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Building Workshop Supervisor

Job title Building Workshop Supervisor

Department Estates

Salary Starting from £27,116, rising to £33,309 per annum, plus a responsibility allowance of £2,500 per annum

Grade Grade 6

SOC Code - Visa Requirements 5330

This role is potentially sponsorable subject to candidates meeting the tradeable points criteria

Placed on Thursday 16 June 2022

Closing date Thursday 14 July 2022

Interview date To be confirmed

Reference CH9544

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The Department of Estates is seeking a Building Workshop Supervisor to work on a full time, permanent basis. 

About the role

The Building Section Workshop provides an in-house service to the University community, covering minor repairs and maintenance requirements in respect of the estate’s building fabric, planned preventative maintenance and small/medium project work. 

The role of the Building Workshop Supervisor is to manage the Building Section workflow and team, work allocation and supervision from initial request to completion. This will include both reactive, planned maintenance and project work, using the section’s in-house craft staff or specialist contractors, in order to meet our service level agreements and customer expectations.

You will take part in an on-call rota that attracts an additional allowance and overtime opportunities. 

About you

  • Excellent customer care and communication skills
  • Proven supervisory experience in the construction industry 
  • An in-depth understand of Health & Safety issues and familiar with basic risk assessments
  • Completed an apprenticeship in carpentry, building maintenance or similar to NVQ Level 2 (basic) or equivalent
  • Varied post apprenticeship experience

For informal discussions about the role please contact. Tony Griffin (Estates Operations Manager) on or 07771 728512

About the Department 

Working in Estates Department who are responsible for the strategic planning, development and management of the University’s lands and buildings, you will join the Building Services team. Your new role will include but not be limited to planned and unplanned maintenance activities in academic buildings, residences and sports facilities. 

The University of Bath is ranked as a top ten university in The Guardian 2019 with a great variety of buildings for use in teaching, research, recreation and accommodation. The ongoing maintenance of the buildings is a crucial for the student experience.

What we can offer you:

We are an equal opportunities employer and have an excellent international reputation with staff from over 60 different nations. We have made a positive commitment towards gender equality and intersectionality receiving a Silver Athena SWAN award

A family-friendly University with an increasingly agile workforce, we are open to flexible working arrangements. We’re also proud to be a disability confident leader and are happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments you may require. 

We offer:

  • a very generous employer contributory pension scheme;
  • generous annual leave allowance with an additional 5 discretionary days so that you can enjoy a positive work life balance;
  • an excellent reward package that recognises the talents of our diverse workforce; 
  • a wide range of personal and professional development opportunities.

Our campus is surrounded by beautiful countryside, and the City of Bath with its historic charm and social activity only a short distance away creates an excellent environment in which to work. Find out from our staff what makes the University of Bath a great place to work. Follow us @UniofBath and @UniofBathJobs on Twitter for more information.

We aim to be an inclusive university, where difference is celebrated, respected and encouraged. We truly believe that diversity of experience, perspectives, and backgrounds leads to a better environment for our employees and students, creating a learning environment and organisational culture that enhances health and wellbeing across our community. We are very proud to have recently received Ambassadors for Autism certification and are an accredited Disability Confident Leader; committed to building disability confidence and supporting disabled staff.

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Further details:

If you think you may require a visa to work in the UK you should refer to our guidance on the Skilled Worker Visa before embarking on a job application to ensure that you understand the requirements for sponsorship. You may be eligible to work in the UK via other alternative visa routes such as the Global Talent Visa or by having Settlement / ILR, please refer to our Staff Immigration webpages for further details.

Update to our application process:

We are constantly seeking to reduce the unconscious bias that enters any assessment process, with the goal of creating an inclusive and equal assessment process. To support this the personal details of all applicants will be withheld at the initial shortlisting stage.