General Maintenance Operative

Location Newcastle upon Tyne
Discipline: Construction Professionals
Job type: Permanent
Salary: ££24000 - £26000 per annum
Contact name: Conor Winchle

Contact email:
Job ref: PERM ALEX_1706199861
Published: 28 days ago
Startdate: ASAP

Ivy Resource Group are currently recruiting to hire a General Maintenance Operative to join the permanent construction division for one of our clients based in Newcastle.

The Company:
They are a nationwide, leading retailer with over 1000 stores across the UK.
As a company they are looking for someone to work on their existing estate of stores carrying out planned and reactive electrical maintenance as well as working new store installations, working alongside shop fit contractors.

Vacancy Responsibilities:

  • Understanding the mechanism of buildings including electrical, plumbing, plant, safety systems and equipment.
  • Providing first and immediate response to fault finding whilst maximising quality and ensuring cost effectiveness.
  • Reporting and rectifying any property H&S issue whilst on site where possible
  • Completing work orders and recording materials that are used on the job.
  • Emergency works required to make safe buildings in response to hazardous events e.g.: floods / fire damage / security breaches.
  • Complete trade disrupting works out of hours where identified.
  • Respond to the helpdesk requests, providing a professional and timely service.
  • Advising the company's management when additional planned works are required due to aging structure and fabric issues.


  • Apprenticeship or Craft Equivalent and with experience or have come from a City & Guilds/NVQ Level 2 equivalent. Ideally with 3yrs + experience in equivalent role.
  • IPAF (International Powered Access Federation).
  • PASMA (tower scaffolding trained).
  • Annual asbestos awareness certification in accordance with UKAS accreditation.
  • Health and Safety awareness together with basic First Aid and rescue skills.
  • Good general construction knowledge with up to date working practices and standards.
  • IT competence with the ability to work with email and maintenance software packages.
  • Excellent personal organisational skills.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal abilities.
  • Competent in problem solving, planning and decision making.
  • Ability to be able to react to none planned / emergency works when required.


£24,000 - £26,000 per annum

How to apply:

Submit your CV

Call / Text / Whatsapp Alex on 07835 935486 for a confidential conversation.

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