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Multi Trade Engineer

  • Location: Littlehampton
  • Salary: £35k - 40k per year + Negotiable based on experience
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 1 month ago

Job Title:             Multi Trade Engineer / Defects Engineer
Location:             Sussex / South of England
Sector:                 Aftercare, Defects Manager, Modular, Housing, Construction
Type:                    Permanent role
Start:                    Q3 2023
Salary:                 £35,000 to £40,000 Per Annum

** Base salary negotiable on relevant experience

Our client, a growing Modular Manufacturer / Contractor, are looking for a Multi Trade Engineer to join their team on a permanent basis, to help deliver any repairs or upgrades on completed modular construction installs, on housing projects, in a timely and professional manner.

In this role, you will be expected to:

  • Diagnose any defect problems within the appropriate trade area, raising any potential trends / recurring issues.
  • Deliver reactive multi-trade works orders in line with trade qualification and experience as evaluated, working in accordance with industry compliance.
  • Complete works in a timely manner and to ensure quality of work is of a good standard.
  • Ensure works and tasks are completed to a very high standard and conform to industry legislation.
  • Deliver a first-class service to customers and clients.
  • Ensure a good working relationship with Contractors and Sub-contractors is maintained on site.
  • Respond effectively to all defect’s tasks scheduled by the Aftercare Co-ordinator/Aftercare Manager.
  • Ensure defects are logged and reported back via the communication channels provided.
  • Perform duties in accordance with Departmental Health & Safety Policies & Procedures.
  • Liaise and arrange sub-contractor support and effectively co-ordinate their attendance to ensure defects are maintained and repaired.
  • Be responsible for parts ordering and security of stock / ensure all materials used are logged in accordance with financial policies.
  • Manage, rectify, and update defects tasks through the Aftercare Co-ordinator to ensure that SLAs are met.
  • Manage defects to completion including breakdowns, investigations, sourcing of materials and parts, provision of quotes and to arrange the repair.

Candidates will ideally:

  • Have experience working in various construction trades, delivering defects / repairs / maintenance works.
  • Be professional, organised, with strong communication skills, as the role will be customer facing.
  • Be able to work to tight timescales and demonstrate attention to detail, working well under pressure.
  • An understanding of the need to deal with customers sensitively and to keep information confidential.
  • Ability to take on individual project work and demonstrate initiative.
  • Non essential – Hold a CSCS Card / SMSTS Certificate (desirable).

For more information, or to apply for this role, please contact Tim Smyth on LinkedIn or via