Multi Skilled Tradesman

Job Type Maintenance and Facilities
Location Aylesford
Partnership Level 10
Closing Date 30/01/2022
Vacancy Type Permanent
Salary £21,700.00 - £27,400.00
Salary Frequency Annual
Hours of Work 37.5 hours Additional shift premum of 20% applies to this role


What’s the role about?

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.

As part of the maintenance team, you will support the branch by delivering planned and reactive maintenance tasks in order to provide a safe and inviting customer and Partner environment. Your role plays a vital contribution to the success of the maintenance objective plan.

As part of the role you will take on the responsibility of a Multi-skilled Tradesperson supporting the Duty Technician and Maintenance function.

What you’ll be doing:
Delivering a safe environment for Partners and customers, by undertaking planned preventative maintenance and also dealing with reactive situations as they occur.

Liaising with contractors, branch management teams, technicians and fellow tradespersons across the John Lewis division. Managing preventative work and dealing professionally with reactive situations.

In order to perform your duties 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.

What you’ll already have:
- Must have a recognised City & Guilds Trades qualification.
- Ability to work proactively and be able to be both reactive and calm under pressure

What else can you bring?

- Ability to demonstrate sufficient experience in Building Environmental Services, Building Fabric Repairs, Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning within the maintenance industry.

Please note:

  • As a business we encourage flexible working. We have a number of different ways to work flexibly, so at your interview feel free to talk about what flexibility means to you. There are no guarantees, however, examples of how our Partners already work flexibly include part-time, job share, home working and compressed hours.

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

  • The application form consists of a CV upload, an online test 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.

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

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We positively celebrate Diversity & Inclusion in the John Lewis Partnership. Our aim is to become the UK’s most inclusive business - for our Partners and for our customers, reflecting and connecting with the diverse communities that we serve. We want people from all walks of life to feel valued for their individuality, thrive in our business and share a sense of belonging. To find out more about D&I in the John Lewis Partnership visit this site - We have a number of different ways to work flexibly so, at your interview, feel free to talk about what flexibility means to you. There are no guarantees, however, it may open the door to not only a new role but a new way of working.

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