Maintenance Operative (Repairs, Building) MEAR51383

Blue Octopus Recruitment Limited
£20000/annum £20,000
19 Jul 2017
17 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Maintenance Operative (Repairs, Building) MEAR51383

Our client’s vision is to make a positive difference to the communities they serve.

They are a fast-growing business within the Group and currently manages over 10,500 units across the UK.

With staff of all ages and walks of life, a job with our client has a rewarding impact on the lives of others and your own life. With offices across the UK, a job with them could be just around the corner.

An excellent opportunity has now arisen for a passionate and motivated Maintenance Operative to join them in Plymouth.

Within this role, you will inspect, diagnose and undertake minor day to day repairs and will accompany appropriate contractors servicing of all site M & E equipment. You will be responsible for overseeing legionella, fire safety and all related Health and Safety compliance and to ensure that refuse and recycling facilities are maintained appropriately.

Whilst inspecting and recording faults and repairs to the building, grounds and equipment, you will ensure all Health and Safety compliancy tasks are complete, recorded and logged as per risk assessments. You will also be expected to undertake regular inspections and testing of equipment including emergency lighting, PAT Testing and Fire Alarms.

In order to be successful in this role, you will have substantial experience of working within a building and maintenance related field and will possess relevant trade qualifications (e.g. NVQ or apprenticeship).

With an understanding of UK health and safety legislation and regulations, you should also have experience of managing external contractors on site and will have an understanding of technical building drawings.

The ability to carry out manual handling tasks and capability to lift and move heavy items is also important and you should be able to work night shifts / shift work. Familiarity of IT systems (especially email and Microsoft Word) will be required.

Please refer to the full job description upon applying

Once you join the family, you'll have online access to a range of voluntary and flexible benefits, including...

• Training and development
• Advantage - Allowing you to save money on everything from weekly groceries, to your annual family holiday
• Assist - A confidential hotline open to all colleagues, providing support on a wide range of personal and work-related issues.
• Long service and additional holiday leave - Colleagues who stay for a period of time at the company are rewarded for their service.
• Share Save as you Earn scheme - Buy shares within the business for three years, at a reduced price. Share in the success!
• Seeing first-hand the impact you have on the lives of the people you support

Our client and its subsidiaries are Equal Opportunities Employers

This is a Blue Octopus Recruitment Ltd vacancy who are operating as an employment agency. Once you have clicked to apply for this vacancy, we will then send you more information on the role including a copy of the application form via email