Maintenance Operative

11 May 2017
09 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
To assist in the preparation of a range of cabins prior to them going out on hire.

Reporting structure
Reporting to the Site Manager. Working within a small team in the depot.

Main responsibilities
* General maintenance tasks to timber, plastic and steel portable accommodation units, portable toilets etc * Cleaning of units and fittings internally and externally. * Painting exterior of units with spray equipment, roller or brush. * The fitting and removal of partitions & other fittings. * Some electrical work, some plumbing, some joinery and flooring work. * Loading of a range of furniture into the cabins and removing on completion of hire. * Occasional visits to third party sites to double stack units and install staircase and landing. Removal of same on completion of hire. * Some working at height. * Occasional duties as fork lift operator (where relevant with training and suitable qualifications). * Occasional visits to third party sites to undertake repairs of any nature to portable accommodation units

Key factors for success (short-term, mid-term and long-term)
Success in a 6 months will include: * Aware of all company policies and processes * Understanding and compliance with Health and Safety rules and guidelines. Success in 1 year will include: * Proficient in preparing units and ensuring quality standards are kept to requirements. * To have gained understanding of the business processes that will enable the team to work to strict deadlines. * Maintain a good working relationship with peers and direct management. * Strong working ethics, self starter and results orientated. Success in 3 years will include: * Fully skilled in role * Ability to train other employees. * Comprehensive knowledge of the tasks, operations, targets and customers.

Job experience & skills requirements
Personal Characteristics * Good general physical fitness. * Ability to work as part of a team. * Has a strong work ethic. * Flexible attitude to working * Proactive Work Experience * Basic understanding and acceptance of Health & Safety rules. * Good mix of general maintenance skills.

NVQ or equivalent qualification in a construction related role is desirable but not essential.