Maintenance Operative

Maintenance Operative Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Maintenance Operative to join our team.


  • Detect and carry out general maintenance tasks, repairs to fabric and finishes, throughout the building;
  • Internal touch up and redecorations;
  • General basis maintenance (excluding any electrical or mechanical works);
  • Initial leak investigations, ascertaining the properties affected and rough location of the leak;
  • Carrying out and completing tasks and resolving maintenance issues;
  • Maintain the on-site workshop and all tools and equipment in good working order;
  • Changing light bulbs, lamps and fittings, in the amenity space or car park;
  • make sure that all of these areas are properly maintained and kept in good working order;
  • mainly be at our Coventry Site but there will occasionally be a requirement to travel to our other sites in Wakefield, Otterbourne and Hawarden;
  • Provide support and assistance to PPM and other contractors on site;
  • Report defects (equipment, building, lighting and fabric) to the Resident Services Manager;
  • To perform any other related activity, as directed by the Resident Services Manager, necessary to fulfil the purpose of the role as described above;
  • Carrying out general maintenance and planned preventative maintenance tasks as required;
  • Carry out any painting and decorating work in the apartments, amenity space and car park – internal and external;
  • Checking properties prior to residents moving in.


  • The role will necessitate working outside of core skills so a flexible approach will be required;
  • ECITB Mechanical Joint Integrity or equivalent;
  • City and Guilds High Risk Confined Space Working NC4 qualification;
  • Computer Literate;
  • An understanding of the Basis of Safety (BoS) and mitigation measures to prevent a MATTE or MAH;
  • Competent Fire Watcher;
  • Managing and working with asbestos – Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012 ACoP;
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.