Multi-Skilled Maintenance Operative - Woodford & Chigwell

Competitive Salary plus bonus, plus company car, mobile working
  1. Full Time
  2. Property
  3. Mitchells & Butlers
  4. Head office role
  5. Basildon


Closing date 16.07.2024
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Multi-Skilled Maintenance Operative (Plumber / Carpenter bias) Using a company van to travel from your home to our pubs and restaurants in the Woodford/ Chigwell and surrounding area.


Looking for a better work life balance? No evening or weekend work is required in this role, nor is there an on-call rota – life is for living after all! Flexible working hours are also available, enabling you to fit work around your personal commitments…

Please note: we are looking for someone who lives in Woodford/ Chigwell or within 5 miles to apply. You would not be selected for interview if you live too far away from these destinations.


About us…

Serving with pride since 1898, Mitchells & Butlers are the heart of UK hospitality. In fact, you already know us, even if you don’t realise it! We own and run more than 1,600 pubs, bars and restaurants including the stylish All Bar One brand, legendary Miller & Carter steakhouses, and the iconic Toby Carvery. We are Mitchells & Butlers, and we set the industry standard.


The Opportunity – Multi-Skilled Maintenance Operative (Plumber / Carpenter bias)

Working independently as a Multi-Skilled Maintenance Operative, you’ll use a company van to travel to pubs and restaurants in the area of Woodford/ Chigwell and surrounding area. (you’ll be allocated approximately 40 sites to look after), to deliver general maintenance works. This will include:

  • Basic cold-water plumbing, including fixing toilet flushes and leaking pipes
  • Woodwork and joinery
  • Painting and decorating
  • Floor and wall tiling
  • Pest proofing
  • Occasional larger works such as fence replacements, fitting of replacement kitchens and bathrooms

You’ll manage the ordering of parts, your van stock, and your own workload – logging all jobs on the IT system (training provided). You’ll use your great people skills to build relationships with Area and General Managers, to ensure they know how to get the best out of the service you provide.


There are no call outs, evening or weekend work giving you a great work life balance.


You’ll be well rewarded…

  • Annual bonus scheme with the potential to earn up to 20% of your salary annually. We’re all about rewarding hard work
  • Permanent contract
  • Working 35 hours per week, 7 hours per day, Monday to Friday, with flexibility with working hours to fit around your personal commitments (e.g., 7am to 2pm, 8am to 3pm, etc.)
  • No evening or weekend work, nor is there an on-call rota
  • Tools and uniform provided
  • Company van provided
  • 33% off at all our brands, including our hotels. Whether it’s date night at Miller & Carter or a family roast at Toby Carvery, we’ve got you covered
  • A pension that pays, where we’ll more than match your contributions (x1.5 of your contributions, up to a maximum of 5% of your salary)
  • Private healthcare, dental plan, cycle to work, and keep fit schemes
  • 26 days annual leave plus bank holidays, plus option to buy up to 2 weeks extra holiday
  • Opportunity to opt in to Sharesave Plan, enabling you to save to buy shares or have money returned


What makes Mitchells & Butlers a great place to work?

To us, a career isn’t just about ‘clocking in’. We really care about our colleagues, and we’re an employer that keeps a promise. In fact, as one of the largest employers in the country, with over 44,000 people working for us, we have the responsibility of valuing every contribution from a diverse workforce that are representative of our guests, and who make us stronger. We continue to build a culture that values our differences and embraces them as strengths, and we recognise that there is always work to be done.


What you’ll need to bring to this Multi-Skilled Maintenance Operative role…

  • Proven experience in either a multi-skilled trade role including experience of plumbing and / or joinery, or with one relevant main trade e.g., plumbing, joinery, carpentry, etc.
  • Full UK driving licence
  • Flexible approach to tasks 
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with a customer service focus
  • Ability to work on own initiative and make decisions
  • Ability to work to tight timescales

Although not essential, experience delivering maintenance works to multi-unit retail sites, or successful self-employment would be advantageous.


Could you be a great addition to our team? Apply for this Multi-Skilled Maintenance Operative (Plumber / Carpenter bias) role today and we’ll be in touch to explore how you could be part of our exciting future.

Once we have received your application, we will send you out a skills matrix for you to complete. This will give us an idea of the areas you have the most experience in prior to your interview.


Please be aware that we reserve the right to close our vacancies earlier than the listed date if we have received a high level of applications. We would recommend that if you do wish to be considered that you complete the application as promptly as possible as interviews will be taking place whilst the advert is live. ​​​​​​​

Closing Date - 11.59pm on Monday 15th July 2024


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