Multi Skilled Technician, Leckford Estate

Job Type Agriculture
Property Services
Region South East England
Location Leckford
Preferred Hours Full Time
Partnership Level
Closing Date 24/5/2019
Vacancy Type
Salary £32,900 - £41,400
Salary Frequency per annum
Hours of Work
39 Hours a Week

This is a 7 day a week operation and this roles' hours are weekends and 3 week days (to be agreed) (5 in 7 days)

Flexible working as and when required to be discussed at interview

Duties & Responsibilities

The Leckford Estate was purchased by John Spedan Lewis, the founder of the John Lewis Partnership, in 1929. The estate is 1,600 hectares in size and is split down the middle, north to south, by the River Test, famous as the home of fly-fishing.

The estate is organised around four business units, supported by the estate office team:
- Farming - with arable, dairy, beef, orchard and vineyard enterprises
- Food Processing - Mushroom Farm, Processing Dairy and an Oilseed Processing Unit
- Retail, Leisure and Events - including a Farm Shop, Café, Nursery, Fishing and Golf
- Property

As part of the Leckford Estate team, you will provide effective engineering support to farming and food processing operations to enable smooth operational delivery and minimal down time. You will need to be responsive and effective at dealing with maintenance requests, reactive and urgent
maintenance issues. You will need to effectively manage your time as well to carry out planned preventative maintenance as assigned schedules

Job Requirements

Your role will include:
- Preventing problems: constantly monitor building and equipment performance to minimize any disruption to branch operations, using all means available including any BMS systems
- Reactive and maintenance: investigate all reactive tasks, carry out/rectify faults without specialist contractor intervention, within competency and skill set. Proactively instigate call out for contractors if first fix is not possible
- Taking ownership for proactively maintaining building fabric, plant and equipment to obtain maximum reliability and asset life

See the attached job description for more details

Required essential experience skills and qualifications

- City & Guilds 236 Parts 1 & 2 (or JIB approved), or NVQ equivalent
- To hold 18th edition IEE wiring regulations certificate
- Full and clean driving license
- Experience working in a farming / food manufacturing business
Please click here to see the Job Description for this role  


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