General Handyman

Location : Oxford, Oxfordshire, England
Job Ref : MS290
Consultant : Molly Smith
Sector : Engineering, Manufacturing
Salary : £30k per year + + company vehicle


MS290 – General Handyman

Location: Oxford / Abingdon / M4 Corridor

Salary: £30,000 per annum + company vehicle, Technology package and Pension

Overview: First Military Recruitment are currently seeking a General Handyman on behalf of one of our clients. The successful candidate will be responsible for general building maintenance, demonstrating a good knowledge in mechanical, plumbing, electrical & basic building fabric work.

The successful candidate will normally work 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday. 08.00 – 16.30 with a 30-minute unpaid lunch break period.

Overtime rates:

  • Between 1730 – 2300 Time and a quarter.
  • Saturday and Sunday Time and a half.
  • Bank Holidays Double time.

Applications from ex-military personnel are encouraged but all applications will be given due consideration.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Planned & reactive work such as building checks, PA Testing, minor repairs, small projects & general handyman support for clients.
  • Completion of risk assessments & method statements on site, obtaining work permits & completion of time-sheets.
  • Compliance with company health & safety procedures & current legislation.
  • Keeping the Contracts Manager / Helpdesk informed of progress on site, notifying of any problems including if deadlines cannot be met.
  • Ensuring that no work is carried out without a risk assessment or method statement.
  • Ensuring the company is always presented in a positive manner.
  • Taking part in training & meetings as required and reporting to the Contracts manager.
  • Informing HR of any personal or health issues causing concern.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Full UK Driving Licence.
  • Proven property services experience & knowledge of building maintenance issues.
  • Trade qualifications desirable but not essential.
  • First Aider at work qualification is desirable.
  • Must be a team player, and work will solo as well as in a team.
  • Physically fit.

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