Craftsperson – Multi Trade Fitter/Plumber (Multiple posts)

University of Nottingham

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Estates Maintenance Services
Location:  University Park

£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:  Tuesday 27 June 2023
Interview Date: 

To be confirmed
Reference:  NHE5527222

The Estates and Facilities Department at the University of Nottingham provides strategic and operational services support to the University infrastructure, buildings and landholdings. We are a large and diverse department employing approximately 1200 people and provide a wide range of services across our U.K sites.

A qualified and experienced Maintenance Craftsperson is required to work within the Estates Department undertaking planned and reactive maintenance to University Buildings. You will liaise with customers and other University departments to ensure work is carried out in an efficient and cost effective manner; completing pre and post task documentation to ensure records of work are maintained and accurate.

Candidates should be qualified NVQ 3 or equivalent in an appropriate building services engineering discipline such as Heating Engineering, Plumbing and fitting with mechanical systems (knowledge and experience) or be qualified to NVQ 2 or equivalent with extensive relevant experience in Plumbing or Heating and have experience of working within a mechanical services/plumbing maintenance environment. You should have a thorough understanding of the operation and repair of heating and ventilation systems. As this role requires the post holder to drive between university sites a full, current driving licence is also essential for this role.

Further information on the duties for the post and the experience and qualifications required 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 5 additional university closure days and bank holidays.
  • 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 for 52 weeks of the year plus the tools you need to do a great job.

There are 2 permanent positions available. Hours are full time (36.25 hours per week), worked 5 days out of 7 to be arranged (mainly Monday to Friday). Flexibility will be required. Job share arrangements may be considered.

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Informal enquiries may be addressed to David Butler, email [email protected]. Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted. Please quote ref. NHE/5527222

Further details:

Our University is a supportive, inclusive, caring and positive community. We 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.

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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