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Maintenance Operative




General Engineering


£10 to £13 Per Hour



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Are you a Maintenance Operative that is looking for a new challenging and exciting role? Are you looking for a new opportunity to develop your skills? Would you thrive on being part of a small team?

If so, this role could be perfect for you!

This is an opportunity for a Maintenance Operative with experience of maintenance and repair. You will be responsible for carrying out a range of tasks such as repair service, basic joinery, plumbing, emergency repairs, fire alarm checks for a family-owned powerhouse business.

We are recruiting on behalf of our client whose business is built on integrity, relationships and being inventive and innovative. Our client is an organisation where specialist skills are used to help business partners achieve their goals. They provide local market knowledge and expertise that gives a competitive advantage.

This is a temporary position for 3 months; however, this may be extended. Working up to 25 hours per week, on a rotational basis to cover shifts 8:00am – 4:00pm or 10:00am-6:00pm as required). The salary for the role will be between £10 - £13 per hour, depending on experience

This role will be based entirely in the Solihull area.


Job Specification

  • Provide a comprehensive maintenance & repair service

  • Carry out a range of tasks including basic joinery, plumbing, painting & general building work

  • Maintain plant and services to ensure in good working order

  • Comply with safe working practices & report faulty equipment & potential hazards

  • Carry out emergency repairs outside of normal working hours

  • Check the fire alarm points weekly, including fire exits, door retaining devices & fire emergency lights

  • Liaison with external building suppliers

  • Maintenance of Recycling Area


Personal Specification

  • Accuracy and attention to detail

  • The ability to use your own initiative but also know when matters need to be referred

  • The ability to prioritize own work load

  • Good Organisational Skills

  • Good communication both written and verbal

  • Able to communicate at all levels & record detailed, accurate maintenance information

  • Skilled at DIY & general maintenance

  • Friendly, conscientious & an excellent team member with a positive attitude


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