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Maintenance Operative

Reference number: SW-012089
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Job Type: Full-time
  • Employer: Scape
  • Location: London
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What we offer

We offer a competitive salary and a great benefits package (including access to pension, cycle-to-work & tech scheme, healthcare plan, healthy snacks, free access to our on-site gyms, as well as holiday perks).

As a Maintenance Operative your main responsibilities include:

  • Carry out reactive and preventative maintenance work (carpentry, tiling, basic plumbing, basic electrical, guttering, decorating, plastering, kitchen and bathroom maintenance and more)
  • Carry out fault finding and leak investigations
  • Carry out repairs and/or additional work arising from examinations and investigations
  • Comply with Health & Safety processes and responsibilities
  • Complete reports and paperwork as required
  • Oversee and work alongside the maintenance team of your site and the work carried out
  • Stock-taking (where appropriate) and keep records of stock levels
  • Ensure that plant rooms and other maintenance areas are kept tidy, and equipment is checked on a regular basis. Faulty or broken equipment is to be reported and resolved through liaison with your Maintenance Manager
  • Control and direct specialist sub-contractors at all times when they visit site
  • Replace light switches, receptacles, light bulbs and fixtures
  • Dealing with emergencies, unplanned problems and repairs
  • Participate in regular, structured on-call system within the UK
  • To be responsible for all keys and locks within the site
  • Undertake painting duties where applicable
  • Adhere to procedures to ensure that all maintenance issues are completed in a timely and correct manner, efficiently, economically and for the benefit of the site and the company
  • To be aware of and adhere to all company Policies and Procedures
  • Reporting all incidents/accidents to the Maintenance Manager, filling in the accident book when required and log all incidents/accidents in the Health & Safety computerised system
  • To observe good personal hygiene and appearance including uniform
  • Participate in any training sessions as required

To undertake any other duties as and when required that are commensurate with the role

The above list of responsibilities is not exhaustive, and you may be required to undertake other responsibilities and training as requested by your manager.

Key skills and attributes 
A strong team player who thrives in a collaborative environment

  • Good communication skills
  • Excellent time keeping
  • A friendly and professional manner
  • Excellent customer service
  • The ability to work under pressure
  • Experience in a similar role
  • Eligible to live and work in the UK
  • Flexible in working hours

Please email Andreia for more info at

Date posted: 05/01/2023

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