Labourer

Job Description

Workshop Recruitment are looking for experienced labourers provide general labouring support for PPM, reactive maintenance and void repairs to the local councils housing and corporate assets. From time to time, you may be required to support other maintenance contracts such. Our client’s property portfolio includes, but is not limited to, social…

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Workshop Recruitment are looking for experienced labourers provide general labouring support for PPM, reactive maintenance and void repairs to the local councils housing and corporate assets. From time to time, you may be required to support other maintenance contracts such. Our client’s property portfolio includes, but is not limited to, social housing, schools, public conveniences, offices, heritage sites and museums. A full, clean current driving licence is needed so you can drive one of our vans. This is a permanent role and is subject to DBS, Criminal Background and DVLA checks.

The key activities you will undertake in this role will be;

  • Working alongside groundworkers in the undertaking a variety of repairs such as fencing, drainage, concrete repairs and paving.
  • Work alongside Roofers in the undertaking of pitched and flat roof repairs.
  • Assist tradespersons with general labouring requirements where needed.
  • Clearing and collecting waste materials by transporting them to a waste transfer station.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • To always protect the tenants’ property before starting the work and leave the property clean and tidy having completed the work.
  • Ensure your van is clean and tidy with ease of access to tools, equipment, and van stock at all times.
  • To have the right tools for the jobs you will be performing at all times.
  • To ensure that the quality of work always meets the highest possible standards.
  • Respond swiftly to all emergency situations and resolve them efficiently.
  • Accountable for the quality of workmanship, method used to affect the repair, safety of yourself and those around whilst the repair is undertaken, and safe disposal of waste ensuring you are environmentally conscious.
  • To always protect the tenants’ property before starting the work and leave the property clean and tidy having completed the work.
  • Remain polite & professional at all times if a tenant becomes difficult, and if needed request support from your supervisor or foreman.

SKILLS REQUIRED

  • Be able to demonstrate you are a competent Labourer with a reasonable understanding of construction methods and materials used.
  • Be comfortable in dealing with residents, and representatives of Portsmouth City Council. Remain professional even when issues are contentious, especially when explaining that the right repair isn’t necessarily the repair they want.
  • Understand the need to complete outstanding pieces of work and deal with work, completely and in one go.
  • Be able to diagnose the right repair following the value steps.
  • Be a team player ensuring lessons learnt, and good practices are shared amongst the team for future benefit of the service.
  • Have a practical approach to health and safety, ensuring that you and others are safe at all times.
  • A problem solver and be able to work out what is a proportionate and necessary repair, learning from your previous experiences.

QUALIFICATION REQUIRED

  • CSCS card (preferred)
  • Full UK driving licence
  • A DBS/Criminal Background check will be completed prior to employment starting

EXPERIENCE

  • 2 – 5 yrs. experience of working within social housing or a building maintenance environment.
  • 2 – 5 yrs. experience working as a labourer within the construction industry.

Job Description

Workshop Recruitment are looking for experienced labourers provide general labouring support for PPM, reactive maintenance and void repairs to the local councils housing and corporate assets. From time to time, you may be required to support other maintenance contracts such. Our client’s property portfolio includes, but is not limited to, social housing, schools, public conveniences, offices, heritage sites and museums. A full, clean current driving licence is needed so you can drive one of our vans. This is a permanent role and is subject to DBS, Criminal Background and DVLA checks.

The key activities you will undertake in this role will be;

  • Working alongside groundworkers in the undertaking a variety of repairs such as fencing, drainage, concrete repairs and paving.
  • Work alongside Roofers in the undertaking of pitched and flat roof repairs.
  • Assist tradespersons with general labouring requirements where needed.
  • Clearing and collecting waste materials by transporting them to a waste transfer station.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • To always protect the tenants’ property before starting the work and leave the property clean and tidy having completed the work.
  • Ensure your van is clean and tidy with ease of access to tools, equipment, and van stock at all times.
  • To have the right tools for the jobs you will be performing at all times.
  • To ensure that the quality of work always meets the highest possible standards.
  • Respond swiftly to all emergency situations and resolve them efficiently.
  • Accountable for the quality of workmanship, method used to affect the repair, safety of yourself and those around whilst the repair is undertaken, and safe disposal of waste ensuring you are environmentally conscious.
  • To always protect the tenants’ property before starting the work and leave the property clean and tidy having completed the work.
  • Remain polite & professional at all times if a tenant becomes difficult, and if needed request support from your supervisor or foreman.

SKILLS REQUIRED

  • Be able to demonstrate you are a competent Labourer with a reasonable understanding of construction methods and materials used.
  • Be comfortable in dealing with residents, and representatives of Portsmouth City Council. Remain professional even when issues are contentious, especially when explaining that the right repair isn’t necessarily the repair they want.
  • Understand the need to complete outstanding pieces of work and deal with work, completely and in one go.
  • Be able to diagnose the right repair following the value steps.
  • Be a team player ensuring lessons learnt, and good practices are shared amongst the team for future benefit of the service.
  • Have a practical approach to health and safety, ensuring that you and others are safe at all times.
  • A problem solver and be able to work out what is a proportionate and necessary repair, learning from your previous experiences.

QUALIFICATION REQUIRED

  • CSCS card (preferred)
  • Full UK driving licence
  • A DBS/Criminal Background check will be completed prior to employment starting

EXPERIENCE

  • 2 – 5 yrs. experience of working within social housing or a building maintenance environment.
  • 2 – 5 yrs. experience working as a labourer within the construction industry.

Job Summary

Location: Portsmouth
Salary: £25798.00 - £25798.00 Per Annum
Contract Type: Permanent
Sector: Construction / Property
Division: Construction
Date: 11th June 2024

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Job Summary

Location: Portsmouth
Salary: £25798.00 - £25798.00 Per Annum
Contract Type: Permanent
Sector: Construction / Property
Division: Construction
11th June 2024

Apply now

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