• Maintenance Operative (Carpenter)

    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(22/10/2018 11:36)
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    Rydon Maintenance Ltd
  • Overview

    We now have an excellent opportunity for an experienced Maintenance Engineer with a carpentry/multi trade background to join our maintenance team in Islington. 


    Rydon has established a strong reputation for the quality within our new-build and maintenance sectors, creating and improving communities for the benefit of current and future generations. For over 40 years, we've recruited talented and innovative people to build and maintain homes, schools, hospitals, student accommodation and more. We combine a personal touch with outstanding technical expertise to deliver award-winning, quality facilities for local communities with a commitment from people who are passionate about what they do.


    Our maintenance business provides a range of expert planned and responsive maintenance services to domestic properties and commercial buildings in the social housing, health and social care sectors. We look after a growing number of healthcare buildings for NHS Trusts, residential homes and educational facilities. Using the latest technology we ensure properties are well maintained, efficient and fit for purpose.

    Job Purpose

    Our maintenance team are responsible for providing ongoing planned and reactive maintenance for more than 10,000 residential properties across London. This position will cover a patch of North London in Islington where our housing stock consists mainly of Victorian/Edwardian Street properties.


    As part of the role you will carry out high quality repairs and maintenance works to these domestic properties. The work will involve working on a variety of projects, particularly sash windows, casement windows, doors, shutters skirting boards and staircases. We also undertake other projects so general property maintenance/building/decorating skills would also be an advantage.


    This position will involve working on customers' premises, so we require someone who is capable and happy both working on their own or in a small team, has an excellent attitude to customer service and care, has a good eye for detail, and takes pride in the quality of their work.


    Working hours are Monday to Friday 8am to 5:30pm. You will be provided with a company van, fuel card and uniform as part of this excellent opportunity.

    Experience Required

    The successful candidate will have previous relevant experience in the maintenance of buildings, this will have ideally been gained working for a maintenance contractor although is not essential.


    The preferred candidate will hold a trade City & Guilds / NVQ Level 2 or 3 qualification. You will have substantial knowledge of carpentry and general building skills would be an advantage. You will also hold a valid CSCS Card.


    You will be an effective communicator and will possess customer care skills and the ability to work independently or as part of a team. Above all, we are looking for an individual who is motivated with the ability to put the customer/client first.


    If the above sounds like you then 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 basic disclosure check.  A full clean UK Driving licence and CSCS card is required for this role.


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