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Multi Trader

  • £35,000 - £40,000
  • Residential Development
  • London

About the Company:

Our client is seeking a multi trade operative. They are a well renowned construction company who specialise in building restoration and regeneration, they have been in the business for over 30 years and are continuing to expand their business with great success within this niche sector. They mainly specialise in restoration and conversion work on Grade listed buildings into high specification apartments, often alongside new build developments. Project cover the UK, and exciting projects have been undertaken in Portsmouth, Sussex and Bristol and SW London.

About the Role: The roles of the Maintenance Operative is to provide warranty works as directed by Customer Service Manager within a high end development in S London. Therefore our client is looking for an experienced Maintenance Operative, ideally coming from a carpentry background, with multi trade skills.

Your Duties will include:

  • Carry out accepted warranty or defect works
  • Note any variation to the works undertaken
  • Ensure materials required are sourced and available prior to commencing works
  • Focus on completion of works on schedule and within programme and timescale
  • Ensure property and furnishings are properly protected prior to commencing works
  • Represent the Company in a professional and courteous manner
  • Be positive and pro-active with the customer
  • Manage, and where possible, exceed customer’s expectations.
  • Document what other works may have been undertaken and again seek sign off from customer.
  • Report any persistent recurring warrant issues
  • Attend and oversee works undertaken by sub-contractors as required.
  • Attend OHS&E training as required and ensure safe working environment for customer, subcontractor and self within customer’s property.
  • Provide operational cover for colleagues during sickness, leave, training etc.

About the benefits / rewards: In return for your hard work and commitment, our client can offer an excellent remuneration package including a competitive basic salary between £35,000 – £40,000 along with a company vehicle, and 20 days holiday (additional day for each years’ service). In addition to this you will be offered fantastic prospects and will become an integral part of one of the industry leaders.

Requirements: Our client is looking to recruit an operative with a trade background in carpentry, painting and finishing, or a very strong multi trade background. You should have experience in residential construction and prior experience of working with a developer. Ideal candidates will have experience of working within the role of Maintenance Operative for a minimum of 2-3 years. The ideal individual will be highly motivated, idea-driven and capable of exceeding expectations. The candidate must also be able to confidently interact with clients on a day to day basis.