• Maintenance Operative (Plumbing)

    Posted Date 3 months ago(26/03/2018 09:16)
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    Rydon Maintenance Ltd
  • Overview

    Rydon Maintenance Limited is an expanding division of Rydon providing refurbishment and facilities management services to a variety of clients, predominantly within the housing and healthcare sectors.

    Job Purpose

    We now have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Maintenance Operative with multi-trade experience to join our Islington based maintenance team. The successful candidate will be responsible for carrying out general planned, preventative and reactive maintenance on our social housing contracts.


    As part of the role you will be working in occupied and void properties undertaking responsive maintenance, planned and void works. Replacing and maintaining all building fabrics, fittings and fixtures within domestic social housing properties. Daily tasks will include but not limited to, replacing, maintaining and repairing internal doors, fire doors, UPVC windows and doors handles and hinges, glass units, door frames, locks, flooring, woodwork, stud wall patch repairs, basic plumbing.


    Liaising with our scheduling team you enable a response to all jobs. You will keep them informed to maximise efficiency of service delivery, ensure appointments are kept and repairs completed within target timescales and identify and report issues that affect service delivery to support continuous improvement.


    This is a mobile opportunity and you will be provided with a Company van and fuel card. As such a full UK driving license is required.

    Experience Required

    Previous relevant experience in the maintenance of buildings is essential. This experience would ideally have been gained within a social housing maintenance sector. 

    Applicants should be able to demonstrate:

    • Proven repair and maintenance skills and/or previous experience of reactive repairs or planned maintenance within the social housing sector;
    • A relevant trade qualification;
    • Familiarity with risk assessments and method statements;
    • Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills;
    • Flexible and innovative approach;
    • Good communication skills, both written and verbal

    You will be provided with excellent training/development as part of this opportunity. Rydon is a well-established and fast-growing business and this opportunity offers excellent scope for personal development. If you have the above skills and experience, we'd strongly encourage you to apply.

    Additional Information

    As a well established, progressive company we are committed to attracting and retaining individuals by offering an excellent benefits package that includes a wide range of core and voluntary benefits.


    Rydon is an equal opportunities employer and promotes diversity in employment. Successful candidates will be selected solely on their ability to carry out the duties of the post.  


    To apply online, please use the 'apply for this job link' at the top of this page.


    Our application process is very straight forward allowing you to apply with a CV (from your Computer or Dropbox), LinkedIn, Facebook or Google+ and should take no more than a few short minutes. 


    For details on our rewards, recognition and benefits please click here.


    For more details on our culture and what it’s like to work at Rydon, please click here.


    Further information on how to apply can be found by clicking here.

    Position Subject To

    The successful candidate will be subject to a DBS check.  A full clean UK Driving licence and CSCS card is required for this role.

    Job Description

    Please click the following link to download:- 


    RY-JD-1114_Maintenance Operative (multi) 05092013


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