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Building Craftsperson (East Hub) - Leeds Area


Building Craftsperson (East Hub) - Leeds Area


The post holder must take full ownership of their duties and tasks and use their initiative to manage their time accordingly in order to achieve the full requirements of the role.

Responsible for the highest standard of maintenance which includes Reactive, Planned Preventative and Scheduled Maintenance Services providing best possible support to the Bonus Arena Hull, First Direct Arena Leeds, Utiliita Arena Newcastle, Barbican Theatre York and Whitley Bay Playhouse Theatre clients and customers ensuring events are delivered whilst providing premises that are safe and secure fully in compliance with statutory standards and approved codes of practice. The role is focused on maintaining and developing the facilities and installed systems, along with delivering event and building services in preparation, during and after event occupancy.

The Post Holder shall take ownership of the operation, maintenance and service of all buildings and equipment in order to plan work/services to maximise reliability and availability thereby maintaining building fabric, fire safety infrastructure, environmental conditions and standards of service.


  • To carry out, coordinate and plan, working with the Hub Estates Manager to deliver high quality service.
  • Support the Venue with achieving statutory compliance, acceptable functional performance as a minimum and, a service which is customer focused and supports frontline event delivery.
  • Demonstrate professional conduct and communications with staff, visitors and clients at all times.
  • Demonstrate the ability and contribute toward building strong working relationships and effective communication within the all venue departments, with clients, the Estate HUB and with external contractors.
  • Attend meetings, including technical updates and toolbox talks and promote collective working and demonstrate a cooperative working approach in order to maximise efficiency and effectiveness of the venue operations.
  • To understand the workings of systems, equipment and building fabric within the Venue. Ensuring that they are maintained to a high standard and are utilised safely and efficiently.
  • Maintain accurate records in line with Legal and Business Critical Requirements.
  • To support project development and delivery across all departments.
  • Provide technical advice and support to other departments.
  • To support the other roles within the Hub, providing assistance when and where requested.
  • To support the development and utilise use of a CAFM system as directed to track and coordinate all maintenance activities, both planned and reactive. Receiving, updating and closing off requests and maintaining records.
  • Ensure a prompt response to alarms generated by the Building Systems.
  • To undertake activities unsupervised and deliver high standards.
  • Develop, review and maintain relevant risk assessments and safe systems of work in line with Health and Safety Legislation and Approved Codes of Practice.
  • To respond to breakdowns to equipment, fire doors including repairs to internal and external building fabric.
  • To undertake minor new works or refurbishments and to assist specialist contractors and sub-contractors in installations and refurbishments to the building fabric, plant, building systems,
  • To ensure the use of all PPE provided when required for working activities in line with method statements and safe systems of work.
  • To assess the requirements for and maintain stock levels and replenishment of critical spare parts and components.
  • To take responsibility for the security and good housekeeping of restricted areas, plant rooms, storage areas and workshop spaces.
  • Promote a positive health and safety culture and ensure all work activities comply with ASM Global Health and Safety policies and procedures (including environment and safe systems of work policies). Including :
  • a. Undertaking, developing and reviewing risk assessments and method statements for work in which the role involves.

    b. Completing incident forms for accidents or near misses or events which require reporting.

    c. Remaining vigilant of unforeseen hazards and risks to oneself and others.

  • Demonstrate a positive attitude toward learning new skills and undertaking training including travelling to alternative locations to undertake training.
  • Support sustainability initiatives, environmental compliance and support measures for increased efficiency and minimalizing impact.
  • To observe and comply with security policies in relation to personal behaviour and the protection of ASM global buildings and assets.
  • To undertake any other relevant duties commensurate with the level of responsibility of the role as assigned by Hub Estates Managers

  • Skills and Qualifications:

  • A building or engineering qualification to a minimum of NVQ Level 3/C&G/ONC or equivalent together with experience post qualification in a maintenance environment. Ideally knowledge of Building Maintenance, Building Services Engineering and Venue Equipment.
  • Previous Experience within the Events industry.
  • Knowledge and understanding of Portable appliance and fixed appliance testing.
  • An awareness of Microsoft office software.
  • Awareness of Computer Aided Facilities Management (CAFM) Software Systems
  • Able to demonstrate the necessary communicative skills required for success in the Venue and Events sector. Passionate about service delivery standards and keen to lead by example.
  • A self-motivated individual with the ability to work without supervision and take responsibility for problem solving, fault finding and repairs as required.
  • Additional Points:

    Due to the nature of the role there will be a requirement to work week-ends, evenings and public holidays. The role will involve physical labour tasks including manual handling.

    There may be a requirement to travel to other ASM Global Venues.




    How to Apply

    Please download and complete the Employment Application Form and the Diversity Monitoring Form.

    Submit your completed forms to:
    recruitment@eu.asmglobal.com ensuring that you detail the role that you are applying for.

    Please note incomplete applications will not be considered.

    Buildings Craftsperson (East Hub)


    Working Hours
    37.5 hours per week

    Leeds and North East

    Closing Date

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