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Mobile Maintenance Operative

Berkshire, Thatcham, England / Hampshire, Havant, England
Closing date
10 Mar 2024

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About the Role

Base Location: Thatcham/Havant

Salary: £31,339 - £39,481 + a range of benefits to support your finances, wellbeing and family.

SSE Facilities Management department is looking to recruit a Mobile Maintenance Operative (Electrical) for Havant & Thatcham to provide a service to the Companys corporate sites in respect of maintenance/service/repairs and installation of a variety of building services. The successful person must be multi-skilled with an Electrical related base trade qualification. You must be able to demonstrate multi-trade experience within a similar role, able to achieve the highest level of customer service, work under pressure, possess a flexible approach and be prepared to travel. Experience working with various plant such as - Air Handling Units, Air Conditioning, Generators, Boilers, Plumbing, Electrical, UPS and Fire alarm systems.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • To undertake such maintenance repairs, installation or servicing work as detailed by the FM Maintenance Supervisor/FM Maintenance Manager.
  • To maintain all company issued equipment in a clean, serviceable, presentable and kept in a safe manner.
  • Ensure all Company paperwork is always completed accurately and legibly and presented in a timely manner.
  • Participate in the Companys out of hours emergency Standby Rota as required.
  • Carry out site inductions, escort and issue permits for third party contractors attending SSE sites to conduct works.
  • To research and source materials and equipment spares to facilitate the timely & effective service to our clients.
  • Communicate current status of works to our Helpdesk after completion of visit.
  • Ensure that work area is maintained in a clean and tidy state and dispose of all waste products in a suitable manner and in line with company procedures.
  • Respond in a timely manner to verbal/written and electronic requests.
  • Act as first point of contact for the site facilities requirements within the region.
  • Sign off FM work orders ensuring completion within allocated times and return to the helpdesk daily.
  • Carry out multi skilled activities within the Facilities Management remit.
  • Ideal Candidates must possess:

  • Previous experience working in a commercial FM/Maintenance related environment.
    • Qualified to City & Guilds/NVQ Level 3 or equivalent
    • 18th Edition Qualified
  • Ability to support and contribute to M&E and building fabric maintenance.
    • A good knowledge of health and safety legislation & requirements.
    • Ability to handle tools & equipment correctly and safely.
  • Use of Microsoft Office and CAFM Packages.
  • Experience of working with various plant such as air handling units, air conditioning, generators, boilers, plumbing, electrical, UPS, and fire alarm systems.
  • This role will require travel between sites therefore a flexible approach and a full driving license is essential.

  • About our Business

    At SSE, we own more than 500 property assets and several thousand land assets, which are located across the length and breadth of the UK and Ireland. Our Procurement & Commercial, Property and Facilities Management teams are responsible for helping the business to procure services and materials in a timely and cost-effective way, and for ensuring SSE offers a safe, modern, fit-for-purpose property portfolio. We work right across the SSE Group, ensuring our businesses gets the best possible service and value from our supplier network, as well as ensuring all service providers are compliant and continue to meet contractual obligations and business need.

    What's in it for you?

    We offer an excellent package with 34 days annual leave entitlement. Enhanced maternity/paternity leave, discounted healthcare, salary sacrifice car leasing and much more, view our full benefits package on our careers site.

    As an equal opportunity employer we encourage diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We encourage applicants from all protected characteristics and commit to providing any reasonable adjustments you need during the application, assessment and upon joining SSE. Search for 'Inclusion & Diversity at SSE' to find out more.

    What happens now?

    All applications should be made online, and I'll be back in touch after the vacancy closing date to let you know the outcome.

    If you would like to discuss any working flexibly requirements or adjustments you may require throughout the recruitment and selection process, please contact / 01738 344763

    EXTERNAL: Before commencing your role with SSE, you'll need to complete our pre-employment screening process. This will consist of a criminality and credit check.

    INTERNAL: As a courtesy, please let your current line manager know you are applying.




    We are driven by our purpose: to provide energy needed today while building a better world of energy for tomorrow.

    We are a leading generator of renewable electricity and one of the largest electricity network companies in the UK.

    We develop, own and operate low carbon infrastructure to support the zero-carbon transition.  This includes onshore and offshore wind, hydro power, electricity transmission and distribution grids, and efficient gas-fired generation, alongside providing energy products and services for businesses, and we have interests across Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland, Japan, Spain, Portugal, Denmark and Poland.

    Our twin focus of practicality and inspiration is a strategy that has seen us through more than 70 years.

    We are UK listed, employing 10,000 talented and skilled people and are real Living Wage and Fair Tax Mark accredited.

    Because we’re SSE, and we’re for a better world of energy – for everyone.


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