University of Exeter
June 19, 2024
Offerd Salary:£26,444
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The starting salary will be from £26,444 on Grade D depending on qualifications and experience.


Generous holiday allowances, flexible working, pension scheme.

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Building and Maintenance


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Job description

Finance, Infrastructure and Commercial Services

This full-time post is immediately available on a permanent basis.

Summary of the role

The Engineering and Direct Works department is responsible for a significant proportion of the technical management and maintenance of the University's Estate. The dedicated in house maintenance team provides in and out of hours planned and reactive maintenance to what is effectively Devon's tenth largest, and independently run, town.

Reporting to the Structural Team Leader, you will be a member of the operational team working alongside other maintenance operatives in the Electrical, Mechanical, Building & Structural Services.

We are looking for a customer focused team player who can work alone, or in a team and be able to use initiative to prioritise work demands and meet deadlines. Having prior experience or qualifications in Carpentry/Joinery and recent proven practical experience in structural maintenance and small works.

Please ensure you read the Job Description and Person Specification for full details of this role.

Our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Commitment

We are committed to ensuring reasonable adjustments are available for interviews and workplaces.

Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented within our working community.

With over 30,000 students and 7,000 staff from 150 different countries we offer a diverse and engaging environment where our diversity is celebrated and valued as a major strength. We are committed to creating an inclusive culture where all members of our community are supported to thrive; where diverse voices are heard through our engagement with evidence-based charter frameworks for gender (Athena SWAN and Project Juno for Physics), race equality (Race Equality Charter Mark), LGBTQ+ inclusion (Stonewall Diversity Champion) and as a Disability Confident employer.

We are proud signatories of the Armed Forces Covenant and welcome applications from service people.


We offer some fantastic benefits including:

  • 39 days leave
  • options for flexible working
  • onsite gyms and a cycle to work scheme
  • sector leading policies around maternity, adoption and shared parental leave (up to 26wks full pay), paternity leave (up to 6wks full pay) and a Fertility Treatment Policy
  • stunning campus environments in Exeter and Cornwall, in the beautiful South West of England
  • Further information

    For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Steve Griffin, [email protected] or (01392) 724545 or 07920 758 072.

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