Multi Skilled Technician

Job Type Maintenance & Facilities
Location Bracknell - Waite House
Partnership Level 9
Closing Date 31/07/2024
Vacancy Type Permanent
Salary £29,000.00 - £41,500.00 Annual
Salary Frequency Annual
Hours of Work Flexible 2 week working shift pattern: week 1 06:00-14:00, week 2 14:00-22:00. Weekend working is available depending on workload.

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We want all of our Partners to have a good work-life balance and we support flexible working. This might mean flexible or compressed hours, job sharing or shorter hour contracts, where it is possible to do so. Please discuss this further with the hiring manager during your interview.

Our Purpose

Working in Partnership for a happier world – our shared Purpose that guides us in everything we do and inspires 3 important principles; happier people, happier business, happier world. The John Lewis Partnership is a truly unique business, one that seeks to make a positive difference to the lives of everyone.

At a glance

  • This role will be based at our Bracknell Campus.

  • The salary range for this role is set at £27,900.00 - £39,900.00, plus a shift premium of 20%.

  • Please note this role is 37.5 hours per week with a 2 week shift pattern. Working week 1 06:00-14:00 and week 2 14:00-22:00 including a 30 min  break.

  • Voluntary weekend working is available depending on workload. 

  • This position is a permanent contract.

  • Please note that you must live within 30-45 minutes from the site due to emergency call outs.

About the role

As Partners - members of the Partnership - it's our responsibility to ensure our success for the future. We proactively seek out opportunities to continuously improve the way we work, taking action to ensure the Partnership is efficient and we are all as productive as possible. It's an ethos each and every Partner works by and you'll carry into your own role too.

Do you love variety, flexibility and problem solving? Then come and join a unique in-house maintenance team, where no two days will be the same.

You’ll be a confident communicator able to liaise with contractors, campus management teams and fellow technicians across the Waitrose site. Able to manage both preventative planned maintenance work and deal professionally with reactive calls / jobs.

As part of the role you will take on the responsibility of Duty Technician and will be the point of contact for maintenance queries on a shared basis.

What you’ll be doing

You’ll deliver a safe environment for Partners and customers, by undertaking planned preventative maintenance and also dealing with reactive situations as they occur. You’ll be proactive, reactive, and calm under-pressure.

You’ll have access to a well organised workshop space with a range of up to date equipment and a wide range of learning resources to support you in upskilling and maintaining your knowledge.

Benefits of working as a Partner

🔧 - Excellent work life balance, including focus on well being and flexible working and our market leading equal parenthood leave policy

🔧 - Full time working holiday entitlement of 15.5 days holiday (based on average 3.5 days working week) which increases with service, plus bank holidays

🔧 - Defined Contribution pension scheme where your contributions will be matched by the Partnership (up to 8% of pay). After three years’ service, you’ll receive an additional Partnership contribution of 4% of pay, regardless of whether you pay in or not

🔧 - You’ll get Partnership discount in store and online once you complete your Earning Membership period. That’s 25% off in John Lewis (12% off electrical products, some exclusions apply) and 20% in Waitrose (some exclusions apply) You’ll also be able to nominate someone you live with to share your discount

🔧 -  Subsidised meals while working and full access to our subsidised dining room serving hot and cold meals throughout the day

🔧- Free on site hot drinks & fruit

🔧 -  Free on site parking

🔧 - Cycle to work support scheme

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Required essential experience skills and qualifications

- Must have a recognised Electrical qualification, City & Guilds, JIB, or NVQ equivalent including 18th Edition IET wiring regulations.

- We will however consider other electrical qualifications and may be able to provide further training.

Desirable experience skills and qualifications

- To be able to demonstrate sufficient experience in Building Environmental & Electrical Services, Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning within the service industry.

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Next Steps 

  • The application form consists of a CV upload followed by application questions. Please ensure you refresh the page each time you complete a task to ensure you complete everything that you need to in time. (If internal, check your Workday notifications and see further guidance on the PDW under "Internal application process").

  • This role is subject to the following pre-employment screening: 2 year reference check.

  • We occasionally close vacancies early in the event that we receive a high volume of applications. Therefore, we recommend that you apply early.

  • You'll be asked about any adjustments you might need to support the recruitment process. Let us know, and we'll be sure to discuss it with you. 

  • Thanks for your patience in the meantime and for showing an interest in joining JLP. 

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At the John Lewis Partnership, we embrace our differences. We want you to be you. Because, well, we know you're at your best when you're free to be yourself. Being a truly inclusive employer to us means creating an environment which celebrates your contribution, regardless of age, gender, race, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, social background, religion or belief. It's why we've set our own aim to become the UK’s most inclusive business - for our Partners (employees) and our customers. We firmly believe that our future success lies in diversity of thought from all Partners and it's integral in our mission to build a happier world. We welcome applications from everyone interested in working for us. And, once you're a Partner, your differences will make all the difference. Find out more about D&I in the Partnership here -

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