Mitie UK Jobs – Industrial Grounds Operative

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Mitie was founded in 1987, Mitie is the UK’s leading facilities management and professional services company, looking after a large, diverse, blue-chip customer base, from banks and retailers, to hospitals, schools and government offices. Mitie has over 77,000 people, 100+ office locations, and thousands of customers across the country, there’s no limit to what you can achieve if you work for us.

Job Overview

We are looking for motivated and enthusiastic person to join our Technical service FM team.

Our Industrial Grounds operative will work as part of the facilities management team at Hinkley Point A site. The role will be responsible for carrying out a wide range of general duties including but not limited to Porterage, escorting, grounds housekeeping, compliant checks and assist as required in the delivery of reactive, planned and ad hoc maintenance tasks . You will report to the site management..

Suitable training and up-skilling – May be given, as and when required, to achieve competency and the ability to perform the following (as detailed in responsibilities).

Working hours – The core working hours are 07:30 to 17:00, Monday to Thursday.

Main Duties

  • Weekly & monthly planned compliance tasks as scheduled.
  • Delivery of supplies around site.
  • First line response to reactive requests via helpdesk.
  • General office , furniture dismantling, storage and building.
  • Cleaning of external pathways, stairs and road gutters.
  • Escorting of sub contractors.
  • Managing drinking water supply and washroom services around site.
  • Other general industrial cleaning duties as requested (by exception).
  • Keeping the external grounds and site areas in good order as per customer requirements.
  • Ad hoc porterage duties (Moves & changes, furniture management & moves, etc.).
  • Maintain accurate documentation of all assigned work orders.
  • Comply fully with Health, Safety & Environmental policies.
  • Completion of documentation as required, including RAMS and adhere to all associated permits.
  • To assist all trades within the team and through the correct training be able to complete tasks away from your core skills.
  • Provide excellent customer service to building occupants, ensuring they are made aware of work order progress in a timely manner
  • Proactively walk the floors, reporting any defects or H&S issues to the helpdesk and appropriate manager.

Health & Safety:

  • Follow Group and company policies and procedures, at all times.
  • Report any apparent deficiencies in systems of work or equipment provided that may result in failure of service delivery, or risk to health and safety, or the environment.
  • Use all work equipment and personal PPE properly and in accordance with training received.
  • Report any issues or training needs to your Line manager and /or via your divisional incident reporting system.
  • Take personal responsibility for Health & Safety matters.

What we are looking for

  • Experience of caretaking, handyperson or janitorial duties.
  • Good understanding of health and safety requirements within a building environment.
  • Have a proactive approach to varied time sensitive delivery.
  • Confident, driven and pro-active.
  • Able to do the job right and do it right first time, within a pre-determined timescale.
  • Willingness to undertake further training.
  • Ability to provide a schedule of works for identified additional/remedial works.
  • Following risk and method statements as required on a daily basis.
  • Provide excellent customer service to building occupants, ensuring they are made aware of work order progress in a timely manner.
  • Must hold a full UK driver’s license.
  • Ability to record work accurately on work sheets and computer based systems.
  • Good communication skills and the ability to work within a team.
  • Experience of working within a customer focused environment.
  • Wanting to achieve success, for his or her self, the business and the customer.
  • Flexible approach to work and working hours (subject to the EU Working Time Directive).
  • Presented in a clean and tidy manner to represent the company, in the most professional manner possible, utilising the uniform and PPE issued.
  • Responsible for self and others to maintain a safe working environment as per the Health and Safety at Work Act (1974) and subsequent UK and EU amendments.
  • HSE management in accordance with our Quality Management System and all legal and statutory requirements.
  • Provide excellent customer service to building occupants, ensuring they are made aware of work order progress in a timely manner.



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