Property Maintenance Operative (L2)

Manningtree, Essex
£150 per week
02 Oct 2017
15 Oct 2017
Job Function
Estates and Facilities
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Employer: Acorn Villages Ltd.

Apprenticeship level: Intermediate

Apprenticeship duration: 12 months

Possible start date: 30th October 2017

Working week: Monday to Friday 8.30am - 5.00pm, 1 hour split break. 37.5 hours per week.


  • Undertake routine maintenance activities and minor repairs (replacing taps/washers, changing bulbs, cleaning light fittings, adjusting water temperatures etc).
  • Undertake general painting/decorating/tiling tasks to an acceptable standard.
  • Be able to undertake general carpentry repairs (doors, windows, kitchens etc).
  • Participate in pre-planned maintenance checks (Fire Alarm testing, Health & Safety checks, gutter clearing, decking staining, generator testing, fence repairs etc).
  • Assist with general manpower support (moving furniture, setting up marquees etc, assisting with charity and fundraising activities).
  • As and when required, assist with the general ground maintenance and skip area.
  • To assist in maintaining the company vehicle fleet, to check oil, water, lights, tyres etc. (Servicing and repairs contracted out).  
  • Inform the Maintenance and Building Services Manager of any site repairs outside of their capability and a specialist contractor may be required.
  • Promoting and adhering to general health & safety/fire safety policies and procedures at all times.

Desired skills:

  • Some understanding of the pre-requisites for the role and what these would entail. 
  • Willingness to learn new skills.

Personal qualities:

  • Reliable
  • Good time keeper
  • Trustworthy
  • Ability to converse with different people groups.

Qualifications required:

  • Maths and English understanding and functional application at Level 1, enabling apprentices to aspire to the next level.