We are now looking to recruit a Technical Officer to join our Team in Didcot. This is a permanent position working 20 hours per week. We are offering a salary of £14,997
This varied role is to provide technical advice, assistance and support to older or disabled people and other vulnerable individuals who wish to repair, adapt or improve their homes, offering technical service for DFG and major repairs and adaptations within the County Contract and to assist the Branch Manager in all aspects of financial control and reporting. You will be involved in providing an appropriate technical service for the benefit of customers and colleagues from the referral stage through to completion of works within the framework required by the Branch.
Developing the Technical service as appropriate and contribute to the overall development of the Mears Home Improvement Ltd business as part of Mears Group.
Knowledge of the building industry and practical understanding of domestic repairs and/or Home Improvement services.
Working knowledge of Regulations including building and planning, the Party Wall etc. Act 1996, the Construction Design & Management Regulations (CDM).
Knowledge of legislation including Health & Safety.
Current knowledge of computerised systems - including data management systems, Word, Excel, database and Quick Architect/CAD systems.
Experience of working to deadlines in a busy site/office environment.
Proven technical experience in house construction, property surveys, tender preparation and negotiation, contract administration, quality and cost control.
Ability to complete property inspections with limited access.
Ability to work effectively as part of a small team.
Full, clean UK Driving Licence and use of vehicle for home/site visits.
Use of general office equipment/administration experience.
We would also be keen to hear from candidates who have: Knowledge of Home Improvement sector. Experience of maximising income and minimising costs.Experience of working with older people and/or people with disabilities. Member of RCIS, RIBA, CIOB, BIAT.HNC or HND Building Studies.
The Benefits of joining Mears Group
We offer a friendly and flexible working environment, excellent training and development opportunities and 25 days holiday entitlement along with bank holidays.
Mears offer a company pension, life insurance and share scheme along with other fun benefits!
Mears is also committed to a policy of equality and diversity, and positively welcomes applications from all sections of the community, please submit your application below and our recruitment team