We expect all of our employees to support our environmental policy and social responsibility work. We are an employer committed to environmental and social responsibility.

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