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Maintenance Assistant

Maintenance Assistant

Job number: 73008265

Maintenance / Caretaker / Handy Person
£10 - £11 per hour
Rotherham (S60)
Temp - Perm
Monday - Friday 8am - 4pm

This is a fantastic opportunity for a Maintenance Assistant to work for a global company with exceptional benefits when made permanent including 25 days holiday including stats, free car parking, gym facilities as well as a pension scheme and free health care.

We are currently recruiting for a Maintenance Assistant to work on a full time temporary basis, leading onto permanent for the right person. You will be working for a well established global company working within the metals industry, who employ over 200 employees. The successful candidate will be working in a small team both indoors and outdoors carrying out general duties and maintenance when required.


  • To provide assist to the maintenance team in a wide range of maintenance activities
  • To provide caretaking support to the site including ensuring general appearance of buildings and surrounding areas are maintained
  • Adhere to standard safe practices and procedures, environmental and legislative requirements


  • Ensuring that health, safety and environmental policies are followed as per HSE/T2 ORG/001, QA and ISO 9001, 14001, 18001 requirements
  • Assisting maintenance team with tasks and projects
  • To undertake general caretaking duties such as painting, cleaning and gardening
  • Transport a variety of tools, equipment and supplies to complete tasks and projects
  • Carry out and assist with planned preventative maintenance tasks
  • Work closely with production to achieve production needs
  • To carry out all necessary IT based & manual recording tasks (repair status, logs etc) relevant to the operation of the department
  • To maintain housekeeping standards
  • Moving items around site and general labouring
  • To comply with all company procedures
  • To comply with all regulations regarding the Health & Safety Policy and procedures and to be aware of safety hazards at our sites of operation. Being aware of any risk assessments, follow method statements or safe systems of work including manual handling and lifting procedures
  • To observe safe working practices in carrying out the required duties and ensure that instructions are adhered to

Knowledge and Core Skills

  • Health and Safety compliance knowledge
  • Good secondary education, GCSE grade C or above in Maths, English, Science
  • Experience in operating equipment used in skill trades such as power and hand tools
  • Adhering to safety practices and handling of hazardous materials
  • Valid driving licence, as driving company vehicles will be necessary (essential)
  • Fork lift truck qualification (desirable)
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Ability to accept work instructions
  • IT Literate, Email Internet, MS Word, MS Excel,
  • Able to work alone or as part of a team
  • Self-motivated, pro-active and reliable
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Forward thinking
  • Progressive attitude towards training

For further information regarding this opportunity, please contact Lauren on 0114 276 8228 or email a copy of your CV

Travail Employment Group Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

Unfortunately due to the high volume of applications we receive, we are unable to provide individual feedback. If you have not heard from us within 7 days, please assume that your application has not been successful.

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