Maintenance Operative

Maintenance Operative
£24,000 per annum
Full time 09.00 – 18.00, Monday – Friday

Our client, a well-established lettings agency, is looking for a Maintenance Operative to provide general repairs and maintenance to their properties. You will ensure that all repairs are completed to the highest standard and in line with all health and safety regulations.
Purpose of the role
• Performing repairs or general maintenance work on facilities, buildings, grounds and equipment at various sites. This could include electrical, carpentry, plumbing and masonry, glazing and painting tasks
• Repairing and treating structures such as showers, floors, sinks, walls, carpets and roofs.
• Performing minor repairs, troubleshooting and adjustment of locks, repairing door hinges.
• Servicing kitchen and other household equipment.
• Moving and assisting in the transportation of furniture and equipment.
• Responding to alarm calls as part of the on-call system.
• Be able to do the very basic assessments on boilers and electrics
• Reporting where there is a need for higher / specialist skilled crafts, e.g. gas engineer or electrician.
The above is not an exhaustive list of duties and you will be expected to perform different tasks as necessitated by your changing role within the company and the overall business objectives.

To be successful in the role you will:

• have previous experience in a building or maintenance role.
• Be a proficient user of various power and hand tools.
• be able to work on you own as well as part of a team and be able to maintain good working relationships with a variety of people.
• need to have great communication skills.
• need to be reliable and flexible, sometimes working out of hours.
• be conscientious, trustworthy and hardworking.
• be able to problem solve and work well under pressure.
• be physically fit to perform tasks that require heavy lifting, climbing ladders etc…
• have an awareness of the importance of health and safety and adhere to the guidelines provided by our client.
• hold a valid UK driver’s licence.
• have your own tool kit.

In return our client offers great benefits including full health and safety training, holiday and pension.
Please contact Abi at for a full Job Description.

Job Summary

Job Title Maintenance Operative
Location London
Job Type Permanent
Salary £24k
Last Updated 13/02/2019
Reference SF43941
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