Repairs and Maintenance Operative

  • Construction Jobs
  • Kent
  • Oct 27, 2020
Permanent Construction Property

Job Description

Due to expansion our well established client is looking for a Property Repairs and Maintenance Operative with fire alarms experience to cover the Kent area. Reporting to the Head of Property, you will be responsible for undertaking both responsive and planned maintenance tasks to properties within the business. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Carry out tasks in occupied and empty properties such as the following: *Plumbing: Carry out a range of plumbing repairs and minor installations. *Carpentry: Carry out a range of carpentry and joinery repairs and installations including installation and/or repair of various windows, doors and frames, UPVC components, framed ledged and braced, ledged and braced and internal plywood doors; fences, soffits, fascia and bargeboards. Joinery work including the fitting of and/or repair to architraves, skirting bath panel and frames, the fitting of kitchen units and worktops, the fitting and repair of double glazed units, locks, floorboards, and stud walls. *Plastering: Carry out a range of plastering works including re-skimming, rendering, patching and Artex cover up. *Painting and Decorating: Carry out a range of painting and redecoration tasks including prepare and clean surfaces using methods such as scraping, sanding and steam cleaning; remove wallpaper and loose paint; repair cracks and holes in walls and joinery by applying fillers/sealant. Prepare/sand surface for application of decorative product. *Groundwork: Carry out a range of groundwork, fencing and clearance repairs and renewals *Clean and Clear: Ensure the cleaning of all communal areas, offices, toilets and external areas and in accordance with the company standard. To ensure all accommodation is clean and fit for purpose. REQUIRED SKILLS: Previous property repair and maintenance experience Must have previous fire alarms experience Good communication skills both verbal and written Able to work independently or as part of a team Good computer skills including Microsoft Office Software High degree of discretion dealing with confidential informationThe successful applicant will need a driving licence and your own tools. You will be required to undertake a DBS check before employment starts. In return, you will benefit from 20 days holiday increasing to 25 days with service, pension and life insurance. Hours: Mon-Fri 40 hours per week 8.30am-5pm Salary: £23,000 plus £4,000 van and tools allowance or £23,000 with company van Interested in this permanent role, covering the Kent area. Please email or contact me on (phone number removed)