Facilities Coordinator
University of Otago
Dunedin, New Zealand
6d ago

Facilities Coordinator-2001976

About us

Property Services, as part of the wider University of Otago is a Division responsible for buildings with a replacement cost of NZ$2.

5 billion, and more than 22,000 hectares of land. With over 3,500 University Staff and 20,000 students, it can be a bit like helping to run a small town.

We deploy, support and maintain a wide and exciting array of equipment and facilities including state-of-the-art research laboratories, large student accommodation facilities, and a variety of multi-use space from teaching facilities through to restaurant and café venues.

The role

Supporting our extensive Student Accommodation portfolio, we are currently looking for a Facilities Coordinator to join the Operations team within Property Services.

With 10 residential Colleges and a large student rental portfolio, you will work with the wider Property Services Division, to enrich the lives of students, employees and visitors by providing a built environment that is safe, fit for purpose and integrated to enhance student and learning experiences.

The Facilities Coordinator works as a key member of the wider Property Services team, responsible for the following :

  • Manage and organise the planning, administration and delivery of agreed maintenance schedule in consultation with Facilities Management.
  • Carry out room inspections and provide maintenance reporting at the end of tenancies.
  • Monitor and maintain building asset records with regular inspections.
  • Track the condition and operational status of building systems and structures.
  • Acting as a contact point for Property Services for the building occupiers.
  • Coordinating and engaging contractors and Property Services staff to ensure that all required maintenance and project work is carried out and continues to meet the University’s quality standards.
  • Key tasks will include providing an efficient and courteous service to clients, coordinating supervising projects within budgetary restraints, provide technical advice on building services to clients, administration of sector maintenance and statutory budgets as well as the ongoing coordination of projects and supervision of contracts.

    Your skills and experience

    The successful applicant will have :

  • Prior experience in maintenance of facilities and equipment.
  • Ability to undertake general maintenance repairs to selected items and equipment.
  • Experience in managing and implementing maintenance and project related work packages.
  • Knowledge and understanding of effective risk management as applied to the role.
  • Proficient in using the Microsoft Office suite and word processing skills.
  • Further details

    This Facilities Coordinator position represents an exciting opportunity within The University of Otago.

    You must have the right to live and work in New Zealand

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