Maintenance Operative

Posted Date 1 month ago(31/10/2023 15:48)
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Rydon Maintenance Ltd (ELFT)


We now have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Fabric Maintenance Operative / Multi Skilled Maintenance Operative to join our NHS Maintenance team in a mobile role in Bedford and Luton. This team delivers a first-class repairs service in partnership with an NHS Trust. The role will entail reactive/responsive repairs, as well as statutory checks on this NHS contract.


40 hour week - DAYS BASED ROLE - MONDAY TO FRIDAY + On-call/generous overtime rates + Company Van + Fuel Card


See our careers video and one of our operational videos for more information about working for Rydon:

Job Purpose

This is a mobile position where you will be working as part of a highly skilled multi skilled maintenance team and previous relevant experience in the maintenance of building services is essential. As Maintenance Operative you will be responsible for the repairs and maintenance to the buildings fabric and you could be on a day to day basis be involved in; carpentry tasks such as easing and adjusting doors, adjusting door closers, lock changing. Carrying out plumbing tasks such as changing/repairing taps, finding and repairing leaks through to completing PPM's (planned preventative maintenance) and daily plant checks.


What we can offer you;

  • Competitive starting salary
  • A company van, fuel card and uniform.
  • a full time permanent position. Normal working hours are 8am to 5:00pm Monday to Friday. You will also participate in an on call rota for emergency repairs where you will receive a standby allowance and overtime paid at time and a half or double time depending on day/time of call out. 
  • 25 days holiday with the ability to increase up to 30 days.
  • Access to an employee discount scheme which includes a wide-range of special offers and discounts on insurances, lifestyle goods and services.
  • Company pension, life assurance and income protection.
  • Flexible benefits for you to choose from including Critical Illness, DenPlan, GymFlex and more.
  • Health and wellness benefits such as free flu vaccinations, access to an Employee Assistance and Wellbeing Programme, BUPA Health & Wellbeing Plans, access to our Health and Wellbeing portal with an extensive range of advice and resources and much much more!
  • Opportunities to progress your career across the business.
  • Full training, ongoing coaching and support. 

Experience Required

The successful candidate will have previous building maintenance experience. This experience will ideally have been gained in an NHS environment, though candidates with commercial experience will also be considered (ie experience gained in commercial offices, hotels, education etc).


Ideally you will hold a relevant trade qualification however this is not essential and those with time served experience will also be considered. You will also have a knowledge of Health & Safety, permit to work procedures and safe systems of working. 


A full UK driving license is required.


If you have the above experience and have great people skills and are passionate about delivering excellent quality planned, preventative and responsive maintenance then we would 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 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.


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