Job description ; Carpenter / Multi Trade
Location: Ipswich, Suffolk
Salary: £(phone number removed) + extras
Our client a large local social housing contractor providing maintenance services to 1000s of properties across the East is looking for an experienced Carpenter/ multi trader to work on a domestic maintenance social housing contract assisting in the reactive repairs and void operations in properties covering Ipswich and the surrounding areas. The candidate will ideally be a skilled and experienced carpenter who also holds skills in plumbing and other trades.
This is a mobile engineer role covering domestic maintenance works.
The success individual will hold a minimum level 2 NVQ or be time-served in carpentry whilst also being experienced in completing various other day to day repairs/maintenance tasks such as plumbing, plastering tiling, painting and decorating etc. As a skilled multi- trade operative with relevant experience in responsive maintenance and/or planned works such as kitchen and bathroom replacement projects, you will be required to undertake a variety of allocated works across your designated area.
Key Duties and Responsibilities
Management of day to day jobs allocated by a central team.
Updating PDA devices with key information and work schedules.
To ensure all assigned tasks are carried out in a safe and efficient standard.
Promoting the client's corporate image and excellent service standard on every resident visit.
Actively deal with tenant issues and complaints in a positive and effective manner.
Making decisions upon specialist experience and knowledge.
Ensuring compliance at all times with necessary regulations, standards, and legal responsibilities of repair work and contractor compliance.
Managing van stock effectively.
Taking part in out of hours on call system as required by the service
Knowledge and Experience
Experience within a responsive maintenance environment.
Carpenter / Multi Trade experience
Excellent oral and written communication skills, telephone skills and interpersonal skills.
Excellent planning and organisational skills.
An understanding and ability to show excellent customer service skills when liaising with tenants within the occupied properties.
Certificates and Qualifications
Trade City & Guilds/ NVQ qualification.
Asbestos Awareness Training. (ARC can provide free online training for this)
Full UK driving license.
Working hours will be Monday to Friday 08:00am to 17:00pm with 30 minutes lunch.
There is an on call rota which you will be asked to join after a qualifying period.
The pay rate is based on a self-employed basis. PAYE is available and the rate will be dependent on the preferred method of payment.
Immediate start available for the right candidate. The interview may also include a trade test to assess suitability for the role.
The role is offered on a temp-perm basis with the potential to lead to a full time position with the company after 13 weeks as long as performance and standards are met.
A van, fuel card and uniform will be issued with this role.
BENEFITS OF WORKING FOR ARC
Working with one of East Anglia/South leading Recruitment agencies with 16 years within the marketplace who recruit for many of the region's leading companies.
In a recent survey 96% of our clients stated ARC are their preferred agency labour supplier.
Paid annual leave pro-rata for PAYE (inclusive of statutory holiday)
Weekly pay - with a 1 hour pay resolution guarantee.
Pension contribution (after 3 months continuous service).
Free access to our HealthAssured scheme for you and your family.
Access to Free online training.
If you wish to apply for this or other roles advertised by ARC please apply via the link or click on our company name and see all jobs advertised. Alternatively please call Karina on (phone number removed) for more information