Maintenance Operative x2

HMP Low Moss
Closing date
02/10/2019, 12:00
All Hours required
Full-Time - 37 Hours
You will carry out basic routine planned preventative maintenance (PPM) and repair tasks.You will support the Area Estates team. This will be carried out to pre set timescales, technical direction and standards.
Undertake routine work such as minor repair tasks on electrical, plumbing, building equipment and painting work.
Supported by the engineering team, you will carry out allocated tasks and be trained in electrical appliance testing, inspecting fire systems, equiptment maintenance testing and inspection.
Maintaning a safe and healthy working environment and reporting any dangers/deficiencies.
Carry out external grounds maintenance throughout the year (including winter grounds maintenance and gritting where you may be asked to work outwith your normal working hours (on-call) ). You will be trained to operate grounds maintenance plant and equipment, maintaining stock levels of essential materials required to fully maintain the external roads, footpaths, grassed areas, hedgerows and beds.
Assisting with the escorting of specialist external contractors when required.
Person Specification

SPS recruitment and selection practice is based on the fundamentals of our Behavioural Competency Framework. This identifies behaviours and standards required both of applicants seeking to join us, and our staff in their respective roles. Assessment of specific behaviours, of which there are twelve, will be determined by the role you are applying for. Whilst it is unlikely you will be assessed on all of them , you will be assessed on these identified as key to role.

Qualifications Requirements

Minimum of two National 5's, including Maths and English or equivalent qualifications or relevant experience of practical or manual working.


Experience Requirements

Skills and experience in using and handling tools and equipment; please provide examples of your experience.


Full Driving Licence that enables the person to drive in the UK, however SPS is willing to consider proposals put forward by applicants to carry out the duties by any other means.


Experience in carrying out basic engineering maintenance, repair tasks, grounds maintenance and painting; please provide examples of your experience.


Knowledge Skills Requirements

A basic understanding of Health and Safety in the workplace


Be able to work as part of a team; please provide examples.


Positive attitude towards training and learning new skills; please provide examples.


Have a flexible approach to a wide variety of tasks


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This opportunity is closed to applications.