Maintenance Operative (Repairs, Construction) MEAR68543

Recruiter
Mears
Location
Plymouth, Devon
Salary
£20,000
Posted
30 Jul 2018
Closes
27 Aug 2018
Ref
MEAR68543
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Maintenance Operative (Repairs, Construction) MEAR68543

Plymouth

£20,000

Here at Mears Group our vision is to make a positive difference to the communities we serve.

Mears Housing Management is 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 Mears has a rewarding impact on the lives of others and your own life. With offices across the UK, a job at Mears could be just around the corner.

An excellent opportunity has now arisen for a passionate and motivated Maintenance Operative to join us 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
  • Long service and additional holiday leave - Colleagues who stay for a period of time at Mears are rewarded for their service.
  • Seeing first-hand the impact you have on the lives of the people you support

Mears Group PLC 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.