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General Maintenance Operative

Job title: General Maintenance Operative
Contract type: Contract
Location: Newcastle upon Tyne
Industry: Trades & Labour
Salary: £9.61 - £12 per hour
Reference: JO-2009-239332-1
Contact name: Rachael Chadwick
Contact email:

Job description

We are recruiting for a Handy person / general maintenance operative to be based from the Newcastle area. Travel will required up and down the country.

You will be part of a Maintenance Team providing a quality building maintenance service for the contract and the sites.

To carry out flushing and compliance works as well as maintenance and repairs where required to the facility within set timescales

This is a temporary ongoing role (could possibly be extended) paying circa £9.61ph - £12.00ph depending on your payment method.

On Offer:

Temporary role

£9.61ph - £12.00ph depending on your payment method

Mon-Fri 40 hours / week - standard working hours

Transport pass will be provided


Your main duties will encompass carrying out various manual and skilled tasks to include:

·        The role will involve general handyperson duties such as – flushing toilets and tanks, site clearances, labouring, general upkeep, lamping and supply gathering plus tap temps and L8 preventative checks

·        PPM and reactive repairs to building maintenance to include – basic joinery, patch plastering, painting, brickwork repair, basic wet plumbing etc where required

·        General Building work operations on small works projects


The candidate should have previous experience of maintenance and/or general building trades. This would include a sound Joinery, Building and Painting working knowledge.

·        Presentable and articulate, able to work closely with staff at all levels

·        Experience of commercial buildings and maintenance operations

·        A willingness to assist in non-skilled tasks and general labouring duties

To apply:

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